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Sun Sep 25, 1977 – Galway Rovers 0 Bohs 0

Thirty years ago today, the Irish media‚Äôs sporting focus was on the All-Ireland Gaelic football final. Outside Croke Park, with thousands of fans deterred by recent crowd violence at big games, the Gardai were infuriating touts by giving away decks of unsold tickets. Inside the stadium, Dublin beat Armagh before the second-lowest final attendance in a quarter of a century, which was still massively more than the combined crowds at all of the League of Ireland matches that Sunday. Not that I can complain, because I stayed at home and watched The Big Match on UTV, before fantasising about Felicity Kendall in The Good Life, instead of travelling to Galway for Bohs’ fifth league game of the season. (more…)

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