PICTURES: Northern Ireland qualify for Euro 2016 after Greece win
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PICTURES: Northern Ireland qualify for Euro 2016 after Greece win

NORTHERN Ireland manager Michael O’Neill was hoisted aloft after guiding the nation to qualification for their first major international tournament since 1986.

A 3-1 win over Greece in Belfast on Thursday night ensured a top-two finish in their Qualifying Group F, meaning they automatically advance to the European Championships in France next summer.

They currently sit top of their group and a draw against Finland on Sunday will see them finish top. The 24-team tournament in 2016 will their first since the World Cup in Mexico in 1986.

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