NI have to follow Rangers' lead
Those sharp-suited Italians better be ready to roll up their Gucci sleeves and get down and dirty when they visit Belfast in just under two weeks time.
Nigel Worthington’s Northern Ireland are set to launch an ugly war on a new-look Azzurri side desperately looking to bounce back after an appalling World Cup finals in South Africa.
Northern Ireland plan to frustrate the 2006 world champions, under new manager Cesare Prandelli, into submission with a similar performance to that of Rangers in the Champions League against Manchester United.
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