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This shirt was worn by Kevin Moran in the international match against Wales at Tolka Park, Dublin on February 24th 1981; Moran came on as a half-time substitute for Don Givens in a match Ireland lost 3-1. The shirt is a green, home, long-sleeved jersey and has not been signed. It bears the usual differences that distinguished match shirts from replica shirts at that time.

The shirt was acquired as a swap immediately after the match by one of the Welsh players; it was auctioned in 2007 along with that player's match programme, his Welsh FA itinerary, and the souvenir gift given to him by the Football Association of Ireland (a small silver ashtray). In the auction catalogue it was described as Gerry Daly's shirt but, as can be seen below, Daly started the match so he would have had a shirt numbered 2 to 11 - he would not have started with 15. Since we know the shirt was worn (it bears several mud / grass stains) and that Kevin Moran was the only substitute who came on, I can be confident that this is in fact his shirt.

Kevin Moran is also famous in Ireland because of his GAA achievements; Moran was an integral figure in Kevin Heffernan's mighty Dublin team that won two All-Ireland Championships in 1976 and 1977. He was awarded an 'All-Star' for his performances in the 1976 championship. He won 72 soccer caps for Ireland and played for English giants Manchester United. He is rightly regarded as one of the most naturally talented Irish sportsmen of all time.