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Hidden Histories: Pele comes to Dublin

In 1972, Ireland was transfixed by the footballing legend - who arrived in Dublin to play with Santos against a combination side from the ranks of two historic Dublin clubs. Tens of thousands descended on Dalymount Park for a glimpse of one of the...

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12.57 4 Dec 2022


Hidden Histories: Pele comes to Dublin



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In 1972, Ireland was transfixed by the footballing legend - who arrived in Dublin to play with Santos against a combination side from the ranks of two historic Dublin clubs. Tens of thousands descended on Dalymount Park for a glimpse of one of the greatest players of the game in history. But alas, it was far from one of the greatest games.

Gavan is joined by Donal Fallon for another episode of Hidden Histories to discuss.


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