Northern Ireland notable games

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First internationals

First international
February 18th, 1882 in Ireland – Friendly
First internationalLFebruary 18th, 1882
in Ireland
Ireland
1297
-3
0 - 131931
+3
England
Friendly
First competitive game
January 26th, 1884 in Ireland – British Championship
First competitive gameLJanuary 26th, 1884
in Ireland
Ireland
1293
-1
0 - 52087
+1
Scotland
British Championship
First world cup game
June 8th, 1958 in Sweden – World Cup Group 1
First world cup gameWJune 8th, 1958
in Sweden
Northern Ireland
1775
+43
1 - 01848
-43
Czechoslovakia
World Cup
Group 1
First world cup qualifier
October 1st, 1949 in Ireland – World Cup qualifier
British International Championship Group 1
First world cup qualifierLOctober 1st, 1949
in Ireland
Ireland
1651
-25
2 - 81958
+25
Scotland
World Cup qualifier
British International Championship
Group 1

Last internationals

Last international
June 11th, 2024 in Spain – Friendly
Last internationalWJune 11th, 2024
in Spain
Northern Ireland
1518
+3
2 - 01110
-3
Andorra
Friendly
Last competitive game
November 20th, 2023 in Northern Ireland – Euro qualifier
Last competitive gameWNovember 20th, 2023
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1491
+53
2 - 01825
-53
Denmark
Euro qualifier
Last world cup game
June 12th, 1986 in Mexico – World Cup Group D
Last world cup gameLJune 12th, 1986
in Mexico
Brazil
1984
+32
3 - 01775
-32
Northern Ireland
World Cup
Group D
Last world cup qualifier
November 15th, 2021 in Northern Ireland – World Cup qualifier
Last world cup qualifierDNovember 15th, 2021
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1602
+16
0 - 02031
-16
Italy
World Cup qualifier

Highest Elo ratings

1st (1852 pts)
May 23rd, 1986 in the United States – Friendly
1st (1852 pts)DMay 23rd, 1986
in the United States
Northern Ireland
1852
+1
6 - 61874
-1
Scotland
Friendly
2nd (1851 pts)
April 23rd, 1986 in Northern Ireland – Friendly
2nd (1851 pts)WApril 23rd, 1986
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1851
+3
2 - 11647
-3
Morocco
Friendly
3rd (1849 pts)
February 26th, 1986 in France – Friendly
3rd (1849 pts)DFebruary 26th, 1986
in France
France
1984
-6
0 - 01849
+6
Northern Ireland
Friendly
4th (1848 pts)
March 26th, 1986 in Northern Ireland – Friendly
4th (1848 pts)DMarch 26th, 1986
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1848
-1
1 - 11931
+1
Denmark
Friendly
5th (1843 pts)
November 13th, 1985 in England – World Cup qualifier
5th (1843 pts)DNovember 13th, 1985
in England
England
1936
-11
0 - 01843
+11
Northern Ireland
World Cup qualifier

Lowest Elo ratings

1st (1237 pts)
March 29th, 1890 in Ireland – British Championship
1st (1237 pts)LMarch 29th, 1890
in Ireland
Ireland
1237
-1
1 - 42049
+1
Scotland
British Championship
2nd (1238 pts)
March 15th, 1890 in Ireland – British Championship
2nd (1238 pts)LMarch 15th, 1890
in Ireland
Ireland
1238
-3
1 - 91969
+3
England
British Championship
3rd (1240 pts)
February 19th, 1887 in Scotland – British Championship
3rd (1240 pts)LFebruary 19th, 1887
in Scotland
Scotland
2083
0
4 - 11240
0
Ireland
British Championship
February 5th, 1887 in England – British Championship
-LFebruary 5th, 1887
in England
England
1925
+1
7 - 01240
-1
Ireland
British Championship
4th (1241 pts)
February 8th, 1890 in England – British Championship
4th (1241 pts)LFebruary 8th, 1890
in England
Wales
1547
+12
5 - 21241
-12
Ireland
British Championship
March 20th, 1886 in Ireland – British Championship
-LMarch 20th, 1886
in Ireland
Ireland
1241
-1
2 - 72095
+1
Scotland
British Championship
5th (1242 pts)
March 13th, 1886 in Ireland – British Championship
5th (1242 pts)LMarch 13th, 1886
in Ireland
Ireland
1242
-3
1 - 61898
+3
England
British Championship

