13-year-old forward breaks UK record for youngest senior player
Northern Ireland

13-year-old forward breaks UK record for youngest senior player

Christopher Atherton set the UK record for youngest senior player on Tuesday. At just 13 years and 329 days old, the youngster broke the previous mark by 227 days. He made a substitute appearance for Glenavon FC in the Northern Ireland League Cup. The Northern Irish forward was used a second-half substitute in Glenavon's League […]

Northern Ireland

/ 136 days ago

13-year-old forward breaks UK record for youngest senior player

Christopher Atherton set the UK record for youngest senior player on Tuesday. At just 13 years and 329 days old, the youngster broke the previous mark by 227 days. He made a substitute appearance for Glenavon FC in the Northern Ireland League Cup. The Northern Irish forward was used a second-half substitute in Glenavon's League […]

Everton

/ 233 days ago

Former Northern Ireland and Everton boss Bingham dies aged 90

London (AFP) – Former Northern Ireland and Everton manager Billy Bingham, who twice took his country to the World Cup, died on Friday at the age of 90. Bingham guided Northern Ireland to the World Cup in 1982, when the minnows enjoyed a shock win over hosts Spain thanks to Gerry Armstrong's goal in the […]
ByAFP

Northern Ireland

/ 291 days ago

N. Ireland boss apologises after saying women 'more emotional' than men

London (AFP) – Northern Ireland women's team boss Kenny Shiels has apologised after he came under fire for claiming female footballers concede goals in clusters because they are "more emotional than men". Shiels made the comment after watching his side concede four goals in 27 second-half minutes during Tuesday's 5-0 World Cup qualifying defeat by […]
ByAFP

Italy

/ 439 days ago

Italy in World Cup play-offs after Northern Ireland stalemate

Belfast (AFP) – Italy will have to get through the play-offs if they are to return to the World Cup after a goalless draw at Northern Ireland on Monday allowed Switzerland to pip them on the final day of qualifying. Roberto Mancini's European champions knew that they needed to match the Swiss' result against Bulgaria […]
ByAFP