Shayne Lavery

7 results

 Ian Baraclough: ‘At this moment it’s in our hands still. If we can beat Switzerland it puts us in a good position to grab second place and that’s what we’re aiming for.” Photograph: Salvatore Di Nolfi/EPA

Ian Baraclough insisted he was happy to embrace the challenge of guiding Northern Ireland into Saturday’s crunch World Cup qualifier against Switzerla(...)

 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(...)

Sunderland’s Irish striker Aiden O’Brien  celebrates after completing his hat-trick in the  Carabao Cup second-round win over  Blackpool at Bloomfield Road. Photograph: Ian Horrocks/Sunderland AFC via Getty Images

Republic of Ireland international Aiden O’Brien scored his first hat-trick since September 2015 as League One Sunderland stunned Championship side Bla(...)

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 (...)

Northern Ireland’s  Niall McGinn scores during the international friendly against the USA at Windsor Park. Photograph:  Paul Faith/AFP via Getty Images

Northern Ireland 1 USA 2 It was a familiar feeling for Northern Ireland as a positive performance went unrewarded in a 2-1 friendly defeat to the Uni(...)

Linfield’s Shayne Lavery in action against Seán Hoare and Andy Boyle of Dundalk during the first leg of the Unite the Union Champions Cup at Windsor Park. Photograph:  Brian Little/Inpho

Linfield 1 Dundalk 1 The sponsors of this latest crack at a cross-Border cup had started the day by delivering 180 pairs of football boots to kids in(...)

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill: “Irish rugby is so strong, producing players of a world level. It’s very difficult to then say ‘here’s a wee lad playing for Crusaders, watch him’.” Photograph:   Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

In a quiet corner of an Edinburgh café, Michael O’Neill has a list of names in front of him. It is a short list. It features players born in Ireland w(...)