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On this day

by Kate Smith

A busy day for SAFC internationals.

2011 - Ahmed Elmohamady is signed permanently from ENPPI after the Egyptian initially spent a season on loan at the Stadium of Light.

1999 – Sunderland’s Michael Gray made his third and final appearance for England in a Euro 2000 qualifier against Bulgaria in Sofia.

1999 – Niall Quinn scored in Ireland’s 1-1 draw with FYR Macedonia.

1985 – Peter Reid made his England debut in a 1-0 defeat against Mexico.

1963 – Charlie Hurley played in Ireland’s first-ever win over Scotland.