Northern Ireland boss Ian Baraclough: 'Slovakia defeat is not the end of an era'The hosts began the night as favourites as they looked to secure qualification to a second consecutive European Championship.
Nov 13, 08:48
Craig Cathcart hopes Northern Ireland are spurred on by past Euros successNorthern Ireland beat Greece to reach Euro 2016 but fell at the final hurdle to Switzerland two years later.
Nov 9, 22:48
Ian Baraclough had no preference over Northern Ireland's playoff final opponentsSlovakia will be the opponents instead of the Republic of Ireland.
Oct 9, 10:51
Aaron Hughes takes up UEFA course after retirementThe 40-year-old is studying the UEFA Executive Master for International Players.
Apr 19, 15:50
Stuart Dallas: 'Unbelievable attitude can take Northern Ireland to Euro 2020'Michael O'Neill's side are top of Group C.
Jun 13, 06:31
Aaron Hughes pays tribute to Michael O'Neill following retirementThe 39-year-old former captain announced his decision to retire on Tuesday.
Jun 12, 17:00
Aaron Hughes "a little bit emotional" in final game as playerThe Hearts defender told his international teammates of his decision to retire in the dressing room in Belarus.
Jun 12, 05:20
Hearts release Aaron Hughes, Conor SammonSammon spent last season on loan at Motherwell.
May 30, 11:51
Hearts defender Christophe Berra out for six monthsScottish Premiership side Hearts reveal that defender Christophe Berra will be out of action for "approximately six months" with a hamstring injury.
Aug 14, 12:06
Result: Costa Rica cruise past Northern IrelandCosta Rica cruise to a 3-0 win over Northern Ireland in their final home match before the 2018 World Cup, with Arsenal's Joel Campbell among the scorers.
Jun 3, 20:02
Michael O'Neill: 'I hope Aaron Hughes does not retire this summer'Michael O'Neill will respect whatever decision Aaron Hughes makes on his potential retirement, but hopes that Sunday is not the 38-year-old's final game for Northern Ireland.
Jun 2, 14:54
Hearts announce loan deal for Norwich City forward Steven NaismithHearts announce that they have signed Norwich City forward Steven Naismith on a loan deal until the end of the season.
Jan 18, 15:56
Result: Switzerland reach World Cup at expense of Northern IrelandSwitzerland reach the 2018 World Cup at Northern Ireland's expense with a goalless draw in Sunday's second leg in Basel for a 1-0 aggregate win.
Nov 12, 19:00
Gareth McAuley hints at international retirementVeteran defender Gareth McAuley is readying himself for international retirement ahead of Northern Ireland's crucial World Cup qualifying playoff against Switzerland.
Nov 12, 15:26
Aaron Hughes doubtful for Northern Ireland's qualifiersAaron Hughes is expected to sit out Northern Ireland's qualifiers against Germany and Norway next week after aggravating a calf injury in Hearts' defeat to Dundee.
Oct 1, 14:31
Result: Celtic start defence of Scottish Premiership title with easy win over HeartsCeltic begin their Scottish Premiership campaign with a 4-1 victory over Hearts in Glasgow.
Aug 5, 14:20
Craig Cathcart, Liam Boyce out of Northern Ireland squadCraig Cathcart joins Liam Boyce in being ruled out of Northern Ireland's upcoming World Cup qualifiers against San Marino and Germany.
Oct 3, 21:45
Graham Stack eager to play in front of 60,000 Kerala Blasters fansFormer Arsenal goalkeeper Graham Stack says that the lure of playing in front of 60,000 Kerala Blasters fans was what led to him signing for the Indian Super League club.
Aug 5, 13:48
Team News: Wales unchanged, Northern Ireland replace Conor Washington with Kyle LaffertyWales are unchanged for their Euro 2016 last 16 meeting with fellow UK nation Northern Ireland at the Parc des Princes, Paris.
Jun 25, 16:12
Aaron Hughes: 'Northern Ireland can handle Gareth Bale'Aaron Hughes believes that Northern Ireland can work as a team to withstand the threat of Gareth Bale in Saturday's Euro 2016 game against Wales.
