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Saturday 27 Mar 2021
NI v USA | Meet our Virtual Mascots

We had a very special team of 11 virtual mascots for Sunday's international friendly against the USA.

All of our mascots were nominated by friends and family members and they've all been missing football, and some have been finding the going tough during the Covid lockdown.

While they and their families could be with us in person at the match due to COVID-19 restrictions, during the build-up to the game they each received a Northern Ireland home kit, goodie bag and will soon get a personally signed letter from boss Ian Baraclough thanking them for their support.

They also featured in the official match day programme which is available to order.

Our mascots were: Bella Cochrane (10) from Belfast, Jack Ferguson (seven) from Ahoghill, Madison Magee (nine) from Waringstown, Oli Robinson (10) from Portadown, Katie McCormick (12) from Newtownards, Luke Brankin (nine) from Ballinderry Upper, Mea Foster (10) from Ballyclare, Ellie Wilson (6) from Cookstown, brothers and sister Alfie (10) and Katie Critchley (eight) from Ballynure and Charlie Ross (10) from Belfast.