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IrelandFormer Shelbourne, St Pat's and Dundalk striker Tony Izzi dies aged 48

17:30  18 august  2019
17:30  18 august  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Dundalk made a positive start when former Saint Darren Meenan picked up the ball on the right hand side and fired a stinging cross low into the box and it was met by the on rushing Dane Conan Byrne had Pat ’ s first effort of the evening when he cut in from the right and shot wide of Peter Cherrie’s goal.

The curse of Saint Patrick ’s Athletic struck Dundalk once more as their 21-year wait for a win at Richmond Tom McNulty was the last Dundalk player to score against St . Pat ’ s ten league meetings ago Mahon reacted by withdrawing striker Vinny Faherty and bringing Dave Mulcahy into midfield.

Former Shelbourne, St Pat's and Dundalk striker Tony Izzi dies aged 48 © INPHO/Billy Stickland Tony Izzi in 1994 Former Shelbourne, St Pat's and Dundalk striker Tony Izzi has died at the age of 48.

Shels paid tribute to the Dublin-born former Lazio youth player after confirming the sad news today, having previously reported that he had taken ill in Italy.

"Shelbourne FC is saddened to hear the death of Shels legend Antonio Izzi, who scored a famous goal against Karpaty Lviv, to qualify us for the UEFA Cup Winners Cup in 1993," tweeted the club's official account.

"We’d like to send our condolences to his family and friends".

Izzi's goal at Tolka Park helped secure a 3-1 home leg victory against the Ukrainian outfit as Shels progressed to the next round of the Cup Winners Cup.

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Pats faced a young Dundalk side at home next. As St . Pat ' s pushed for the winner, John Mountney caught them on the break and was fouled in exactly the same position as the Lillywhite's goal came from.

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Izzi won the Division One Golden Boot twice with Cobh Ramblers, in 1997 and '99, and also played for Limerick and Athlone Town.

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