Wins against strongest opponents

1st (2212 pts)
February 15th, 1913 in Ireland – British Championship
1st (2212 pts)WFebruary 15th, 1913
in Ireland
Ireland
1495
+39
2 - 12173
-39
England
British Championship
2nd (2173 pts)
February 14th, 1914 in England – British Championship
2nd (2173 pts)WFebruary 14th, 1914
in England
England
2104
-69
0 - 31588
+69
Ireland
British Championship
3rd (2042 pts)
November 17th, 1982 in Northern Ireland – Euro qualifier
3rd (2042 pts)WNovember 17th, 1982
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1780
+30
1 - 02012
-30
West Germany
Euro qualifier
4th (2031 pts)
November 16th, 1983 in West Germany – Euro qualifier
4th (2031 pts)WNovember 16th, 1983
in West Germany
West Germany
1995
-36
0 - 11807
+36
Northern Ireland
Euro qualifier
5th (2030 pts)
November 6th, 1957 in England – British Championship
5th (2030 pts)WNovember 6th, 1957
in England
England
1993
-37
2 - 31706
+37
Northern Ireland
British Championship
May 23rd, 1972 in England – British Championship
-WMay 23rd, 1972
in England
England
1993
-36
0 - 11764
+36
Northern Ireland
British Championship

Wins against strongest opponents in a competitive game

1st (2212 pts)
February 15th, 1913 in Ireland – British Championship
1st (2212 pts)WFebruary 15th, 1913
in Ireland
Ireland
1495
+39
2 - 12173
-39
England
British Championship
2nd (2173 pts)
February 14th, 1914 in England – British Championship
2nd (2173 pts)WFebruary 14th, 1914
in England
England
2104
-69
0 - 31588
+69
Ireland
British Championship
3rd (2042 pts)
November 17th, 1982 in Northern Ireland – Euro qualifier
3rd (2042 pts)WNovember 17th, 1982
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1780
+30
1 - 02012
-30
West Germany
Euro qualifier
4th (2031 pts)
November 16th, 1983 in West Germany – Euro qualifier
4th (2031 pts)WNovember 16th, 1983
in West Germany
West Germany
1995
-36
0 - 11807
+36
Northern Ireland
Euro qualifier
5th (2030 pts)
November 6th, 1957 in England – British Championship
5th (2030 pts)WNovember 6th, 1957
in England
England
1993
-37
2 - 31706
+37
Northern Ireland
British Championship
May 23rd, 1972 in England – British Championship
-WMay 23rd, 1972
in England
England
1993
-36
0 - 11764
+36
Northern Ireland
British Championship

Losses against weakest opponents

1st (1190 pts)
September 10th, 2013 in Luxembourg – World Cup qualifier
1st (1190 pts)LSeptember 10th, 2013
in Luxembourg
Luxembourg
1218
+28
3 - 21419
-28
Northern Ireland
World Cup qualifier
2nd (1299 pts)
February 14th, 1973 in Cyprus – World Cup qualifier
2nd (1299 pts)LFebruary 14th, 1973
in Cyprus
Cyprus
1334
+35
1 - 01705
-35
Northern Ireland
World Cup qualifier
3rd (1363 pts)
June 7th, 1995 in Northern Ireland – Euro qualifier
3rd (1363 pts)LJune 7th, 1995
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1606
-36
1 - 21399
+36
Latvia
Euro qualifier
4th (1371 pts)
June 11th, 1977 in Iceland – World Cup qualifier
4th (1371 pts)LJune 11th, 1977
in Iceland
Iceland
1403
+32
1 - 01689
-32
Northern Ireland
World Cup qualifier
5th (1377 pts)
September 10th, 1997 in Switzerland – World Cup qualifier
5th (1377 pts)LSeptember 10th, 1997
in Switzerland
Albania
1409
+32
1 - 01582
-32
Northern Ireland
World Cup qualifier

