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David McDaid hits back at ‘under pressure’ Linfield boss

DAVID McDaid has accused David Healy of ‘sour grapes’ and reckons the Linfield manager is ‘under pressure’ after failing to compete with Championship strugglers Larne Football Club for his signature.

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David McDaid has signed for Larne

Ex-Derry City striker David McDaid signs for Larne

Former Derry City striker David McDaid has signed for Bluefin Sport Championship strugglers Larne.

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Brendan Rodger and Michael O'Neill

Brendan Rodgers: Michael O’Neill is right man to develop ‘exciting group’ of Scotland players

Brendan Rodgers has warned the Scottish FA they will need to exercise patience if they are to successfully secure the services of Michael O’Neill.
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Northern Ireland's Jamie Ward with Switzerland's Stephan Lichtsteiner and Yann Sommer

FOOTBALL: Northern Ireland's World Cup dreams are over

SWITZERLAND 0 NORTHERN IRELAND 0
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Northern Ireland v Switzerland

NI v Switzerland: Controversial penalty award gives Swiss the advantage

NORTHERN IRELAND 0 SWITZERLAND 1

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Northern Ireland and West Brom defender Jonny Evans

FOOTBALL: West Brom poised to offer Northern Ireland defender Jonny Evans a new deal

West Brom boss Tony Pulis remains relaxed over Jonny Evans’ future as the club plan to offer the skipper a new deal.

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Northern Ireland will discover who the face in the World Cup play-offs when the draw takes place later this month

Irish FA issue important ticket information for home leg of World Cup play-offs

Ahead of next month's World Cup play-offs, the Irish Football Association has today issued some important ticket information for the home leg.
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Northern Ireland's Gareth McAuley

FOOTBALL: Gareth McAuley will play with West Brom U23s to be at his best for Northern Ireland play-offs

Gareth McAuley is determined to reach peak physical condition for Northern Ireland's World Cup play-off next month, even if it means playing for West Brom's Under-23s.

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IN PICTURES - Northern Ireland Fan Gallery

Northern Ireland supporters made the journey to Norway for the final World Cup group qualifier

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Northern Ireland fans celebrate

FOOTBALL: Northern Ireland have qualified for the World Cup play-offs

Northern Ireland have secured qualification for the play-offs for next summer's World Cup in Russia.
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Northern Ireland will be hoping to make it to the World Cup finals in Russia next year. (Photo: Presseye)

Football quiz: Northern Ireland v Germany

There's plenty of history between the Northern Ireland national football team and its German counterpart.

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FEATURE: Footballer Kendra McMullan believes good times are only just beginning for Sion Swifts

The good times continue for Sion Swifts’ Kendra McMullan and not even sickness could keep her down.

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Gareth McAuley

FOOTBALL: Gareth McAuley returns to Northern Ireland squad for World Cup qualifiers

West Brom's Gareth McAuley is back in Northern Ireland's squad for the World Cup qualifiers with Germany and Norway next month.

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Craig Livingston

FOOTBALL: Craig’s journey takes him from Greenisland to Shanghai

When Craig Livingston began his soccer coaching career at Greenisland FC in 2005, he had a dream that one day he would coach football all over the world.

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Institute's Dean Curry netted the winning goal at Inver Park.

FOOTBALL: Curry is ’Stute’s match winner

Larne 0-1 Institute

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Inver Park, home of Larne FC

LARNE FC: Major investment on way as millionaire businessman's plan accepted 'overwhelmingly'

A millionaire businessman is set to bring 'substantial investment' to Larne Football Club.
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Gareth McAuley

Big boost for Northern Ireland as Gareth McAuley returns to action

There was good news for Northern Ireland last night as experienced defender Gareth McAuley made a long-awaited return to action.

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Northern Ireland Manager Michael O'Neill  celebrates with his Steve Davis and Jonny Evans after the win over Czech Republic

COMMENT: NI’s World Cup dream is alive and kicking

I was only a lad when Northern Ireland made Spain ‘82 and Mexico ‘86.

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Northern Ireland's Jonny Evans scoring against the Czech Republic

FOOTBALL: Northern Ireland take a step closer to World Cup qualifying play-offs

NORTHERN IRELAND 2 CZECH REPUBLIC 0

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WATCH: Jonny Evans scores to give Northern Ireland the lead against Czech Republic

Jonny Evans heads Northern Ireland ahead against the Czech Republic on Monday night.

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