NI SQUAD: Grigg left out at own request

Wigan Athletic striker Will Grigg has again been ommitted from the Northern Ireland squad at his own request.

Former Linfield manager Warren Feeney has been sacked by Newport.

Feeney axed by Newport

Newport have sacked former Linfield manager Warren Feeney following the Welsh club’s disappointing start to the season.

Kieran Harding says people in top positions within football in Northern Ireland had told him to be careful of taking the job at Carrick Rangers. Photo by TONY HENDRON/

IRISH LEAGUE: Ex Carrick boss blasts club owner

Former Carrick Rangers manager Kieran Harding says his job became “almost untenable”.


VIDEO: Jimmy Nesbitt knows what’s ‘the biggest derby of all!’

United v City, Liverpool v Everton and Rangers v Celtic are all massive games, but what is the ‘the biggest derby of all’ according to actor James Nesbitt?

Tony Kane salutes the Sky Blues fans

6 things we learned from Saturday's Irish League action

On a day in which Crusaders cemented their place at the top of the table and Carrick boss Kieran Harding called it quits, here's what we learned from the Danske Bank Premiership action.
Coleraine manager Oran Kearney.  Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

IRISH LEAGUE: Coleraine boss Oran Kearney challenges his players to deliver

Oran Kearney has challenged his Coleraine side to kick start another unbeaten run starting at home to Glenavon this Saturday.

Glentorans Jonathan Smith celebrates scoring the winning extra time goal against Ballyclare Comrades.

Jonathan Smith secures Shield victory for Glentoran

Young Jonathan Smith spared Glentoran’s blushes by plundering a last gasp winner against battling Ballyclare Comrades at Dixon Park.

Coleraine manager Oran Kearney pictured during the game at Solitude last Saturday. ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )

IRISH LEAGUE: We’ll go again says Kearney

Oran Kearney has challenged his players to kick start another unbeaten when they entertain Glenavon this Saturday.

Cliftonvilles James Knowles and Coleraines James McLaughlin during todays game at Solitude in Belfast. 
Photo Aidan OReilly/Pacemaker Press

IRISH LEAGUE: Hughes gives Cliftonville the win over Coleraine


Mallards Ryan Morris

Ballinamallard in first home win of season against Ards

Ballinamallard boss Gavin Dykes heaped praise on his players following Friday night’s victory over second-placed Ards.

Coleraine's James McLaughlin celebrates scoring against Linfield

IRISH LEAGUE: Coleraine hoping to make some capital gains

Coleraine made it four wins from four on Saturday moving up to fourth place in the Danske Bank Premiership table.

Coleraine's Rodney Brown tussles with Carrick's Tiarnan McNicholl. 

Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

IRISH LEAGUE: Coleraine win again as Carrick’s woes continue

Coleraine 2 Carrick Rangers 0

Glentoran caretaker manager Roy Coyle. Picture by Brian Little/Presseye

IRISH LEAGUE: Coyle says it’s time to stand up and be counted

Temporary Glentoran boss Roy Coyle insists his boys must stand up and be counted in tomorrow’s Danske Premiership clash against Ards at the Bangor Fuel Arena.

Coleraine's Jamie McGonigle celebrates his goal against Ballinamallard. Picture  -  @Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland.

IRISH LEAGUE: Defeat was only a blip - Kearney

Coleraine boss Oran Kearney feels it is safe to say their defeat at Dungannon a few weeks ago was merely a blip.

Dungannon Swifts manager, Rodney McAree. Photo by TONY HENDRON/

IRISH LEAGUE: McAree relishing clash with the champions

Rodney McAree admits that fixtures don’t come much bigger than playing the champions in their ‘own back yard’ .

10 years since Healy's hat-trick against Spain

FOOTBALL FLASHBACK: 10 years since David Healy's magical hat-trick against Spain

It's a staggering 10 years to the day since David Healy stunned Spain with an incredible hat-trick at Windsor Park.

Kyle Lafferty cut a frustrated figure in Prague. Pic: William Cherry / Presseye

OPINION: Either Lafferty moves on or NI do

Either Kyle Lafferty moves on or Northern Ireland do.

Rangers captain Kenny Miller and Linfield captain Jamie Mulgrew before Saturday's testimonial with referee Ian McNabb (centre), assistant referee Rachel Smith (left) and assistant referee Stephen Bell (right). (
Picture by Andrew Paton/Press

Rangers warm up for Old Firm derby at Mulgrew testimonial

Linfield 0, Rangers 7

Ballinamallard's  Ross Taheny with Coleraine's  Jordan Allan.Picture  -  @Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland.

IRISH LEAGUE: Coleraine ease past Ballinamallard

Ballinamallard United 0 Coleraine 3

Northern Ireland's Gareth McAuley. (Photo: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker)

QUIZ: How well do you know the Northern Ireland squad?

As Northern Ireland embark on the road to Russia 2018, we put you, the fans, to the test.

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