“Rome, Here We Come”

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Gabriel Egan is there at the 1990 World Cup to describe the penalty shoot-out between Ireland and Romania.  

  • Title
    World Cup Soccer Ireland v Romania
  • 1st Broadcast
    25/06/1990
  • Contributor
    Gabriel Egan
  • Clip Duration
    00:03:34
  • Material Type
    Audio
  • Clip title
    “Rome, Here We Come”
  • Extended description

    Packie Bonner, the first goal keeper of Italia 90 to face a penalty in a shootout situation at the end of 90 minutes normal time followed by half an hour of extra time.

    With the shootout tied at 4-4 and only one penalty each to go, Bonner saved a poorly taken penalty by Romania's Daniel Timofte, setting up David O'Leary to score the winning Irish goal. Ireland are through to the quarter final of the World Cup.

  • Information

    The accompanying image shows Packie Bonner making a save on goal during the match.

  • Local keywords
    Gabriel Egan, Jim Beglin, 1990, World Cup, Ireland, Romania, Daniel Timofte, David O'Leary, Italia 90, Packie Bonner
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Sport
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1990
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    AA5951
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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