Losses against weakest opponents in a competitive game

1st (1190 pts)
September 10th, 2013 in Luxembourg – World Cup qualifier
1st (1190 pts)LSeptember 10th, 2013
in Luxembourg
Luxembourg
1218
+28
3 - 21419
-28
Northern Ireland
World Cup qualifier
2nd (1299 pts)
February 14th, 1973 in Cyprus – World Cup qualifier
2nd (1299 pts)LFebruary 14th, 1973
in Cyprus
Cyprus
1334
+35
1 - 01705
-35
Northern Ireland
World Cup qualifier
3rd (1363 pts)
June 7th, 1995 in Northern Ireland – Euro qualifier
3rd (1363 pts)LJune 7th, 1995
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1606
-36
1 - 21399
+36
Latvia
Euro qualifier
4th (1371 pts)
June 11th, 1977 in Iceland – World Cup qualifier
4th (1371 pts)LJune 11th, 1977
in Iceland
Iceland
1403
+32
1 - 01689
-32
Northern Ireland
World Cup qualifier
5th (1377 pts)
September 10th, 1997 in Switzerland – World Cup qualifier
5th (1377 pts)LSeptember 10th, 1997
in Switzerland
Albania
1409
+32
1 - 01582
-32
Northern Ireland
World Cup qualifier

Most points won in a game

1st (+69 pts)
February 14th, 1914 in England – British Championship
1st (+69 pts)WFebruary 14th, 1914
in England
England
2104
-69
0 - 31588
+69
Ireland
British Championship
2nd (+61 pts)
February 7th, 1891 in Ireland – British Championship
2nd (+61 pts)WFebruary 7th, 1891
in Ireland
Ireland
1298
+61
7 - 21476
-61
Wales
British Championship
3rd (+59 pts)
March 21st, 1903 in Scotland – British Championship
3rd (+59 pts)WMarch 21st, 1903
in Scotland
Scotland
1927
-59
0 - 21444
+59
Ireland
British Championship
4th (+58 pts)
June 16th, 2016 in France – Euro Group C
4th (+58 pts)WJune 16th, 2016
in France
Northern Ireland
1667
+58
2 - 01761
-58
Ukraine
Euro
Group C
5th (+56 pts)
February 22nd, 1902 in Wales – British Championship
5th (+56 pts)WFebruary 22nd, 1902
in Wales
Wales
1420
-56
0 - 31394
+56
Ireland
British Championship

Most points lost in a game

1st (-49 pts)
March 31st, 1965 in Northern Ireland – British Championship
1st (-49 pts)LMarch 31st, 1965
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1618
-49
0 - 51741
+49
Wales
British Championship
2nd (-47 pts)
September 7th, 2020 in Northern Ireland – UEFA Nations League B Group 1
2nd (-47 pts)LSeptember 7th, 2020
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1638
-47
1 - 51745
+47
Norway
UEFA Nations League B
Group 1
October 3rd, 1959 in Northern Ireland – British Championship
-LOctober 3rd, 1959
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1750
-47
0 - 41852
+47
Scotland
British Championship
3rd (-46 pts)
September 2nd, 2006 in Northern Ireland – Euro qualifier
3rd (-46 pts)LSeptember 2nd, 2006
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1469
-46
0 - 31549
+46
Iceland
Euro qualifier
June 19th, 1958 in Sweden – World Cup Quarter-final
-LJune 19th, 1958
in Sweden
France
1923
+46
4 - 01769
-46
Northern Ireland
World Cup
Quarter-final
4th (-41 pts)
June 6th, 1979 in Denmark – Euro qualifier
4th (-41 pts)LJune 6th, 1979
in Denmark
Denmark
1664
+41
4 - 01715
-41
Northern Ireland
Euro qualifier
5th (-37 pts)
July 4th, 1982 in Spain – World Cup Group D
5th (-37 pts)LJuly 4th, 1982
in Spain
France
1941
+37
4 - 11763
-37
Northern Ireland
World Cup
Group D

