12th October – Today In Our Footballing History

12/10/1994 Vienna Austria 2-1 Keith Gillespie, Phil Gray

Paul Kee, Gary Fleming, Nigel Worthington, Gerry Taggart, Alan McDonald, Steve Lomas, Keith Gillespie (Michael O’Neill), Jim Magilton, Iain Dowie (Jimmy Quinn), Phil Gray, Michael Hughes

Bryan Hamilton (Northern Ireland Manager): !We worked hard, to come here and win is a marvellous achievement.”

Herbert Prohaska (Austria Manager): “To lose to Germany or Russia is OK, it’s expected, but to lose to Northern Ireland is very bitter.”

* Trivia –

Paul Kee who was playing part-time football in the League of Ireland with Ards had to take time off from his job as a coal delivery man to play in this match.

Gillespie foils Austria

Northern Ireland Footballing Greats

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12/10/1963 Belfast Scotland 2-1 Billy Bingham, Sammy Wilson

Harry Gregg, Jimmy Magill, John Parke, Martin Harvey, Terry Neill, Billy McCullough, Billy Bingham, Billy Humphries, Sammy Wilson, Johnny Crossan, Jimmy Hill

John Duffy

John Duffy

Original Source: The Times

Online Source: http://www.londonhearts.com/scores/images/1963/1963101201.htm

Irish Enthusiasm Prevails

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Northern Ireland Footballing Greats

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