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The Cambridge Connection

The following players have appeared for Northern Ireland while playing for Cambridge United... Tommy Finney 7 Other Northern Ireland internationals to have played for Cambridge... David Campbell Sammy McCrory Lee McEvilly Hugh Barr Sammy Morgan Ciaran Toner (loan) Paul McKnight U21 (loan) Mark Graham B Belfast-born Colin Bailie played for Cambridge from 1988-1992. Jimmy Quinn managed Cambridge from 2006-2008.

The Barking Town Connection

The following players have played for (Northern) Ireland while with Barking Town... Eddie McCracken 1

The Aberdeen Connection

ABERDEEN FOOTBALL CLUB aka "The Dons" Founded: 1881 (original club) ;   1903 (current club) Ground History: Pittodrie  1903-date  ( original Aberdeen's ground since 1899 ) . League History: Scottish Northern League 1903/04 ; Scottish League Second Division 1904/05 ; Division One  1905/06-1938/39 ; Division A 1946/47-1955/56 ; Division One 1956/57-1974/75 ; Premier Division 1975/76-1997/98 ; SPL 1998/99-2012/13 ; SPFL Premiership 2013/14-date. Club Honours: Scottish League Champions (4) 1954/55, 1979/80, 1983/84, 1984/85 ; Runners-Up (13) . Scottish Cup Winners (7) 1946/47, 1969/70, 1981/82, 1982/83, 1983/84, 1985/86, 1989/90 ; Runners-Up (8) 1936/37, 1952/53, 1953/54, 1958/59, 1966/67, 1977/78, 1992/93, 1999/00. Scottish League Cup Winners (6) 1955/56, 1976/77, 1985/86, 1989/90, 1995/96, 2013/14 ; Runners-Up (7)   1946/47, 1978/79, 1979/80, 1987/88, 1988/89, 1992/93, 1999/00. Scottish Summer League Cup Winners (1) 1945/46. Drybrough Cup Winner (2) 1971

Ryan McCann

Name: Ryan McCann Born: 15 September 1982, Belfast Height: 5.10 ft Weight: 10.04 st Position: Midfielder Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: 2 Under-21 Caps (2002). Club Honours: (with Linfield) Irish League Champion 2003/04 ; Setanta Cup Winner 2005 ; Co. Antrim Shield Winner 2003/04, 2004/05. Club Career: Teams ....... --Seasons-- Signed -Fee- --League-- FA Cup FL Cup Europe St Andrew's BC ................. Youth Rangers ................. Jul-99 Youth .. 0 (0)/ 0 Linfield .... 02/03-04/05 Aug-02 . Free . 75(22)/ 5* ..... ...... 2(-)/0 L. Distillery 05/06-08/09 c/s-05 . Free 114 (-)/ 4  ...... ...... 2(-)/0 Crusaders ... 09/10-11/12 Jun-09 ...... 59 (-)/ 3  ...... ...... 4(0)/0 L. Distillery 12/13 ..... May-12   . Free . 29 (3)/ 1 2(0)/0 2(0)/0   Ards ...................  May-13 . Free .. 0 (0)/ 0  Carrick Rgrs.  13/14- date Aug-13 . Free * all domestic games. Biography: To follow. Wikipedia IFA Premiership Northern Ireland Under-21 Ca

Seanan Clucas

Name: Martin   Seanan Clucas Born: 8 November 1992, Dungannon Height: 5.10 ft Weight: 11.08 st Position: Defender / Midfielder Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: Under-21, Youth. Club Career: Teams ............ --Seasons-- Signed -Fee- -League- FA Cup FL Cup Other Dungannon Swifts ................. Youth  Preston N.E. .  11/12 ..... c/s-09 Youth . 0 (1)/0 ...... 3(0)/0 Burton Albion  . 11/12 ..... Mar-12 . Loan . 1 (1)/0  Bristol Rovers 12/13-13/14 Jul-12 . Free 25(11)/0 2(0)/0 0(1)/0 Linfield ...... 14/15 ..... Aug-14 . Free . 3 (9)/0 1(0)/0 1(0)/0 1(0)/0  Derry City .... 2015 ...... Feb-15  . Free . 9 (3)/1 3(-)/0* Adelaide United .......... Jul-15 Trial Newcastle Jets   ...........   Jul-15   Trial Dungannon Sw. . 16/17- date Jun-16 . Free Glentoran * all cup games. Biography: A Gaelic footballer in his youth, Seanan Clucas came through the prolific Dungannon Swifts youth set-up during which time he played for Northern Ireland at Under-17 level

Eddie McCallion

Name: Edward McCallion Born: 25 January 1979, Londonderry Height: 5.06 ft Weight: 11.07 st Position: Defender Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: 1 Under-21 Cap (1998) , Youth, 5 Schoolboy Caps  (1994) . Club Honours: (with Derry) FAI Cup Winner 2002, 2006 ; League of Ireland Cup Winner 1999/00 , 2005, 2006, 2008 ; League of Ireland First Division Champion 2010. Club Career: Teams .......... --Seasons-- Signed -Fee- -League- FA Cup FL Cup Europe -Other- Foyle Harps ....................... Youth Blackburn Rovers ........... Jul-96 Youth . 0 (0)/0 Coleraine ...... 97/98 ..... Jan-98 . Loan . 9 (0)/0 ..................... 5(0)/0* Derry City ..... 98/99- 2012 Sep-98 . Free .................... 13(-)/0 Glenavon ....... 12/13-14/15 Jul-12 . Free 60 (-)/0 Bangor ......... 14/15 ..... Jan-15 . Free Institute ...... 15/16 ..... Jul-15 . Free * all cup games Biography: A product of the famed Foyle Harps youth club, Eddie McCallion was a regular for North

