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Sun Sep 4, 1977 – Drogheda Utd 1 Bohs 1

Thirty years ago today, there was mayhem at Croke Park as Cork beat Wexford in the All-Ireland hurling final. The match was marred by disputed refereeing decisions, two players requiring stitches for head wounds, and at least one fan being taken away on a stretcher after Cork hooligans fought with bottles and flagpoles on Hill 16. RTE devoted over six hours to covering this game, plus athletics from Dusseldorf, plus sheepdog trials from Cumbria (the infamous One Man and his Dog), but somehow they managed to forget about the second day of the League of Ireland season. This did not deter those of us who made the short trip to Drogheda to see if Bohs could replicate the hammering of Cork Albert. Drogheda United had recently moved to United Park, but were renovating their new ground and had moved temporarily back to Lourdes Stadium. (more…)

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September 4, 2007 at 12:01 am 1 comment


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