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3rd in UEFA Nations League
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2dAssociated Press

Ireland joins UK home nations' 2030 WC bid plan

The Republic of Ireland will join England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in exploring a potential bid for the 2030 World Cup.

Northern Ireland 1-2 Bosnia: Peacock-Farrell howler (2:25)
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14dESPN

Defensive mix-up gifts Bosnia win over NI

Haris Duljevic opened the scoring for the visitors before Elvis Saric took advantage of Craig Cathcart's poor header to double the advantage.

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32dReuters

Brunt retires from Northern Ireland duty

Northern Ireland midfielder Chris Brunt has announced his retirement from international football, the Irish Football Association said on Tuesday.

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182dPA Sport

South Korea slip up vs. Northern Ireland

Paul Smyth needed just four minutes to deliver on Michael O'Neill's assertion that "the future starts today" with a late winner for Northern Ireland.

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200dPA Sport

NI boss slams Ireland's 'Catholic' recruiting

Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill has claimed the FA of Ireland targets Catholic players to switch allegiance and play for the Republic.

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274dPA Sport

N Ireland announce pair of 2018 friendlies

Northern Ireland will play friendlies against World Cup qualifiers Panama and Costa Rica next year, the Irish Football Association has announced.

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306dPeter O'Rourke

O'Neill keen on West Brom job - sources

Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill is interested in the vacant manager's job at West Bromwich Albion, sources have told ESPN FC.

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308dPA Sport

NI's O'Neill set for Scotland talks - reports

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill will hold talks with Scotland over their coaching vacancy in the coming days, according to multiple reports.

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314dPA Sport

O'Neill hails 'fabulous' N. Ireland after draw

Michael O'Neill refused to discuss his future as Northern Ireland manager after his side agonisingly missed out on a place in next year's World Cup af

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314dPA Sport

Switzerland to Russia after N. Ireland draw

Switzerland advanced to their fourth straight World Cup finals after a 0-0 draw against Northern Ireland that saw them go through 1-0 on aggregate.

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314dPA Sport

O'Neill: N Ireland have moved past penalty

Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill maintains his players still believe they can reach Russia and will not dwell on the infamous penalty decision.

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314dPA Sport

McAuley knows playoff may be last NI game

Gareth McAuley will contemplate international retirement if Northern Ireland fail to beat Switzerland in their World Cup playoff.

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314dPA Sport

Lafferty: I'll fight gambling issues forever

Kyle Lafferty has urged football to reassess its relationship with bookmakers as he faces up to an addiction he admits he may spend the rest of his li

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316dESPN staff

NI to 'channel anger' over penalty - O'Neill

Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill said his side will have to "channel the anger" stemming from Thursday's controversial penalty decision.