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Harry Olpherts

Name: Hugh Olpherts  Born: c.1884, Co. Londonderry Height:  Weight:  Position:  Right-Half  Representative Honours: Ireland: 1 Amateur Cap (1909)  Club Career:  Derry Celtic  Biography:  To follow.  Ireland Amateur Cap Details:  21-11-1908 England H L 1-5  Summary: 1/0. Won 0, Drew 0, Lost 1. Assumed census return  1901 - Bruce Terraces, Coleraine Age 17, Tailor 1911 - Majorca Street, Antrim Age 26, Tailor

262: 11 December 1968

  261 vs Turkey - 262 - 263 vs England TURKEY 0 - 3 NORTHERN IRELAND

650: 07 September 2020

649 vs Romania -  650  - 651 vs Bosnia and Herzegovina 2020-21 UEFA Nations League  - League B Group 1 Mon 7th September 2020. KO: 19.45 NORTHERN IRELAND  (NIR) 1-5   NORWAY  (NOR) (H/T 1-3) Venue:  National Football Stadium at Windsor Park, Belfast Attendance : Behind closed doors due to Covid-19 Referee : Bartosz Frankowski (POL) Assistant Referees : Marcin Boniek (POL), Jakub Winkler (POL) Fourth Official : Krzysztof Jakubik (POL) Goals : NIR: P McNair (8'); NOR: Elyounoussi (3'), Haaland (8', 59'), Sørloth (20', 48') NORTHERN IRELAND : 3-5-1-1 (green shirts, white shorts, green socks) Manager : Ian Baraclough Captain : Steven Davis Team : B Peacock-Farrell; M Smith, D Ballard [L Boyce 46'], C Cathcart; S Dallas, J Thompson, S Davis, G Saville [C Evans 71'], S Ferguson; P McNair; C Washington [S Lavery 77'] Unused subs : M McGovern [GK], T Carson [GK], E Galbraith, C McLaughlin, N McGinn, K Lafferty, J Cooper, A McCalmont  Booked : Ballard (36&#

Own Goals

We've all heard about the prolific journey-man Irish striker, Owen Goal. His name appears every week on Final Score . If Owen were a real striker for (Northern) Ireland he'd be fifth* equal in the all time goalscorer standings, but somehow he'd also have racked-up an impressive 23 goals against us! Own goals are one of the most subjective statistics in the game of football, one man's O.G. is another's slight deflection. Add to that "scrimmages" and the like from the earliest days with a lack of video evidence, some goalscorers will just never be known beyond a particular reporter's opinion. # Date  Comp Res Score Opp  Ven Scorer - (min) Score-line For/ Against 8 28/02/85 BIC L 0-4 ENG A Eames,W - (77) 0-3 0/1 18 24/03/88 BIC L