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 [...]