Denmark’s decline could open Euro 2024 qualification door for Northern Ireland

With Denmark surprisingly exiting the World Cup at the group stage, I wonder could it be a good omen for Northern Ireland with the impending Euro...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK 6 hours ago

New Ibrox manager Michael Beale will give Rangers a licence to create havoc, says Northern Ireland captain Steven Davis

NORTHERN Ireland skipper Steven Davis says that new Rangers manager Michael Beale wants energy and excitement from the team and will give attacking...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK 17 hours ago

Steven Davis confident Michael Beale will be a hit at Rangers as Northern Ireland skipper praises ‘exciting’ brand of football

Steven Davis believes Michael Beale will bring an "exciting" brand of football to Rangers.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Dec 1

The Rangers dressing room verdict on Michael Beale as Steven Davis reveals licence for attackers to 'cause havoc'

The Northern Ireland veteran insists the Ibrox squad are excited at the prospect of working under the 42-year-old again.
DAILY RECORD Dec 1

“From what I understand..” – Ian Evatt addresses future of Liverpool player at Bolton Wanderers

Bolton Wanderers manager Ian Evatt has revealed that he expects Liverpool loanee Conor Bradley to remain at the club for the rest of the season. ...
FOOTBALLLEAGUEWORLD.CO.UK Dec 1

Seeing a female referee at a World Cup match could inspire women from Northern Ireland to do likewise, says Louise Thompson

Northern Ireland’s top woman referee Louise Thompson says it is inspirational that a female team of officials will make history today when they...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Dec 1

Irish FA backs Casement Park as the only show in town for Euro 2028

The Irish FA have insisted they are ‘confident’ Northern Ireland will stage matches in the Euro 2028 finals if the UK/Ireland bid is successful.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 30

Northern Ireland prospect Callum Marshall signs first professional contract with West Ham

Northern Ireland teenager Callum Marshall has signed his first professional contract with West Ham United after his 18th birthday on Monday.
NEWSLETTER.CO.UK.XML Nov 30

Irish FA back Casement Park as the only show in town for Euro 2028

The Irish FA have insisted they are ‘confident’ Northern Ireland will stage matches in the Euro 2028 finals if the UK/Ireland bid is successful.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 30

Rangers Football Club good relations scheme gets £20k backing from Northern Ireland council

Council approves £20k for cross-community training academy v.1
NEWSLETTER.CO.UK.XML Nov 30

Northern Ireland youth international Callum Marshall celebrates his 18th birthday by signing a professional contract with West Ham United

Northern Ireland youth international Callum Marshall has signed his first professional contract with West Ham United.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 29

Cliftonville and Northern Ireland star Marissa Callaghan has no plans to retire

Cliftonville and Northern Ireland star Marissa Callaghan may be 37 but she has no intention of hanging up the boots just yet.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 29

Northern Ireland legend Jimmy Nicholl has alternative Rangers collapse theory and backs Michael Beale

The Light Blues look set to appoint Michael Beale as their new boss and there's similarities from something Rathcoole man spotted in his own...
BELFASTLIVE Nov 28

Documentary on NI women’s football team to premiere at Belfast cinema

A documentary celebrating the Northern Ireland women team’s qualification for the Uefa Women’s Euro finals will premiere to a select audience...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 28

While the Irish Premiership is on a steady rise, we mustn’t forget the contributions of clubs outside the top tier

The contribution that the Northern Ireland Football League have made to the resurgence of our domestic game — and particularly the Danske Bank...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 27

Conor McMenamin opens up on Ian Baraclough sacking and Northern Ireland ambition

"Personally, it has been a great year for me. But it is also sad to see Ian go."
BELFASTLIVE Nov 26

Northern Ireland women's football icon immortalised by digital art piece

Despite never playing the game herself, the 51-year-old has played a significant leadership role in developing the sport locally over the past two...
BELFASTLIVE Nov 26

Last 48 hours: Journalist claims Aston Villa are set to sign in-demand attacking gem – report

Aston Villa are set to sign highly-rated Linfield teenager Cole Brannigan, according to The Belfast Telegraph’s Steven Beacom. The Lowdown:...
FOOTBALL TRANSFER TAVERN Nov 25

Northern Ireland football stars make surprise visit to Co Down primary school

Abbey PS have won a training masterclass with the Northern Ireland international teams as part of M&S Food’s Eat Well, Play Well partnership with...
BELFASTLIVE Nov 24

