McIlroy's N.Ireland future in doubt

October 14, 2003
Sammy McIlroy looks poised to walk out on Northern Ireland and become manager of Stockport.

The Irish Football Association paved the way for the move on Tuesday by giving permission for the Nationwide Division Two strugglers to talk to him.

Although McIlroy was recently handed a new two-year contract, the lure of club football and the day-to-day involvement with players appears to be the crucial factor.

Northern Ireland wrapped up their Euro 2004 qualifiers by ...

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