Four-part documentary in which Darragh Maloney explores the history of Irish football and the national football team.
Episode 3: 1980 - 1996
After some bad luck under Eoin Hand, Jack Charlton finally brings success and presides over a period of huge change in Irish society. The highs of Euro 88 and Italia 90, the weight of expectation in the aftermath, the disappointment of going undefeated but still not qualifying for Euro 92. The joy of Giants Stadium in 94, coupled with the disappointment of not reaching our potential against the Dutch. The downward spiral of the Euro 96 campaign, which finally convinces Jack Charlton to move on and the sense that Ireland and Irish football were changed forever.