Last Wednesday, Ireland's goalkeeping coach Alan Kelly talked about the differences between the Ireland team's preparations for Euro 2012 and the training they did for the 1994 World Cup in the US.
Everyone knew it was going to be hot. To acclimatise, Jack Charlton chose a training ground in Florida's Orange County. His right-hand man Maurice Setters' preparation programme appeared to be based on the principle that whatever does not kill you makes you stronger.
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