Michael O’Neill has warned his Northern Ireland players he will need them at their sharpest to cope with a tough double-header away to Austria and Bosnia & Herzegovina next month.
Gavin Whyte revealed his mother would have to wait to discover he had scored with his first touch in international football as she missed Northern Ireland’s 3-0 win over Israel to fly out on holiday.
Gavin Whyte needed less than two minutes of his Northern Ireland debut to find the net as Michael O’Neill’s side enjoyed a 3-0 win over Israel in a friendly at Windsor Park.
Craig Cathcart accepted the blame for the calamitous second goal which sank Northern Ireland in a 2-1 UEFA Nations League loss to Bosnia and Herzegovina at Windsor Park.
Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill called Saturday’s defeat to Bosnia and Herzegovina “a sore one” after watching his side dominate the match and still lose 2-1.
Northern Ireland’s Nations League campaign got off to a frustrating start as they lost 2-1 to Bosnia and Herzegovina despite dominating the match.