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No more S-pain

If the superstars of Spain win the World Cup, the debate is over...

For years Northern Ireland fans have argued over our greatest victory, post World Cup 1958.

Many point to the famous win over hosts Spain in the 1982 World Cup finals when our man Gerry Armstrong scored the only goal of the game.

Others look to Bucharest in 1985 as Billy Bingham’s battlers shocked the Romanians 1-0 in a qualifier for Mexico or Ian Stewart’s Windsor winner against West Germany in 1982.

Or that unforgettable night against England at Windsor Park on September 7, 2005 in the World Cup qualifiers when David Healy hit a thunderbolt strike past Paul Robinson to send the nation wild.

For the full story, see this week's Sunday Life.

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