Thursday 19 September 2019

WATCH: 'They're not stopping' - Irish fans honour the late Jimmy Magee with wonderful ovation

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Jimmy Magee will be smiling as he looks down on the Aviva Stadium tonight.

A minute's applause rang out around the stadium before Ireland's World Cup qualifier with Moldova as the late broadcaster's image appeared on the big screens.

The 'Memory Man' passed away last month.

"A rousing tribute to a great man," RTE commentator George Hamilton said.

"They're not stopping are they," his co-commentator Ronnie Whelan remarked.

Watch below:

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