Everton goalkeeper in 1984, Neville Southall has recalled that “in the European Cup Winners’ Cup first round we played University College Dublin - a student team basically. Everyone expected a walkover, but they held us to a goalless draw in Ireland and in the last few minutes of the second leg at Goodison had a shot that clipped my bar.”

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Argentina’s  Diego Maradona gets his hand to the ball ahead of England goalkeeper to score the ’Hand of God’ goal during the World Cup quarter-final at the Azteca Stadium in Mexico City during the 1986 World Cup. Photograph: Bongarts

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Wales’ Chris Gunter speaks to the media ahead of his side’s clash with Ireland on Friday. Photo: David Davies/PA

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Adam Lallana: “Every team has to grind out results at some stage and maybe we have to show different characteristics, but we will get there.” Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

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