Steve Mcmahon

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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(...)

Ireland’s Andy Townsend, Kevin Sheedy (centre) and Steve Staunton after Sheedy’s equalising goal against England. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

Sardinia – in Italy on Monday 11th June? What I had imagined would be a hot, balmy evening started to rain, not the explosive falls you sometimes get (...)

‘King’ Kenny Dalglish, still fondly remembered on the Kop at Anfield. However my childhood dreams of one day sharing a  pitch at Liverpool with him soon evaporated.  Alex Livesey /Getty Images

Kenny Dalglish was born on the fourth of March, 1951. I know this without needing to look it up. As a boy, the date – gleaned from the back of a Topps(...)

Everton’s Imre Varadi wheels away in celebration after beating Liverpool goalkeeper Ray Clemence to put Everton 2-0 up in their 1981 FA Cup fourth round tie at Goodison Park. Photograph: Bob Thomas/Getty Images

My first experience of a Merseyside derby was also my first win over Liverpool – the FA Cup fourth round tie of January 1981 – but it is remembered fo(...)

Crescent captain Gearoid Lyons is held aloft by teammates after the game at Thomond Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Crescent Comprehensive sprang a big surprise when they became the first team to win the Munster Schools via the back door system since it was i(...)