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Northern Ireland's World Cup dream ended by Switzerland

November 12, 2017 5:01 pm0 comments
Northern Ireland's World Cup dream ended by Switzerland

Northern Ireland’s hopes of making the World Cup finals for the first time since 1986 ended as Switzerland won their play-off 1-0 on aggregate after Sunday’s stalemate in Basel. The tie was decided by Ricardo Rodriguez’s controversial penalty in Belfast as Michael O’Neill’s team failed in their bid to reach […]

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Ward and McNair return for Northern Ireland's World Cup play-off

October 30, 2017 12:36 pm0 comments
Ward and McNair return for Northern Ireland's World Cup play-off

Media playback is not supported on this device Jamie Ward and Paddy McNair are in Northern Ireland’s squad for the World Cup play-off against Switzerland. Nottingham Forest striker Ward, 31, was unavailable for most of the qualifying campaign because of a calf injury but recently return to club duty. McNair, […]

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Northern Ireland seal World Cup play-off place before defeat in Norway

October 8, 2017 11:24 pm0 comments
Northern Ireland seal World Cup play-off place before defeat in Norway

Media playback is not supported on this device Northern Ireland lost in Norway in their final World Cup group game after their place in the play-offs for Russia 2018 was confirmed by Scotland’s draw in Slovenia prior to kick-off in Oslo. A Chris Brunt own goal in the second half […]

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Northern Ireland manager O'Neill 'in drink-driving arrest'

September 12, 2017 12:52 am0 comments
Northern Ireland manager O'Neill 'in drink-driving arrest'

Northern Ireland’s football team manager, Michael O’Neill, has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving. He was detained by police on the outskirts of Edinburgh on Sunday, according to the Scottish Sun. Police Scotland said they arrested and charged a 48-year-old man in connection with drink-driving eastbound on the A720 at […]

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Teams will want to avoid Northern Ireland in play-off – O'Neill

September 5, 2017 4:21 am0 comments
Teams will want to avoid Northern Ireland in play-off - O'Neill

Media playback is not supported on this device Manager Michael O’Neill said Northern Ireland will be tough to beat in a World Cup play-off after their 2-0 qualifying win over the Czech Republic. Monday’s win in Belfast – their fifth in a row – guaranteed a top-two spot in Group […]

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Northern Ireland beat Czech Republic for fifth successive win

September 4, 2017 4:34 pm0 comments
Northern Ireland beat Czech Republic for fifth successive win

Northern Ireland secured second place in Group C and took a huge step towards a World Cup play-off place by beating the Czech Republic at Windsor Park. Defender Jonny Evans headed the hosts in front before his West Bromwich Albion team-mate Chris Brunt fired in a superb free-kick before the […]

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Northern Ireland women to get free abortions on the NHS in England.

June 29, 2017 2:17 pm0 comments
Northern Ireland women to get free abortions on the NHS in England.

Media playback is unsupported on your device Women from Northern Ireland will be able to get free abortions in England, the government has said. More than 50 MPs from the major parties had backed a Labour-led call for the women to have access to NHS abortions in England. They currently […]

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Elections to be held in Northern Ireland on 2 March

January 16, 2017 11:19 am0 comments
Elections to be held in Northern Ireland on 2 March

Northern Ireland will go to the polls on 2 March to elect a new Assembly after the executive collapsed over a botched green energy scheme. Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire was legally obliged to call the election after negotiations failed. Stormont was plunged into crisis after the resignation of Martin […]

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Northern Ireland's three-year unbeaten home run ends

November 15, 2016 6:15 pm0 comments
Northern Ireland's three-year unbeaten home run ends

Northern Ireland suffered a first defeat in 11 home games as Mario Mandzukic, Duje Cop and Andrej Kramaric goals gave Croatia a 3-0 friendly win. Mandzukic poked home a scrappy goal after goalkeeper Alan Mannus pushed out an angled shot into the six-yard box and the home defenders failed to […]

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Wales & Northern Ireland ready for 'pressure & tension'

June 24, 2016 7:38 pm0 comments
Wales & Northern Ireland ready for 'pressure & tension'

Wales v Northern Ireland: Euro 2016 round of 16 Venue: Parc des Princes, Paris Date: Saturday, 25 June Kick-off: 17:00 BST Coverage: Live on BBC TV, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC 5 live sports extra and BBC Radio Wales. Plus the BBC Sport website and app Wales and Northern Ireland […]

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