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This shirt was issued to goalkeeper Gerry Peyton for the 1988 European Championships in West Germany. It is a yellow, home, long-sleeved shirt with the Number 16 to the rear. The shirt has not been signed. It was not worn in any of Ireland's three matches at Euro 88 as Pat Bonner kept goal for Ireland in all of them. However Peyton was allocated the Number 16 squad number for the tournament and this shirt came to me as being one of his so I am confident it is from Euro 88 (for reasons that will be explained below). The 1988 European Championships Finals was the first time that Ireland had qualified for the finals of a major tournament; famously beating much-fancied England 1-0 in their opening match before drawing 1-1 with the USSR and then finally losing 1-0 to the tournament's eventual winners, Holland.

The reason I am very confident that this shirt came from the actual finals of Euro '88 is because of the Adidas logo. The goalkeeper shirts that were issued to the Irish players during the finals of Euro '88 had a totally different Adidas logo on the shirt. In other matches that were played before and after the Euro '88 Finals the Adidas logos on Irish goalkeeper shirts were significantly different.

Peyton did play in the match against Poland several weeks prior to the European Championships Finals on May 22nd 1988 and is pictured below wearing a shirt with this style of logo. However this was the only occasion that I am aware of where it was used other than at Euro 88 itself. He wore the Number 1 shirt against Poland so this jersey cannot be from that game: it has to be one of his match shirts from Euro 88.