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The Man Who Played Offside

Patrick O'Connell was a superstar and a cheat. First Irish captain at Man. Utd; a manager who saved Barcelona FC. This Dubliner's soccer story is of passion, bribery and bigamy: he married two women with the same name and appearance and died in penury. .

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