30 August 2008

Euro 2012 Qualifying

The 14th UEFA European Championships will be jointly hosted by Poland and Ukraine.

The qualification tournament kicked-off in 2010 with fourteen teams due to join the two hosts. The 7th February 2010 draw placed Northern Ireland in Group C (see below).

The first placed team qualified automatically for the Finals along with the second placed team from the nine qualifying groups with the best record. The other second placed teams will enter into a two-legged play-off to determine the remaining four qualifiers.

Group C:
..Teams.......... Pld W D L GF:GA +/- Pts
1 Italy........... 10 8 2 0 20: 2 .18 .26
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Estonia......... 10 5 1 4 15:14 ...16
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Serbia.......... 10 4 3 3 13:12 ...15
Slovenia........ 10 4 2 4 11: 7 ..3 .14
5 Northern Ireland 10 2 3 5 .9:13 .-4 ..9
6 Faroe Islands....10 1 1 8 .6:26 -20 ..4


Results:
--- EST FRO ITA NIR SRB SVN
EST --- 2-1 1-2 4-1 1-1 0-1
FRO 2-0 --- 0-1 1-1 0-3 0-2
ITA 3-0 5-0 --- 3-0 abd 1-0
NIR 1-2 4-0 0-0 --- 0-1 0-0
SRB 1-3 3-1 1-1 2-1 --- 1-1
SVN 1-2 5-1 0-1 0-1 1-0 ---
* Match abandoned due to violence by Serbian fans. Italy awarded 3-0 win.

Northern Ireland Fixtures
Friday 3 September 2010 – Slovenia v N. Ireland 0-1 (C. Evans)
Friday 8 October 2010 – N. Ireland v Italy 0-0
Tuesday 12 October 2010 – Faroe Islands v N. Ireland 1-1 (K. Lafferty)
Friday 25 March 2011 – Serbia v N. Ireland 2-1 (G. McAuley)
Tuesday 29 March 2011 – N. Ireland v Slovenia 0-0
Wednesday 10 August 2011 – N. Ireland v Faroe Islands 4-0 (A. Hughes, S. Davis, P. McCourt 2)
Friday 2 September 2011 – N. Ireland v Serbia 0-1
Tuesday 6 September 2011 – Estonia v N. Ireland 4-1 (og)
Friday 7 October 2011 – N. Ireland v Estonia 1-2 (S. Davis)
Tuesday 11 October 2011 – Italy v N. Ireland 3-0

Play-off matches played on:
•11th/12th November 2011
•15th November 2011
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Northern Ireland Players Used:
--Subs--
Cards
Ap
St
On
Of
Un
Gl
Min
YC
RC
Chris
6
6
540
1
Liam
1
1
0
Chris
5
5
2
430
2
Lee
3
3
270
Criag
4
3
1
314
Sammy
3
3
3
270
Stephen
4
4
1
360
Steven
4
4
1
360
1
Corry
6
3
3
2
1
279
1
Jonny
5
5
1
446
1
Warren
5
4
1
2
324
Jonny
2
1
1
1
4
79
David
5
3
2
3
300
2
Lee
0
1
Aaron
5
5
1
450
Kyle
4
2
2
1
1
183
1
Alan
0
1
Gareth
6
6
1
1
496
Grant
4
4
3
2
309
Pat
3
1
2
2
102
1
Niall
3
1
2
1
133
Ryan
0
1
Josh
1
1
18
Martin
0
1
Rory
0
3
Maik
3
3
270
Adam
0
2
Peter
0
1
Jonathan
0
5
Jamie
1
1
7


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