Celtic’s Scott Brown celebrates scoring the winning goal against Aberdeen at Pittodrie yesterday. Photograph: Graham Stuart/Reuters

Celtic underlined their status as Scottish Premiership champions with their fourth win of the season over nearest challengers Aberdeen.The Hoops were (...)

 Kyle Lafferty scores Northern Ireland’s first goal in their 2-1 win over Finland which leaves them second in Group F. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Northern Ireland 2 Finland 1They were handing out leaflets mentioning sin and Satan on Olympia Drive adjacent to Windsor Park on Sunday, but inside th(...)

Celtic’s Jason Denayer scores his side’s opening goal during the Scottish Premiership match against Aberdeen  at Celtic Park. Photograph:   Jeff Holmes/PA

Celtic 4 Aberdeen 0The narrative of this match will reveal as much about the end of Aberdeen’s tilt at the title as confirmation in all but name that (...)

Everton manager Roberto Martinez has been under pressure due to recent bad results. Photograph: Getty

One-nil: it was a scoreline weighing heavily on Roberto Martinez as he stood on the Goodison Park touchline on Tuesday night. And no wonder. One-nil t(...)

Romania’s Paul Papp celebrates scoring his sides first against Northern Ireland in their Uefa Euro 2016 qualifier at the Arena Nationala, Bucharest.   Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire

Romania 2 Northern Ireland 0 Northern Ireland’s perfect start to Euro 2016 qualifying came crashing down in Romania after Paul Papp ended their(...)

  Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill. Photograph: William Cherry / Presseye / Inpho

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill is not getting carried away by the prospect of making history in Greece, but is quietly confident his side ca(...)

Northern Ireland’s Kyle Lafferty scores the winning goal for his side in their   Uefa Euro 2016 Group F qualifier at Albert Florian Stadium in Budapest. Photograph:   Adam Davy/PA

Hungary 1 Northern Ireland 2 Kyle Lafferty and Niall McGinn were the scorers as Northern Ireland marked the ninth anniversary of their famous victory (...)

Celtic’s Virgil van Dijk is sent off during the  match at Pittodrie. Photograph: Kenny Smith/PA Wire.

Aberdeen 2 Celtic 1 A wonder goal from Aberdeen winger Jonny Hayes ended Fraser Forster’s clean-sheet run as 10-man Celtic lost 2-1 at P(...)

Aberdeen’s Willo Flood tackles Celtic’s Georgios Samaras  during the Scottish Cup fifth-round match at Celtic Park.  Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA

Celtic 1 Aberdeen 2: Neil Lennon suffered at the hands of Aberdeen for a second weekend running as Peter Pawlett’s goal knocked holders Celtic out of (...)

Northern Ireland’s Oliver Norwood reacts to a missed chance during the international friendly against Turkey in Adana. Photo: William Cherry/Inpho

Turkey 1 Northern Ireland 0A solitary moment of madness cost Northern Ireland a battling draw in Adana as Roy Carroll and Chris Baird gifted Turkey a (...)