BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) Kyle Lafferty scored an injury-time goal to earn 10-man Northern Ireland a 1-1 draw against Hungary on Monday, keeping his team on track to qualify for the European Championship. A victory would have qualified Northern Ireland for its first major tournament since 1986, but a loss looked likely when Richard Guzmics volleyed in from close range in the...
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September 07, 2015 | Discuss
Northern Ireland's dreams of a first European Championship appearance are one step closer to reality after goals from Jamie Ward and Kyle Lafferty against Greece gave them a third successive Group F victory. That is the country's best ever start to any World Cup or European qualifying series and a table-topping nine points would surely have been beyond the most fanciful expectations...
PIRAEUS, Greece (AP) Northern Ireland continued its surprise run in Euro 2016 qualifying on Tuesday by beating Greece 2-0 for its third straight win in Group F. Jamie Ward fired in a corner kick taken by Oliver Norwood in the ninth minute, with the ball crossing the line after a slight deflection off Greece defender Loukas Vyntra. Kyle Lafferty scored the second after a solo run...
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October 14, 2014 | Discuss
Kyle Lafferty and Niall McGinn were the late heroes as Northern Ireland marked the ninth anniversary of their famous victory over England by grabbing a dramatic 2-1 win in their Euro 2016 opener in Hungary. September 7 will always be a special day for Northern Ireland and ever more so after Lafferty bundled home the scrappiest, most ecstatic finish of his career to give his side...
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