Was This YOU?


lansdowneFebruary 15, 1995.

YOU and your dad watched in horror as some English fans tore Lansdowne Road, Dublin, a new one.

WE watched in agony as they dismantled your innocence along with rows 30-38 of the upper west stand.

You were far too young to understand the muscular tradition of Combat 18. Or appreciate the unalloyed pleasure they get from having a crack at ‘the mick’.

But where are YOU now?

Marcus O Buachalla writes;

Ahead of the England V Republic of Ireland match in Wembley next Wednesday May, 29, Setanta Sports has launched a search to find That Kid from ‘95. Setanta Sports, as official broadcaster of next Wednesday’s game, want to send That Kid and a friend to the match all expenses paid. But first, we have to find him….



England v Republic of Ireland, Wednesday May 29 from 7pm live on Setanta Ireland.

Meanwhile, more pressingly:

Hoo_M_1731303aWhere’s he now?