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Based on his own unparalleled collection, this history of the Irish soccer jersey by Eddie O’Mahony is an unmissable treat for Irish soccer fans. Relive your favourite moments from the Charlton-era and the triumphs of 02, 2012 and 2016, and delve deep into the history of one of the world’s most passionately followed football teams, right back to their foundation in 1921.
Eddie O’Mahony has assembled the world’s most impressive collection of Republic of Ireland soccer jerseys, and this book is his exhibition; a history of the Irish soccer jersey from 1921 to 2021. Published to coincide with the FAI centenary, readers can relive the special moments through the jerseys that marked the players and the eras they played in.
Gems in Eddie’s collection include Ray Houghton’s jersey against England in 1988, Paul McGrath against Italy in 1990, classics like John Webster’s against Switzerland in 1936 in Dalymount Park, and of course Richard Dunne’s against Russia in 2011. All the jerseys in Eddie’s collection are the actual stripes worn by the players. With a foreword by Liam Brady, this book is an unmissable treat for Irish soccer fans.