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#italia '90

Milk bottles and the other Italia 90-related things that will make you feel old
# Nostalgia
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# Nostalgia

Milk bottles and the other Italia 90-related things that will make you feel old

Jun 17th 2015, 8:00 PM 5,441 Views 7 Comments

Our favourite World Cup is 25 years old this month.

The42's virtually impossible Ireland at Italia 90 quiz
# Italia 90 Week
From The42
# Italia 90 Week

The42's virtually impossible Ireland at Italia 90 quiz

Jun 17th 2015, 6:00 PM 25,489 Views 21 Comments

Get ready for the hardest test you’ll take today.

So just how much is your Italia 90 memorabilia worth?
# Italia 90 Week
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# Italia 90 Week

So just how much is your Italia 90 memorabilia worth?

Jun 17th 2015, 2:00 PM 10,563 Views 13 Comments

From milk bottles to jerseys and everything in between.

Analysis: Bonner's bomb puts Sheedy in position for sublime equaliser against England
# Italia 90 Week
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# Italia 90 Week

Analysis: Bonner's bomb puts Sheedy in position for sublime equaliser against England

Jun 17th 2015, 9:41 AM 4,252 Views 4 Comments

Here are the 10 crucial stages to one of the most important goals in Irish football history.

Being the most hated man in Ireland -- and Italy -- after 'pen-throwing' incident in 1990
# Italia 90 Week
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# Italia 90 Week

Being the most hated man in Ireland -- and Italy -- after 'pen-throwing' incident in 1990

Jun 17th 2015, 8:00 AM 45,293 Views 21 Comments

Eamon Dunphy writes in his autobiography about the World Cup controversy.

Remember BBC's Italia 90 opening credits? Here's the incredible story behind them
# Italia 90 Week
From The42
# Italia 90 Week

Remember BBC's Italia 90 opening credits? Here's the incredible story behind them

Jun 16th 2015, 8:00 PM 24,377 Views 9 Comments

How Pavarotti and opera became a memorable part of the 1990 World Cup.

A definitive ranking of the 10 best jerseys at Italia 90
# Italia 90 Week
From The42
# Italia 90 Week

A definitive ranking of the 10 best jerseys at Italia 90

Jun 16th 2015, 7:00 PM 15,011 Views 20 Comments

Adidas reigned supreme in the summer of 1990.

Where are Ireland's Italia 90 dream team now?
# Italia 90 Week
From The42
# Italia 90 Week

Where are Ireland's Italia 90 dream team now?

Jun 16th 2015, 10:00 AM 15,528 Views 5 Comments

Ah, the memories.

Memory lane: The Panini sticker collection of Ireland's Italia 90 squad
# Italia 90 Week
From The42
# Italia 90 Week

Memory lane: The Panini sticker collection of Ireland's Italia 90 squad

Jun 15th 2015, 10:00 AM 7,828 Views 13 Comments

Try not to weep with the intense nostalgia coming your way.

Introducing… A very special Italia 90 Week on The42
# Italia 90 Week
From The42
# Italia 90 Week

Introducing… A very special Italia 90 Week on The42

Jun 15th 2015, 8:00 AM 2,294 Views 4 Comments

You’ll see a lot of Italia 90-related content on the site this week. Here’s why.

23 things that will give you extreme Italia 90 feelings
# Give It A Lash
# Give It A Lash

23 things that will give you extreme Italia 90 feelings

Jun 12th 2015, 9:55 AM 5,794 Views 8 Comments

REPUBALICK OF IRELAND!

24 World Cup memories we won’t forget from Italia '90
# Relived
From The42
# Relived

24 World Cup memories we won’t forget from Italia '90

Jun 8th 2015, 4:20 PM 38,023 Views 63 Comments

It’s 25 years today since the tournament kicked off.

13 reasons why we loved Bill O'Herlihy
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

13 reasons why we loved Bill O'Herlihy

May 25th 2015, 12:45 PM 49,464 Views 24 Comments

His memorable role on the RTÉ panel and other reasons he has been dubbed a broadcasting great.

