While Ray Houghton putting the ball in the English net is the abiding memory of the Republic of Ireland’s journey at Euro 88, the role of Scotland’s Gary Mackay shouldn’t be forgotten.

Jack Charlton’s side had completed their qualifying campaign with a 2-0 win at home to Bulgaria in October 1987, a result which put them a point ahead of their visitors, but Bulgaria had one game remaining, at home to Scotland on November 11 and also possessed a better goal difference.