Remember the outcry on Sports Stadium when an intrepid RTE report found a six-inch nail in the goalmouth during an Ireland away trip to Malta in the early eighties? Or was it Cyprus?
Anyway, as is the Irish way, we are quick to forget previous injustices visited upon us and giddily make all the same mistakes ourselves.
And so we see Bono and co laying waste to Rotherham’s Don Valley Stadium with shards of glass and nails.
But did Frank Stapleton scramble a late winner for the encore?