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Reporter Simon Tierney brings us back to when Pele graced Dalymount Park

On February 26, 1972, Pele - or Edson Arantes do Nascimento as began almost all extant reports -...

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14.33 24 Feb 2022


Reporter Simon Tierney brings us back to when Pele graced Dalymount Park


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On February 26, 1972, Pele - or Edson Arantes do Nascimento as began almost all extant reports - played at Dalymount Park, lining out for Santos against a Drumcondra/Bohemians select XI. While there was excitement at his arrival, and 27,500 fans paid to see him, fevered anticipation was not general all over Ireland. Simon Tierney, Newstalk Reporter brings us back to February 1972 when Pele graced Dalymount Park. 

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