Northern Ireland women's national football team

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Northern Ireland
Association Irish Football Association
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Alfie Wylie
FIFA code NIR
FIFA ranking 57 Steady
Highest FIFA ranking 53 (June 2012)
Lowest FIFA ranking 83 (December 2004)
First colours
Second colours
Appearances (First in -)
Best result -

The Northern Ireland women's national football team represents Northern Ireland in international women's football.

World Cup record[edit]

World Cup Finals
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
China 1991 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
Sweden 1995 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
United States 1999 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
United States 2003 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
China 2007 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
Germany 2011 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
Canada 2015 To Be Determined - - - - - - -
Total 0/6 - - - - - - -
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Current squad[edit]

Northern Ireland squad for 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification – UEFA Group 4 match versus Sweden on 8 May 2014 at Myresjohus Arena, Vaxjo.[1]

Name DOB Club Caps (goals) Debut
Goalkeepers
Emma Higgins (1986-05-15) 15 May 1986 (age 28) Iceland Grindavík 66 (1) vs. Portugal, 14 March 2004
Krystal Parker (1990-10-28) 28 October 1990 (age 23) England Aston Villa Ladies 7 (0) vs. Scotland, 5 February 2012
Jacqueline Burns (1997-03-06) 6 March 1997 (age 17) Northern Ireland Mid Ulster Ladies 2 (0) vs. Netherlands, 3 July 2013
Defenders
Ashley Hutton (c) (1987-11-02) 2 November 1987 (age 26) Northern Ireland Linfield Ladies 66 (9) vs. Sweden, 5 March 2005
Julie Nelson (1985-06-04) 4 June 1985 (age 29) Scotland Glasgow City 67 (6) vs. Portugal, 14 March 2004
Kelly Bailie (1980-07-26) 26 July 1980 (age 33) Northern Ireland Glentoran Belfast United 55(1) vs. Scotland, 29 November 2000
Lisa Armour (1991-12-23) 23 December 1991 (age 22) Northern Ireland Crusaders Strikers 10(0) vs.
Lynsey Corry (1987-06-17) 17 June 1987 (age 27) Northern Ireland Linfield Ladies 25 (0) vs.
Midfielders
Demi Vance (1991-05-02) 2 May 1991 (age 23) Northern Ireland Glentoran Belfast United 49 (1) vs. Spain, 17 February 2008
Nadene Caldwell (1991-01-24) 24 January 1991 (age 23) Northern Ireland Glentoran Belfast United 52 (1) vs.
Simone Magill (1994-11-01) 1 November 1994 (age 19) England Everton Ladies 33 (2) vs. Scotland, 23 May 2010
Marissa Callaghan (1985-09-02) 2 September 1985 (age 28) Northern Ireland Cliftonville Ladies 14(0) vs. Scotland, 23 May 2010
Lynda Shepherd (1985-05-05) 5 May 1985 (age 29) England Manchester City Women 9(2) vs. Rep. of Ireland, 6 March 2013
Laura Rafferty (1996-04-29) 29 April 1996 (age 18) England Chelsea Ladies 6(0) vs. Rep. of Ireland, 6 March 2013
Kendra McMullan (1993-05-26) 26 May 1993 (age 21) Northern Ireland Sion Mills 7(0) vs. Scotland, 23 May 2010
Strikers
Aimee Mackin (1997-04-22) 22 April 1997 (age 17) Northern Ireland Newry City Ladies 7(1) vs. Scotland, 26 October 2013
Sarah Connolly (1998-10-05) 5 October 1998 (age 15) Northern Ireland Mid Ulster Ladies 1(0) vs. Faroe Islands, 9 April 2014
Jessica Foy (1995-06-07) 7 June 1995 (age 19) Northern Ireland Glentoran Belfast United 0(0) N/A
Rachel Cromie (1988-11-28) 28 November 1988 (age 25) Northern Ireland Cliftonville Ladies 1(0) vs. Sweden, 8 May 2014

Recent Call-Ups[edit]

Other players who have won senior caps since July 2013.

Name DOB Club Caps (goals) Debut
Goalkeepers
Defenders
Hannah Doherty (1997-09-08) 8 September 1997 (age 16) Northern Ireland Linfield Ladies 1(0) vs. Netherlands, 3 July 2013
Amy McGivern (1997-01-26) 26 January 1997 (age 17) Northern Ireland Crusaders Strikers 4(0) vs. Netherlands, 3 July 2013
Midfielders
Sarah McFadden (1987-05-23) 23 May 1987 (age 27) England Sunderland 46 (5) vs.
Kelly Gallagher (1989-12-03) 3 December 1989 (age 24) England Watford Ladies 4(0) vs. Rep. Ireland, 6 March 2013
Danielle McDowell (1986-07-03) 3 July 1986 (age 28) Northern Ireland Crusaders Strikers 37(0) vs.
Sarah Venney (1985-11-09) 9 November 1985 (age 28) Northern Ireland Linfield Ladies 2(1) vs. Estonia, 5 March 2014
Strikers
Rachel Furness (1988-06-19) 19 June 1988 (age 26) England Sunderland 47 (10) vs.
Kirsty McGuinness (1994-11-04) 4 November 1994 (age 19) Northern Ireland Glentoran Belfast United (2) vs. Estonia, 24 July 2010
Jessica Doran (1986-09-25) 25 September 1986 (age 27) Northern Ireland Crusaders Strikers 17(1) vs. Bulgaria, 22 October 2011
Lauren Wade (1993-11-22) 22 November 1993 (age 20) Northern Ireland Glentoran Belfast United 5(0) vs. Poland, 23 November 2013

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NI SQUAD NAMED FOR QUALIFIER". IFA. 30 April 2014. Retrieved 10 May 2014.