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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 ONeill 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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IN PICTURES: Is this the best ever Northern Ireland Premier League XI?

Northern Ireland has produced its fair share footballing talent over the years but which homegrown players would you select to form a Premier League XI?

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Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers

TRANSFER DEADLINE DAY: Celtic eye goalkeeper before window slams shut

Brendan Rodgers hopes to add a goalkeeper and an outfield player to his Celtic squad before the transfer window closes on Wednesday night but remains coy about names.
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West Brom skipper Jonny Evans

Jonny Evans: Northern Ireland defender set to miss trip to Manchester City

Northern Ireland international Jonny Evans is set to miss West Brom's trip to Premier League leaders Manchester City.

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Kyle Lafferty

TRANSFER WINDOW: Interest in Northern Ireland striker Kyle Lafferty is mounting

A number of foreign clubs are ready to try to prise Northern Ireland striker Kyle Lafferty away from Hearts, and the Edinburgh club would consider selling if an acceptable offer arrives.
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Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill

NI boss Michael O’Neill hopes old guard stay around for UEFA Nations League

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill has set his sights on the UEFA Nations League after turning down the opportunity to become the next manager of Scotland.

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NI boss Michael O'Neill

NI boss Michael O'Neill expects to sign new contract soon

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill has confirmed he expects to sign a new contract with the Irish Football Association, having turned down the chance to become the next Scotland boss.
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NI boss Michael O'Neill

UEFA Nations League draw: who do Northern Ireland play?

Northern Ireland have been drawn against Bosnia and Herzegovinia and Austria  in Group B3 of the UEFA Nations League.
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PICTURES: Forgotten images of Northern Ireland fans backing their team

We all know Northern Ireland fans are the best in the world so we thought we’d celbrate their dedication with a gallery of ‘forgotten’ images of the Green and White Army.

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Michael O'Neill turning down Scotland isn't a shock: Gordon Strachan

Gordon Strachan was not surprised Michael O'Neill turned down the chance to become Scotland boss to stay with Northern Ireland.

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Michael O'Neill

10 tweets to sum up how NI fans feel about Michael O'Neill's decision to stay

Michael O'Neill is STAYING put with Northern Ireland and the Green and White Army is happy. Very happy.
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Michael O'Neill

NI boss Michael O’Neill in talks over Scotland job

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill is reflecting on his future after talks with the Scottish Football Association on Thursday.

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Northern Ireland: Friendly with South Korea a good test for players, says Michael O'Neill

Northern Ireland will face South Korea at Windsor Park in a friendly in March.

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The National Stadium at Windsor Park

Windsor Park in the running to host UEFA Super Cup in 2020

Belfast's Windsor Park is among nine European grounds in the running to host the UEFA Super Cup in 2020, European football's governing body has announced.

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Jordan Jones in action for Northern Ireland

'Nowhere near enough': Rangers' bid for NI winger Jordan Jones 'easy for Kilmarnock to turn down'

Kilmarnock manager Steve Clarke has described Rangers' bid for Jordan Jones as "nowhere near acceptable".
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Jordan Jones

Kilmarnock reject Rangers bid for NI winger Jordan Jones

Kilmarnock are set to reject an offer from Rangers for winger Jordan Jones, it is understood.
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