Northern Ireland

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.


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.

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.

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".
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.
Northern Ireland and Hearts striker Kyle Lafferty

Kyle Lafferty in Twitter spat with ex-Sky Sports presenter

Hearts striker Kyle Lafferty has become involved in a Twitter spat with former Sky Sports presenter David Tanner.

Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill

Michael O'Neill: Northern Ireland manager set for talks over Scotland job

The Scottish Football Association has been granted permission to talk to Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill regarding its' vacant manager's position, according to reports.
Jonny Evans

West Brom boss: Jonny Evans will be sold well before deadline - or not at all

West Brom boss Alan Pardew has set a deadline for the sale of Jonny Evans to avoid a last-gasp scramble.

Gareth McAuley questions referee Ovidiu Hategan's decision in the first leg play-off

Bookmaker to refund NI v Switzerland World Cup bets after ref admits penalty decision error

A prominent bookmaker is refunding punters who backed Northern Ireland to reach the World Cup in Russia after the referee admitted his game-deciding penalty decision was wrong.

Jimmy Nicholl

Ex-NI international Jimmy Nicholl enjoying life at Rangers second time around

Jimmy Nicholl is determined to savour every minute of his return to Rangers after the latest twist in his football love affair.

George Best in action for Tobermore United

The day Manchester United icon George Best played for Tobermore United

Cars lined the road to Maghera outside Fortwilliam Park in Tobermore as hundreds of supporters finally got the chance to see soccer legend George Best turnout for the local side back in 1984.

1984: NI goalkeeping legend Pat Jennings has a 'kickabout' with kids in the streets beside Windsor Park

Harking back: 20 brilliant NI sporting images from the early 1980s

Billy Bingham's boys made it all the way to the quarter-finals of the World Cup, Barry McGuigan was on the rise, Alex Higgins was the king of snooker and Irish League grounds were packed to the rafters.
Northern Ireland and Hearts striker Kyle Lafferty

NI striker Kyle Lafferty to miss Hearts-Hibs derby after red card appeal rejected

Hearts striker Kyle Lafferty is out of the Scottish Cup Edinburgh derby after the Scottish Football Association rejected his red card appeal.

Steven Davis

NI captain Steven Davis on Virgil Van Dijk, the FA Cup and Southampton's league form

Northern ireland skipper Steven Davis has demanded club side Southampton use their FA Cup victory at Fulham to revive a season undermined by supporter unrest and Virgil van Dijk's departure for Liverpool.
Northern Ireland's Dean Shiels

FOOTBALL: Falkirk apologise to Dean Shiels for fake eyeball incident

Falkirk have apologised and vowed to take action against the culprits after some of their fans threw fake eyes towards Dunfermline midfielder Dean Shiels during last night’s Ladbrokes Championship derby.

Jonny Evans

FOOTBALL: West Brom planning on life without Jonny Evans

West Brom boss Alan Pardew has admitted for the first time he has made plans for life without Jonny Evans.

Northern Ireland captain Steven Davis

FOOTBALL: Northern Ireland to play Panama and Costa Rica in 2018

Northern Ireland will travel to Central America next year to play Panama in Panama City on Tuesday 29 May before taking on Costa Rica on Sunday 3 June in San Jose.

Jonny Evans

FOOTBALL: West Brom could cash in on Jonny Evans

West Brom could be ready to cash in on Jonny Evans should he fail to sign a new contract.

Niall McGinn

Northern Ireland winger Niall McGinn ‘has six offers on table’

Niall McGinn has ‘about six offers’ available to him, according to his agent.

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