Wednesday 7 December 2016

VIDEO: Martin O'Neill emphatically shows his allegiance when asked about Northern Ireland

Published 17/06/2016 | 18:19

Martin O'Neill
Martin O'Neill

He may have represented Northern Ireland as a player but there is no doubting where Martin O'Neill's loyalties lie now that he is in charge of the Republic.

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The Derryman won 64 caps for Northern Ireland during his playing career but ended up coaching south of the border after accepting an offer from John Delaney in 2013.

Both sides ended up qualifying for Euro 2016, with Northern Ireland notching their first major tournament win since 1982 after dispatching Ukraine 2-0 yesterday.

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O'Neill was asked about the result in his press conference ahead of tomorrow's crunch clash with Belgium, but showed his allegiance with an emphatic response.

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