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Home nations battle for FIFA vice-president role

PA Sport | March, 26 2014

Britain's four home nations will battle it out against each other for the FIFA vice-presidency after the Scottish FA signalled it will put forward a candidate next year. On Thursday, UEFA's Congress is expected to rubber-stamp new rules that w...

Capello bemused by Russia defeat

Kevin Palmer | August, 15 2013

Russia boss Fabio Capello was left reeling after his side’s shock 1-0 defeat in a rescheduled World Cup qualifier against Northern Ireland in Belfast. #INSERT type:image caption:custom caption END# The Russian’s looked well pl...

N Ireland-Israel game set to go ahead

ESPN staff | March, 25 2013

Northern Ireland's World Cup qualifier against Israel is likely to go ahead as scheduled on Tuesday night as the freezing weather that his hit Belfast begins to ease.

Northern Ireland qualifier postponed amid snow

ESPN staff | March, 22 2013

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.

WCQ UEFA: Montenegro climb top of Group H

November, 14 2012

Andrija Delibasic scored twice as Montenegro knocked England off the top of the World Cup Qualifying Group H with a 3-0 victory over group minnows San Marino in Podgorica.

NI delight at Portugal draw

ESPN staff | October, 16 2012

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill hailed his side's "huge result" as they claimed a 1-1 draw against Portugal in World Cup qualifying.

O'Neill out to spoil Ronaldo celebrations

ESPN staff | October, 15 2012

Michael O'Neill wants his Northern Ireland players to spoil Cristiano Ronaldo's night as the Real Madrid forward wins his 100th cap for Portugal at the Estadio Dragao.

Jonny Evans to put fitness to test for N Ireland

Richard Jolly | September, 11 2012

Manchester United face an anxious wait to see if Jonny Evans can get through Northern Ireland's World Cup qualifier against Luxembourg without adding to their defensive injury problems.

United's Evans a doubt for Northern Ireland

ESPN staff | September, 9 2012

Manchester United defender Jonny Evans is a fitness doubt for Northern Ireland's World Cup qualifier against Luxembourg on Tuesday, but Newcastle's Shane Ferguson returns to boost the squad.

Jonny Evans named in Northern Ireland squad

ESPN staff | August, 28 2012

Manchester United defender Jonny Evans has been named in the squad for manager Michael O'Neill's first competitive Northern Ireland matches in September.

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