‘The UK’s best ever sporting achievement’

Manager Kenny Shiels on NI reaching Euro 2022Northern Ireland manager Kenny Shiels has described his side’s Euro 2022 qualification as the “best ever sporting achievement in the UK”.NI defeated Ukraine 2-0 in the second leg of their play-off in Belfast to complete a 4-1 aggregate victory.It is the first time in their history that the…Continue Reading

England 0-2 Canada: Lionesses suffer second successive defeat

England interim boss Hege Riise said individual mistakes that “you can never predict” were the defining factor in her side’s friendly loss to Canada.Nichelle Prince doubled Canada’s lead when she blocked goalkeeper Karen Bardsley’s clearance on the goalline.”We tried and held together as a team but I feel like it was more about mistakes today,”…Continue Reading

Euro 2022: ‘Winning both games is all we think of’ -off

Watch: Northern Ireland beat Ukraine in first leg of Euro 2022 play-offNorthern Ireland scored two away goals to beat favourites Ukraine 2-1 in the first leg of the Euro 2022 play-off.Rachel Furness gave Kenny Shiels’ side the lead inside five minutes before Daryna Apanaschenko brought the hosts level in Kovalivka.Liverpool midfielder Furness was then forced…Continue Reading