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Northern Ireland's perfect start to Euro 2016 qualifying came crashing down in Romania after Paul Papp ended their brave resistance with a second-half brace.

Despite taking maximum points from their first three matches, including away wins in Hungary and Greece, Michael O'Neill's men were under siege for the entirety of the encounter.

Yet their backs-to-the-wall defence looked as though it would yield a vital draw until right-back Papp struck in the 74th and 79th minutes to seal a 2-0 win for the new...

By ESPN Staff
Nov 13, 2014

Iordanescu: Northern Ireland game most important of the year

Romania coach Anghel Iordanescu admits surprise over Northern Ireland's form as the top two in Euro 2016 qualifying Group F prepare to meet in Bucharest.


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Paddy McNair reflects on 'crazy' rise to prominence for Manchester United

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal praises his team's victory over Crystal Palace and discusses United's positioning in the Premier League table.

Paddy McNair reflected on a "crazy couple of months" as he struggles to understand his sudden rise to prominence for Manchester United.

McNair, 19, has been thrust into the United team by Louis van Gaal following a defensive injury crisis, and has earned plaudits for the way he has performed in his first four senior appearances.

And the Northern Irishman, who was a midfielder before being converted to centre-back, could make his international debut against Romania after being called up to the national...

 By PA Sport

Paddy McNair handed first Northern Ireland call-up for Romania clash

Paddy McNair has been thrown into the Manchester United team due to a defensive injury crisis.

Manchester United youngster Paddy McNair has been named in the Northern Ireland squad for next week's Euro 2016 qualifier in Romania.

McNair, 19, missed out on a debut call-up against the Faroe Islands last month due to a hamstring injury.

The defender, who has featured three times for United this season including in Sunday's 1-0 defeat to Manchester City, is brought in as cover for Aaron Hughes.

Hughes suffered an ankle injury while playing for Brighton, and despite being named in Michael O'Neill's...

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Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland dream of Euro 2016

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill has praised his player's spirit as they rescued a point at world champions Germany in their Euro 2016 qualifier.
The ESPN FC team break down the top five goals in the Euro 2016 qualifiers thus far.
Poland score the first and last goal of a back and forth match against Scotland in this Group D clash in Euro 2016 Qualifier.
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan and goalkeeper David Marshall look ahead to their European Qualifier against Poland who beat Germany.
Wales continue their perfect start to their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign with a 2-1 win over Cyprus.

After a superb start to their qualifying campaigns for the European Championship, the five nations of the British Isles all have an excellent chance of qualifying for the 2016 finals in France.

England's record at reaching major tournaments is well-documented, but their neighbours have not enjoyed such high-profile exposure. Here, we look at their qualifying record.

Only once have four nations from the British Isles qualified for a finals, the 1958 World Cup in Sweden, and there was even a British...