A Belfast boy's tribute to George Best 17 years on from his death

Northern Ireland and Manchester United football legend George Best died 17 years ago today on November 25, 2005
BELFASTLIVE Nov 24

Conor McMenamin insists Glentoran weren’t playing mind games over his ‘broken leg’ diagnosis and it was his decision to play

Northern Ireland star Conor McMenamin has opened up about his ‘leg break’ controversy, insisting Glentoran played everything by the book and that...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 24

Qatar World Cup: NI footballer Marissa Callaghan says she would have taken booking over pro-LGBTQ+ armband to send ‘powerful message’

Northern Ireland women’s football team skipper Marissa Callaghan believes the 2022 World Cup should not have been held in Qatar due to the...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 24

Qatar World Cup: NI footballer Marissa Callaghan praises TV pundit Alex Scott for wearing pro-LGBTQ+ armband and says she would have taken booking to send ‘powerful message’

Northern Ireland women’s football team skipper Marissa Callaghan believes the 2022 World Cup should not have been held in Qatar due to the...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 24

FIFA have let bullies from Qatar win in World Cup armband U-turn, says Northern Ireland’s only openly gay football referee Ryan Hanna

Northern Ireland’s only openly gay football referee Ryan Hanna has hit out at world governing body FIFA for failing to stand up to the “bullies”...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 24

World Cup in Qatar leaves me cold and Fifa should have made a stand against hosts, says openly gay Northern Irish ref Ryan Hanna

Irish League referee Ryan Hanna says he can’t watch matches at the World Cup in Qatar amid ongoing controversy surrounding the country’s human...
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 24

The day Northern Ireland don’t want me is the day I’ll retire, says Niall McGinn as he eyes path to Euro 2024

Northern Ireland hero Niall McGinn has revealed he is keen to play on at international level and is determined to help the team qualify for Euro 2024.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 24

World Cup in Qatar leaves me cold and FIFA should have made a stand against hosts, says Northern Ireland’s openly gay referee Ryan Hanna

Irish League referee Ryan Hanna says he can’t watch matches at the World Cup in Qatar amid ongoing controversy surrounding the country’s human...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 24

Photo of cheese hot dog sold at Northern Ireland football club leads to raft of social media memes

A cheese hot dog sold at Irish League club Crusaders FC has led to a raft of memes on social media after a photo of the food was shared on Twitter...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 23

Elaine Junk recognised for huge impact on women's football in NI

Very few can match the impact Elaine Junk has had on women’s football in Northern Ireland, and that is why she has handpicked for a major award.
EALING TIMES Nov 23

Co Down entrepreneur aiding recovery of world’s top football stars in Qatar through his state-of-the-art ice baths

A Co Down innovator and entrepreneur has revealed his Northern Irish designed and manufactured ice baths are being used by the world’s top stars at...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 23

Northern Ireland football star Marissa Callaghan joins charity walk to help children visit Santa

The Northern Ireland women’s football team captain has joined 150 fundraisers to make this Christmas one to remember for 100 deserving children.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 23

‘Ronaldo betrayed fans’... Northern Ireland’s top United supporter hits out as star exits club

The founder of the world’s second biggest Manchester United supporters’ club based in Co Down has accused Cristiano Ronaldo of “disrespecting”...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 22

The tide is turning insists Dungannon Swifts boss Dean Shiels

Improved performances will lead to more points says former Northern Ireland international
BELFASTLIVE Nov 21

Northern Ireland Under-21s star Isaac Price remains humble despite Everton boss Frank Lampard piling praise on ‘best player’ after Celtic friendly

Northern Ireland Under-21s star Isaac Price has insisted there is still more to come from him after being praised as Everton’s “best player” in...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 21

Council agrees to erect statue of legendary Northern Ireland goalie Pat Jennings in Newry

A statue of the legendary former goalkeeper Pat Jennings is to be erected in his home city of Newry next year, thanks to a grouping called ‘Friends...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 21

“He had a lot of interest..” – Michael O’Neill issues transfer message involving Stoke City star Harry Souttar

Former Stoke City manager Michael O’Neill has spoken about how important defender Harry Souttar was while he was manager at the club. O’Neill left...
FOOTBALLLEAGUEWORLD.CO.UK Nov 21

Qatar World Cup 2022: Hosts lost to Northern Irish side Linfield during World Cup preparations

Qatar became the first host country to lose their opening World Cup match as Ecuador captain Enner Valencia scored twice and condemned them to a...
YORKSHIRE POST Nov 21

Change in mentality for youth teams will benefit football in Northern Ireland, insists Gerard Lyttle