The man who famously missed out on Ireland's Italia 90 squad takes charge at Pompey
# The Caretaker
From The42
# The Caretaker

The man who famously missed out on Ireland's Italia 90 squad takes charge at Pompey

Apr 14th 2015, 12:44 PM 9,737 Views 1 Comment

The former QPR player was perhaps best remembered at international level for being unexpectedly dropped.

Roddy Doyle's latest project was launched in the most fitting way
# One City One Book
From TheJournal.ie
# One City One Book

Roddy Doyle's latest project was launched in the most fitting way

Mar 25th 2015, 8:45 PM 17,463 Views 10 Comments

His Barrytown Trilogy will be part of a book initiative in Dublin next month.

17 times sports made us incredibly proud to be Irish
# Ireland's Call
From The42
# Ireland's Call

17 times sports made us incredibly proud to be Irish

Mar 17th 2015, 8:00 AM 32,022 Views 100 Comments

And don’t worry, it’s not all Italia 90.

'It's still one of the greatest moments in my life, and I think, in most Irish people's lives'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'It's still one of the greatest moments in my life, and I think, in most Irish people's lives'

Feb 9th 2015, 10:08 PM 19,318 Views 45 Comments

Got any Italia 90 memories? RTÉ’s Aidan Power needs your help.

I didn't like 'rude' Jack Charlton, admits Bill O'Herlihy
# Right So
From The42
# Right So

I didn't like 'rude' Jack Charlton, admits Bill O'Herlihy

Aug 12th 2014, 5:05 PM 10,903 Views 8 Comments

The former RTE presenter says the Ireland boss was difficult to deal with.

Cast of World Cup final characters eerily similar to Italia '90
# Class Of 2014
From The42
# Class Of 2014

Cast of World Cup final characters eerily similar to Italia '90

Jul 12th 2014, 2:37 PM 6,124 Views 4 Comments

Germany and Argentina are relying on many of the same player types that got them within 90 minutes of glory 24 years ago.

On this day in 1990, EVERYONE was wearing this shirt...
# Give It A Lash Jack
# Give It A Lash Jack

On this day in 1990, EVERYONE was wearing this shirt...

Jun 12th 2014, 4:56 PM 4,931 Views 2 Comments

The day after Kevin Sheedy scored against England…

On this night in 1990 you were listening to... Put 'Em Under Pressure
# Friday Flashback
# Friday Flashback

On this night in 1990 you were listening to... Put 'Em Under Pressure

May 30th 2014, 10:30 PM 1,616 Views 3 Comments

A Friday flashback to get your weekend started…

The 25 Hardest Things About Living In Ireland
# Edna Kenny
# Edna Kenny

The 25 Hardest Things About Living In Ireland

Apr 27th 2014, 8:15 PM 103,350 Views 94 Comments

Honours maths, anyone?

First look: Italia '90 fever hits the new series of Moone Boy
# Sneak Peek
# Sneak Peek

First look: Italia '90 fever hits the new series of Moone Boy

Jan 29th 2014, 1:24 PM 4,708 Views 4 Comments

It’s back next month!

A piece of history: Mandela's handwritten notes on speech he gave in Dublin 23 years ago
# Mandela In Ireland
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# Mandela In Ireland

A piece of history: Mandela's handwritten notes on speech he gave in Dublin 23 years ago

Dec 9th 2013, 1:10 PM 10,390 Views 14 Comments

Mandela noted the success the Irish soccer team in handwritten notes on a speech he gave at Dublin’s Mansion House in July 1990.

30 signs you're a hardcore Republic of Ireland football fan
# Support
From The42
# Support

30 signs you're a hardcore Republic of Ireland football fan

Nov 17th 2013, 9:00 PM 36,556 Views 64 Comments

Featuring Trigger, Thierry Henry, THAT Schillaci t-shirt and much more.

Things you'll ONLY understand if you grew up with Irish TV
# Gogglebox
# Gogglebox

Things you'll ONLY understand if you grew up with Irish TV

Sep 8th 2013, 1:00 PM 62,607 Views 135 Comments

Roll it there Roisin!

