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Famous Walkinstown Roundabout scenes recreated as Ireland remembers Big Jack
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# Legend

Famous Walkinstown Roundabout scenes recreated as Ireland remembers Big Jack

Jul 21st 2020, 1:39 PM 42,911 Views 37 Comments

There were a number of events held around the country to mark the former Ireland manager’s funeral today.

The last summer of innocence and the legacy Jack Charlton left behind
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# Glory Days

The last summer of innocence and the legacy Jack Charlton left behind

Jul 12th 2020, 8:29 AM 24,448 Views 13 Comments

He ruled with an iron fist – but the players loved his mischievous wit and winning mentality..

A proper football man who brought the game into Irish hearts: Jack Charlton (1935-2020)
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# Big Jack

A proper football man who brought the game into Irish hearts: Jack Charlton (1935-2020)

Jul 11th 2020, 9:41 AM 41,526 Views 81 Comments

Charlton led the Irish football team for a decade.

Ireland legend Jack Charlton dies aged 85
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# RIP

Ireland legend Jack Charlton dies aged 85

Jul 11th 2020, 9:11 AM 86,285 Views 154 Comments

The Englishman guided Ireland to the quarter-finals of Italia 90.

'Looking back at Italia '90 was all about those key stories and digging deeper into them'
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# One Day At A Time

'Looking back at Italia '90 was all about those key stories and digging deeper into them'

Jul 8th 2020, 6:30 AM 2,994 Views 0 Comments

Today is the 30th anniversary of the final at Italia ’90 and a podcast series this month has closely examined that tournament.

5 highlights from the first part of RTÉ's Boys in Green documentary
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# On The Box

5 highlights from the first part of RTÉ's Boys in Green documentary

Mar 9th 2020, 10:37 PM 11,743 Views 20 Comments

From Eamon Dunphy’s shame to John Aldridge’s embarrassment, via an oddly bad John Giles prediction.

New feature-length film about Jack Charlton to mark 30 years since Italia '90
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# Give It A Lash Jack

New feature-length film about Jack Charlton to mark 30 years since Italia '90

Jul 8th 2019, 12:42 PM 5,122 Views 8 Comments

Former Ireland captain Andy Townsend is an executive producer on the film, which will be released in 2020.

Peter Brackley, the legendary voice of Football Italia, dies aged 67
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# RIP

Peter Brackley, the legendary voice of Football Italia, dies aged 67

Oct 15th 2018, 2:00 AM 6,529 Views 2 Comments

The broadcaster covered four World Cups throughout his career but is most fondly remembered as the man charged with covering Serie A for Channel 4.

'Nothing can compete with a World Cup... Wimbledon, Brexit or my mother calling to tell me she’s fallen down the stairs'
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# Super 8s

'Nothing can compete with a World Cup... Wimbledon, Brexit or my mother calling to tell me she’s fallen down the stairs'

Jul 17th 2018, 3:09 PM 27,984 Views 24 Comments

This weekend’s juxtaposition of games, brought the summer of 1990 to mind for Eoin Butler.

How Irish football's 'age of innocence' came back from the dead after World Cup tiebreaker oddity
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# Luck Of The Draw

How Irish football's 'age of innocence' came back from the dead after World Cup tiebreaker oddity

Jun 28th 2018, 9:00 PM 9,074 Views 12 Comments

Atmosphere was fraught at Italia ’90 but two different kinds of draws changed football history.

'The biggest f**king mistake I ever made': how a friendly with Turkey changed everything
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# Ruthless

'The biggest f**king mistake I ever made': how a friendly with Turkey changed everything

Mar 23rd 2018, 7:50 AM 70,683 Views 34 Comments

Full of confidence and looking forward to playing at a World Cup, there was a shock in store for Gary Waddock.

A nation holds its breath: Tony O'Shea's remarkable Italia 90 photos
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# Culture Magazine

A nation holds its breath: Tony O'Shea's remarkable Italia 90 photos

Feb 7th 2018, 5:30 PM 803 Views 0 Comments

An estimated 500,000 people turned out for the Jackie’s Army homecoming.

‘They don’t give a f**k about you. After 15 years that was it. I was crying all the way home’
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# Midfield Maestro

‘They don’t give a f**k about you. After 15 years that was it. I was crying all the way home’

Dec 28th 2017, 9:30 PM 81,738 Views 40 Comments

Liverpool legend Ronnie Whelan speaks to The42 about his time in one of the most successful periods of the club’s history.

