Ireland national football team (FAI) results

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This article contains the results of the Ireland team selected by the Football Association of Ireland. It was previously known as the Irish Free State. After a FIFA ruling they became the Republic of Ireland in 1954.

1936[edit]

March 17, 1936
Ireland  [1] 1–0  Switzerland
Jimmy Dunne 34' (Report)
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
Friendly
Attendance: 32,000
Referee: Langenus (Belgium)

May 3, 1936
Hungary  3–3  Ireland
Sárosi 7', 48' (pen)
Sas 75'
(Report) Dunne 12',
O'Reilly19'
Dunne[2] or Madden[3] 68'
Hungária Úti Stadium, Budapest, Hungary
Friendly
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Bruell (Czechoslovakia)

May 6, 1936
Rhineland XI [4] 4–1  Ireland
(Report) Jimmy Dunne
Cologne, Germany
Friendly
Attendance: 10,000 (estimate)

May 9, 1936
Luxembourg  1–5  Ireland
Mart 59' (pen) (Report) Jimmy Dunne 9', 86'
Donnelly 65'
Kelly 71', 87'
Stade Municipal, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Friendly
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Bauwens (Germany)

October 17, 1936
Ireland  5–2  Germany
Donnelly 25', 69'
Davis 35' (pen), 65'
Geoghegan 58'
(Report) Kobierski 26'
Szepan 32'
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
Friendly
Attendance: 28,000
Referee: Webb (Scotland)

December 6, 1936
Ireland  2–3  Hungary
Fallon 20'
Davis 72' (pen)
(Report) Titkos 37'
Cseh 38'
Toldi 48'
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
Friendly
Attendance: 27,000
Referee: Nattrass (England)

1937[edit]

May 17, 1937
Switzerland  0–1  Ireland
(Report) Jimmy Dunne 30'
Wankdorf Stadium, Bern, Switzerland
Friendly
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Lewington (England)

May 23, 1937
France  0–2  Ireland
(Report) Jordan 52'
Brown 58'
Colombes Stadium, Paris, France
Friendly
Attendance: 16,688
Referee: Krist (Czechoslovakia)

October 10, 1937
Norway  3–2  Ireland
Kvammen 30', 64'
Martinsen 78'
(Report) Geoghegan 37'
Jimmy Dunne 49'
Ullevaal, Oslo, Norway
World Cup Qualifier
Attendance: 28,000
Referee: Bauwens (Germany)

November 7, 1937
Ireland  3–3  Norway
Jimmy Dunne 10'
O'Flanagan 62'
Duggan 88'
(Report) Kvammen 16', 33'
Martinsen 49'
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
World Cup Qualifier
Attendance: 27,000
Referee: Gibbs (England)

1938[edit]

May 18, 1938
Czechoslovakia  2–2  Ireland
Nejedly 3' (pen), 46' (Report) Davis 42'
Jimmy Dunne 89'
AC Sparta Stadium, Prague, Czechoslovakia
Friendly
Attendance: 17,000
Referee: Barlassina (Italy)

May 22, 1938
Poland  6–0  Ireland
Wasiewicz 12'
Wodarz 21', 78'
Piątek 43', 50'
Wilimowski 58'
(Report)
Polish Army Stadium, Warsaw, Poland
Friendly
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Majorsky (Hungary)

September 18, 1938
Ireland  4–0  Switzerland
Bradshaw 1', 20'
Jimmy Dunne 8'
Donnelly ??'
(Report)
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
Friendly
Attendance: 31,000
Referee: Mortimer (England)

November 13, 1938
Ireland  3–2  Poland
Fallon 10'
Carey 12'
Jimmy Dunne 68'
(Report) Wilimowski 17'
Piątek 83'
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
Friendly
Attendance: 34,295
Referee: Bauwens (Germany)

1939[edit]

March 19, 1939
Ireland  2–2  Hungary
Bradshaw 14'
Carey 87'
(Report) Zsengellér 35'
Kolláth 50'
Mardyke Arena, Cork, Ireland
Friendly
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Nattrass (England)

May 18, 1939
Hungary  2–2  Ireland
Kolláth 41', 86' (Report) O'Flanagan 53', 80'
Hungária Úti Stadium, Budapest, Hungary
Friendly
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Bauwens (Germany)

May 23, 1939
Germany  1–1  Ireland
Schön 38' (Report) Bradshaw 65'
Weserstadion, Bremen, Germany
Friendly
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Remke (Denmark)

1940-1945[edit]

No matches played due to World War II

1946[edit]

June 16, 1946
Portugal  3–1  Ireland
Araujo 7'
Rogerio 17'
Peyroteo 20'
(Report) O'Reilly
Estádio da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal
Friendly
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: von Wartburg (Switzerland)

June 23, 1946
Ireland  1–0  Spain
Sloan 37' (Report)
Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain
Friendly
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: von Wartburg (Switzerland)

September 30, 1946
Ireland  0–1  England
(Report) Finney 82'
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
Friendly
Attendance: 31,988
Referee: Webb (Scotland)

1947[edit]

March 2, 1947
Ireland  3–2  Spain
Walsh 16', 79'
Coad 23'
(Report) Zarra 26', 59'
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
Friendly
Attendance: 42,102
Referee: Barrick (England)

May 4, 1947
Ireland  0–2  Portugal
(Report) Correia ??'
Araujo ??'
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
Friendly
Attendance: 31,618
Referee: Pearse (England)

1948[edit]

May 23, 1948
Portugal  2–0  Ireland
Peyroteo 22'
Albano 26'
(Report)
Estádio da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal
Friendly
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Dattilo (Italy)

