04/11/2020

NI Prepare For Crucial Euro Tie

The Northern Ireland squad is set to be announced for next week's crucial UEFA Euro 2020 play-off final.

Ian Baraclough will name his side to play three games over the course of seven days, starting with the home tie against Slovakia on Thursday 12 November. A win would ensure NI qualify for next summer's European Championship for the second time in a row.

Work is still ongoing from Communities Minister to ensure as many fans as possible are admitted to Windsor Park for the vital fixture. The Irish Football Association (IFA) hopes to admit at least 600 fans to the Belfast ground.

The team will then have back-to-back UEFA Nations League ties, first travelling to Vienna to face Austria (Sunday 15 November) before returning to Windsor Park for the match against Romania on Wednesday 18 November.

All of the matches will be broadcast live on Sky Sports.

(CM)

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