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Northern Ireland

FOOTBALL: Jonny Evans deserves interest from other clubs, insists Chris Brunt

Chris Brunt thinks it is only natural West Brom and Northern Ireland colleague Jonny Evans is attracting interest given his quality and experience.

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West Brom defender and Northern Ireland international Gareth McAuley

NI's Gareth McAuley ruled out of San Marino and Czech Republic games

Northern Ireland hero Gareth McAuley is OUT of next month's crunch World Cup qualifiers against San Marino and Czech Republic.
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WATCH: Northern Ireland captain Emma McMaster gives her reaction on the loss to Spain

Northern Ireland suffered a 2-0 opening loss in Group A to Spain at the Women’s UEFA U19 championships in Belfast on Tuesday night.

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WATCH: Spain’s Damaris Egurrola reflects on a 2-0 win over Northern Ireland

Spain got thier Women’s UEFA U-19 Championship finals off to the perfect start in Belfast on Tuesday night.

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Northern Ireland team

UEFA U-19 FOOTBALL: Northern Ireland perform well in spite of defeat to Spain

NORTHERN IRELAND 0 SPAIN 2

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UEFA U19 FOOTBALL: Germany too strong for Scotland in opener

UEFA U19 FOOTBALL: Germany too strong for Scotland in opener

SCOTLAND 0 GERMANY 3

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Northern Ireland women's U-19 squad

FOOTBALL: Northern Ireland girls dare to dream against the odds at UEFA Women’s Under-19 Championship finals

Six former winners will be vying for glory once again when the UEFA Women’s Under-19 Championship kicks off on Tuesday, August 8.

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WATCH: Managers look ahead to UEFA Women’s Under-19 Championship finals

Northern Ireland host the UEFA Women’s U-19 Championship for the next fortnight with eight teams competiting for the title, plus four World Cup U-20 final places.

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Northern Ireland international 

Kyle Lafferty

FOOTBALL: Hibernian join Hearts in chase for Kyle Lafferty

Hibernian have joined Hearts in the race to sign former Rangers striker Kyle Lafferty it was reported on Monday night.

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Northern Ireland's Liam Boyce

FOOTBALL: Liam Boyce was steered to Burton by Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill says he advised striker Liam Boyce to join Burton rather than Aberdeen, describing the English second tier as “a higher level”.

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Double World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea has been awarded an MBE for services to motorcycling.

Rea, Best and Davis recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Double World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea, Ireland rugby captain Rory Best and Northern Ireland skipper Steve Davis have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

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Northern Ireland's Stuart Dallas celebrates scoring against Azerbaijan

FOOTBALL: Stuart Dallas cherishes ‘most important goal’ for Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland's match-winner Stuart Dallas savoured the most important goal he thinks he may ever score as his country inched closer to a World Cup qualification play-off place.

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Azerbaijan's Pavlo Pashayev with Northern Ireland's Niall McGinn

FOOTBALL: Michael O’Neill hails Nortern Ireland spirit after last-gasp win in Baku

Northern Ireland’s spirit once again came to the fore for boss Michael O’Neill as his understrength and undercooked side claimed a dramatic 1-0 success over Azerbaijan.

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Azerbaijan's Badavi Huseynov with Northern Ireland's Liam Boyce

STORY OF THE MATCH: Azerbaijan v Northern Ireland

Stuart Dallas’ stoppage-time strike earned Northern Ireland a smash-and-grab 1-0 success over Azerbaijan that kept them firmly on the road to Russia.

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The Northern Ireland team which started against Azerbaijan

FOOTBALL: How the Northern Ireland players rated against Azerbaijan

Northern Ireland player ratings (v Azerbaijan)

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Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill

FOOTBALL: Stuart Dallas strike gives Northern Ireland win in Baku

AZERBAIJAN 0 NORTHERN IRELAND 1

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NI midfielder Oliver Norwood

Norwood thanks boss Michael O'Neill for sticking with Northern Ireland

Oliver Norwood has thanked Michael O'Neill for keeping faith in the Northern Ireland players who have returned to Baku transformed.

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Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill

FOOTBALL: Liam Boyce handed first competitive start for Northern Ireland against Azerbaijan

In-form striker Liam Boyce was handed his first competitive start by Michael O’Neill for Northern Ireland’s World Cup qualifier with Azerbaijan in Baku.

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Northern Ireland defender Aaron Hughes

FOOTBALL: Aaron Hughes hails Northern Ireland’s improved squad depth

Aaron Hughes could earn his 106th cap for his country on Saturday when Northern Ireland face Azerbaijan in a World Cup qualifier.

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