Gerard Lyttle has spoken about encouraging a change in mentality for Northern Ireland’s youth team players which he feels is benefiting the country.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 20

Tim McCann feels defender's return is 'like a new signing' for Glentoran

Glens boosted as former Northern Ireland international shows his class after injury nightmare
BELFASTLIVE Nov 19

Holding the World Cup in Qatar is crazy due to country's human rights record, argues Northern Ireland legend Pat Jennings

Northern Ireland legend Pat Jennings believes it is “crazy” that a World Cup is kicking off in Qatar in light of the country’s human rights record...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 18

Co Down 15-year-old earns dream move to Liverpool after academy trial

Mia Moore, a Liverpool fanatic, has played for Linfield and Northern Ireland and met Steven Gerard after training with Liverpool
IRISH MIRROR Nov 18

Bangor 15-year-old earns dream move to Liverpool after academy trial

Mia Moore, a Liverpool fanatic, has played for Linfield and Northern Ireland and met Steven Gerard after training with Liverpool
BELFASTLIVE Nov 18

Former Northern Ireland winger David Campbell reveals how his life was changed by facing Brazil at the 1986 World Cup

David Campbell was so taken by his World Cup experience that he made a movie about it. He had only just turned 21 when Billy Bingham gave him his...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 18

Billy Hamilton: Let players voice their Qatar World Cup concerns

Northern Ireland legend Billy Hamilton has argued that players at the World Cup shouldn’t be silenced if they have concerns around serious human...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 18

Oudnie-Morgan Wins Caps

Blues youngster Rio Oudnie-Morgan won two Northern Ireland U18s caps in friendly defeats to Austria in Dungannon this week.
TWTD.CO.UK Nov 17

Ian Baraclough opens up on Northern Ireland sacking and 'challenges' he faced during time at the helm

Baraclough has broken his silence after being sacked as Northern Ireland manager last month
BELFASTLIVE Nov 17

Opinion: Alex Neil should pursue reunion with Premier League midfielder at Stoke City in January transfer window

Stoke City made somewhat of a surprise early season decision to part company with long-serving (in terms of the Championship anyway) manager...
FOOTBALLLEAGUEWORLD.CO.UK Nov 17

Former Northern Ireland boss Ian Baraclough says future looks bright for national side

Former Northern Ireland boss Ian Baraclough believes the nation is on course to qualify for a major tournament again in the near future as he broke...
NEWSLETTER.CO.UK.XML Nov 17

Former boss Ian Baraclough believes the future looks bright for Northern Ireland

The 51-year-old was sacked on October 21 having won only six of his 28 games in charge inside 90 minutes.
NEWSCHAINONLINE.COM Nov 17

Former Northern Ireland manager Ian Baraclough breaks his silence one month after he was sacked by the Irish FA

Former Northern Ireland manager Ian Baraclough has finally broken his silence 28 days after he was sacked by the Irish Football Association.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 17

Jackie Burns and Sarah McFadden set sights on Euro 2025 qualification after brilliant year for Northern Ireland

As they made their way across the pitch to leave Seaview Jackie Burns and Sarah McFadden paused for a moment to capture a lasting memory.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 17

Ireland’s first transplant soccer team ‘thinking of donors’ as they take on Northern Ireland this Saturday

Members of Ireland’s first transplant soccer team say the people who donated their organs will be at the forefront of their minds during their...
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 17

Martin O’Neill: I wonder what might have been if my goal against France at 1982 World Cup hadn’t been ruled offside

Northern Ireland’s 1982 World Cup squad will forever be legendary figures for their heroics in Spain. Skipper Martin O’Neill has a nagging feeling...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 17

Casement making Euro 2028 shortlist ‘great but we need to build it first', says NI legend Gerry Armstrong

A Northern Ireland football legend has backed the decision to include the new Casement Park on the UK and Ireland’s stadium shortlist as part of...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 16

Gallagher Lennon praises the influence of his famous father Neil after Northern Ireland Under-18 debut

New Northern Ireland under-18 star Gallagher Lennon has paid a touching tribute to his dad Neil saying the former Celtic manager has been a hugely...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 16

Old Trafford could be one of Euro 2028 hosts

Old Trafford could play host to games at Euro 2028 as Manchester United’s stadium have been included by the governing body of English football as...
VITAL FOOTBALL Nov 16

Glentoran give update on Conor McMenamin after Showgrounds injury

Initial reports suggested the Northern Ireland international was set to be out for two months
BELFASTLIVE Nov 16

