Northern Ireland National Team Appearances in the Soccer World Cup

Information about Northern Ireland National Soccer Team and its performance in the FIFA World Cups with appearances in the WC, games, goals scored, history, standings and more.

All Northern Ireland appearances in the World Cups:

Note: until the 1990 World Cup each win was worth 2 points, after that each win is worth 3 points.

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World Cup National Team Standing
Stage
PTS GP W D L GS GA GD
1930 Northern Ireland - did not participate
1934 Northern Ireland - did not participate
1938 Northern Ireland - did not participate
1950 Northern Ireland - did not participate
1954 Northern Ireland - did not participate
1958 Northern Ireland 7 Quarter Finals 5 5 2 1 2 6 10 -4
1962 Northern Ireland - did not participate
1966 Northern Ireland - did not participate
1970 Northern Ireland - did not participate
1974 Northern Ireland - did not participate
1978 Northern Ireland - did not participate
1982 Northern Ireland 9 2nd Round Groups 5 5 1 3 1 5 7 -2
1986 Northern Ireland 21 1st Round Groups 1 3 0 1 2 2 6 -4
1990 Northern Ireland - did not participate
1994 Northern Ireland - did not participate
1998 Northern Ireland - did not participate
2002 Northern Ireland - did not participate
2006 Northern Ireland - did not participate
2010 Northern Ireland - did not participate
2014 Northern Ireland - did not participate
2018 Northern Ireland - did not participate

Abbreviations:
PTS = Points / GP = Games played / W = Wins / D = Draws / L = Losses
GF = Goals For / GA = Goals against / GD = Goal Difference