Real Madrid manager Julen Lopetegui watches his side lose to Levante at the Bernabeu on Saturday. Photo: Rodrigo Jimenez/EPA

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Everton manager Sam Allardyce (L) and the club’s majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty

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This wonderful photograph from a packed  Ireland versus Austria match  in 1963 is just one of many in   ’Dalymount Park,   Home of Irish Football’ by Colin White.

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