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#Jack Charlton

# jack-charlton - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland's play-offs of the past?

The Boys in Green were scheduled to meet Slovakia in Bratislava tomorrow evening.

# jack-charlton - Monday 16 March, 2020

5 highlights from the concluding part of RTÉ's The Boys in Green

What were your favourite memories of this much-needed reflection on the glory years?

# jack-charlton - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Ireland get another reminder that football from the Charlton era no longer works in the modern game

The Boys in Green were well beaten by Switzerland in Geneva last night.

# jack-charlton - Monday 8 July, 2019

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

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

# jack-charlton - Friday 21 June, 2019

'I'm trying to come to terms with being unemployed' - The last days of Jack Charlton's Ireland

The iconic coach stepped down in 1995, but the end of the World Cup was the start of his troubles.

# jack-charlton - Monday 17 June, 2019

Roy Keane, Jack Charlton and Eamon Dunphy feature in our World Cup '94 newspaper review

A look back at how Ireland were covered before, during and after the competition.

# jack-charlton - Sunday 14 October, 2018

'Boredom leads to a lot of things and we ended up going to the pub and wasting ourselves'

Remembered best for scoring two goals in the Old Firm derby, ex-Celtic midfielder Paul Byrne has more than his fair share of regrets.

# jack-charlton - Saturday 13 October, 2018

'When Jack left me out of the squad for the Euros, I was devastated… I wasn’t the same player or person' Honesty This post contains videos

'When Jack left me out of the squad for the Euros, I was devastated… I wasn’t the same player or person'

Ex-Ireland international Dave Langan opens up about the highs and lows of his career.

# jack-charlton - Monday 24 September, 2018

Jack's Army get together for a reunion 30 years on from Euro '88

Members of Ireland’s famous team are taking part in a special golf tournament at The K Club today.

# jack-charlton - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

A brief history of Irish players falling out with the national team's management

Harry Arter is not the first Ireland player to step away from international football.

# jack-charlton - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Irish football’s love-hate relationship with Eamon Dunphy highlights a deeper generational divide

The veteran pundit announced his departure from RTÉ during the week.

# jack-charlton - 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.

# jack-charlton - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Third Charlton brother poised for England debut, aged 72

The grandfather of six is preparing to compete in the first walking football international match.

# jack-charlton - Sunday 22 April, 2018

'Most remarkably of all, this was him at his peak': When the Pearl shone brightest

It’s 25 years since the icon was crowned the PFA Player of the Year.

# jack-charlton - 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.

# jack-charlton - 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.

# jack-charlton - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

'Some of the Irish team were spat on as they made their way to the team bus'

In an extract from his book, Eoin Hand recalls the difficult end to his reign as Ireland manager.

# jack-charlton - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Martin O'Neill on the cusp of becoming Ireland's most successful manager since Jack Charlton

The upcoming games with Denmark will have a huge impact on the manager’s legacy.

# jack-charlton - Saturday 10 June, 2017

'Irish people were not as comfortable with the English as they are today' Inspiration This post contains videos

'Irish people were not as comfortable with the English as they are today'

Journalist and author Colin Young chats to The42 about Jack Charlton’s place in Irish football’s history.

# jack-charlton - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

'Where's Cork?' How a Liverpool legend ended up in the League of Ireland

Terry McDermott, a three-time European Cup winner, had a short stint with the Rebel Army in 1985.

# jack-charlton - Friday 24 March, 2017

'I thought 'I've had enough of this'' - Brian Carey on volatile owners, Big Jack and a fresh start

The Corkman has spent his life immersed in the daily grind of football but it’s time for a change.

# jack-charlton - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Goodnight, Vienna: How Austria cost Ireland Euro ’96 qualification

Back in 1995, Ireland looked in great shape to qualify automatically for Euro ’96. But then, successive defeats to Austria put paid to those hopes.

# jack-charlton - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Turning down England, Jack Charlton in Denver and more tidbits from McAteer's new book

Plus, why Alan Stubbs is an incredibly sound person.

Did Ireland actually play good football before the Jack Charlton era?

There has been much debate about Irish football’s DNA in recent weeks.

# jack-charlton - Friday 10 June, 2016

Analysis: How Ireland managed to pull off one of the greatest results in their history Retro This post contains videos

Analysis: How Ireland managed to pull off one of the greatest results in their history

The unforgettable encounter against England in Stuttgart is 28 years old this weekend.

# jack-charlton - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Jason McAteer on World Cup '94: 'It was like going away with 24 of your mates'

The former Liverpool midfielder will never forget the team’s trip to America.

# jack-charlton - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge 17 things that will make only Irish people emotional Totes Emosh

# jack-charlton - Thursday 11 February, 2016

It's 30 years since Jack Charlton arrived but the FAI wanted a Liverpool icon instead

It's 30 years since Jack Charlton arrived but the FAI wanted a Liverpool icon instead

Bob Paisley was the choice of the majority but a controversial voting process changed the course of Irish football history.

# jack-charlton - Friday 5 February, 2016

The case for Mick McCarthy as Ireland’s greatest ever manager

It’s 20 years today since the Barnsley native was appointed as coach of the Boys in Green.

# jack-charlton - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Could we see more Jack Grealish-type sagas for Ireland in 2016?

The granny rule debate has been revisited again over the past 12 months.

# jack-charlton - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

From The 32 photographs that took our breath away in 2015 Pics Of The Year

The 32 photographs that took our breath away in 2015

From Paris to Tunisia, from the marriage referendum to the migrant crisis, here are all of the best photos of this year.

# jack-charlton - Monday 16 November, 2015

'It wasn't working any more and we didn't have anywhere to go after that'

The end of the Jack Charlton era came in a play-off twenty years ago, when it was a very odd time for Irish football.

# jack-charlton - Thursday 12 November, 2015

'It's unfortunate it didn't go the distance - that's the heartbreaking bit'

Mark Kelly made his Irish debut in April 1988 – when he faced current Bosnia coach Mehmed Bazdarevic.

# jack-charlton - Monday 12 October, 2015

Ireland's recent play-off history not great but there are still reasons to be hopeful

Over the last two decades, we’ve faced into this situation six times.

# jack-charlton - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Hanover 1994: the day Ireland went to Germany and won

Goals from Tony Cascarino and Gary Kelly gave Jack Charlton’s side a memorable victory ahead of the World Cup.

Which Irish international football manager are you?

Are you more of a Jack Charlton or a Martin O’Neill?

# jack-charlton - 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.

# jack-charlton - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Finish off your weekend with this brilliant recollection of 'The Charlton Years'

The documentary includes detailed assessments of everything from the highs of Italia 90 to the lows of the Euro 96 playoff.

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.

# jack-charlton - 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.

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