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08.06.1969 at 00:00 Dalymount Park Attendance: 17286
Republic of Ireland 1 - 2 Hungary
Referee: Loraux (Belgium) World Cup Qualifier-match

Goalscorers
Don Givens (59)
A Dunai 23,
Bene 80,
Opening squads
Alan Kelly Snr
Charlie Hurley
Shay Brennan
Al Finnucane
Paddy Mulligan
Tony Dunne
Eamon Rogers
Jimmy Conway
Eamon Dunphy
Mick Leech
Don Givens
Szentmihalyi,
Kaposzta,
Meszoly,
Szucs,
Ihasz,
Gorocs,
Albert,
Zambo,
Bene,
Dunai,
Kozma,
Substitutes
Frank O'Neill
Substitutions
Frank O'Neill -> Charlie Hurley (46)
Farkas for Kozma 70 mins
Yellow cards
None. None
Red cards
None. None
Match report


Pictures from the match
Match 119
Sunday, June 8th, 1969

After 35 years and five matches, our first competitive game against the Hungarians

Don Givens scores the first of his 19 International goals

Charlie Hurley's 40th International cap

Republic of Ireland 1 (Givens)
Hungary 2 (Dunai, Bene)

Ireland: Alan Kelly (Preston North End), Shay Brennan (Manchester United), Al Finucane (Limerick), Paddy Mulligan (Shamrock Rovers), Tony Dunne (Manchester United), Jimmy Conway (Fulham), Eamonn Dunphy (Millwall), Eamonn Rogers (Blackburn Rovers), Mick Leech (Shamrock Rovers), Ray Treacy (Charlton Athletic), Charlie Hurley (Bolton Wanderers) capt, Don Givens (Manchester United)

Subs: Frank O'Neill (Shamrock Rovers) for Hurley 45 mins

Hungary: Szentmihalyi, Kaposzta, Meszoly, Szucs, Ihasz, Gorocs, Albert, Zambo, Bene, Dunai, Kozma

Sub: Farkas for Kozma 70 mins
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