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15 other great Irish goals we won't forget along with John O'Shea's strike last night

Last night’s equaliser was memorable but what are the other iconic strikes from the Boys In Green over the years.

JOHN O’SHEA ENTERED the pantheon of famous Irish goalscorers last night with that injury-time goal that rescued a draw for Ireland against World champions Germany in Gelsenkirchen.

It was a memorable goal that we’ll be recalling for a while to come. Here’s 15 other goals from the Boys In Green that we won’t forget.

What do you think is the most memorable Irish soccer goal? Let us know in the comments section below.

1. Liam Brady v Brazil – May 1987

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2. Ronnie Whelan v USSR – Euro 88

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3. Ray Houghton v England – Euro 88

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4. Kevin Sheedy v England – Italia 90

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5. Niall Quinn v Holland – Italia 90

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6. Dave O’Leary v Romania – Italia 90

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7. Alan McLoughlin v Northern Ireland – November 1993, World Cup qualifier

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8. Ray Houghton v Italy – USA 94

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9. Mark Kennedy v Yugoslavia – September 1999, Euro 2000 qualifier

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10. Matt Holland v Portugal – October 2000, World Cup qualifier

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11. Jason McAteer v Holland – September 2001, World Cup qualifier

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12. Matt Holland v Cameroon – World Cup 2002

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13. Robbie Keane v Germany, World Cup 2002

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14. Shane Long v England, May 2013

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15. Aiden McGeady v Georgia, September 2014

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