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#italia '90

# italia-90 - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

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

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

# italia-90 - Thursday 28 June, 2018

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

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

# italia-90 - Friday 23 March, 2018

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

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

# italia-90 - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie A nation holds its breath: Tony O'Shea's remarkable Italia 90 photos Culture Magazine

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

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

# italia-90 - Thursday 28 December, 2017

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

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

# italia-90 - Thursday 7 December, 2017

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

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

# italia-90 - Sunday 8 October, 2017

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

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

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

# italia-90 - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

From The Daily Edge 10 truly priceless Irish objects discovered by the lovely National Treasures project National Treasures

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

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

# italia-90 - Sunday 5 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: The short film about Italia ‘90 premiering at the Dublin Film Festival Short Movie

# italia-90 - Thursday 2 February, 2017

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

That Scorsese is a spoofer and a cod, Bill.

From The Daily Edge A short film focusing on Italia ‘90 is premiering at the Dublin Film Festival Short Movie

# italia-90 - Thursday 16 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge There's a Put 'Em Under Pressure dance remix and it's an absolute tune Italia '90

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

We’re all part of Jackie’s army.

# italia-90 - Monday 6 June, 2016

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

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

# italia-90 - Friday 8 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge These new clips of Bill O'Herlihy at Italia 90 and Euro 88 are brilliantly nostalgic Billo

# italia-90 - Friday 25 December, 2015

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

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

# italia-90 - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

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

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

# italia-90 - Saturday 3 October, 2015

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

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

# italia-90 - Thursday 25 June, 2015

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

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

From The Daily Edge 11 things people were wearing 25 years ago Nation Holds Its Breath

11 things people were wearing 25 years ago

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

Twitter reacts to Ireland's penalty shootout win over Romania

Alf has been deferred.

# italia-90 - Sunday 21 June, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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'

Our writers remember Italia 90.

# italia-90 - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Did Ireland underachieve during the Jack Charlton era?

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'?

“We’re gonna start a fire…”

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

Oh, how we loathed Toto Schillaci.

# italia-90 - Friday 19 June, 2015

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

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... Italia 90 Week This post contains videos

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

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

# italia-90 - Thursday 18 June, 2015

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

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

# italia-90 - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

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

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

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

Our favourite World Cup is 25 years old this month.

The42's virtually impossible Ireland at Italia 90 quiz

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

So just how much is your Italia 90 memorabilia worth?

From milk bottles to jerseys and everything in between.

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

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

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

# italia-90 - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Remember BBC's Italia 90 opening credits? Here's the incredible story behind them Italia 90 Week This post contains videos

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

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

A definitive ranking of the 10 best jerseys at Italia 90

Adidas reigned supreme in the summer of 1990.

Where are Ireland's Italia 90 dream team now?

Ah, the memories.

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