Congratulations to young defenders Paddy Burns and Caolan Marron on again being selected for the Northern Ireland U-19 and U-21 squads respectively. Paddy is part of the U-19s who are due to take part in a four-team preparation tournament being held in the Province over the next few weeks. All of the Northern Ireland games will [...]
The 2020 Men's U-19 European Championship is due to take place in the Province in July of next year with three of the fixtures taking place at Mourneview Park. In preparation for this a mini tournament will be held over the next few weeks involving teams from Germany, Norway, Portugal and Northern Ireland. All of the [...]
Congratulations to Caolan Marron and Jack O'Mahony who have been selected for the Northern Ireland squad for the forthcoming U21 Euro qualifying campaign. Ian Baraclough's team have two away matches over the next few weeks: Denmark on Thursday 10th October and Romania on Monday 15th. Best wishes to Caolan, Jack and the rest of the squad.
Congratulations to Oisin Barr and Ross Hunter who have earned well deserved call-ups to the N Ireland U-17 squad for the forthcoming friendly encounters with Greece. The games, which are being used as preparation for the next month's Euro Qualifiers, take place this Tuesday 19th @ Stangmore Park and Thursday 21 @ Shamrock Park. Kick off [...]
Congratulations to Paddy Burns and Conner Byrne who have been called up to the N Ireland under-18 and under-16 schoolboy squads respectively for next week's friendly internationals against Australia. Best wishes to Paddy and Conner and all the local players involved.
Congratulations to Jordan Jenkins who has been called into the Northern Ireland Under-19 squad for the forthcoming European qualifying tournament involving Northern Ireland, Poland, Serbia and Kazakhstan. Jordan is joined in the squad by Jack O'Mahony, currently on loan at Harland and Wolff Welders, and former Academy player, Harry Robinson, now with Oldham Athletic. The tournament [...]
Best wishes to Mark Sykes as he joins up with the Northern Ireland Under-21 squad for their forthcoming games against Luxembourg on Thursday 6th September and Spain on Tuesday 11th September. Mark will be joined in the squad by a couple of familiar faces: Bobby Burns, currently on loan at Livingston from Hearts, and Everton's Shayne [...]
Congratulations and best wishes to three of our former players Shayne Lavery, Shay McCartan and Ryan McLaughlin who recently well deserved call-ups to the Northern Ireland senior squad for their close senior tour of Central America. Michael O'Neill's men face Panama on Tuesday night and then Costa Rica at the weekend.
Congratulations to Mark Sykes and Bobby Burns on their selection for the Northern Ireland Under 21 squad for the forthcoming UEFA U21 Championship 2019 Qualifying games against Spain and Iceland. After being on stand by for the last round of games this represents a first call up for Bobby at under 21 level while Mark retains [...]
Today, Tuesday, marks the start of the prestigious UEFA Women's Under-19 European Championship which is being held in the Province for the first time. As hosts N Ireland qualify automatically and will be joined in their group by Germany, Scotland and Spain. Holders France, together with England, France and the Netherlands make up the other group. Three games in the group stage of the competition will take [...]