Gunter Benko

3 results

Republic of Ireland’s Andy Townsend in action against Belgium in November 1997. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Time’s a goon. On Saturday, November 15th, 1997, the All Blacks came to Dublin to play in Ireland. The following Monday, an excited headline across th(...)

Republic of Ireland players celebrate after beating Bosnia and Herzegovina to qualify for the 2016 European Championships. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Over the years playoff second legs have been as cruel to Ireland as they have been kind with three proving successful in sending Ireland through while(...)

Abel Xavier protests after he gave away an extra time penalty in Portugal’s Euro 2000 semi-final against France. Photograph: Getty

Euro 2000: France 2 Portugal 1 AET June 28th, 2000 Abel Xavier, and his peroxide blonde hair and beard, first roared into the consciousness of in(...)