Northern Ireland have always had a reputation of producing first class goalkeepers, but very few people would dispute that Pat Jennings is the probably the finest of them all.
From the moment that David Healy found the net on his full international debut against Luxembourg in February 2000, it seemed he was destined to go on and break Northern Ireland’s long-standing goalscoring record.
Peter McParland will forever be remembered as the man who catapulted Northern Ireland into the quarter-finals of the 1958 World Cup in Sweden.
Harry Gregg was a colossus of a man both on the pitch and away from football.
Danny Blanchflower was not just a wonderfully gifted footballer but also one of the most tactically aware players of his generation.
Peter Doherty led Northern Ireland to their first-ever major tournament making it all the way to the 1958 World Cup quarter-finals in Sweden.
Billy Bingham will naturally go down in Northern Ireland footballing history for leading his country to two successive World Cup Finals, but people tend to forget he was also a footballer of some renown!
There is only one word to describe George Best: genius!
June 25 is a date that forms a huge part of Northern Ireland footballing history thanks to Gerry Armstrong’s sensational winner against host nation Spain at the 1982 World Cup.
In June 1982 in Spain, aged just 17 years and 41 days, Norman Whiteside became the youngest player to appear in the finals of a World Cup - a record which still stands today.