Goal hero Sarah McFadden says victory over Italy will serve as extra motivation for new campaign

Match-winner Sarah McFadden hailed Northern Ireland’s magnificent victory over Italy in Belfast on Tuesday and said the result had given Kenny...
NEWSLETTER.CO.UK.XML Nov 16

Gallagher Lennon impresses on U-18 Northern Ireland debut but Austria take spoils

Manager Gerard Lyttle was full of praise for defender Gallagher Lennon following his first appearance for Northern Ireland at Under-18 level in a...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 16

Michael O’Neill recalls ‘one-off’ Glebe Park as ex-Northern Ireland boss reveals why he turned down Dundee ahead of Brechin City World Cup reunion

He has taken charge of teams in some of the biggest stadiums in the world but for all of his travels Michael O’Neill still hasn’t come across...
THECOURIER.CO.UK Nov 16

Michael O’Neill can get NI back on big stage: McParland

World Cup legend Peter McParland believes Michael O’Neill can deliver again as manager of Northern Ireland.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 16

Sarah McFadden’s goal the difference as brilliant Northern Ireland Women beat World Cup-bound Italy

A special year with a special ending.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 15

McFadden nets winner as N Ireland beat Italy

Sarah McFadden scored a 63rd-minute winner as Northern Ireland rounded off a memorable 2022 with a 1-0 friendly win over Italy in Belfast.
SKYSPORTS Nov 15

Northern Ireland Women stun World Cup finalists at Seaview

It completes a history-making year for Kenny Shiels' side
BELFASTLIVE Nov 15

Northern Ireland’s 1958 World Cup heroes made everyone sit up and take notice by reaching Quarter-Finals, says last surviving player Peter McParland

Every time a World Cup comes around, magic memories flow through the mind of the great Peter McParland. There is sadness too because the Aston...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 15

‘Read it and weep’: NI footballer reveals he is the only person Victoria Beckham follows on TikTok

A Northern Ireland international footballer has taken to social media to reveal he is the only person to be followed by Victoria Beckham on the...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 15

Northern Ireland Women boss Kenny Shiels backs new Nations League and admits apology to North Macedonia after double thrashing last year

Kenny Shiels has backed UEFA’s announcement of a Women’s Nations League competition after revealing that he was moved to say sorry following two...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 15

Victoria Beckham follows just one person on TikTok and it's a Northern Irish footballer

Ryan McLaughlin was surprised at the discovery on the video sharing app
BELFASTLIVE Nov 15

Qatar 2022: NI expats ‘get swept up in World Cup fever’ and reveal what it’s like living in Doha

As a melting pot of nationalities and cultures, Qatar is full of expatriates from Northern Ireland, mostly living and working in its capital, Doha.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 13

Irish FA only have eyes for Michael O’Neill as they try to strike a deal for their former manager’s return to the international hotseat

The Irish Football Association are going all in on Michael O’Neill in their quest to bring him back as Northern Ireland boss.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 13

Irish FA got it right in picking Aaron Hughes as Technical Director... his experience and passion will help Northern Ireland football flourish

I texted my former team-mate Aaron Hughes the other day to congratulate him on his new job as Irish FA Technical Director.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 13

Conor McMenamin suffers suspected fractured fibula in Showgrounds stalemate

The Northern Ireland winger is due to have further scans on Sunday to discover full extent of injury
BELFASTLIVE Nov 12

Stephen Robinson focused on St Mirren job amid Luton speculation

The Northern Irishman is under consideration to replace Nathan Jones at Kenilworth Road.
NEWSCHAINONLINE.COM Nov 11

Potential future Northern Ireland manager Stephen Robinson in the frame for Luton Town job

The Irish FA could be facing a fight for Stephen Robinson’s services after Luton Town entered the hunt for his signature.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 11

'My wife wasn't earwigging': Martin O'Neill recounts Celtic eviction from Rangers hotel, early years at boarding school and Northern Ireland desire

Martin O’Neill’s return to Celtic Park next month for an event to promote his new book is hotly anticipated.
SCOTSMAN.COM Nov 10

Taoiseach meets new British PM Rishi Sunak with Northern Ireland protocol top of the agenda

The two men bonded over football and long trips home from Egypt from the COP27 conference
IRISH MIRROR Nov 10

St Mirren boss Stephen Robinson on Luton Town new manager wish list

The Buddies manager has also been linked with the vacant Northern Ireland post.
DAILY RECORD Nov 10
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