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Throwback Thursday: Jackie Charlton’s Last Wacky Adventure With Ireland

Republic of Ireland v Holland 13/12/1995 Jack Charlton and Maurice Setters say a final farewell to the Irish Fans ©INPHO/James Meehan

When we think back to USA ’94, it’s hard to look past that astonishing victory over Italy. We often reminisce joyously about McGrath frustrating Roberto Baggio, Ray Houghton confounding Gianluca Pagliuca and Jack Charlton berating every nearby FIFA official. It’s quite easy to forget whatever else occurred during that tournament. We prefer to envisage the team as heroes and the …

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Top 5 Ridiculous Refeering Decisions

We at Pundit Arena have trawled through the internet to bring you an eclectic selection of dodgy football refereeing decisions. Not sure if they can be branded the five worst, but they have to be contenders. We particularly think no.5 in this collection represents a nadir for the refereeing profession. 1. Penalty awarded to Ireland vs Georgia (2009) When it …

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Part II: Colombia’s New Generation Can Banish Demons of World Cup ’94

In the second of a popular two-part series, Gavan Casey gives us an insight into Colombian football and how, twenty years on, the new golden generation can finally banish the demons of  World Cup ’94.  _____ CLICK HERE FOR PART I OF ‘Colombia’s New Generation Can Banish Demons of World Cup ’94’. _____ Pékerman An inauspicious start to COMNEBOL qualifying saw Colombia collect four points …

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