Scotland 1 Northern Ireland 0: Gordon Strachan's side edge contest with Irish that was merited on pressure, if not penetration
In the grand catalogue of Gordon Strachan’s steady transformation of Scotland a narrow win over Northern Ireland will hardly register, but it was never meant to. The Scotland manager’s insistence beforehand that this match would act as preparation for Sunday’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Gibr
A late Christophe Berra header settled a dour game at Hampden. Continue reading...
• O’Neill’s men set to tackle Scotland in friendly • Northern Ireland will continue to focus on youth • Paul Papp pops Northern Ireland’s bubble with late brace for Romania Michael O’Neill will use Northern Ireland’s match at Hampden Park on Wednesday to give more young players the c
Michael McNamee and Chris Morgan review the Irish Cup semi-final action as Glentoran and Portadown reach the May 2 decider.
Three goals in the opening 26 minutes see Portadown beat Ballymena to set up an Irish Cup final meeting with Glentoran.
Curtis Allen's first-half goal gives Glentoran a 1-0 victory over Premiership leaders Crusaders in the Irish Cup semi-final.
Crusaders take on Glentoran in the opening match at followed by the clash between Ballymena and Portadown.