David Seaman

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Waterford’s Austin Gleeson has struggled for form since 2017. File photograph: Inpho

Deep into extra-time of an FA Cup semi-final in 1999, Ryan Giggs intercepted a tired pass from Patrick Viera in his own half and then evaded four tack(...)

World Cup, Stadio Sant’Elia, Cagliari, Italy,  1990. Ireland’s  Kevin Sheedy scores a vital goal. File photograph: Inpho

1. June 11th, 1990 World Cup (Cagliari) Republic of Ireland 1 (Kevin Sheedy, 73) England 1 (Gary Lineker, 9). You might remember this one. Of all pe(...)

  2014 brought a  chilling demonstration of the gap in quality when Brazil lost 7-1 at home to Bayern Munich (aka Germany).  Brazil’s Fernandinho reacts after a goal  by  Toni Kroos.   Photograph: Roert Ghement/EPA

The last even-numbered year when European countries did not play a major football tournament was 1956: Elvis Presley’s I Want You, I Need You was the (...)

 Marcus Rashford (left) and Tammy Abraham celebrate an England goal. Photo: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

England 7 Montenegro 0 It was a night when England celebrated their football history and threatened to run up an historic scoreline. As the goals fl(...)

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola will be keen to pick up another trophy on Sunday. Photograph: Inpho

The Community Shield is an octagon 58cm across, spun from 4.2kg of sterling silver. It is also whatever you want it to be. It is, as the cliche has it(...)

England players celebrate after beating Colombia in a penalty shootout in their 2018 World Cup last 16 clash at the Spartak Stadium. Photo: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Gareth Southgate praised his young team for creating “their own history” after England triumphed in a penalty shootout for the first time at the World(...)

England fans in Nizhny Novgorod celebrate after their match against Panama. Photograph: PA

It’s coming home. Three simple words but yet so much more. Twenty-two years after it was first written, the refrain to three lions is once again being(...)

Packie Bonner directs his Celtic  team-mates during a game against Aberdeen in 1991. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Allsport

“Then the door opens and in walks Jock Stein.” For a moment Packie Bonner is back in the Ballyraine hotel in Letterkenny. It is May in 1978 and Bonne(...)

Harry Kane: has scored five goals in his last four game for England. Photograph: Getty

Joe Hart has first-hand experience of that sickening sense of helplessness, the one that grips any opponent whenever the ball veers towards Harry Kan(...)

Jermain Defoe scored his first international goal since March 2013 as England beat Lithuania 2-0 at Wembley. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/Getty

England 2 Lithuania 0 The most remarkable statistic attached to this victory is that England, for all their traumas and intermittent crises, have now(...)

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