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Tag "Michael O’Neill"

Bounced Back

Bounced Back

🕔19:40, 31.Jul 2016

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar at the Stade de Lyon (June 16th 2016) Hail O’Neill Not even a hail-storm that briefly forced Northern Ireland and Ukraine from the pitch in Lyon could dampen Northern Ireland’s determination. Michael O’Neill’s notched

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Milik Breaks Northern Irish Hearts

Milik Breaks Northern Irish Hearts

🕔16:59, 22.Jun 2016

By Satish Sekar at the Stade de Nice © Satish Sekar (June 12th 2016) Historic Firsts Adam Nawalka’s Poland achieved what other Polish managers failed – deliver a win in the finals of the Euros – it evaded them when

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A Nice Way to Bow Out

A Nice Way to Bow Out

🕔21:12, 16.Jun 2016

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (June 6th 2016) International Requirements After a frustrating injury ravaged season in Australia Aaron Hughes was released by his club. He had hardly played for Melbourne City – just six matches and one goal,

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Aspirations

Aspirations

🕔15:38, 14.Jun 2016

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (March 24th 2016) Qualified Both Wales and Northern Ireland have qualified for Euro2016. It is the first major tournament for both in decades. Chris Coleman – the tenth manager since it was last achieved

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The Centurion Club

The Centurion Club

🕔13:48, 14.Jun 2016

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (June 5th 2016) Centurion Club Defender Aaron Hughes became only the second Northern Irishman to reach 100 caps in last night’s goalless draw against Slovakia – the same team that he began his international

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All Time Great

All Time Great

🕔18:03, 2.May 2016

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (March 24th 2016) A Very Sad Day The world of football united to mourn the passing of one of the greatest players ever to play the beautiful. Johan Cruijff, 69, died of lung cancer.

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Records

Records

🕔17:15, 2.May 2016

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (March 24th 2016) Put to Bed Northern Ireland’s manager Michael O’Neill concedes that his team has a terrible record in friendly internationals. It dates back to long before O’Neill’s time. It irritates him when

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The Curious Case of Kyle Lafferty

The Curious Case of Kyle Lafferty

🕔16:22, 2.May 2016

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (March 24th 2016) Opportunities Kyle Lafferty is in the strange position of being trusted and wanted by his country and their manager, Michael O’Neill, but not by his club Norwich City and their manager,

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Options

Options

🕔11:35, 2.May 2016

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (March 24th 2016) Positives Despite high profile absences – Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey among them for Wales and West Bromwich Albion’s Chris Brunt sadly ruled out of Euro2016 with an injury, both of

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Honours Even

Honours Even

🕔01:32, 2.May 2016

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (March 24th 2016’) Spoils Shared On occasion, it was a feisty match – matches against neighbours tend to be. Northern Ireland held Wales to a 1-1 draw – perhaps they deserved more as Wales

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