4 March 2012

578: 2 June 2012

Saturday, 2 June 2012. KO tbc
NETHERLANDS (NED) 6 - 0 NORTHERN IRELAND (NIR) (H/T 4-0)

Venue: Amsterdam Arena
Referee: Robert Schorgenhofer (Austria)
Goals: NED: Van Persie 11, 29, Sneijder 15, Afellay 37, 51, Vlaar 78

NORTHERN IRELAND (green shirts, white shorts, green socks)
Manager: Michael O'Neill (Game 2; Won 0, Drew 0, Lost 2)
Captain: Sammy Clingan (Game 1; Won 0, Drew 0, Lost 1)
Team:
Players
Clubs
Gls
Sub
Cap
1
Nottingham Forest

46>
8
2
Watford


8
3
Burnley

46>
1
4
Burnley

62>
24
5
Manchester United


6
6
Coventry City


1
7
Rangers

56>
8
8
Coventry City


33
9
Walsall


1
10
Peterborough United

46>
39
11
Newcastle United

81>
3
Subsitutions
sub
Olympiakos

>46
20
sub
Manchester City

>46
16
sub
Ipswich Town

>46
3
sub
Celtic

>56
18
sub
Aberdeen

>62
5
sub
Rangers

>81
93
Unused Subs
-
Crusaders


-
-
Celtic


-
-
Millwall


-
-
Notts County


-
-
Swansea City


-
-
St Johnstone


-

NETHERLANDS (all orange)
Stekelenburg, Van Der Wiel, Heitinga, Vlaar, Willems, Afellay, Van Bommel, Nigel De Jong, Robben, Sneijder, van Persie.
Subs: Vorm, Bouma, Kuyt, Huntelaar, Schaars, Strootman, Luuk De Jong, Narsingh, Boulahrouz, Van der Vaart, Krul.


Match Report:
BBC
IrishFA
Daily Mail

Photos:
BBC

Match Programme/Ticket:

Match Highlights:

Pre-Match:
Northern Ireland Squad (IrishFA)
Camp, Mannus, Carroll, Duff, McGivern, Hodson, Coates, McArdle, D Lafferty, McPake, Clingan, McCann, C Evans * , Ferguson, J Hughes, Norwood, McCourt, Healy, McQuoid, McGinn, Carson, Little, Grigg, R Donnelly
* Withdrew de to illness


Notes:
  • This was Northern Ireland's heaviest defeat since a 9-2 defeat by England in 1949.
  • The game was covered live on BBC Northern Ireland.
Credits:
Match programme and ticket scan courtesy of Blue Heaven from the Irish League Supporters forum.

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