It's official: David O'Leary's penalty at Italia '90 has been voted Ireland's Greatest Sporting Moment
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# Iconic

It's official: David O'Leary's penalty at Italia '90 has been voted Ireland's Greatest Sporting Moment

Dec 7th 2017, 11:19 PM 23,719 Views 71 Comments

A winner was chosen by the public during tonight’s episode.

For first time since 'that rubbish' and Dunphy controversy, Egypt will be at a World Cup
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# Long Time Coming

For first time since 'that rubbish' and Dunphy controversy, Egypt will be at a World Cup

Oct 8th 2017, 9:19 PM 6,883 Views 6 Comments

Liverpool’s Mo Salah was the hero with a crucial 95th-minute penalty.

10 truly priceless Irish objects discovered by the lovely National Treasures project
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# National Treasures

10 truly priceless Irish objects discovered by the lovely National Treasures project

Sep 13th 2017, 8:00 AM 13,951 Views 7 Comments

Torcs and lanulas are great, but what about an Italia 90 tea tin?

WATCH: The short film about Italia ‘90 premiering at the Dublin Film Festival
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# Short Movie

WATCH: The short film about Italia ‘90 premiering at the Dublin Film Festival

Feb 5th 2017, 5:00 PM 13,922 Views 9 Comments

Ah the memories.

A short film focusing on Italia ‘90 is premiering at the Dublin Film Festival
# F*** Schillaci.
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# F*** Schillaci.

A short film focusing on Italia ‘90 is premiering at the Dublin Film Festival

Feb 2nd 2017, 9:18 AM 3,962 Views 5 Comments

That Scorsese is a spoofer and a cod, Bill.

A short film focusing on Italia ‘90 is premiering at the Dublin Film Festival
# Short Movie
# Short Movie

A short film focusing on Italia ‘90 is premiering at the Dublin Film Festival

Feb 2nd 2017, 9:01 AM 3,027 Views 0 Comments

Ah the memories.

There's a Put 'Em Under Pressure dance remix and it's an absolute tune
# Italia '90
# Italia '90

There's a Put 'Em Under Pressure dance remix and it's an absolute tune

Jun 16th 2016, 7:23 PM 4,028 Views 2 Comments

We’re all part of Jackie’s army.

'I wasn't initially comfortable with it - as a Donegal person, adulation is a no-no'
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# The Big Man From Donegal

'I wasn't initially comfortable with it - as a Donegal person, adulation is a no-no'

Jun 6th 2016, 7:45 AM 5,313 Views 0 Comments

Packie Bonner speaks to The42 about his Italia 90 heroics, Ireland’s current goalkeeping situation, and Celtic’s new manager.

These new clips of Bill O'Herlihy at Italia 90 and Euro 88 are brilliantly nostalgic
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# Billo

These new clips of Bill O'Herlihy at Italia 90 and Euro 88 are brilliantly nostalgic

Apr 8th 2016, 11:03 AM 3,146 Views 0 Comments

We miss you, Billo.

These new clips of Bill O'Herlihy at Italia '90 and Euro '88 are brilliantly nostalgic
# Billo
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# Billo

These new clips of Bill O'Herlihy at Italia '90 and Euro '88 are brilliantly nostalgic

Apr 8th 2016, 10:15 AM 4,569 Views 5 Comments

We miss you, Billo.

The day we talked football with Pope John Paul II at the Vatican
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# Holy Show

The day we talked football with Pope John Paul II at the Vatican

Dec 25th 2015, 4:00 PM 4,648 Views 2 Comments

Packie Bonnar recalls a memorable and emotional day from Italia ’90.

'Don't wake me up, let me enjoy the dream': The eternal sadness of Toto Schillaci
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# Wild Eyes

'Don't wake me up, let me enjoy the dream': The eternal sadness of Toto Schillaci

Dec 1st 2015, 1:00 PM 58,173 Views 24 Comments

The Italian striker lit up the 1990 World Cup but everything unraveled afterwards.

'I needed a psychologist' - Packie Bonner on coping with anxiety ahead of the 94 World Cup
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# Long Read

'I needed a psychologist' - Packie Bonner on coping with anxiety ahead of the 94 World Cup

Oct 3rd 2015, 8:05 AM 14,912 Views 25 Comments

The legendary goalkeeper also chats to The42 about his distinguished career and his troubled relationship with Roy Keane.