Kyle McVey

Name: Kyle McVey Born: 7 July 1986 Height: Weight: Position: Centre-Back / Left-Back Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: Under-23, 8 Under-21 Caps (2006-2008) , Youth. Club Honours: (with Coleraine) Irish Cup Runner-Up 2007/08 ; Irish League Cup Runner-Up 2009/10 ; North-West Cup Winner. Club Career: Teams .... --Seasons-- Signed -Fee- -League- FA Cup FL Cup Europe Other Coleraine 03/04-12/13  ...... Youth Linfield . 13/14 ..... Aug-13 . Free 13 (3)/1 1(0)/0 3(0)/0 ...... 3(0)/0 Ballymena 14/15-16/17 Aug-14 . Free Carrick R 16/17 ..... Jan-17 . Loan Portadown 17/18- date Biography: Kyle McVey established himself in the centre of Coleraine's defence while still a teenager. Multi-honoured by Northern Ireland at representative level, prior to winning eight under-21 caps he played at the Milk Cup and was part of the squad that played at the 2005 UEFA Under-19 Championship Finals and he has since appeared for the Under-23 side that has taken part in the

Happy Christmas!

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200: 5 October 1957

Match Programme/Poster: Credits/Sources: HNISC

352: 21 June 1982

351 vs Yugoslavia - 352 - 353 vs Spain World Cup Finals Spain 1982 First Round Group E NORTHERN IRELAND 1 - 1 HONDURAS

354: 1 July 1982

353 vs Spain - 354 - 355 vs France FIFA World Cup Finals Spain 1982 NORTHERN IRELAND (NIR) 2 - 2 AUSTRIA (AUT)

355: 4 July 1982

354 vs Austria - 355 - 356 vs Austria World Cup Finals Spain 1982 Second Round Group 4 NORTHERN IRELAND (NIR) 1 - 4 FRANCE (FRA)

410: 5 February 1991

409 vs Austria  - 410 - 411 vs Yugoslavia Tuesday, 5th February 1991. KO: 20:00 International Friendly NORTHERN IRELAND (NIR) 3 - 1 POLAND (POL) (H/T -) Venue: Windsor Park, Belfast Attendance: 3,500 Referee: Burge (WAL) Goalscorers: NIR Taggart 2, Magilton (pen) Northern Ireland: (green shirts, white shorts, green socks) Manager: Billy Bingham Captain: Mal Donaghy (Game 2. Won 1, Drew 0, Lost 1) Paul Kee; Colin Hill, Steve Morrow, Gerry Taggart, Mal Donaghy, Jim Magilton, Robbie Dennison (Stephen McBride), Michael O’Neill, Colin Clarke, Kevin Wilson, Kingsley Black Poland: (white and red shirts, red shorts, white socks) Match Programme: Match Highlights: Links: NI Statistics 

461: 25 March 1998

460 vs Portugal - 461 - 462 vs Switzerland International Friendly Wednesday, 25/03/1998. KO 20:00 NORTHERN IRELAND 1 - 0 SLOVAKIA Venue: Windsor Park, Belfast Attendance: 7,895 Referee: Alan Howells (WAL) Goalscorer: NI: Lomas (51) NORTHERN IRELAND: ( white and red shirts , white shorts, white socks) Manager: Lawrie McMenemy (Game: 1. Won 1, Drew 0, Lost 0) Captain: Steve Lomas (Game: 3. Won 1, Drew 0, Lost 2) SLOVAKIA: (all blue) Match Programme: Match Photos: ( click to enlarge ) ( click to enlarge ) Match Highlights: Squads: As listed in match programme Northern Ireland Goalkeepers:  Alan Fettis (Blackburn), Roy Carroll (Wigan) Defenders:  Aaron Hughes (Newcastle), Darren Patterson (Luton), Colin Hill (Northampton), Steve Morrow (QPR) Midfielders: Jeff Whitley (Manchester City), Steve Lomas (West Ham), Neil Lennon (Leicester), Jim Magilton (Sheffield Wednesday), Phil Mulryne (Manchester United), Keith Gillespie (Newcastle), Micha

465: 10 October 1998

464 vs Turkey - 465 - 466 vs Moldova Euro 2000 Qualification Group Three Saturday, 10/10/1998. KO 15:00 NORTHERN IRELAND (NIR) 1 - 0 FINLAND (FIN) (H/T 1-0) Venue: Windsor Park, Belfast Attendance: 10,002 Referee: Zoran Arsic (YUG) Goalscorer: NIR: Rowland (31) NORTHERN IRELAND: 4-4-1-1 ( green and blue shirts , white shorts, green socks) Manager: Lawrie McMenemy (Game: 5. Won 3, drew 0, Lost 2) Captain: Iain Dowie (Game: 9. Won 2, Drew 4, Lost 3) Player Club Gls Sub Cap 1 FETTIS A. Blackburn Rovers 24 2 HUGHES A.W. Newcastle United 5 3 HORLOCK K. Manchester City 14 4 MULRYNE P.P. Manchester United 7 5 PATTERSON D.J. Dundee United 13 6 MORROW S.J. Queen's Park Rangers 34 7 GILLESPIE K.R. Newcastle United
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