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Quiz: Can You Name The Irish Side From The Famous Match Against Romania?

Quiz: Can You Name The Irish Side From The Famous Match Against Romania?

27 years ago today, everybody took the afternoon off, everyone huddled around the one screen. And yes, a nation probably did hold its breath.

Three draws in the group stage hadn't impressed Eamon Dunphy, but no one really cared. Ireland were through to the knockout stage of a World Cup and damn it, we were going to party.

Romania now stood in the way of a first ever quarter-final appearance for the Boys in Green. We drew (again) - but it led to the most famous penalty shootout in Irish sporting history.

In order to celebrate the anniversary of that game in Stadio Luigi Ferraris in Genoa, we've got a little quiz to test your memory.

This is simple. Two minutes, eleven players and two subs. If you don't get at least 12, hand in your membership of Jackie's Army; you are no longer allowed to play Put 'Em Under Pressure before every international game.

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Good luck and let us know how you get on.


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David Kent

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