Euro ’88 was a historic football tournament. It was the eighth instance of UEFA’s flagship event and the first one to have no sending offs or goalless draws, no extra time or penalty shootouts. It was also the last tournament to feature West Germany [who were hosts] and the Soviet
Mick McCarthy and Niall Quinn have led Irish football’s tributes to Jack Charlton, the manager whose ‘Put ‘Em under Pressure’ game put Ireland on the world stage with pride and passion and dared a nation to dream.
As Ireland fans awoke to the sad news of Jack’s death at his Newcastle
So Geoff Hurst, Bobby Charlton, Bobby’s Brother Jack & Gordon Banks.
No prizes for guessing something they have in common. Can you name the two things though?
Obviously these men played in the team that won the 1966 World Cup at Wembley. The anniversary of that win is coming up and there