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621: 26 March 2017

620 vs Croatia - 621 - 622 vs New Zealand 2018 FIFA World Cup - European Qualifying Group C 26th March 2017. KO 19:45 GMT NORTHERN IRELAND  (NIR)  2 -0  NORWAY (NOR) (H/T 2-0) Venue: National Stadium at Windsor Park, Belfast (Adidas) (Nike) Attendance: 18,161 Referee: Huseyin Gocek (TUR) Assistant Referees: Mustafa Emre Eyisoy (TUR) Kemal Yilmaz (TUR) Fourth Official: Mete Kalkavan (TUR) Referee Assessor: Victor Mintoff (MLT) Commissioner: Virgar Hvidbro (FRO) Goalscorers: NIR Ward 2 , Washington 33 NORTHERN IRELAND (3-5-2) Sub Cap NORWAY Sub 1 M c Govern, M ichael Norwich City 20 1 Jarstein 20 Cathcart, Craig Watford 33 14 Elabdellaoui 4 McAuley, Gareth West Brom 71 3 Hovland

03 April 1879

Friendly Match BELFAST 3-5 GLASGOW (h/t 1-5) ** first association football match by an Irish team *** Venue: Ulster Cricket Grounds , Ballynafeigh, Belfast Attendance: "vast number of spectators" BELFAST:  Goal - J. Watson; backs - H. Davis and J.M. Mack; half-backs - R.M. Sloan and W.A. Glass; forwards - W.T. Herron, W. Jackson, J. Henderson, R. Hughes, J.A. MacDonald and A. Murray; Reserve: R.M.Potts GLASGOW/LENZIE FC: Captain: Sydney Broadfoot Goal - C. Cree; backs - O. Buck and J. Archer; half-backs - S. Broadfoot and W. Patterson; forwards - F. Archer, J. Macgregor, J. Macpherson, J. Cree, D. Dewar and M. Broadfoot Report: Belfast Morning News (4th April 1879) A match between the representatives of the Lenzie (Glasgow) Club and a local team came off yesterday on the grounds of the Ulster Cricket Club, and was the first under the Scottish Association rules in which an Irish team has taken part. The weather was most favourable, and the game was witnes