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Modern-day Von Trapps fight Austrian far right

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Northern Ireland manager Nigel Worthington led the squad in a light training session yesterday after the rigours of the victory against Poland at the weekend.

Boruc moment of madness has Irish smiling

Northern Ireland 3 Poland 2

Tick three more countries off your list, kids

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Wells sacked by Irish FA

Howard Wells has been sacked as the Irish Football Association's chief executive, the governing body have announced.

Platini to watch experiment

Uefa president Michel Platini is to watch a trial match featuring four assistant referees in Slovenia today.

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Slovenia has Alpine peaks, pretty harbours – and great prices. Laura Latham reports
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