Jun 23, 16:13
Team News: Kyle Lafferty omitted from Northern Ireland starting XI to face UkraineKyle Lafferty is out of the Northern Ireland starting XI for Thursday's Euro 2016 Group C clash against Ukraine in Lyon.
Jun 16, 16:13
Result: Northern Ireland extend unbeaten streak with Slovakia drawNorthern Ireland make it 12 games without defeat courtesy of a goalless draw with Slovakia in their final Euro 2016 warm-up match.
Jun 4, 21:41
On this day: Ruud van Nistelrooy hits Manchester United hat-trickThirteen years ago today, Ruud van Nistelrooy scored a hat-trick as Manchester United won an eight-goal contest against Newcastle United.
Nov 23, 06:00
Live Commentary: Finland 1-1 Northern Ireland - as it happenedRelive the action from Helsinki as Northern Ireland secured top spot in Group F after a 1-1 draw against Finland with Sports Mole's full text commentary.
Oct 11, 16:00
On this day: Alan Shearer hits five in Newcastle United routOn this day in 1999, Alan Shearer found the net five times to help Newcastle United on their way to an 8-0 win over Sheffield Wednesday in the Premier League.
Sep 19, 08:00
Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill urges players to secure qualificationNorthern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill urges his players to keep their nerve and book their place in the Euro 2016 finals.
Sep 4, 23:13
Aaron Hughes eager for more first-team involvement at next clubVeteran defender Aaron Hughes admits that he wants more first-team involvement at his next club.
Jun 3, 11:28
Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion vs. BournemouthSports Mole gazes ahead to Friday night's Championship match as leaders Bournemouth travel to stuttering Brighton & Hove Albion.
Apr 8, 16:45
Aaron Hughes: 'Finland match is huge for qualification hopes'Northern Ireland defender Aaron Hughes is adamant that his side have to seize the initiative in their Euro 2016 group by beating Finland at Windsor Park.
Mar 28, 03:13
Result: Christophe Berra wins it late for ScotlandChristophe Berra's late header wins it for Scotland as they record a 1-0 victory at home to Northern Ireland at Hampden Park.
Mar 25, 21:40
Team News: Ipswich Town make one change for Brighton & Hove Albion clashCole Skuse returns to the Ipswich Town starting XI for their Championship match against Brighton & Hove Albion.
Jan 21, 19:16
Team News: Two changes for Norwich City against Brighton & Hove AlbionNorwich City boss Neil Adams brings Nathan Redmond and Jos Hooiveld back into his side for their Championship clash against Brighton & Hove Albion at Carrow Road.
Nov 22, 14:13
Preview: Romania vs. Northern IrelandSports Mole looks ahead to the Euro 2016 qualifier in Bucharest on Friday as Northern Ireland look to go five points clear in Group F.
Nov 12, 17:43
Greg Halford wants to learn centre-back skills from Brighton boss Sami HyypiaGreg Halford wants to learn as much as he can from Brighton & Hove Albion boss Sami Hyypia while he is on loan with the Seagulls.
Nov 12, 14:47
Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Blackburn RoversSports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Championship clash between Brighton and Blackburn at the Amex Stadium.
Nov 6, 17:37
Brighton & Hove Albion defender Aaron Hughes out for 'weeks'Brighton & Hove Albion's Northern Irish international Aaron Hughes is set for a number of weeks on the sidelines after landing awkwardly on his ankle.
Nov 3, 19:18
Preview: Sheffield Wednesday vs. BournemouthSports Mole previews the Championship clash between in-form Bournemouth and Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough.
Nov 2, 16:06
Team News: Ali Al-Habsi makes Brighton & Hove Albion debut at BournemouthAli Al-Habsi goes straight into the Brighton & Hove Albion starting XI for the Championship match along the South Coast at Bournemouth.
Nov 1, 16:36
Team News: Harry Kane among 10 Tottenham Hotspur changes for League Cup tieHarry Kane is one of 10 Tottenham players recalled for their Capital One Cup third-round tie with Brighton & Hove Albion at White Hart Lane.
Oct 29, 19:01
Preview: Ipswich Town vs. Brighton & Hove AlbionSports Mole looks ahead to Brighton & Hove Albion's trip to Portman Road to face Ipswich Town in the Championship on Tuesday.
Sep 14, 12:59
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