Shane Ferguson played on the left wing for Northern Ireland last night in Belfast in the 1-1 draw in the World Cup qualifying game with Azerbaijan.
David Healy scores equalizer in injury time last night for Northern Ireland
But it took a David Healy dramatic injury time equalizer to salvage a point, after Northern Ireland had missed a host of chances throughout the game, although it probably is still not enough to rescue Northern Ireland’s World Cup qualifying hopes.
Tim Krul was surprisingly an unused substitute for Holland’s friendly against Germany in Amsterdam, which ended in a 0-0 draw, and a game that we watched – and it was boring – and that’s being kind.
Holland gave Ajax 26 year-old goalkeeper Kenneth Vermeer his very first cap, and he had a decent game.
As we reported earlier, Fabricio Coloccini got his first cap in two years last night and his 35th in his career, and he was impressive in Argentina’s 0-0 draw against Saudi Arabia in Riyadh, and cleared off the line in the second half.
And Cheick Tiote made the journey to Austria but never played in the Ivory Coast’s 3-0 win against the home side, and it was a convincing win for the African side.
And Davide Santon, recalled for the Italian squad for the first time in over 18 months, didn’t play in Italy’s 2-1 defeat against France in Parma, and Yohan Cabaye did not get on for France last night either.
Demba Ba and Papiss Cisse were not involved in Senegal’s friendly in Niger.
So the only two Newcastle players to get games last night were Shane Ferguson and Fabricio Coloccini, and as far as we know, both players came through the games unscathed.
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