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Linfield’s Bastien Hery and Dundalk’s Chris Shields with United the Union Champions Cup tournament ambassador Pat Jennings at Windsor Park on Thursday. Photograph: Philip Magowan/Inpho

Chris Shields has described the new cross-Border competition in which Dundalk will face Linfield next month as “a great initiative”, with the midfield(...)

George Best: produced an outstanding display to help Northern Ireland to a famous 2-2 draw in Rotterdam against a gifted Netherlands side. Photograph: Getty Images

You’ve got to love Danny Blanchflower. You have really got to love Danny Blanchflower. When it was all over, when the four goals had been scored and (...)

The newly unveiled statue of George  Best outside Winsdor Park in Belfast has drawn criticism from fans. Photograph:   Liam McBurney/PA Wire

From Cristiano Ronaldo to Diego Maradona, a dubious likeness in bronze has become almost de rigueur for any self-respecting football superstar. Now (...)

The newly unveiled statue of George Best outside Winsdor Park in Belfast. Photograph:  Liam McBurney/PA Wire

A statue has been unveiled of footballing hero George Best in his home town of Belfast. The Manchester United and Northern Ireland star has been immo(...)

Pat Jennings: He [Pochettino] has a great team around him and with the chairman they’ve done an unbelievable job. Hopefully we can push on – win the Champions League, get top four.”  Photograph:  Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Pat Jennings is in his Tottenham Hotspur tracksuit. He is walking in from training. It is a Friday morning and he has just had his weekly session with(...)

Josimar (back left) and his Brazil teammates ahead of their 1986 World Cup quater-final against France. Photograph: Stringer/AFP/Getty

In the summer of 1964, England took part in the Little World Cup in Brazil. It was a simple four-team league involving Portugal, Argentina and the hos(...)

Peter O’Keeffe and Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty are new caps on the Irish team for the Home Internationals. Photograph: Inpho

Home International team Irish Amateur Open Champion Peter O’Keeffe and Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty are new caps on the Irish team for the Home Internat(...)

From left: John Murphy, Dave O’Leary, Frank Stapleton and Liam Brady in 1973 as they signed for the Arsenal.

When you’re a kid of Irish parents growing up in England in the 1970s, you learn to accept the fact that you’re a Paddy. Sure, it makes it that bit mo(...)

Martin was the first in a long line of football men who talked, and taught me, about football. Photo: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

The other night in Lille, your correspondent registered a ‘first’ in post-match press conferences. Normally, these are bustling crowded affairs where (...)

Northern Ireland’s goalkeeper Michael McGovern saves from Mario Gomez during the Euro 2016 Group C match between Northern Ireland and Germany at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. Photo: Getty Images

When Michael McGovern returned to the Northern Ireland dressing-room following his one-man Alamo performance against Germany, his colleagues rose as o(...)

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