football-related question: how many of the goals you've seen do you still remember?

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interesting. i know i first got into football aged 4 when the '86 world cup was on. i also remember asking my dad during that cup if ireland had a team, and him saying "yeah but they suck shit" or words to that effect. i know i watched plenty of english league games, but the first goal i can actually remember seeing is ray houghton's header against england in euro 88. :-)

in terms of greatest elation, well, there are a few.

richie parsons equalising for bray wanderers against sligo (2-2 from 2-0 down: bray were the team most lacking in creativity in the history of football that season, so this isn't as unremarkable as it sounds!)

robbie keane, ireland v germany in the summer.
eric cantona, v liverpool in the FA cup final, 1995 i think.

weasel diesel (K1l14n), Saturday, 3 May 2003 20:17 (seventeen years ago) link

I never want to remember any goals scored by Middlesboro.

jel -- (jel), Saturday, 3 May 2003 20:34 (seventeen years ago) link


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