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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  Kitchener  Roden Born: Newtownbutler 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 - - Ballyclare Comrades - - - - - Linfield - - - - - TOTALS £- - - Biography: A clever leader of the line, Gilbert Roden started in the Church League before signing with Carnmoney Comrades then joining Cliftonville Strollers.  Although recorded as "inexperienced and inconsistent" Roden earned rapid elevation to the senior Cliftonville team in 1938/39. He managed 11 goals in 18 app

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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