18th May – Today In Our Footballing History

18/05/1990 Belfast Uruguay 1-0 Kevin Wilson

Tommy Wright, Colin Hill (John Devine), Nigel Worthington, Gerry Taggart, Alan McDonald, Anton Rogan (Steve Morrow), Robbie Dennison (David McCreery), Danny Wilson, Kevin Wilson, Iain Dowie, Kingsley Black

Four days prior to Uruguay defeating England at Wembley Stadium, Northern Ireland in front of only 3,500 fans defeated the South Americans one nil thanks to a Kevin Wilson goal..

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Source: Roy Cathcart (Belfast Telegraph Newspaper) Source: Roy Cathcart (Belfast Telegraph Newspaper)

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One response to “18th May – Today In Our Footballing History

  1. What a result. Will be tough to get the same result this year though! Uruguay are a lot better than they were in 1990 and we, are a lot worse. GAWA!

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