Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo hit a second-half hat-trick at Windsor Park. Photograph: Inpho

Northern Ireland 2 Portugal 4Ronaldo hit a second-half hat-trick to spare Portugal’s blushes against Northern Ireland on an ill-tempered night that sa(...)

Northern Ireland Manager Michael O’Neill congratulates goal scorer Martin Patterson at Windsor Park. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Northern Ireland’s match-winners dedicated last night’s defeat of Russia to long-suffering manager Michael O’Neill. The 1-0 victory over Fabio Capell(...)

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill and captain Steven Davis face the media before the Russia game. Photograph: William Cherry/Inpho

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill faces a late change of plan ahead of tonight’s World Cup qualifier against Russia, with Kyle Lafferty missing(...)

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill has named a 20-man squad for next week’s World Cup qualifying home clash against Russia.Striker Kyle Lafferty(...)