May 30, 1948
Spain  2–1  Ireland
Igoa 32', 71' (Report) Moroney ??'
Montjuic Stadium, Barcelona, Spain
Friendly
Attendance: ??,???
Referee: Szel (France)

July 26, 1948
Netherlands  3–1  Ireland [5]
Wilkes 1' 74'
Roosenburg 11'
(Report) O'Kelly 52'
Fratton Park, Portsmouth, England
1948 Summer Olympics
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: George Reader (England)

December 5, 1948
Ireland  0–1  Switzerland
(Report) Bickel 53'
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
Friendly
Attendance: 25,563
Referee: George Reader (England)

1949[edit]

April 24, 1949
Ireland  0–2  Belgium
(Report) Lemberechts 54'
Mermans 84'
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
Friendly
Attendance: 28,018
Referee: Sdez (France)

May 22, 1949
Ireland  1–0  Portugal
Coad 35' (pen) (Report)
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
Friendly
Attendance: 28,108
Referee: Le Foll (France)

June 2, 1949
Sweden  3–1  Ireland
Anderson 17' (pen)
Jeppson 37'
Liedholm 69'
(Report) Walsh 9'

June 12, 1949
Ireland  1–4  Spain
Martin 14' (pen) (Report) Zarra 30', 36'
Basora 35'
Igoa 86'
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
Friendly
Attendance: 30,171
Referee: Ellis (England)

September 8, 1949
Ireland  3–0  Finland
Gavin 35'
Martin 44' (pen), 68'
(Report)
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
World Cup Qualifier
Attendance: 22,479
Referee: Evans (England)

September 21, 1949
England  0–2  Ireland
(Report) Martin 33' (pen)
Farrell 85'
Goodison Park, Liverpool, England
Friendly
Attendance: 51,047
Referee: Mowat (Scotland)

October 9, 1949
Ireland  1–1  Finland
Farrell 65' (Report) Vaihela 89'

November 13, 1949
Ireland  1–3  Sweden
Martin 61' (pen) (Report) Palmér 4', 40', 68'
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
World Cup Qualifier
Attendance: 41,031
Referee: Ling (England)

1950[edit]

May 10, 1950
Belgium  5–1  Ireland
Mermans 3', 33', 84'
De Hert 19'
Chaves 56'
(Report) Duffy 72'
Century Stadium, Brussels, Belgium
Friendly
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Bronkhorst (Netherlands)

November 26, 1950
Ireland  2–2  Norway
Carey 24' (pen)
Walsh 61'
(Report) Bredesen 6'
Andresen 11'
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
Friendly
Attendance: 31,215
Referee: Pearse (England)

1951[edit]

May 13, 1951
Ireland  0–1  Argentina
(Report) Labruna 54'
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
Friendly
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Leafe (England)

May 30, 1951
Norway  2–3  Ireland
Sorenson 14'
Hvidsten 55'
(Report) Farrell 17'
Ringstead 67'
Coad 82'
Ullevaal, Oslo, Norway
Friendly
Attendance: 20,900
Referee: Jørgensen (Denmark)

October 17, 1951
Ireland  3–2  West Germany
Posipal 9' (og)
Fitzsimons 40'
Glynn 85'
(Report) Morlock 63'
Fritz Walter 75'
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
Friendly
Attendance: 29,451
Referee: Ling (England)

1952[edit]

May 4, 1952
West Germany  3–0  Ireland
Posipal 31'
Ottmar Walter 77'
Termath 87'
(Report)
Müngersdorfer Stadion, Cologne, West Germany
Friendly
Attendance: 80,000
Referee: Ellis (England)

May 7, 1952
Austria  6–0  Ireland
Huber 22', 24', 26'
Haummer 36'
Dienst 58', 81'
(Report)
Praeter Park, Vienna, Austria
Friendly
Attendance: 64,000
Referee: Reinhardt (West Germany)

June 1, 1952
Spain  6–0  Ireland
Coque 3'
Gainza 10'
Cesar 13'
Basora 43', 70'
Panizo 67'
(Report)
Estadio Chamartín, Madrid, Spain
Friendly
Attendance: 75,000
Referee: Leafe (England)

November 16, 1952
Ireland  1–1  France
Fallon 24' (Report) Piantoni 67'
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
Friendly
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Alsteen (Belgium)

1953[edit]

March 25, 1953
Ireland  4–0  Austria
Ringstead 46', 53'
Eglington 74'
O'Farrell 80'
(Report)
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
Friendly
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Ellis (England)

October 4, 1953
Ireland  3–5  France
Ryan 58'
Walsh 83'
O'Farrell 88'
(Report) Glovacki 23'
Penverne 40'
Ujlaki 50',69'
Flamion 72'
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
World Cup Qualifier
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Franken (Belgium)

October 28, 1953
Ireland  4–0  Luxembourg
Fitzsimons 18', 59'
Ryan 48'
Eglington 62'
(Report)
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
World Cup Qualifier
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Bond (England)

November 25, 1953
France  1–0  Ireland
Piantoni 73' (Report)
Parc des Princes, Paris, France
World Cup Qualifier
Attendance: 32,256
Referee: Van Nuffel (Belgium)

1954[edit]

March 7, 1954
Luxembourg  0–1  Ireland
(Report) Cummins 62'
Stade Municipal, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
World Cup Qualifier
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Aussen (Netherlands)

References[edit]

  1. ^ This was the first game that the FAI referred to the team as Ireland
  2. ^ www.soccerscene.ie
  3. ^ www.kickinmagazine.ie
  4. ^ Unofficial international
  5. ^ Recognised as full international by FIFA, the IFFHS and by Netherlands national football team. See also 1924 Results.

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