Relive Ireland's Italia '90 penalty shootout... with Lego
# Nostalgia
From The42
# Nostalgia

Relive Ireland's Italia '90 penalty shootout... with Lego

Jul 24th 2013, 10:26 AM 1,624 Views 1 Comment

Completed with George Hamilton’s famous commentary.

Questionable 90s merchandise that might be worth a fortune*
# 90s Tat
# 90s Tat

Questionable 90s merchandise that might be worth a fortune*

Jul 7th 2013, 11:00 AM 3,927 Views 7 Comments

*Well, a tenner at least.

23 years ago today, a nation held its breath and David O'Leary held his nerve
# Italia '90
From The42
# Italia '90

23 years ago today, a nation held its breath and David O'Leary held his nerve

Jun 25th 2013, 5:06 PM 3,287 Views 4 Comments

We have nine questions to test just how well you remember the famous penalty shoot-out at Italia 90.

On this night in 1990 you were probably dancing like Roger Milla
# Moves Like Milla
From The42
# Moves Like Milla

On this night in 1990 you were probably dancing like Roger Milla

Jun 23rd 2013, 7:00 PM 1,795 Views 1 Comment

Or else cursing Rene Higuita.

23 years ago this week you were probably singing along to Put 'em Under Pressure
# Tune
From The42
# Tune

23 years ago this week you were probably singing along to Put 'em Under Pressure

Jun 8th 2013, 8:42 PM 1,938 Views 2 Comments

And you’ll probably be singing it tonight after hearing it again.

Retro minute-by-minute: Ireland v England, Italia ’90, as it happened From The42
Live May 28th 2013, 9:30 PM

Retro minute-by-minute: Ireland v England, Italia ’90, as it happened

VIDEO: We didn't start the fire, Italia 90 style

VIDEO: We didn't start the fire, Italia 90 style

May 23rd 2013, 5:30 PM 10,434 Views 8 Comments

A trip down The Memories lane.

What would scented underwear for Irish men smell like?
# Sniff Sniff
# Sniff Sniff

What would scented underwear for Irish men smell like?

May 8th 2013, 10:21 AM 5,611 Views 3 Comments

We’ve had a think about this (sadly) and come up with a few options.

Nostalgia Alert: Anyone remember this limited edition Italia 90 milk bottle?
# We've Got Bottle
From The42
# We've Got Bottle

Nostalgia Alert: Anyone remember this limited edition Italia 90 milk bottle?

Mar 17th 2013, 1:49 PM 13,423 Views 40 Comments

Jack’s Army certainly had bottle 23 years ago….

Here are 13 of our favourite sporting anecdotes
# Stories
From The42
# Stories

Here are 13 of our favourite sporting anecdotes

Feb 24th 2013, 8:00 PM 19,677 Views 9 Comments

Including Niall Quinn on Jack Charlton and various people on a young Jonah Lomu.

Here's everything you needed to be a football pro in the '90s
# Yabba Dabba Do
From The42
# Yabba Dabba Do

Here's everything you needed to be a football pro in the '90s

Feb 6th 2013, 7:30 AM 10,442 Views 6 Comments

The ultimate checklist just in case a real-life Doc Brown ever perfects the time machine.

'The first match I watched on television was...'
# Memories
From The42
# Memories

'The first match I watched on television was...'

Dec 28th 2012, 10:30 AM 4,470 Views 17 Comments

From straining the eyes to see Football Italia on black and white TVs to asking our elders why that Eamon Dunphy man was so angry.

Back at work at Everton, Kevin Sheedy's on the mend
# Blue Boy
From The42
# Blue Boy

Back at work at Everton, Kevin Sheedy's on the mend

Oct 17th 2012, 5:33 PM 759 Views 1 Comment

“I started back on Monday and I am just easing my way back in to it,” the former Ireland player said after a cancer battle.

Great news! Sheedy's bowel cancer surgery a success
# On The Mend
From The42
# On The Mend

Great news! Sheedy's bowel cancer surgery a success

Sep 26th 2012, 12:50 PM 3,281 Views 6 Comments

The ex-Ireland midfielder has been given the all-clear after having a tumour removed.