Northern Ireland road to Euro 2016
Norther Ireland was part of group F along with Romania, Hungary, Finland, Faroe Islands and Greece. They finished first place only one point ahead of second place Romania.
Thanks to their first-placed finishing they achieved automatic qualification. They accumulated 21 points winning six games, drawing three and losing one in their group.
The complete table:
The results obtained by Germany:
||1 - 2||N. Ireland
||2 - 0||Faroe Isl.
||0 - 2||N. Ireland
||2 - 0||N. Ireland
||2 - 1||Finland
||0 - 0||Romania
||1 - 3||N. Ireland
||1 - 1||Hungary
||3 - 1||Greece
||1 - 1||N. Ireland
Northern Ireland Euro 2016 squad and group
(Confirmed 23-man squad)
Goalkeepers: Roy Carroll (Notts County), Michael McGovern (Hamilton), Alan McManus (St Johnstone)
Defenders: Craig Cathcart (Watford), Jonny Evans (West Brom), Gareth McAuley (West Brom), Luke McCullough (Doncaster), Conor McLaughlin (Fleetwood), Aaron Hughes (Melbourne City), Lee Hodson (MK Dons), Chris Baird (Derby County), Paddy McNair (Manchester United.
Midfielders: Steven Davis (Southampton), Oliver Norwood (Reading), Corry Evans (Blackburn), Jamie Ward (Nottingham Forest), Stuart Dallas (Leeds), Niall McGinn (Aberdeen), Shane Ferguson (Millwall)
Forwards: Will Grigg (Wigan), Kyle Lafferty (Birmingham), Conor Washington (QPR), Josh Magennis (Kilmarnock)
Northern Ireland is part of group C at the European Championship. They will face Germany, Poland and Ukraine.
Norther Ireland will play against Poland in the first round, the last times the two teams met were in the 2009 in the World Cup qualifiers Northern Ireland won the first game 3-2 then the two teams draw in the second game 1-1.
The second game will be against Ukraine. The last times the two teams met were in 2002 and 2003 in the Euro 2004 qualifiers and both games finished 0-0.
Their third game will be with Germany. The last time the two teams met was in 2005 in an international friendly and it finished 4-1 for Germany.
Northern Ireland All Time Records
The top 5 players with the most appearances:
The top 5 players with the most goals: