Retro Snapshot: Mick McCarthy Locks In Submission Hold On Ray Houghton…

Chris Wright

12th, December 2012


By Chris Wright

Apropos of nothing, here’s a cracking shot we’ve stumbled across of Mick McCarthy taking down his prey (we think it’s Ray Houghton) and locking in his submission finisher during a Republic of Ireland training session in Malta, 1990…

“Tap! Tap! TAP!”

Mick always gets his man.

(Photo: Phil O’Brien/EMPICS Sport)