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FOOTBALL: Northern Ireland to face Norway in Portadown in World Cup qualifier

Northern Ireland will face another massive challenge when they come up against Norway in Portadown (Shamrock Park 7:45pm) on Tuesday night. Admission is free.

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Northern Ireland's Oliver Norwood

FOOTBALL: Northern Ireland’s Oliver Norwood relishing return to international arena

Oliver Norwood is relishing his return to the international arena against South Korea and beyond as the Northern Ireland midfield ace helps kick off another era under Michael O’Neill.

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Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill

INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL: Son far from sole South Korea test for Michael O’Neill’s Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill considers the South Korea challenge a test that exceeds the obvious skillset of Tottenham Hotspur star Son.

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Northern Ireland captain Steven Davis

Northern Ireland captain Steven Davis ruled out of South Korea friendly - here's why

Northern Ireland captain Steven Davis has been ruled out of Saturday's friendly with South Korea, boss Michael O'Neill has announced.
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Northern Ireland: Trevor Carson closing in on ‘ultimate’ first senior cap

Life as a professional between the posts has provided Trevor Carson with plenty of reminders how small decisions can result in big rewards.

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WATCH: Motherwell goalkeeper Trevor Carson on his desire to become Northern Ireland regular

Goalkeeper Trevor Carson has impressed in the Scottish Premiership for Motherwell this season and now he's dreaming of winning his first cap for his country as Northern Ireland take on South Korea on Saturday.

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IN PICTURES: Northern Ireland kits we have known and loved

With the Green and White Army getting a first look at the new away kit yesterday, we thought we’d bring you down memory lane with Northern Ireland strips we have known and loved over the years.

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IN PICTURES: New Northern Ireland away kit revealed - have your say

Northern Ireland's new away kit has been revealed and the fans have been giving their thoughts.

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Will Grigg: he’s still on fire and now he has his own pie!

Wigan’s success in the FA Cup is being celebrated with a fiery Will Grigg pie.

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Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill

Michael O'Neill statement on player eligibility row: I did not attack FAI

Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill has said that he did not attack the FAI over the player eligibility issue but 'merely responded' to questions he was asked.
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Will Grigg

NI squad v South Korea: Call-ups for Jamal Lewis and Conor Hazard, but no Will Grigg or Paul Smyth

Norwich defender Jamal Lewis has been named in Northern Ireland's 24-man squad to face South Korea later this month.
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Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill

IN FULL: Northern Ireland squad to face South Korea

Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill has this afternoon named a 24-man squad to face South Korea later this month.
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Northern Ireland striker Will Grigg and Neil Gray with his winning bet

Will Grigg: Wigan striker’s winner against Man City nets NI fan £1,600 in 325-1 bet

A lucky Northern Ireland football fan is celebrating after Will Grigg’s glorious match-winning goal for Wigan Athletic against Manchester City netted him a whopping £1,630.

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Wigan Athletic's Will Grigg scores the match winning goal which dumped Manchester City out of the FA Cup on Monday night

GRIGG’S STILL ON FIRE!

Will Grigg’s second-half strike secured a stunning 1-0 victory for Wigan which sent 10-man Manchester City crashing out of the FA Cup last night.

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Michael O'Neill

Northern Ireland to face Israel in friendly

Northern Ireland will host Israel in a friendly international at the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park on Tuesday 11 September (kick-off 7.45pm).

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West Brom skipper and Northern Ireland international Jonny Evans

West Brom's Jonny Evans apologises for Barcelona incident

West Brom captain Jonny Evans and England-capped midfielders Gareth Barry and Jake Livermore were revealed to be among the players who broke a curfew as the club launched an investigation into this week's ill-fated trip to Spain.

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Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill puts pen to paper on the four-year contract extension, watched by president of the Irish FA David Martin

Michael O’Neill: supporters’ delight as NI boss commits to four more years

Northern Ireland fans around the world were in jubilant form yesterday as manager Michael O’Neill put pen to paper on a new contract that will see him lead the national team until 2024.

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Michael O'Neill in relaxed mood at yesterday's press conference

Michael O’Neill: NI boss focused on future glory

Michael O’Neill has described his desire to push Northern Ireland on to greater international heights as key to a four-year contract extension.

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FOOTBALL: Michael O'Neill signs four year Northern Ireland contract extension

Michael O'Neill has signed a four-year extension to his contract that will see him continue as Northern Ireland senior men's international manager until 2024.

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Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill and Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill

Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland to play each other later this year

Northern Ireland will play the Republic of Ireland in a friendly match at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin later this year, it has emerged.

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