Republic of Ireland national football team 1950s results

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This article contains the results of the Republic of Ireland national football team during the 1950s. Between 1936 and 1954 the Football Association of Ireland referred to their team as Ireland [1] After a FIFA ruling they became the Republic of Ireland in 1954.

1954[edit]

7 November 1954
Republic of Ireland  [2] 2–1  Norway
Martin 59'
Ryan 66'
(Report) Olsen 13'
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
Friendly
Attendance: 34,000
Referee: Clough (England)

1955[edit]

1 May 1955
Republic of Ireland  1–0  Netherlands
Fitzgerald 79' (Report)
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
Friendly
Attendance: ??,???
Referee: Luty (England)

25 May 1955
Norway  1–3  Republic of Ireland
Kotte 39' (Report) Cummins 17', 70'
Ringstead 80'
Bislett Stadium, Oslo, Norway
Friendly
Attendance: 18,547
Referee: Meissner (West Germany)

28 May 1955
West Germany  2–1  Republic of Ireland
Waldner 13'
Mai 62'
(Report) Fallon 67'
Volkspark Stadium, Hamburg, West Germany
Friendly
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Van Der Meer (Netherlands)

19 October 1955
Republic of Ireland  1–4  Yugoslavia
Fitzsimons 40' (Report) Milutinović 10', 14', 44'
Veselinović 76'
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
Friendly
Attendance: 22,000
Referee: Murdock (England)

27 November 1955
Republic of Ireland  2–2  Spain
Fitzsimons 8'
Ringstead 76'
(Report) Pahiño 24', 44'
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
Friendly
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Ellis (England)

1956[edit]

10 May 1956
Netherlands  1–4  Republic of Ireland
Appel 77' (Report) Fitzsimons 52', 67'
Haverty 59'
Ringstead 71'
Feijenoord Stadion, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Friendly
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Alois Penning (West Germany)

3 October 1956
Republic of Ireland  2–1  Denmark
Curtis 28'
Gavin 44' (pen)
(Report) Aage Rou Jensen 86'
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
World Cup Qualifier
Attendance: 32,600
Referee: Bond (England)

25 November 1956
Republic of Ireland  3–0  West Germany
Cantwell 62' (pen)
Haverty 87'
McCann 89'
(Report)
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
Friendly
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Murdock (England)

1957[edit]

8 May 1957
England  5–1  Republic of Ireland
Taylor 10', 19', 40',
Atyeo 38', 90'
(Report) Curtis 56'
Wembley Stadium, London, England
World Cup Qualifier
Attendance: 51,000
Referee: Phillips (Scotland)

19 May 1957
Republic of Ireland  1–1  England
Ringstead 3' (Report) Atyeo 90'
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
World Cup Qualifier
Attendance: 47,600
Referee: Phillips (Scotland)

2 October 1957
Denmark  0–2  Republic of Ireland
(Report) Cummins 53'
Curtis 62'
Idrætsparken, Copenhagen, Denmark
World Cup Qualifier
Attendance: 28,000
Referee: Schultz (East Germany)

1958[edit]

11 May 1958
Poland  2–2  Republic of Ireland
Cieslik 25'
Zientara 74'
Curtis 12'
Cummins 49'
Silesia Stadium, Katowice, Poland
Friendly
Attendance: 100,000
Referee: Romain (Austria)

14 May 1958
Austria  3–1  Republic of Ireland
Körner 18'
Buzek 58'
Hamerl 77'
Curtis 70'
Praeter Park, Vienna, Austria
Friendly
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Wyssling (Switzerland)

15 October 1958
Republic of Ireland  2–2  Poland
Cantwell 26' (pen), 31' Pol 17', 19'
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
Friendly
Attendance: 24,000
Referee: Clough (England)

1959[edit]

5 April 1959
15:30
Republic of Ireland  2–0  Czechoslovakia
Tuohy 21'
Cantwell 41'
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
Euro 1960 Qualifier
Attendance: 37,500
Referee: Van Nuffel (Belgium)

10 May 1959
16:00
Czechoslovakia  4–0  Republic of Ireland
Stacho 4' (pen)
Buberník 6'
Pavlovič 66'
Dolinský 75'

1 November 1959
Republic of Ireland  3–2  Sweden
Giles 16'
Curtis 24', 53'
Borjesson 7'
Berndtsson 12'
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
Friendly
Attendance: 40,250
Referee: Holland (England)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Boys In Green - The FAI International Story (1997): Sean Ryan
  2. ^ First game team was referred to as the Republic of Ireland