Irish senior
international
record

v Belgium

Sunday,25th February 1934

Our first World Cup match - and our first four-timer, scored by Paddy Moore, a feat not equalled until Don Givens did it against Turkey in 1975

World Cup qualifier

Dalymount Park, Dublin

Republic of Ireland 4 (Moore 4)
Belgium 4 (F Vanden Eynde 2, Capelle, S Vanden Eynde)

Ireland: Jim Foley (Cork), Miah Lynch (Cork Bohemians), Tom Burke (Cork), Peader Gaskins (Shamrock Rovers) capt, Joe O'Reilly (Aberdeen), Joe Kendrick (Dolphin), Billy Kennedy (St. James Gate), David Byrne (Coleraine), Paddy Moore (Aberdeen), Tim O'Keeffe (Cork), Jimmy Kelly (Derry City)

Belgium: Vande Wijer, Pappaert, Smellinckx, Van Ingelghem, Welkenhuyzen, Bourgeois, Versyp, Brichaut, Capelle, Saeys, S Vanden Eynde

Sub: F Vanden Eynde for S Vanden Eynde

Referee: Crew (England)