Largest wins

1st
February 1st, 1930 in Ireland – British Championship
1stWFebruary 1st, 1930
in Ireland
Ireland
1706
+37
7 - 01671
-37
Wales
British Championship
2nd
February 7th, 1891 in Ireland – British Championship
2ndWFebruary 7th, 1891
in Ireland
Ireland
1298
+61
7 - 21476
-61
Wales
British Championship
3rd
August 11th, 1948 in Ireland – Friendly
3rdWAugust 11th, 1948
in Ireland
Ireland
1732
+8
5 - 01567
-8
United States
Friendly
April 21st, 1971 in Northern Ireland – Euro qualifier
-WApril 21st, 1971
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1704
+5
5 - 01341
-5
Cyprus
Euro qualifier
September 11th, 1991 in Sweden – Euro qualifier
-WSeptember 11th, 1991
in Sweden
Northern Ireland
1656
+9
5 - 01274
-9
Faroe Islands
Euro qualifier
4th
December 5th, 1931 in Ireland – British Championship
4thWDecember 5th, 1931
in Ireland
Ireland
1690
+28
4 - 01641
-28
Wales
British Championship
October 11th, 1995 in Liechtenstein – Euro qualifier
-WOctober 11th, 1995
in Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
1098
-6
0 - 41627
+6
Northern Ireland
Euro qualifier
October 15th, 2008 in Northern Ireland – World Cup qualifier
-WOctober 15th, 2008
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1565
+1
4 - 0922
-1
San Marino
World Cup qualifier
August 10th, 2011 in Northern Ireland – Euro qualifier
-WAugust 10th, 2011
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1526
+7
4 - 01226
-7
Faroe Islands
Euro qualifier
October 8th, 2016 in Northern Ireland – World Cup qualifier
-WOctober 8th, 2016
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1652
0
4 - 0880
0
San Marino
World Cup qualifier
November 11th, 2016 in Northern Ireland – World Cup qualifier
-WNovember 11th, 2016
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1659
+11
4 - 01424
-11
Azerbaijan
World Cup qualifier
5th
March 12th, 1887 in Ireland – British Championship
5thWMarch 12th, 1887
in Ireland
Ireland
1294
+54
4 - 11493
-54
Wales
British Championship
April 22nd, 1959 in Northern Ireland – British Championship
-WApril 22nd, 1959
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1797
+24
4 - 11735
-24
Wales
British Championship
May 7th, 1965 in Northern Ireland – World Cup qualifier
-WMay 7th, 1965
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1639
+13
4 - 11460
-13
Albania
World Cup qualifier
March 30th, 1966 in Wales – British Championship
-WMarch 30th, 1966
in Wales
Wales
1707
-53
1 - 41710
+53
Northern Ireland
British Championship
June 22nd, 1966 in Northern Ireland – Friendly
-WJune 22nd, 1966
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1722
+22
4 - 11877
-22
Mexico
Friendly
October 23rd, 1968 in Northern Ireland – World Cup qualifier
-WOctober 23rd, 1968
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1718
+21
4 - 11630
-21
Turkey
World Cup qualifier
April 20th, 1994 in Northern Ireland – Euro qualifier
-WApril 20th, 1994
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1691
+1
4 - 11113
-1
Liechtenstein
Euro qualifier
March 24th, 2007 in Liechtenstein – Euro qualifier
-WMarch 24th, 2007
in Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
1104
-10
1 - 41544
+10
Northern Ireland
Euro qualifier
March 26th, 2008 in Northern Ireland – Friendly
-WMarch 26th, 2008
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1582
+10
4 - 11506
-10
Georgia
Friendly
September 2nd, 2021 in Lithuania – World Cup qualifier
-WSeptember 2nd, 2021
in Lithuania
Lithuania
1298
-21
1 - 41588
+21
Northern Ireland
World Cup qualifier

