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Irish Soccer Statistics and Facts
Irish soccer is full of weird and wonderful statistics and information. At Soccer-Ireland.com we have conducted some research into the highly interesting world of football in Ireland and unearthed some real gems.
For instance did you know that a former Irish international soccer player has a scoring ratio of 86.66% goals per match played - even Robbie Keane doesn't come close to that.
Another little known fact is that the first match played by a senior international football team to represent the twenty-six counties was in an international competition known as the Olympics! Even though it wasn't until the Euro 88 qualifiers that Ireland reached a major international finals Ireland's very first competitive match was at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris.
We also include facts, statistics and information about all aspects of Irish international soccer and the Republic of Ireland football team down through the decades. Facts such as:
There are plenty more such soccer facts and statistics but if you have any gems that you think should be included or if you have any corrections please contact Soccer Ireland today.
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