Ireland national football team (1882–1950)

earlier men's national association football team representing the whole of Ireland from 1882 to 1921

The Ireland national football team were the past Ireland national football team that lasted from 1882 to 1950. It was controlled by the Irish Football Association.

Shirt badge/Association crest
AssociationIrish Football Association
Most capsElisha Scott (31)
Top scorer
Home stadium
FIFA codeEIR[1]
First colours
First international
 Ireland 0–13 England 
(Belfast, 18 February 1882)
Last international
 Wales 0–0 Ireland 
(Wrexham, 8 March 1950)
Biggest win
 Ireland 7–0 Wales 
(Belfast, 1 February 1930)
Biggest defeat
 Ireland 0–13 England 
(Belfast, 18 February 1882)

Team colours and emblems Edit

Away to Scotland
Early Ireland colours

Honours Edit

Up to 1950

World Cup record Edit

  • 1930Did not enter
  • 1934Did not enter
  • 1938Did not enter
  • 1950 – Did not qualify

References Edit

  1. "England - Northern Ireland". Archived from the original on 21 October 2013. Retrieved 24 August 2013.
  2. The official Elo ratings pages combine the Northern Ireland national football team (1882–1950) results with the post-1923 FAI team. The lowest ranking for the pre-1923 team is 37th. ("World Football Elo Ratings: Ireland". Retrieved 25 February 2008.) The "new" Northern Ireland team is introduced to the Elo ranking in 1923, with an initial points total higher than the FAI team inherits from the "old" IFA team: 1600 as opposed to 1522. The lowest rank the IFA team subsequently attains, based on this, is 41st ("World Football Elo Ratings: Northern Ireland". Archived from the original on 17 February 2007. Retrieved 25 January 2008.

Other websites Edit