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Northern Ireland Women’s U19s to face Spain, Germany and Scotland

Northern Ireland will face Spain, Germany and Scotland in the group stages of this summer’s UEFA Women’s Under-19 Championship.

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Double World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea has been awarded an MBE for services to motorcycling.

Rea, Best and Davis recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Double World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea, Ireland rugby captain Rory Best and Northern Ireland skipper Steve Davis have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

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Azerbaijan's Pavlo Pashayev with Northern Ireland's Niall McGinn

FOOTBALL: Michael O’Neill hails Nortern Ireland spirit after last-gasp win in Baku

Northern Ireland’s spirit once again came to the fore for boss Michael O’Neill as his understrength and undercooked side claimed a dramatic 1-0 success over Azerbaijan.

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Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill

FOOTBALL: Stuart Dallas strike gives Northern Ireland win in Baku

AZERBAIJAN 0 NORTHERN IRELAND 1

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West Brom Albion's James McClean will launch this year's Hughes Insurance Foyle Cup.

FOOTBALL: Derry City legend to launch Foyle Cup

West Bromwich Albion and Republic of Ireland International James McClean, will be Guest Of Honour at this year’s launch of the International Hughes Insurance Foyle Cup, at the Waterfoot Hotel, this Monday evening.

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Northern Ireland's Gareth McAuley

FOOTBALL: Michael O’Neill counts on having Gareth McAuley for World Cup qualifier

Gareth McAuley has been included in Northern Ireland’s squad for the World Cup qualifier against Azerbaijan in spite of concerns over his fitness.

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Northern Ireland's Conor Washington

INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL: Conor Washington and Jamie Ward to miss NI friendly against New Zealand

Northern Ireland could be light on attacking options when Michael O’Neill names his squad to face New Zealand and Azerbaijan, with Conor Washington and Jamie Ward both out.

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Glentoran players help  fix the net during October's Irish Cup tie against rivals Linfield. Photo: Press Eye

20 of the best #IrishLeagueBehaviour tweets from last season

We love the Irish League. We do. And through the highs and lows of following the local game, there are magic moments which bring big smiles to our faces.
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Tickets will go on general sale for Northern Irelands fixture with Germany on October 5 priced from �45 to �60

Tickets for World Cup qualifier against Germany dearest yet for NI fans

Fans can expect to pay up to £60 when tickets go on general sale for Northern Ireland’s World Cup qualifier against holders Germany.

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FOOTBALL: Irish FA announce licence verdicts

FOOTBALL: Irish FA announce licence verdicts

The Irish FA have announced the verdict on their Club Licensing applications.

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Linfield's Chris Casement celebrates with fans at the final whistle after Saturday's win over Coleraine

IRISH LEAGUE: 20 of the best photos from the weekend

The battle for the Gibson Cup is going to the wire with Linfield edging two points clear of long-time front-runners Crusaders ahead of the final day.

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Swifts' Ryan Harpur
celebrates after scoring to make it 3-0
during Saturday's match at Stangmore Park. 
Photo by TONY HENDRON/Presseye.com.

IRISH LEAGUE: McAree hails swift start as Dungannon hit form in time for play-offs

Rodney McAree praised Dungannon’s fast-paced start as they piled the pressure on Carrick Rangers.

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Ryan Harpur (right) following Dungannon Swifts' third goal in the victory over Carrick Rangers. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

IRISH LEAGUE: Dungannon fire four past Carrick

In-form Dungannon Swifts hammered Carrick Rangers by 4-0 in a one-sided game at Stangmore Park.

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Dungannon Swifts fans during the Irish Cup semi-final. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

IRISH LEAGUE: Dungannon’s drive to ‘give something back to fans’ with home deal

Dungannon Swifts chairman Keith Boyd has described the club’s cut-price entry fees for the final two games of the campaign as a chance to “give something back to fans”.

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Dungannon Swifts manager Rodney McAree

IRISH LEAGUE: Dungannon Swifts still in the hunt for Europe

Dungannon Swifts kept up their quest for European football next season with this emphatic 4-1 victory over Ballinamallard.

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Dungannon Swifts manager Rodney McAree. Pic by PressEye.

IRISH LEAGUE: Euro spot the goal for Dungannon boss McAree

Rodney McAree has warned Dungannon Swifts cannot lose focus as the race for seventh enters its final fortnight.

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Glens' players celebrate following Fra Brennan's own goal

IRISH LEAGUE: Dungannon Swifts come from behind to beat Glentoran

Dungannon Swifts 2 Glentoran 1

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Dungannon Swifts boss Rodney McAree knows his players can't afford another below par display. Photographer  Matt Mackey / Press Eye

IRISH LEAGUE: Dungannon boss demands end to cup hangover ahead of Glentoran test

Dungannon Swifts boss Rodney McAree has warned his players that there should be no more sore heads this weekend.

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Ards Gareth Tommons  and Dungannon Swifts Peter McMahon during Saturday's Danske Bank Section B at Bangor Fuels Arena.
Picture by Brian Little/PressEye

Nixon to discuss Ards future this week

ARDS manager Colin Nixon is yet to agree a new deal with the club, despite the fact he has guided the Red & Blues into eighth position in the Danske Bank Premiership.

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