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“Age is not about how old you are but how old you feel” Johnny Matthews (1946-2019) There are many characters in the history of League of Ireland football. Some famous. Some infamous. Mick O’Brien would court danger by breaking the crossbar of his goalposts when Athlone Town were losing. Jackie Jameson could light up the grand old lady Dalymount when he held court there in the eighties. Liam Touhy was such an inspired thinker and talker about the game that his influence has extended to successive generations of players and coaches at both domestic and international level while Mick Leech was reverently called “the Jimmy Greaves of Irish football.” Johnny Matthews was in that bracket. A man w

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