IFA

Shamrock Ladies are on cloud nine following emphatic win in NIWFA

Shamrock Ladies swept aside 22nd Ladies on a wet night in Ballysillan last Thursday.<p>The Shammy Army claimed their first league win of the season with …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Player Development Programme ends with National Festival | IFA

The Irish FA Foundation Player Development Programme concluded last week with a National Festival at Allen Park, Antrim.<p>Players from across 12 …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Crusaders Strikers hit seven in Electric Ireland Women's Challenge Cup | IFA

Crusaders Strikers hit seven without reply past Portadown Ladies at Seaview to safely progress to the last eight of the Electric Ireland Women's …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Northern Ireland women prepare for European Qualifiers | IFA

The Northern Ireland women’s futsal squad continued their preparation for the upcoming European qualifiers with a two-day trip to England to play …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Vote for a local hero at your football club in the 2018 Grassroots Football Awards | IFA

The 2018 Grassroots Football Awards will honour those who work tirelessly at local clubs around Northern Ireland.<p>If you have a coach, a young …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Round 1 of 2018 JD ClubNI trials take place in Belfast & Cookstown | IFA

Saturday and Sunday saw the first round of this year’s JD Club NI trials take place in Belfast and Cookstown.<p>Hundreds of children from the 2004, 2005 …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Squad announced for first ever home international futsal games | IFA

Northern Ireland Futsal Head Coach Jonathan Michael has named his squad to face Scotland in two international friendly matches next weekend.<p>The games …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Over 50 teams take part in George Best Community Cup 2018 | IFA

The George Best Community Cup is an annual five-a-side cup competition for clubs catering for players with a disability.<p>It is run by the Irish …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Revealed: Secret deal struck over potential UK-wide 2030 World Cup bid

A secret deal has already been struck over a potential UK-wide 2030 World Cup bid, it can be revealed. A meeting between the home nations took place before Wednesday’s Fifa congress during which they agreed to hold talks about co-hosting the tournament if the Football Association decides to try to …

FIFA World Cup

Bookings now open for Hughes Insurance Summer Football Camps | IFA

Applications are now live for the Hughes Insurance Irish FA Summer Football Camps which will be held in more than 50 locations across Northern …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Zach Cowan’s on fire in Moscow five-a-side tournament | IFA

JD Club NI player Zach Cowan was in prolific form at a major youth football tournament in Russia.<p>The 12-year-old attacking midfielder scored five …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Portadown schoolboy selected to take part in World Cup opening ceremony

A Portadown schoolboy has been chosen to take part in the opening ceremony of the 2018 World Cup .<p>Zach Cowan, a pupil at Integrated College …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Sara Booth awarded an MBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours List | IFA

Former Northern Ireland captain, Sara Booth, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to women’s football.<p>Sara was …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Northern Ireland to go ahead with Israel friendly despite Gaza protests

Northern Ireland is to proceed with a football friendly against Israel despite calls for it to be cancelled amid the violence in Gaza.<p>The Irish …

Jewish Culture

Calling teams to register for the Northern Ireland Futsal League 2018/19 season | IFA

The Irish FA Foundation is inviting clubs to register to take part in the Northern Ireland Futsal League for the 2018/19 season which will run from …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Beechlawn School lift trophy at Valley Leisure Centre | IFA

Beechlawn School from Hillsborough won the Hughes Insurance National Games competition for schools catering for Moderate Learning Difficulties today …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Sinn Féin calls on IFA to cancel match with Israel to show solidarity with Palestinians

Sinn Féin Foyle MLA Raymond McCartney has welcomed calls made by a party colleague for the Irish Football Association to cancel an international …

Derry (Northern Ireland)

Boyd: ‘A week rarely contains two days which could be described as typical’ | IFA

In an ongoing Q&A series we are highlighting the people who make the Irish Football Association tick.<p><b>Name:</b> David Boyd.<p><b>Job title:</b> Interim Head of …

Sport (N. Ireland)

S. Korea confirm final 23-man roster for FIFA World Cup

Seoul, June 2 (IANS) South Korea on Saturday confirmed their final 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, dropping three footballers from their …

Soccer

JD Club NI – Meet The Players - Ruairi McHugh | IFA

In an ongoing series we are highlighting the young players who are part of JD Club NI, the Irish Football Association’s elite development</b> …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Schoolboys preparing for trip of a lifetime to FIFA World Cup finals in Russia

Northern Ireland will be represented at the FIFA World Cup in Russia next month.<p>Two young students have been invited to take part in activities …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Northern Ireland teams shine at all-Ireland tournament | IFA

Teams from Northern Ireland picked up three of the four pieces of silverware on offer in this year’s All-Ireland Inter League Tournament.<p>Northern …

Ireland

Schoolboys to represent Northern Ireland in Russia | IFA

Northern Ireland will be represented - in a small way - at the FIFA World Cup in Russia next month.<p>Two young students, Zach Cowan and Rex Henderson …

NIFL

Futsal courses aim to develop greater knowledge of the game | IFA

The Irish FA Foundation will be delivering two futsal coaching courses in Belfast next month.<p>The Futsal Introductory Award and Futsal Level One Award …

Sport (N. Ireland)

East prove too strong for West in second leg of Regions’ Cup play-off | IFA

Crumlin Star’s Barry McKervey was the hat-trick hero as Eastern Region swept past Western Region to win the right to represent Northern Ireland in …

Sport (N. Ireland)

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UK<p>Actress Emma Thompson and football legend Kenny Dalglish were on Friday named in Queen Elizabeth II's honours list, but survivors and …

Queen Elizabeth II

Glentoran: Coaching reshuffle left in doubt

<b>The Irish Football Association has put Glentoran on notice that an unqualified manager will not be permitted to engage in 'shadow management' at the club.</b><p>Ronnie McFall is to remain in charge of the Glens with ex-players Gary Smyth and Paul Leeman joining his staff.<p>But the IFA has informed the club …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Eastern Region score twice to secure Regions’ Cup play-off victory | IFA

The Western Region face an uphill battle if they want to represent Northern Ireland in the UEFA Regions’ Cup for the second year running.<p>They lost …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Killard defeat St Gerard’s to win Hughes Insurance National Games trophy | IFA

Killard House School were this year’s winners of the Hughes Insurance National Games for schools catering for moderate learning difficulties.<p>In a …

Sport (N. Ireland)

New Small-Sided Games League for girls kicks off at Showgrounds | IFA

The inaugural Ballymena Girls’ Schools’ Football Small-Sided Games League is up and running.<p>Several schools from the Ballymena area are now …

Sport (N. Ireland)