13/11/2017

Northern Ireland's World Cup Dream Ends

Northern Ireland's dream of reaching the World Cup has come to an end.

The team were playing against Switzerland on Sunday, 12 November, and the match ended with a 0-0 draw.

Northern Ireland were defeated 1-0 on Thursday by Switzerland in Belfast, which means they failed to make it through to the World Cup.

Captain Steven David said he was "absolutely devastated".
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He said: "Obviously I am absolutely devastated that we've gone out but I couldn't have asked for any more from the guys and I'm immensely proud of them.

"You talk about commitment, desire and spirit. Well, we had that in abundance tonight. We left every last ounce we had out there." 

(CD/JP)

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