Northern Ireland national football team facts for kids

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Soccerball.svg Northern Ireland
Association Irish Football Association
Confederation UEFA
Coach Nigel Worthington
Most caps Pat Jennings (119)
Top scorer David Healy (35)
World Cup
Appearances 3
First Apps 1958
Best result Quarterfinals (1958, 1982)

Northern Ireland national football team is the national football team of Northern Ireland.

Most appearances

Pos Player Apps Goals Career
1 Pat Jennings 119 0 1964-1986
2 Mal Donaghy 91 0 1980-1994
3 Sammy McIlroy 88 5 1972-1987
4 Keith Gillespie 83 2 1995-present
5 Jimmy Nicholl 73 1 1976-1986
6 Michael Hughes 71 5 1992-2004
6 Maik Taylor 71 0 1999-present
8 David McCreery 67 0 1976-1990
9 David Healy 66 35 2000-present
9 Nigel Worthington 66 0 1984-1997

Top scorers

Pos Player Goals Apps Career
1 David Healy 35 66 2000-present
2 Colin Clarke 13 38 1986-1993
2 Billy Gillespie 13 25 1913-1932
4 Gerry Armstrong 12 63 1977-1986
4 Iain Dowie 12 59 1990-2000
4 Jimmy Quinn 12 46 1985-1996
4 Joe Bambrick 12 11 1928-1940
8 Billy Bingham 10 56 1951-1964
8 Jimmy McIlroy 10 55 1952-1966
8 Peter McParland 10 34 1954-1962
8 Johnny Crossan 10 24 1960-1968

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