Largest wins in a competitive game

1st
February 1st, 1930 in Ireland – British Championship
1stWFebruary 1st, 1930
in Ireland
Ireland
1706
+37
7 - 01671
-37
Wales
British Championship
2nd
February 7th, 1891 in Ireland – British Championship
2ndWFebruary 7th, 1891
in Ireland
Ireland
1298
+61
7 - 21476
-61
Wales
British Championship
3rd
April 21st, 1971 in Northern Ireland – Euro qualifier
3rdWApril 21st, 1971
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1704
+5
5 - 01341
-5
Cyprus
Euro qualifier
September 11th, 1991 in Sweden – Euro qualifier
-WSeptember 11th, 1991
in Sweden
Northern Ireland
1656
+9
5 - 01274
-9
Faroe Islands
Euro qualifier
4th
December 5th, 1931 in Ireland – British Championship
4thWDecember 5th, 1931
in Ireland
Ireland
1690
+28
4 - 01641
-28
Wales
British Championship
October 11th, 1995 in Liechtenstein – Euro qualifier
-WOctober 11th, 1995
in Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
1098
-6
0 - 41627
+6
Northern Ireland
Euro qualifier
October 15th, 2008 in Northern Ireland – World Cup qualifier
-WOctober 15th, 2008
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1565
+1
4 - 0922
-1
San Marino
World Cup qualifier
August 10th, 2011 in Northern Ireland – Euro qualifier
-WAugust 10th, 2011
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1526
+7
4 - 01226
-7
Faroe Islands
Euro qualifier
October 8th, 2016 in Northern Ireland – World Cup qualifier
-WOctober 8th, 2016
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1652
0
4 - 0880
0
San Marino
World Cup qualifier
November 11th, 2016 in Northern Ireland – World Cup qualifier
-WNovember 11th, 2016
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1659
+11
4 - 01424
-11
Azerbaijan
World Cup qualifier
5th
March 12th, 1887 in Ireland – British Championship
5thWMarch 12th, 1887
in Ireland
Ireland
1294
+54
4 - 11493
-54
Wales
British Championship
April 22nd, 1959 in Northern Ireland – British Championship
-WApril 22nd, 1959
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1797
+24
4 - 11735
-24
Wales
British Championship
May 7th, 1965 in Northern Ireland – World Cup qualifier
-WMay 7th, 1965
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1639
+13
4 - 11460
-13
Albania
World Cup qualifier
March 30th, 1966 in Wales – British Championship
-WMarch 30th, 1966
in Wales
Wales
1707
-53
1 - 41710
+53
Northern Ireland
British Championship
October 23rd, 1968 in Northern Ireland – World Cup qualifier
-WOctober 23rd, 1968
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1718
+21
4 - 11630
-21
Turkey
World Cup qualifier
April 20th, 1994 in Northern Ireland – Euro qualifier
-WApril 20th, 1994
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1691
+1
4 - 11113
-1
Liechtenstein
Euro qualifier
March 24th, 2007 in Liechtenstein – Euro qualifier
-WMarch 24th, 2007
in Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
1104
-10
1 - 41544
+10
Northern Ireland
Euro qualifier
September 2nd, 2021 in Lithuania – World Cup qualifier
-WSeptember 2nd, 2021
in Lithuania
Lithuania
1298
-21
1 - 41588
+21
Northern Ireland
World Cup qualifier

Largest losses

1st
February 18th, 1882 in Ireland – Friendly
1stLFebruary 18th, 1882
in Ireland
Ireland
1297
-3
0 - 131931
+3
England
Friendly
2nd
February 18th, 1899 in England – British Championship
2ndLFebruary 18th, 1899
in England
England
2061
+1
13 - 21371
-1
Ireland
British Championship
3rd
March 3rd, 1888 in Wales – British Championship
3rdLMarch 3rd, 1888
in Wales
Wales
1503
+17
11 - 01277
-17
Ireland
British Championship
February 23rd, 1901 in Scotland – British Championship
-LFebruary 23rd, 1901
in Scotland
Scotland
1981
+2
11 - 01359
-2
Ireland
British Championship
4th
March 9th, 1895 in England – British Championship
4thLMarch 9th, 1895
in England
England
2066
+1
9 - 01326
-1
Ireland
British Championship
5th
March 24th, 1888 in Ireland – British Championship
5thLMarch 24th, 1888
in Ireland
Ireland
1275
-2
2 - 102039
+2
Scotland
British Championship

Largest losses in a competitive game

1st
February 18th, 1899 in England – British Championship
1stLFebruary 18th, 1899
in England
England
2061
+1
13 - 21371
-1
Ireland
British Championship
2nd
March 3rd, 1888 in Wales – British Championship
2ndLMarch 3rd, 1888
in Wales
Wales
1503
+17
11 - 01277
-17
Ireland
British Championship
February 23rd, 1901 in Scotland – British Championship
-LFebruary 23rd, 1901
in Scotland
Scotland
1981
+2
11 - 01359
-2
Ireland
British Championship
3rd
March 9th, 1895 in England – British Championship
3rdLMarch 9th, 1895
in England
England
2066
+1
9 - 01326
-1
Ireland
British Championship
4th
March 24th, 1888 in Ireland – British Championship
4thLMarch 24th, 1888
in Ireland
Ireland
1275
-2
2 - 102039
+2
Scotland
British Championship
5th
March 15th, 1890 in Ireland – British Championship
5thLMarch 15th, 1890
in Ireland
Ireland
1238
-3
1 - 91969
+3
England
British Championship
March 25th, 1899 in Scotland – British Championship
-LMarch 25th, 1899
in Scotland
Scotland
1946
+2
9 - 11387
-2
Ireland
British Championship

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