Fundamental pic: Geraldine McGlinchey (entrance row, second from proper) and her Eire teammates in 1972.
A Donegal girl who was on the primary ever Eire girls’s soccer group is to seem on the Late Late Present tonight.
Geraldine McGlinchey, from Castlefin, was on the historical past making XI that represented the nation in 1972.
This group represented Eire on fifteenth of Could 1973 when Geraldine was solely 15 years and 212 days previous, making her the youngest ever Irish Worldwide footballer!
They by no means obtained their worldwide caps, nonetheless, they may lastly be offered with them right now, adopted by a particular look alongside Ryan Tubridy tonight.
“Congratulations Geraldine on receiving your deserved recognition and I can safely say we’ll all be watching with satisfaction tonight,” stated native Sinn Fein Councillor, Gary Doherty.
By no means too ‘Late Late’ for Seventies soccer star Geraldine! was final modified: Could sixth, 2023 by