'I was conceived after that penalty' - People love telling David O'Leary their Romania game stories
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# A Nation Holds Its Breath

'I was conceived after that penalty' - People love telling David O'Leary their Romania game stories

Jun 25th 2015, 10:12 PM 5,711 Views 4 Comments

O’Leary recalls the most famous day in Irish soccer.

11 things people were wearing 25 years ago
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# Nation Holds Its Breath

11 things people were wearing 25 years ago

Jun 25th 2015, 1:02 PM 10,629 Views 4 Comments

We did well at the World Cup, but how did we look?

Twitter reacts to Ireland's penalty shootout win over Romania
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# Tweet Tweet

Twitter reacts to Ireland's penalty shootout win over Romania

Jun 25th 2015, 11:14 AM 8,944 Views 13 Comments

Alf has been deferred.

25 years on from Italia 90, where did it all go wrong for Irish football?
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# Descent

25 years on from Italia 90, where did it all go wrong for Irish football?

Jun 21st 2015, 9:00 PM 6,386 Views 15 Comments

The Boys in Green have never quite hit the heights of that wonderful summer since.

'Congratulations also to your wonderful football team' - Mandela part of Italia 90 homecoming
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# Italia 90 Week

'Congratulations also to your wonderful football team' - Mandela part of Italia 90 homecoming

Jun 21st 2015, 8:00 PM 3,483 Views 1 Comment

Mandela’s visit coincided with the Irish team’s official homecoming parade.

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Dublin's newest sports and games bar is hosting an Italia 90 party you won't want to miss

Jun 21st 2015, 6:00 PM 7,063 Views 2 Comments

The Back Page in Phibsborough is offering an action-packed day to remember Jackie’s Army, Roger Milla, Rene Higuita and more.

'We watched the Italy game on a big screen at my sister's wedding reception'
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# Italia 90 Week

'We watched the Italy game on a big screen at my sister's wedding reception'

Jun 21st 2015, 6:30 AM 3,191 Views 4 Comments

Our writers remember Italia 90.

Did Ireland underachieve during the Jack Charlton era?
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# Italia 90 Week

Did Ireland underachieve during the Jack Charlton era?

Jun 20th 2015, 9:30 PM 7,895 Views 16 Comments

The former World Cup winner with England is the most successful manager in the history of the Irish national team.

How well do you remember the lyrics to the Italia 90 classic hit 'The Game'?
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# Italia 90 Week

How well do you remember the lyrics to the Italia 90 classic hit 'The Game'?

Jun 20th 2015, 8:50 PM 6,165 Views 3 Comments

“We’re gonna start a fire…”

10 parts of Italia 90 that managed to live on in pop culture
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# Italia 90 Week

10 parts of Italia 90 that managed to live on in pop culture

Jun 20th 2015, 1:00 PM 5,058 Views 1 Comment

Oh, how we loathed Toto Schillaci.

We dare you not to tap, rap, hum or Olé along with the Top 10 songs of Italia 90
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# Italia 90 Week

We dare you not to tap, rap, hum or Olé along with the Top 10 songs of Italia 90

Jun 19th 2015, 6:00 PM 4,530 Views 5 Comments

Take off that Wolfhound head so we can hear your John Barnes impression properly.

Meet the man who went to Italia 90, but missed THAT game in Genoa...
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# Italia 90 Week

Meet the man who went to Italia 90, but missed THAT game in Genoa...

Jun 19th 2015, 7:45 AM 12,802 Views 13 Comments

Ireland superfan Phelim Warren has a lot of fond memories from Italia 90 – and one big regret.

‘The nation holds its breath!’ – George Hamilton recalls his iconic commentary
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# Italia 90 Week

‘The nation holds its breath!’ – George Hamilton recalls his iconic commentary

Jun 18th 2015, 8:00 AM 17,231 Views 17 Comments

The famous words, uttered during the Ireland-Romania game, have since become immortalised in the annals of Irish sport.

'We were disappointed to lose to Italy, even though we knew they were world beaters'
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# Italia 90 Week

'We were disappointed to lose to Italy, even though we knew they were world beaters'

Jun 17th 2015, 9:00 PM 5,584 Views 2 Comments

David Kelly speaks to us about life in Ireland’s Italia 90 squad.

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