Saturday September 19, 2020

Radio Review

Fond memories of a drunken summer

24th April, 2010

Twenty years have slipped by since the mad summer of Italia 90. Some of those who played for Ireland that year are now in their 50s. Roger Milla, the Cameroon forward and star of the tournament, is pushing 60. As Sam Goldwyn would have said, we’ve all passed a lot of water since then.

Italia 90 was the poorest World Cup of modern times, though you would never know it from listening to most Irish...

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