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577: 29 February 2012

576 vs Italy - 577 - 578 vs Netherlands Wednesday, 29 February 2012. KO 19:45 GMT Friendly International NORTHERN IRELAND (NIR) 0 - 3  NORWAY (NOR) (H/T 0-1) Venue: Windsor Park, Belfast Attendance: 9,759 Referee: Huw Jones (WAL) Assistant Referees: Gareth Wyn (WAL), John Bryn Roberts (WAL) Fourth Official: Arnold Hunter (NIR) Goals: NOR:  Havard Nordtveit (44), Tarik Elyounoussi (88), Espen Ruud (90+) NORTHERN IRELAND: 4-4-1-1 ( green shirts , white shorts, green socks) Manager: Michael O'Neill (Game: 1. Won 0, Drew 0, Lost 1) Captain: Steven Davis (Game: 4. Won 0, Drew 0, Lost 4) Players Clubs Gls Sub Cap 1 CAMP L. Nottingham Forest 7  4 McAULEY G. West Bromwich Albion 57 > 36  3 McGIVERN R. Manchester City 15  18 HUGHES A.W. Fulham 46 > 80  5 EVANS J. Manchester United

Fred Weir

Name: F.E. Weir Born: Lurgan Height: Weight: Position: Right-Back Representative Honours: Ireland: 1 Amateur Cap (1939) ; Irish League: 1 Cap (1939) . Club Honours: (with Sunnyside) Clements Lyttle Cup Winner 1937/38 ; (with Glenavon) Gold Cup Runner-Up 1938/39. Club Career: Clubs Seasons Signed Fee League Other Sunnyside - - Amateur - - Glenavon 37/38-??/?? - Amateur - - TOTALS £- - - Biography: A resolute back, capable on the right or left, Freddie Weir came through intermediate football in his native Lurgan, claiming a Clements Lyttle Cup win with Sunnyside following a surprise 1-0 win over Linfield Swifts. Transferred to Lurgan's senior side Glenavon mid-way through the 1937/38 season, Weir quickly proved himself a reliable rock for his more attacking teammates. Sure i

Gilbert Roden

Name: Gilbert Roden* Born: Belfast Height: Weight: Position: Centre-Forward Representative Honours: Ireland: 1 Amateur Cap (1939). Club Career: Clubs Seasons Signed Fee League Other Carnmoney . Comrades - - Amateur - - Cliftonville - - Amateur - - TOTALS £- - - Biography: A clever leader of the line, Gilbert Roden started in the Church League before signing with Carnmoney Comrades before joining Cliftonville Strollers. He was rapidly elevated to the senior team during the 1939/40 season and although inexperienced and inconsistent, he did on occasion manage four goals in a single match. At the end of that first campaign he was selected for Ireland Amateurs against Scotland, and "he fully justified his inclusion in the team." Ireland Amateur Cap Details: 19-04-1939 Scotl

Cecil Crawford

Name: Cecil Crawford Born: Height: Weight: Position: Centre-Half Representative Honours: Ireland: 1 Amateur Cap (1938) . Club Career: Clubs Seasons Signed Fee League Other Whitehouse R.C. - - (Northern Amateur League) Linfield - - Amateur - - Cliftonville - Nov-37 Amateur - - Ards - - - - - Bangor - - - - - Ards - - - - - R.U.C. - - - - - Brantwood - - - - - Ards - - - - - TOTALS £- - - Biography: An uncompromising centre-half, Cecil Crawford wa
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