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Quiz: How well do you remember Euro 88?

Ireland’s first major tournament was unforgettable in many ways.

Which of these players did not feature in the starting XI for Ireland's opening match with England?
Tony Galvin
Kevin Sheedy

Chris Hughton
Chris Morris
Marco Van Basten finished as the tournament's top scorer, but how many goals did he score?
5
6

7
8
Ireland drew their second game 1-1 with the Soviet Union. Where did this match take place?
Stuttgart
Gelsenkirchen

Hanover
Frankfurt
Which of these Dutch players was not named in the team of the tournament?
Frank Rijkaard
Jan Wouters

Wim Kieft
Ruud Gullit
Ireland needed a draw in their final game against the Netherlands to guarantee progression from their group. Who would they have played in the semi-final if they had earned a point?
Italy
England

Soviet Union
West Germany
England scored just two goals in the tournament - Bryan Robson and who else was on target for Bobby Robson's side?
Chris Waddle
Tony Adams

Peter Beardsley
Kenny Sansom
Which of the following is untrue...
There wasn't a single goalless draw or sending off in the tournament.
No game went to extra-time or penalties.

No games were played in West Berlin because the Eastern Bloc disagreed that it was part of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Holland's Marco van Basten, the player of the tournament, never played for his country again thereafter.
What did Ronald Koeman do to cause controversy after Holland's semi-final victory?
Wipe his backside with a West German player's jersey.
Refuse to celebrate with his teammates and walk straight to the dressing room.

Threaten to go home.
Criticise his manager Rinus Michels' tactics.
Which of these individuals were not on the RTÉ panel as part of the coverage for the England-Ireland game?
John Giles
Eamon Dunphy

Don Givens
Bill O'Herlihy
Which Ireland player did Brian Clough claim was the weak link ahead of their game with England?
Frank Stapleton
Mick McCarthy

Paul McGrath
Chris Hughton
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
Ray Houghton
Well played, you absolute legend!
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You scored out of !
Rudi Voller
A good effort, not a great effort.
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You scored out of !
Gary Lineker
You can do a lot better.
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You scored out of !
Jack Byrne
You weren't even born back then, were you?
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