After a draw with England the Republic of Ireland leave Sardinia for Sicily as the World Cup adventure continues.
Following a one-all draw in their opening game against England, the Republic of Ireland team are leaving Sardinia for their next match in Sicily.
The game at Stadio Sant'Elia in Cagliari saw goals from Gary Lineker for England after nine minutes and an equaliser from Kevin Sheedy in the seventy third minute.
Italia '90 continues for the Republic of Ireland with games against Egypt and Holland in Sicily. As the team prepared to travel, the Irish players and manager Jack Charlton mixed freely with the fans at Cagliari Airport.
Some of the Irish supporters were returning homehaving travelled to Sardinia on a day trip while others were following the team to Palermo in Sicily for the next matches.
Next Sunday’s game will be vital to our chances of reaching the second stage.
An RTÉ News report broadcast on 12 June 1990. The reporter is Vere Wynne-Jones.