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Thread: RTÉ Call Out - Re-create Ray Houghton's goal v England, Stuttgart 88

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    Quote Originally Posted by Olé Olé View Post
    Coogan has a strong Irish background on both sides. His paternal grandfather ran Irish dance halls in Manchester. By accountd, his father worked at the halls and met a Mayo woman there, Steve's mother.
    Not only that but Coogan grew up in Birmingham, attended secondary school during the worst of the no warning IRA bombings in the city in the mid 1970s and as a Catholic of Irish ethnicity he was a regular target of anti Catholic /Irish abuse in school.
    He followed Ireland as his 2nd team at WC90 which I suppose is fair enough.

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    Coogan is Manchester surely?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fixer82 View Post
    Coogan is Manchester surely?
    More Celebrity Luvvie these days ! ! All Gone to his Celebrity Head ! ! Disappeared up his own .... ! !
    Last edited by seanfhear; 02/06/2020 at 7:41 PM.

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    None of that makes sense to me
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    I thought it was funny then when I first watched it and it's funny now. Clearly all tongue in cheek and Houghton was into it but he was also very into the fact that he scored against England.
    There is no such thing as a miracle cure, a free lunch or a humble opinion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fixer82 View Post
    Coogan is Manchester surely?
    Sorry for the confusion, I meant to write Skinner (not Coogan) grew up in Birmingham and went to secondary schhol in the mid '70s there.

    I hope Coogan got bullied at school

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