O'Neill Double Rouses Ireland
Republic of Ireland 3 Bolivia 0
Mick McCarthy tasted victory for the first time in eight games since taking over from Jack Charlton as the Republic of Ireland team manager when his young side overwhelmed Bolivia at Giants Stadium in New Jersey on Saturday.
The hero was the 20-year-old Norwich City striker, Keith O'Neill, who grabbed two goals as the Irish won their final US Cup tie, after losing to the host nation and drawing with Mexico. The 18-year-old Leeds defender, Ian Harte, headed home the third just before the interval following a first half of complete Irish domination.
The Irish were always in control and never looked back after O'Neill put them …
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