24 March 2013

The NIFG History Trail


View Northern Ireland Football Historical Places in a larger map
Park Shopping Centre, Belfast 
- Site of Celtic Park, home of Belfast Celtic and witness to Joe Bambrick's double hattrick against Wales
Windsor Park, Belfast
- Home to Linfield and (Northern) Ireland for more than a century.
George Best Belfast City Airport
- Named in honour of Northern Ireland's most gifted player.
Solitude, Belfast
- Home of Ireland's oldest club, Cliftonville
Jennings Park, Newry
- Named on honour of Northern Ireland's most capped player
Moss Rose
- Home to Macclesfield Town and featuring the Sammy McIlroy Suite in honour of their most successful manager

Turf Moor
- Home to Burnley and featuring the Jimmy McIlroy Stand in honour of their greatest ever player.
New Grosvenor Stadium, Ballyskeagh
- Home to Lisburn Distillery and overlooking Jimmy McIlroy Park
Blanchflower Stadium & Playing Fields
- In honour of Northern Ireland and Spurs' legendary captain
+54° 36' 50.81", -5° 51' 54.71"
219 Roden St
- Home to goalscorer supreme, Joe Bambrick
Belfast, BT12 5QB, UK
18 Crevolea Rd
- Home to Sam English, holder of Rangers record for most goals in a season. 
Blackhill, Coleraine BT51 4ES, UK
- Home of English football and venue for two famous Northern Ireland wins.
Wembley, Middlesex HA9 0WS, UK
Dalymount Park
Racecourse Ground, Wrexham
- Home of Wrexham FC and venue of the world's first international match to be filmed
Site of Boothferry Park
- Venue for Northern Ireland's first match during their 1970s exile.
+53° 44' 25.52", -0° 23' 23.02"
Aviva Stadium (Lansdowne Road, Dublin)
- The first venue outside Belfast to host an Ireland home match
William St, Milford, Armagh
- Park in honour of William McCrum, inventor of the penalty kick
Milford, Armagh BT60 3PD, UK
Mestalla Stadium
Estadio La Romareda
50009 Zaragoza, Spain
Vicente Calderón Stadium
Örjans Vall
Malmö Stadion
Ektorpsgatan 1
602 37 Norrköping, Sweden
Estadio 3 de Marzo
Jalisco Stadium
Sydney Cricket & Sports Ground Trust
Olympic Park
Hindmarsh Stadium
Irish FA Headquarters
- Admin offices of the local governing body and former home of Titanic designer, Thomas Andrews
Church Street, Magherafelt
- Birth place of Peter Doherty
Magherafelt BT45, UK
Milltown Cemetery
- Burial place of many ex internationals
Belfast City Cemetery
- Burial place of many ex internationals
Supachalasai National Stadium, Bangkok
- Venue of Northern Ireland's first match played in Asia
27 Rosemary St
- Site of the Irish Tweed House, managed by IFA founder, John "Mac" McAlery
Belfast, BT1 1QA, UK
6 Donegall St
- Site of McAlery & Lowry's Outfitters, run by IFA founder John "Mac" McAlery
Belfast BT1 1, UK

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