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Northern Ireland Players Roll of Honour

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George Glass RIP

It was with great sadness that I learned of the passing of George Glass. George passed away at his Belfast home on 5th December last year, just eight months after his dearly loved wife, Muriel. I first heard from George shortly after this site launched in 2006, when messages of corrections started to arrive. There followed dozens of emails including player profiles and statistical articles and I soon got to learn a bit more about George. He was widely respected within the statto community, counting among his works contributions to Cris Freddi, Marshall Gillespie, Malcolm Brodie and the IFFHS. He also completed extensive work on Linfield's history with their late chairman, David Crawford. As a boy, George was taken under the wing of the Northern Ireland squad during a childhood illness. He was invited into the team's dressing room on the afternoon of 4th December 1957 prior to the World Cup Qualifier against Italy, and was there as the team were informed the match had been down

Northern Ireland Player Transfers January 2024

- 2023/24 - - Transfers - Summer 2023 - January 2024 - Summer 2024 - ??-Dec Conor McDermott Lisburn Distillery to Coleraine (end of loan) 31-Dec Jamie McDonagh Glenavon to Cliftonville (end of loan) 01-Jan Jack Scott ex-Linfield to Coleraine   02-Jan Jamie McGonigle Derry City to Coleraine   03-Jan Brodie Spencer Motherwell to Huddersfield (end of loan)   03-Jan Conor McDermott Coleraine to Bangor (loan)   04-Jan Mikhail Kennedy Crusaders to Institute   06-Jan Andrew Mitchell Coleraine to Dungannon Swifts   09-Jan Ben Wylie Ytterhogdals IK to Cliftonville 12-Jan Conor Mitchell Dungannon Swifts to Newry City 12-Jan Liam Hughes ex-Liverpool to FC Haka 13-Jan Caolan McBride ex-Aston Villa to Newington 15-Jan Shea Gordon Larne to Cliftonville 15-Jan Chris Gallagher Cliftonville to Larne 16-Jan   Kofi Balmer Port Vale to Crystal Palace (end of loan) 16-Jan Gallagher Lennon Linlithgow Rose to St Mirren (end of loan)   18-Jan Gallagher Lennon St M

688: 26 March 2024

687 vs Romania - 688 - 689 vs - Friendly International Tuesday, 26th March 2024 SCOTLAND (SCO) - NORTHERN IRELAND (NIR) Venue: Hampden Park, Belfast Pre-Match: Announcement ( Irish FA ) ( BBC ) Notes: This match will act as a warm-up for Scotland ahead of the UEFA European Championships in Germany This will be Northern Ireland's 30th match at Hampden Park (28th at Third Hampden)

687: 22 March 2024

686 vs Denmark - 687 - 688 vs Scotland Friendly International Friday, 22nd Match 2024 ROMANIA (ROU) - NORTHERN IRELAND (NIR) Venue: Arena Nationala, Bucharest Pre-Match: Announcement ( Irish FA ) ( BBC ) Notes: This match will act as a warm-up for Romania ahead of the UEFA European Championships in Germany

Opposing Families

Fathers and sons to have faced Northern Ireland... Peter Schmeichel (Denmark) 5 games / 2 clean sheets W 3 – D 2 – L 0 17-10-1990 NIR 1-1 DEN ECQ Belfast 13-11-1991 NIR 1-2 DEN ECQ Odense 18-11-1992 NIR 0-1 DEN WCQ Belfast 13-10-1993 NIR 0-1 DEN WCQ Copenhagen 07-10-2000 NIR 1-1 DEN WCQ Belfast Kasper Schmeichel (Denmark) 2 games / 1 clean sheet W 1 – D 0 – L 1 16-06-2023 NIR 0-1 DEN ECQ Copenhagen 20-11-2023 NIR 2-0 DEN ECQ Belfast   7 games / 3 clean sheets – W 4 – D 2 – L 1 Mel Charles (Wales) 4 games / 5 goals W 3 - D 1 - L 0 20-04-1955 NIR 2-3 WAL BIC Belfast 10-04-1957 NIR 0-0 WAL BIC Belfast 12-04-1961 NIR 1-5 WAL BIC Belfast  1 goal 11-04-1962 NIR 0-4 WAL BIC Belfast  4 goals Jeremy Charles (Wales) 1 game W 1 - D 0 - L 0 31-05-1983 NIR 0-1 WAL BIC Belfast 5 games / 5 goals – W 4 – D