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    20 years today since Matt Holland scored his first goal for Ireland in a 1-1 draw away to Portugal
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    Happy Shane Long Day everyone.

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    Still love how in the live broadcast the first cut after the goal was a close-up on a very unhappy Manuel Neuer. He really wasn't expecting the rocket that flew past him.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tetsujin1979 View Post
    Ten years since Keith Fahey scored his first international goal
    I was at a wedding in Slane Mill that day. Had to drag herself to a local up the hill to watch the game. She was less than pleased.
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    15 years since Brian Kerr's final game in charge.
    A 0-0 draw against Switzerland that would have to improve to be described as "drab"

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    Quote Originally Posted by tetsujin1979 View Post
    15 years since Brian Kerr's final game in charge.
    A 0-0 draw against Switzerland that would have to improve to be described as "drab"
    I think that was the most depressed I ever was coming out of Lansdowne Rd

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    We could have planned for another hour and not scored. Switzerland only needed a draw, and barely left their own half for the entire game. I know Kerr was a conservative manager, but did we really need to keep four defenders on for the whole game? Taking off Robbie Keane and Clinton Morrison when we had to score was baffling
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    Quote Originally Posted by tetsujin1979 View Post
    We could have planned for another hour and not scored. Switzerland only needed a draw, and barely left their own half for the entire game. I know Kerr was a conservative manager, but did we really need to keep four defenders on for the whole game? Taking off Robbie Keane and Clinton Morrison when we had to score was baffling
    Gary Doherty and Stephen Elliot up front when we were chasing it was what turned my opinion that Kerr need to be replaced

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    27 years ago today...


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    It's got to be up there as the most consequential and memorable night supporting Ireland.

    Getting chills even thinking about it now.
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    40 years today since Chris Hughton and Michael Robinson scored their first goals in international football in a 6-0 win against Cyprus
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    40 years, no?

    (Just to make everyone feel old!)

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    sorry, it is 40. I can't count.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tetsujin1979 View Post
    40 years today since Chris Hughton and Michael Robinson scored their first goals in international football in a 6-0 win against Cyprus
    Should that be 40 years or have I this wrong ?

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    Never saw those goals before. The Grealish one in particular would have been in the Best Goals comp otherwise. Hughton's is a most un-Hughton goal, albeit that the keeper really should have done better. The second is a contender for our worst ever goal, and Stapleton's little dink is a nice finish.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tetsujin1979 View Post
    sorry, it is 40. I can't count.
    I was just posting that. Jack Charlton would have loved some of those players at their peak !

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    What was the full team. We had some fine players on the 80’s ( even late 70’s ) Ok maybe not the entire Eleven or Squad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by seanfhear View Post
    What was the full team. We had some fine players on the 80’s ( even late 70’s ) Ok maybe not the entire Eleven or Squad.
    Lineup here

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