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Northern Ireland qualifier postponed

March 22, 2013
By ESPN staff
Northern Ireland's home World Cup qualifier against Russia has been postponed from Friday evening until 3pm on Saturday amid freezing conditions and heavy snowfall.

Belfast has been hit hard by another wave of bitterly cold weather, and the match officials believed the threat of further heavy snow meant there was little chance that the evening match could be played.

Volunteers and groundstaff had spent much of Friday sweeping snow from the pitch, while council workers had been ...

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