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IRISH FOOTBALL: Ulster University and Irish FA link-up

Ulster University and the Irish Football Association (IFA) have announced plans to create the island of Ireland’s first ever football coaching degree, which will inspire and shape the next generation of leaders within the multi-billion pound football industry.

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Glentorans Calum Birney tangles with Linfield's Sammy Clingan as he gets sent off during todays game at the Oval in Belfast.
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Glentoran to host Linfield in Irish Cup

The fifth round tie of the Tennent’s Irish Cup has thrown up a mouthwatering ‘Big Two’ clash.

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The PSNI are investigating child sex abuse allegations within clubs in Northern Ireland.

Historic child sex abuse allegations have been linked to NI football clubs

PSNI have confirmed they are looking at allegations of child sex abuse linked to football clubs in Northern Ireland.

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Could Amuneke be set for Linfield?

Could Amuneke be set for Linfield?

It seems Linfield are in the box seat to sign Kevin Amuneke.

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Brazil's Chapecoense players pose for pictures during their 2016 Copa Sudamericana semifinal second leg football match against Argentina's San Lorenzo held at Arena Conda stadium, in Chapeco, Brazil, on November 23, 2016.

I.F.A. to observe minute’s silence in memory of Chapecoense

The Irish Football Association (I.F.A.) will take part in a worldwide minute’s silence for the members of a Brazilian football team who died when the plane they were travelling in crashed earlier this week.

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Linfield's Paul Munster celebrates scoring for Linfield. 
Photo Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker

Former Linfield man lands job with top Swedish side

Former Linfield striker Paul Munster is building a blossoming coaching career in Sweden.

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Michael McGovern and Josh Magennis

WATCH: FaceTime surprise for Northern Ireland fans

Football stars from Northern Ireland picked up their phones to give dedicated members of the green and white army a special treat.

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MATCH WINNER . . .Ryan Moffett's goal was enough to give Banbridge all three points against Distillery.

Banbridge into third after defeating Lisburn Distillery

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Former Nigerian international Kevin Amuneke is now turning out for Ballynure Old Boys but could be in line for the transfer to the Premiership. Pic by Pechblaende via Wikimedia Commons

Premiership sides chasing Ballynure’s Nigerian international Amuneke

The pace is hotting up to obtain the signature of Ballynure OB’s talented midfielder Kevin Amuneke, with three Danske Bank Premiership clubs having already approached manager Ronnie Burns.

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Gareth McAuley hands over his shirt he wore against Ukraine in the Euro's to Phil Alexander, Services Manager at Daisy Lodge, Cancer Fund for Children for an online raffle. Funds raised with support local children affected by cancer. Photo by William Cherry

McAuley donates signed NI EUROS shirt to Cancer Fund For Children

Northern Ireland footballer Gareth McAuley has donated his signed football shirt to support a local children’s cancer charity.

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Northern Ireland's Gareth McAuley (right) celebrates with his team mates after scoring his side's second goal.

WORLD CUP QUALIFIER: Five things we learned from Northern Ireland’s brilliant victory

Northern Ireland thrashed Azerbaijan 4-0 at Windsor Park on Friday night to take control in the race for second place in their World Cup qualifying group.

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Northern Ireland's Chris Brunt salutes the fans at Windsor Park.

WORLD CUP QUALIFIER: Chris Brunt ‘so important’ for Northern Ireland

Chris Brunt’s return to Northern Ireland duty simply couldn’t have gone better.

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Northern Ireland's Kyle Lafferty celebrates scoring his goal.

WORLD CUP QUALIFIER: Michael O’Neil hails ‘excellent’ Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland boss Michael O’Neill knows just how significant his side’s win over Azerbaijan could be.

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The Northern Ireland shirt which was temporarily withdrawn from sale on the JD Sports website.

Northern Ireland poppy shirts generate further controversy

The IFA have made a U-turn on the withdrawal of a replica Northern Ireland shirt bearing a poppy.

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Ballymena manager David Jeffrey with Linfield's David Healy .(Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)

IRISH LEAGUE: ‘Big Davy’ still the benchmark for Healy

Linfield manager David Healy is convinced David Jeffrey is the right man to lead Ballymena United back to the big time in the coming years.

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Northern Irelands Will Grigg pictured at a press conference ahead of the World Cup Qualifier against Azerbaijan.

WORLD CUP QUALIFIER: Will Grigg ready to seize Northern Ireland chance

Will Grigg believes his early-season goals at Wigan have answered those who questioned whether he would be impacted by his Euro 2016 snub.

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Linfield's Paul Smyth celebrates scoring the Blues' equaliser in the final minutes against Glenavon during Saturday's Danske Bank Premiership match at Mourneview Park.
 (Picture by Brian Little/Press Eye)

IRISH LEAGUE: Healy defends red card duo after Glenavon draw

Manager David Healy admitted he was on the verge of joining the Linfield fans to celebrate after young Paul Smyth hit a sensational late equaliser at Mourneview Park on Satruday.

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Referee Tim Marshall shows a red card to  Linfield's  Matthew Clarke against Glenavon during Saturday's Danske Bank Premiership match at Mourneview Park. (Picture by Brian Little/Press Eye)

Nine-Man Linfield claw back draw at Glenavon

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Crusaders' Jordan Owens celebrates after heading his side into a 1-0 lead. (

Photograph by Stephen Hamilton/Presseye)

O’Neill saves Crusaders against Coleraine

Crusaders 1, Coleraine 0

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