Irish FA v British Army 3-2 (Army friendly: September 12, 1942)


September 12, 1942
Match: Army match, at Windsor Park.
Irish FA – British Army 3-2 (1-0).
Attendance: 35,000; gate receipts: £1,699.
Referee: Mr. W.R. Hamilton.
Irish FA (2-3-5): Tom Breen (Linfield and Manchester United), William McMillan (Belfast Celtic), Malcolm Butler (Blackpool), Harry Walker (Belfast Celtic), Jack Vernon (Belfast Celtic), Tom Brolly (Millwall), David Cochrane (Linfield and Leeds United), Jimmy McAlinden (Belfast Celtic and Portsmouth), Johnny Carey (Manchester United), Peter Doherty (Manchester City), Sam McCartney (Linfield).
British Army (2-3-5): Frank Swift (Manchester City), Joe Bacuzzi (Fulham), James Carabine (Third Lanark), Cliff Britton (Everton), Matt Busby (Liverpool), Joe Mercer (Everton), Ralph Birkett (Newcastle United), Alex Herd (Manchester City), Tommy Lawton (Everton), Gordon Bremner (Arsenal), Jimmy Mullen (Wolves).
The goals: 1-0 McCartney (26 min.), 2-0 Cochrane (51 min.), 2-1 Herd (52 min.), 3-1 Carey (58 min.), 3-2 Lawton.

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