David Healy, Northern Ireland's record goalscorer, has announced that he has retired from football after failing to find a new club since leaving Bury at the end of last season.
Michael O’Neill speaks to FIFA.com about masterminding Northern Ireland’s win over Russia, the role the fans played in it, their aim of returning to the FIFA World Cup and the influence Paul Gascoigne had on his career.
FIFA.com wraps up a big night of international action across the globe highlighted by an impressive win for France in Italy, a Zlatan Ibrahimovic masterclass and Saudi Arabia denying Argentina.
Northern Ireland's hopes of reaching Brazil 2014 look to be waning after a 1-1 with Azerbaijan draw at Windsor Park left them four points short of second place, despite David Healy's late equalising goal.
Rangers took advantage of Celtic's lack of league action this weekend by beating Hibernian 4-0 to close the gap to one point, while Motherwell gave themselves breathing space in third after a 3-2 win over St. Johnstone.
Celtic and Rangers both booked their place in the next round of the Scottish Cup with comfortable victories against Peterhead and Arbroath respectively.