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Shooting For Socrates Review

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The personal stories of Northern Irish football supporters, the media and the players behind a momentous World Cup match between Brazil and Northern Ireland in 1985.

★★★★★

In 1986, Northern Ireland faced Brazil in the World Cup. They lost, but for a brief moment Belfast forgot the Troubles. Frothed up as social-realist soap, the story’s crying out for underdog grit.

The story’s crying out for underdog grit.

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