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Northern Ireland - Honours

Since its original formation in 1882 the Northern Ireland National Team has won 2 British Home Championships outright and reached the Quarter-final of the World Cup twice. In 2016 the team qualified for the UEFA European Championship (Euro) for the first time. 

United Kingdom

British Home Championship (Also known as the Home International Championship)

Outright Winners: Twice - 1980, 1984


UEFA European Championship (Euro)

Round of 16: Once - 2016


FIFA World Cup

Quarter-final: Twice - 1958, 1982


First Football History

Events and details behind each of these and other national triumphs and near misses form part of the Northern Ireland football history story. We have selected a series of football books which expand further on the soccer history of the Northern Ireland National Team. These books have been carefully selected, reviewed and are available on amazon: Northern Ireland - Book Selection


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