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IRISH LEAGUE: Ervin out to avoid one-season wonders tag for Ballymena

Ballymena United skipper Jim Ervin has urged his team-mates to replicate last season’s success.

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Defending champions Linfield

IN FULL: Irish League fixtures 2017-18 season

The Danske Bank Premiership 2017-18 were released today at 1pm. Here's the fixture list in full.
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Northern Ireland Women’s U19s to face Spain, Germany and Scotland

Northern Ireland Women’s U19s to face Spain, Germany and Scotland

Northern Ireland will face Spain, Germany and Scotland in the group stages of this summer’s UEFA Women’s Under-19 Championship.

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Clubs find out European opponents

Clubs find out European opponents

Linfield will face Celtic in the Champions League IF they overcome SP La Fiorita in the first qualifying round.

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Double World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea has been awarded an MBE for services to motorcycling.

Rea, Best and Davis recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Double World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea, Ireland rugby captain Rory Best and Northern Ireland skipper Steve Davis have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

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Azerbaijan's Pavlo Pashayev with Northern Ireland's Niall McGinn

FOOTBALL: Michael O’Neill hails Nortern Ireland spirit after last-gasp win in Baku

Northern Ireland’s spirit once again came to the fore for boss Michael O’Neill as his understrength and undercooked side claimed a dramatic 1-0 success over Azerbaijan.

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Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill

FOOTBALL: Stuart Dallas strike gives Northern Ireland win in Baku

AZERBAIJAN 0 NORTHERN IRELAND 1

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West Brom Albion's James McClean will launch this year's Hughes Insurance Foyle Cup.

FOOTBALL: Derry City legend to launch Foyle Cup

West Bromwich Albion and Republic of Ireland International James McClean, will be Guest Of Honour at this year’s launch of the International Hughes Insurance Foyle Cup, at the Waterfoot Hotel, this Monday evening.

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Northend United U10s

Northend United: Brilliant displays bring excellent season to a close

Northend United Youth’s youngest teams put in some top quality displays recently to bring an excellent season to a close.

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Newcastle United will compete in this year's competition.

Newcastle United to compete in SuperCupNI

Newly promoted Newcastle United will enter a team into the SuperCupNI this summer.

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Northern Ireland captain Steven Davis. Photo: Presseye

Preparation is vital, says NI skipper Davis

Northern Ireland captain Steven Davis says next week’s trip to Turkey will be vital for their World Cup qualification hopes.

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Manchester United celebrate after winning the Dale Farm Milk Cup for a fifth time

FOOTBALL: SuperCupNI return for Manchester United

Manchester United are making a return to the SuperCupNI.

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Northern Ireland's Gareth McAuley

FOOTBALL: Michael O’Neill counts on having Gareth McAuley for World Cup qualifier

Gareth McAuley has been included in Northern Ireland’s squad for the World Cup qualifier against Azerbaijan in spite of concerns over his fitness.

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Northern Ireland's Conor Washington

INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL: Conor Washington and Jamie Ward to miss NI friendly against New Zealand

Northern Ireland could be light on attacking options when Michael O’Neill names his squad to face New Zealand and Azerbaijan, with Conor Washington and Jamie Ward both out.

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Glentoran players help  fix the net during October's Irish Cup tie against rivals Linfield. Photo: Press Eye

20 of the best #IrishLeagueBehaviour tweets from last season

We love the Irish League. We do. And through the highs and lows of following the local game, there are magic moments which bring big smiles to our faces.
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Allan Jenkins

IRISH LEAGUE: Allan Jenkins leaves Ballymena United

Midfielder Allan Jenkins has parted company with Ballymena United.

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Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill

WATCH: Northern Ireland squad ‘deeply saddened’ by Manchester attack - Michael O’Neill

Northern Ireland boss Michael O’Neill says he and his players are ‘deeply saddened’ by the terror atrocity in Manchester.

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Wakehurst's players celebrate their success against Glebe

Bamber and Nixon fire Wakehurst to O’Gorman Cup glory against Glebe

Wakehurst are basking in the glory of their weekend O’Gorman Cup win over Ballymoney rivals Glebe Rangers.

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Sky Blues boss David Jeffrey

Jeffrey adds experience as United aim to push on

David Jeffrey has started strengthening his Ballymena United squad ahead of their Europa League adventure with the capture of four experienced players.

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