Bulgaria’s midfielder Todor Nedelev celebrate after scoring his team’s second goal during the  World Cup qualifier against Northern Ireland at the Vasil Levski National Stadium in Sofia. Photograph: Nikolay Doychinov/AFP via Getty Images

Bulgaria 2 Northern Ireland 1 A bad week for Northern Ireland got worse on Tuesday night as two crisp Todor Nedelev strikes saw Bulgaria come from be(...)

 Dan Ballard celebrates after opening the scoring for Northern Ireland in the World Cup qualifier against Lithuania at the  LFF Stadium in Vilnius. Photograph: William Cherry/Inpho/Presseye

Lithuania 1 Northern Ireland 4 Shayne Lavery and Daniel Ballard scored their first international goals as Northern Ireland breathed life into their W(...)

Conor Bradley who has been playing at under-23 level for Liverpool, has been named in the latest Northern Ireland squad. Photograph: Nick Taylor/Getty Images

Chelsea defender Sam McClelland and Liverpool’s Conor Bradley have been handed their first senior Northern Ireland call-ups as manager Ian Baraclough (...)

Germany’s Serge Gnabry celebrates scoring against Northern Ireland in Frankfurt. Photograph: Getty Images

Germany 6 Northern Ireland 1 Serge Gnabry’s hat-trick condemned Northern Ireland to a 6-1 defeat to Germany in their final Group C fixture of Euro 20(...)

Michael O’Neill: had written himself into cross-community folklore through the power of football – Northern Ireland qualified for their first major finals in three decades in 2016. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

One of Michael O’Neill’s final acts as Northern Ireland manager emphasises why the lure of club football was always going to prove too strong eventual(...)

Northern Ireland’s   Paddy McNair  celebrates scoring against the Czech Republic in Prague. Photograph: Getty Images

Czech Republic 2 Northern Ireland 3 Northern Ireland achieved what England could not as they beat the Czech Republic in Prague on Monday but they had(...)

Andy Murray admits his Wimbledon chances suffered a heavy blow with defeat to lucky loser Jordan Thompson in the first round of the Aegon Championships. Photograph: PA

Andy Murray admits his Wimbledon chances suffered a heavy blow with defeat to lucky loser Jordan Thompson in the first round of the Aegon Championship(...)

Andy Murray leaves the court following defeat in the first round of the 2017 Aegon Championships at the Queen’s Club. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Andy Murray’s Wimbledon warm-up could hardly have gone worse as the World No1 crashed out of the Aegon Championships first round to lucky loser Jordan(...)