Tag: Northern Ireland

Karl Hein of Estonia during the International Friendly, Länderspiel, Nationalmannschaft match at Stadio Artemio Franchi, Florence. Picture date: 11th November 2020. Photo: Jonathan Moscrop / Sportimage

3 Arsenal academy players receive senior international call-ups

Three of Arsenal's academy players have received senior international call-ups for the upcoming round of fixtures.
UEFA Women s Euro 2022 Play-Off Second Leg, Seaview Stadium, Belfast, Northern Ireland 13/4/2021 Northern Ireland vs Ukraine The Northern Ireland team celebrate at the final whistle The Northern Ireland team celebrate at the final whistle 13/4/2021 Copyright: INPHO/Presseye/Philip Magowan

Northern Ireland create history and qualify for their first Women’s Euro tournament

The UEFA Women's Euro 2022 play-offs have returned their verdict and there was a huge upset as Northern Ireland defeated Ukraine to qualify for their first ever senior international tournament
Daniel Ballard with Northern Ireland (Photo via Ballard on Twitter)

Arsenal 21yo puts in another couple of impressive senior international performances

Daniel Ballard made another couple of appearances for the Northern Ireland national team over the international break, including one at right-back.
Daniel Ballard with Northern Ireland (Photo via Northern Ireland on Twitter)

Arsenal youth defender puts on yet another strong senior international display

Arsenal defender and Blackpool loanee Daniel Ballard put in another strong individual display to cap off the November international break on Wednesday.
Daniel Ballard preparing for a match with Northern Ireland (Photo via Northern Ireland on Twitter)

'Kept Haaland quiet': Arsenal defender impresses again with his country

Daniel Ballard put in an impressive performance for Northern Ireland on Wednesday night, despite losing to a strong Norway side.
Daniel Ballard (number four) with the team ahead of his senior international debut for Northern Ireland (Photo via NorthernIreland on Twitter)

Arsenal youth defender makes encouraging senior international debut

20-year-old Arsenal defender Daniel Ballard made his senior international debut for Northern Ireland on Friday, helping their 10-man team to a draw.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - MARCH 04: Daniel Ballard of Arsenal runs with the ball during the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal and Swansea City at Meadow Park on March 04, 2019 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Harriet Lander/Getty Images)

Arsenal youngster gets senior national call-up despite no Gunners first-team debut

Daniel Ballard has been named in the senior Northern Ireland squad for the second time in a row, despite not having made his debut for Arsenal just yet.
Daniel Ballard (Photo via BelfastTelegraph)

Arsenal youngster helping 'freshen up' international squad after surprise call-up

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill has said that the new, young faces, that include Arsenal’s Daniel Ballard, are helping to ‘freshen things up’ around the squad.

Fans were unhappy with this Arsenal player's performance on international duty

The Arsenal fans weren't impressed with Granit Xhaka's performance against Northern Ireland.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 11: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal gestures to his team mates during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on August 11, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Arsenal midfielder can't understand fuss over controversial call

Granit Xhaka doesn't understand why everyone's making such a big deal about the penalty Switzerland were given against Northern Ireland on Thursday evening.

Arsenal midfielder described as ‘playmaker with vision’ as he helps country win

Granit Xhaka won’t play in many easier matches than the one he took part in against Northern Ireland on Thursday night at the National Stadium in Belfast.

Revealed: The full draw for the UEFA Women’s U19 Championship in Northern Ireland

The draw for the UEFA Women’s U19 Championship took place at Belfast City Hall this afternoon, with host nation Northern Ireland, England and Scotland all involved.

Weekend recap: Arsenal players paying the penalty + Lukaku and more

Before I start this I’m going to be honest – I couldn’t have cared less about what was going on in the world of...

Saturday Arsenal recap: One in, one out

Things have, perhaps not unexpectedly been a bit quite over the last few days. With no actual football to talk about and the UK tearing...

Ramsey and Wales get lucky against Northern Ireland

Aaron Ramsey has made it through to the quarter-finals of the Euros with Wales but they needed an own goal to seal the win over Northern Ireland.

Mesut Ozil issues cutting response to teammate's criticism

Mesut Ozil has, apparently, growled a response when asked about Jerome Boateng’s comments that claimed Germany were not good enough in the final third during their goalless draw with Poland on Thursday night.

Szczesny maturing nicely as Poland overcome stubborn Northern Ireland

Wojciech Szczesny started in goal for Poland as they beat a stubborn Northern Ireland on Sunday afternoon.

11 new football rules you need to know ahead of the Euros

As the Euros get ready to start, many people haven’t realised that there have been a host of rule changes. Here are 11 of the 95 changes so you know what’s going on at least some of the time (although some are quite ridiculous)