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#Northern Ireland

# northern-ireland-soccer - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Scotland make approach for Michael O'Neill, but he's also wanted by Sunderland and Rangers

The Northern Ireland manager’s stock is high thanks to the stellar work he has done in recent years.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Monday 13 November, 2017

'I don't think it's a reasonable question' - O'Neill brushes off talk of Northern Ireland future

Controversial penalty proves decisive as Northern Ireland’s World Cup dream dies.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Sunday 12 November, 2017

The Irishman who was 'better than George Best' and other little-known stories Green Shoots This post contains videos

The Irishman who was 'better than George Best' and other little-known stories

Author and journalist Michael Walker chats to The42 about some of the game’s pioneers.

'We're bringing on Jordan Jones - at Kilmarnock. They're bringing on a £20 million player'

Michael O’Neill admitted the manner of the play-off defeat to Switzerland was tough to take but he was quick to praise his side’s campaign.

World Cup dream over for Northern Ireland as controversial first-leg penalty sees Swiss through

Michael O’Neill’s side couldn’t find a goal in Basel and won’t be at next summer’s World Cup.

Arsenal star tells Northern Ireland to get over contentious penalty

Granit Xhaka has little sympathy.for Michael O’Neill’s side’s misfortune.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Thursday 9 November, 2017

'Pathetic, a sideshow': Four years after humiliation, Northern Ireland are rampant

It’s been an astonishing turnaround for Michael O’Neill’s side, who take on Switzerland in their World Cup play-off on Thursday.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'They will go and buy players from the Republic squad... We're just as good as them'

Northern Ireland’s Jamie Ward feels his side are not being given the respect they deserve.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Monday 9 October, 2017

The Republic of Ireland are unlikely to face the North if they reach the play-offs

The Green and White Army suffered defeat in their last group game against Norway.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Before a ball has even been kicked in Norway, Northern Ireland are now assured of play-off place

Michael O’Neill’s side now don’t require anything from this evening’s clash in Oslo.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

As the Republic pore over permutations, things are a lot easier for Northern Ireland

Michael O’Neill’s side are pretty much assured of a play-off place and face Germany tomorrow night.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

'With the mindset I had, a grand was like a tenner': Kyle Lafferty admits gambling addiction

The Northern Ireland international gave a remarkably candid interview to BBC Scotland.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Monday 25 September, 2017

Fifa scraps ban of poppies on football shirts

Fifa scraps ban of poppies on football shirts

The organisation’s initial stance was based on a strict interpretation of its laws.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Megan Campbell's insanely long throws can help take Ireland's footballers to greater heights Talent This post contains videos

Megan Campbell's insanely long throws can help take Ireland's footballers to greater heights

The Man City defender played a key role in her side’s win over Northern Ireland.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Republic of Ireland overcome the North to get World Cup qualifying campaign off to winning start Report This post contains videos

Republic of Ireland overcome the North to get World Cup qualifying campaign off to winning start

Man City full-back Megan Campbell proved influential on the night, as Colin Bell oversaw his first competitive victory.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Monday 18 September, 2017

'He has a track record of success and really backs himself. That filters down to the team'

Ireland’s new era begins with the first competitive match under Colin Bell away to Northern Ireland tomorrow.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Ireland's task of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup just got even more difficult

Fifa have confirmed in a statement that the rankings for the play-offs will be seeded.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Northern Ireland secure second-place and inch closer to World Cup play-offs High Achievers This post contains videos

Northern Ireland secure second-place and inch closer to World Cup play-offs

Jonny Evans and Chris Brunt goals secured victory at Windsor Park.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Monday 4 September, 2017

It's a huge night for Northern Ireland in their bid for World Cup qualification

Michael O’Neill’s men could guarantee second place at least in their group at Windsor Park this evening.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Friday 18 August, 2017

West Brom reject reported €20 million bid for Man City target Jonny Evans

The Northern Ireland international has been strongly linked with a move to the Etihad outfit.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Thursday 27 April, 2017

How Championship Manager helped pave the way for Jonny Evans' Northern Ireland debut

The centre-back was on loan at Royal Antwerp from Manchester United at the time.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Sunday 23 April, 2017

'I was 21 and doctors are saying you’re going to end up in a wheelchair if you continue to play'

We speak to Derry City’s favourite son and one of the League of Ireland’s all-time greats — Liam Coyle.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Ireland slip two places in latest Fifa rankings as Brazil return to top spot

Martin O’Neill’s side are down to 26th in the latest rankings released this morning.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Northern Ireland keep qualification dream on track with big win against Norway

Jamie Ward and Conor Washington got the goals in Windsor Park this evening.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Ireland climb a place in latest Fifa world rankings

Meanwhile, Northern Ireland remain unchanged in 35th, as do Wales (12th) and Scotland (67th).

# northern-ireland-soccer - Monday 6 March, 2017

Northern Ireland boss O'Neill would be 'tempted' by Leicester offer

The reigning Premier League champions are on the lookout for a new manager following Claudio Ranieri’s departure.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Friday 30 December, 2016

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill appointed MBE

The former Shamrock Rovers manager has had his exploits with Northern Ireland recognised in the New Year Honours.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Monday 28 November, 2016

'Support for an all-Ireland soccer team is growing'

Sinn Féin are hopeful that a move will happen in the near future.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Northern Ireland fans unveil huge poppy display against Azerbaijan Remembrance This post contains videos

Northern Ireland fans unveil huge poppy display against Azerbaijan

Goals from Kyle Lafferty, Gareth McAuley, Conor McLaughlin and Chris Brunt secured the win for Michael O’Neill’s team.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Friday 11 November, 2016

Ignored by his club, Kyle Lafferty's remarkable form for his country continued tonight

Michael O’Neill’s Northern Ireland easily got the better of Azerbaijan in their World Cup qualifier.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Northern Irish FA back down on ban of poppy shirts

Initially the IFA had forbidden the sale of the special edition jersey.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Kyle Lafferty double seals win for Northern Ireland

A flurry of late goals saw Michael O’Neill’s side add gloss to what ultimately transpired to be a routine home win over 10-man San Marino.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Friday 12 August, 2016

Northern Ireland underage international set to switch allegiance to the Republic - reports

Aaron McEneff is expected to follow the likes of James McClean, Shane Duffy and Marc Wilson in making the move.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Friday 15 July, 2016

Former Northern Ireland international signed by Alessandro Nesta and makes move to Miami

Jonny Steele is back from the brink and has been rewarded for his perseverance.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Uefa not happy about Bale daughter on pitch

“There should be a certain order. There are also certain safety issues behind it.”

# northern-ireland-soccer - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Bundesliga club's fans start petition to sign Will Grigg

6,684 Hamburg supporters have already signed.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

He didn't play - but Will Grigg got some reception at Northern Ireland's homecoming On Fire This post contains videos

He didn't play - but Will Grigg got some reception at Northern Ireland's homecoming

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# northern-ireland-soccer - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Despair for Northern Ireland as they exit Euro 2016 after heart-breaking own goal

Gareth Bale proved crucial again though his side were frustrated for long periods.

As it happened: Wales v Northern Ireland, Euro 2016

We were in Paris to see if Michael O’Neill’s side could overcome Gareth Bale and book a place in the quarter-finals.

# northern-ireland-soccer - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

A 31-year-old from Enniskillen delivered the best goalkeeping display of Euro 2016 today Number One This post contains videos

A 31-year-old from Enniskillen delivered the best goalkeeping display of Euro 2016 today

Northern Ireland’s Michael McGovern gave an absolute masterclass as his side went down 1-0 to Germany.

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