Packie Bonner (2016 Event)

The idea that footballers stay with one club throughout their career is almost laughable in these cash and ego-driven times. But Patrick ‘Packie’ Bonner was one such man, keeping goal for Celtic across three decades while making a global name for himself with a penalty save which took Ireland into the World Cup’s latter stages for the first time. In this event recorded live at the 2016 Edinburgh International Book Festival, Bonner speaks to Gerard McDade about his extraordinary career.

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