I.F.A. to observe minute’s silence in memory of Chapecoense

The Irish Football Association (I.F.A.) will take part in a worldwide minute’s silence for the members of a Brazilian football team who died when the plane they were travelling in crashed earlier this week.

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WATCH: FaceTime surprise for Northern Ireland fans

Football stars from Northern Ireland picked up their phones to give dedicated members of the green and white army a special treat.

Larne Youth and Larne Tech Old Boys' Johnny Hastings collects his Wes Gregg Coach of the Year award from Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill (right) and Pete Snodden (left).

Larne clubs boast their Coach of the Year

Two Larne clubs can now boast having the Wes Gregg Coach of the Year amongst their ranks.

Midfielder Sammy McIlveen is set to return to Ballyclare Comrades from Larne.  Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye

FOOTBALL: McIlveen is ‘one of the best’ says Comrades boss

Manager Stephen Hughes has already started beefing up his squad to ensure that Ballyclare Comrades will sustain their promotion charge throughout the second half of the season.

Carrick manager Aaron Callaghan.  Picture by Peter Morrison/Press Eye

FOOTBALL: Callaghan ready for Linfield test

A relieved Aaron Callaghan was pleased with his side’s Danske Bank Premier League win on Saturday but there will be no time to celebrate as they face Linfield on Saturday at the National Stadium at Windsor Park.

Larne manager David McAlinden. Pic: Presseye

FOOTBALL: Larne boss ready to hit the roof

Larne’s players need to do a bit of DIY if they’re going to bring the house down at Inver Park this month.

Ballyclare Comrades Chris Trussell on the ball. INNT 11-062-GR

Can Trussell fire Comrades to win over Point?

Dixon Park is expected to house the biggest crowd of the season this weekend when Warrenpoint Town will be in town for the Championship top of the table showdown.

Carrick boss Aaron Callaghan.  Picture by Peter Morrison/Press Eye

Callaghan’s fitness push for Carrick

Carrick Rangers manager Aaron Callaghan is looking beyond traditional methods in a bid to help the club beat the drop.

Larne manager David McAlinden. Pic: William Cherry / Presseye

LARNE: Trio head for the exit door

Three players have headed out the exit door at Inver Park in the last week.

Paddy McNair looks set to miss the remainder of the season.
Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye.

NORTHERN IRELAND: Paddy McNair out for the season

Northern Ireland midfielder Paddy McNair is set to miss the rest of the season.

Former Nigerian international Kevin Amuneke is now turning out for Ballynure Old Boys but could be in line for the transfer to the Premiership. Pic by Pechblaende via Wikimedia Commons

Premiership sides chasing Ballynure’s Nigerian international Amuneke

The pace is hotting up to obtain the signature of Ballynure OB’s talented midfielder Kevin Amuneke, with three Danske Bank Premiership clubs having already approached manager Ronnie Burns.

Gareth McAuley hands over his shirt he wore against Ukraine in the Euro's to Phil Alexander, Services Manager at Daisy Lodge, Cancer Fund for Children for an online raffle. Funds raised with support local children affected by cancer. Photo by William Cherry

McAuley donates signed NI EUROS shirt to Cancer Fund For Children

Northern Ireland footballer Gareth McAuley has donated his signed football shirt to support a local children’s cancer charity.

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Northern Ireland's Gareth McAuley (right) celebrates with his team mates after scoring his side's second goal.

WORLD CUP QUALIFIER: Five things we learned from Northern Ireland’s brilliant victory

Northern Ireland thrashed Azerbaijan 4-0 at Windsor Park on Friday night to take control in the race for second place in their World Cup qualifying group.

Northern Ireland's Chris Brunt salutes the fans at Windsor Park.

WORLD CUP QUALIFIER: Chris Brunt ‘so important’ for Northern Ireland

Chris Brunt’s return to Northern Ireland duty simply couldn’t have gone better.

Northern Ireland's Kyle Lafferty celebrates scoring his goal.

WORLD CUP QUALIFIER: Michael O’Neil hails ‘excellent’ Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland boss Michael O’Neill knows just how significant his side’s win over Azerbaijan could be.

The Northern Ireland shirt which was temporarily withdrawn from sale on the JD Sports website.

Northern Ireland poppy shirts generate further controversy

The IFA have made a U-turn on the withdrawal of a replica Northern Ireland shirt bearing a poppy.

Northern Irelands Will Grigg pictured at a press conference ahead of the World Cup Qualifier against Azerbaijan.

WORLD CUP QUALIFIER: Will Grigg ready to seize Northern Ireland chance

Will Grigg believes his early-season goals at Wigan have answered those who questioned whether he would be impacted by his Euro 2016 snub.

Carricks Tiarnan McNicholl celebrates scoring the first of his brace. Pic: PressEye

Carrick win at last as Tiernan bags a brace

Tiernan McNicholl scored twice as Carrick Rangers earned only their second win of the league season last night.

Nortel players before the 2010 Border Regiment Cup final against Dromara Village. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

Nortel forced to resign from Amateur League

Nortel - one of the most successful clubs of the 1980s and 1990s - have been forced to resign from the Northern Amateur League.

Ports' Robert Garrett celebrates after scoring to mke it 1-1 during Saturday's match at Shamrock Park. Photo by TONY HENDRON/

IRISH LEAGUE: Portadown win but questions raised about goal scorer Garrett

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