Northern Ireland

Manchester: the spiritual home of the GAWA in England

While most football supporters in England were settling down to watch the Three Lions take on Denmark last night, a small corner of Manchester was fixed on Northern Ireland’s fixture against Cyprus.

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Irish FA

O’Neill: ‘Cyprus friendly is big test’

Boss Michael O’Neill has said that tonight’s friendly in Cyprus is a big test for the players.

Northern Ireland have three friendly fixtures ahead of the Euro 2016 qualification campaign which starts in September.

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Northern Ireland

The return of Whiteside Can’t Jump

I’m pleased to say that Whiteside Can’t Jump has returned. Both Simon and I are committed to returning to the blog and we’re going to do everything we can to make it bigger and better than it was before. There will be more player news, hopefully more discussion on the players around the squad and maybe the odd podcast or two during the year.

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Friendlies

Northern Ireland squad named for Cyprus friendly: Ben Reeves is only new face, Shiels, McCourt and Lafferty return

MK Dons midfielder Ben Reeves is the only new face in the Northern Ireland squad to face Cyprus next week in a friendly. Michael O’Neill named a 22-man squad for the match with Reeves joining an experienced group that sees a number of returning faces brought back in.

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Friendlies

O’Neill focused ahead of Cyprus game

Ahead of next week’s friendly clash with Cyprus, Michael O’Neill spoke to the official Northern Ireland FA YouTube channel about the match.

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