We give Irish sport-based citizenship test...
Without going too far down the whole Norman Tebbit route, obviously there should be a test which welcomes one into the sporting fold and lets entrants know what's expected. Obviously nothing too strenuous like knowing the words of the national anthem, a stipulation which would, famously, have excluded some of our greatest ever players from playing for us (such as Terry Mancini below).
No, we want stuff like...
Question: Whose disastrous attempt to head the ball back to Packie Bonner resulted in Mark Overmars racing onto the ball and creating Holland's opening goal in the USA 94 last 16 game?
Answer: Terry Phelan
Q: Which player, who scored the 2nd goal against Saudi Arabia in 2002, was often the subject of a wistful ballad which expressed an aching longing to send out a team which comprised entirely of 11 versions of him?
Answer: Gary Breen
We've taken the liberty of drawing up our own citizenship test. Take this testing multiple choice quiz below.
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