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#noel o'reilly

# noel-oreilly - Sunday 18 June, 2017

'The youth teams seemed a bit of a shambles - I wanted to give it the respect it deserved'

In the final part of our Boys of Summer series, Brian Kerr looks back on before, during and after Malaysia twenty years ago.

'There was a magic about Noel - he had a special vibe, an aura of humility and brilliance'

Noel O’Reilly’s contribution – not just to the remarkable success of the Irish team in Malaysia in 1997 but to so much more – is never forgotten.

# noel-oreilly - Friday 16 June, 2017

‘I swapped shirts with Pablo Aimar in the team hotel... he didn't speak English but I think he got the gist of it’

Micky Cummins recalls his memories of the U20 World Cup in 1997.

# noel-oreilly - Monday 12 June, 2017

Mars bars, diarrhoea, Connect 4 and a once in a lifetime triumph: an oral history of Malaysia '97

Players, staff and journalists recount the finer details of the Republic of Ireland U20s’ historic journey 20 years ago.

Boys of Summer: We celebrate Ireland's golden generation and their golden moment

We launch a new series commemorating an historic Irish sports moment that occurred in Malaysia twenty years ago.