Flashback: 1993 U-16 EUROs

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Flashback: 1993 U-16 EUROs

As part of the build-up to the 2019 UEFA European Under-17 Championships, we look back on the Republic of Ireland teams who competed in this tournament.
24th Apr 2019

1993 UEFA European Under-16 Championships

Based in Turkey, this tournament saw 68 goals scored over 32 games with Iceland recording a 6-2 triumph over Northern Ireland on the opening day.

For Ireland, it wasn't a great experience as they lost their three Group C games and finished bottom with five goals conceded and only two scored.

They lost to Czechslovakia in their first game before narrowly falling against England, while Belgium proved too strong in the final outing.

Poland went on to win the tournament - their first title at this level - as they overcame an Italian side containing Gianluigi Buffon and Francesco Totti.

Republic of Ireland Squad
Adrian Cronin (Galway), Darren Donovan (Johnville), Kevin Maher (Tottenham Hotspur), David Nolan (Cherry Orchard), Thomas Morgan (Belvedere), Gerard Heffernan (Cherry Orchard), Neale Fenn (Tottenham Hotspur), Stephen Carr (Tottenham Hotspur), Darragh Donovan (Cherry Orchard), Lorcan Costello (Rangers), Wesley Byrne (Belvedere), Barry Prenderville (Cherry Orchard), James Quigley (Everton), Anthony Grant (Stella Maris), Mick O’Keefe (Stella Maris), David Pedreschi (Home Farm)

Results
Republic of Ireland 1-2 Czechoslovakia
Republic of Ireland 0-1 England
Republic of Ireland 1-2 Belgium

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