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Johnny Giles

Street footballer Johnny Giles is Ireland’s greatest footballer.  His brilliance both as a player and as a footballing intellectual ensures ...
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Liam Brady

I became a Gooner in the late 1970s because at the time ‘The Arsenal’ were laden with Irish Internationals (from ...
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The story of Shay Brennan and Charlie Gallagher

The greatest thing about the Irish football team, outside of the fans who remained steadfast throughout the darkest of days, ...
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Republic of Ireland's Kevin O'Callaghan, Liam Brady and Ashley Grimes confront Spanish defender Juan Jose (2) after a fierce tackle by the Spaniard during their European Championship Qualifying match at Lansdowne Road in Dublin, 17th November 1982. The match ended in a 3-3 draw. (Photo by Bob Thomas/Getty Images

Kevin O’Callaghan

Kevin O’Callaghan had a particularly eighties head on him, the sort of lanky curly hair that seemed de rigueur on ...
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John Sheridan

A cult hero for both Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday fans in the 80’s and 90’s Ireland’s John Sheridan is ...
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