• 1990/91 Republic Of Ireland Away Football Shirt (L)

  • 1990/91 Republic Of Ireland Away Football Shirt (L)
  • 1990/91 Republic Of Ireland Away Football Shirt (L)
  • 1990/91 Republic Of Ireland Away Football Shirt (L)
  • 1990/91 Republic Of Ireland Away Football Shirt (L)
  • 1990/91 Republic Of Ireland Away Football Shirt (L)

1990/91 Republic Of Ireland Away Football Shirt (L)


£199.95 GBP

Relive Republic of Ireland’s 1990/1991 international season with this original Umbro away football shirt.

Player
N/A
Seasons
1990/1991 & 1991/1992
Size
Adults Large
Condition
9.5/10 - Superb.
Chest measurement
41-43 Inches / 104-110 CM
Patches
N/A
Shirt manufacturer
Umbro
Material
Polyester
Shirt Colour
White, green & orange trim

Official Umbro Republic of Ireland away football shirt from the 1990/1991 season.

Condition of this classic football shirt is 9.5/10 – Superb (see photos).

All size and manufacturers labels present (see photos). Material is bright, vivid and smooth. Fantastic looking shirt, ideal for a collector or for framing.

In 1986, the Republic of Ireland appointed Jack Charlton, a top rated English manager who had been part of England's World Cup-winning side of 1966. During the 1970s, he had developed Middlesbrough into a side which provided many players to the dominant Liverpool team of the time.

After taking charge of the Republic of Ireland, Charlton influenced changes in the national side which resulted in arguably the most successful period of its history, qualifying for two World Cups and a European Championship.

Ireland's first appearance at a major finals tournament came in Euro 1988, with qualification being secured through Gary Mackay's famous goal in Sofia that meant Scotland beat Bulgaria 1–0 and left Ireland on top of the group. In the finals in West Germany, Ireland beat England 1–0 in Stuttgart with a header from Ray Houghton; drew 1–1 with the Soviet Union in Hannover, with Ronnie Whelan the scorer; and lost to the Netherlands 1–0 in Gelsenkirchen, coming within seven minutes of a draw that would have meant a semi-final place.

The Republic of Ireland's longest competitive winning streak was achieved in 1989 during the 1990 World Cup qualifying campaign. Five games against Spain, Northern Ireland, Hungary and Malta twice, were all wins for the Irish. Subsequently, the side made it to the 1990 World Cup in Italy. Three draws in the group stage against England, Egypt and the Netherlands was enough to make the knockout stage. Virtually the entire country watched as they beat Romania on penalties, with Packie Bonner making a vital save and David O'Leary scoring the decisive spot-kick. Ireland were then beaten 1–0 by Italy in the quarter-final at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome. During the tournament, the team had an audience with Pope John Paul II, the only team to do so.


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£199.95 GBP