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Michael O’Neill Has Just Been Offered A Very Lengthy Lucrative Contract To Stay On As NI Boss

It’s been fantastic to watch the progression in recent years of Northern Ireland manager, Michael O’Neill.  From managing Shamrock Rovers in the League of Ireland for three seasons where he secured back-to-back league titles including a memorable appearance in the group stages of the Europa League, O’Neill went on to manage the country of his birth over the last six …

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Opinion: Is The Right O’Neill In Charge Of The Republic Of Ireland?

Northern Ireland guaranteed themselves a second placed finish in their 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying group after victory over the Czech Republic on Monday night. It was another memorable night at Windsor Park and another example of the outstanding job that manager Michael O’Neill has done with this Northern Irish side. He really has worked wonders since he took over as the national team manager. …

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Brazil Return To Top Of FIFA World Rankings; Ireland Unchanged

The Republic of Ireland remain in 29th position in the latest world rankings released by FIFA. And despite not having played a game since the last update, Brazil have returned to the summit. They overtake reigning World Cup champions Germany, who drop back to second. The Germans had topped the rankings following their victory in last month’s Confederations Cup. Argentina remain …

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Rep. Of Ireland Leapfrogged By Northern Ireland In Latest FIFA World Rankings

The latest FIFA World Rankings make positive reading for Northern Ireland, but less so for Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland side. Michael O’Neill’s men enjoyed wins in a friendly against New Zealand and a World Cup qualifier against Azerbaijan to climb six places from 28th to 22nd in the latest world rankings announced on Thursday, their highest-ever placing in the list. …

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International Star But Club Flop: The Kyle Lafferty Enigma

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - NOVEMBER 11: Kyle Lafferty of Northern Ireland celebrates after he opens the scoring during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Northern Ireland and Azerbaijan at Windsor Park on November 11, 2016 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

When Northern Ireland entertain Norway at Windsor Park on Sunday night in World Cup qualifying Michael O’Neill’s men may again look to Kyle Lafferty for goalscoring inspiration. The 29-year-old continues to lead the way for his country and has netted 20 times in 59 international appearances. Indeed, his form in helping Northern Ireland qualify for last summer’s European Championships was quite fantastic. …

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