UEFA has honoured the fans of Wales, Iceland, Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland for their contributions to and behaviour during Euro 2016.
European football's governing body commended the four nations' supporters for the way in which they backed their teams.
Wales fans, who cheered their team all the way to the semifinals, were praised by captain Gareth Bale as a "red wall."
Defender Gareth McAuley recognises Northern Ireland must defeat their group's minnows if they are to stand any chance of reaching the World Cup finals in Russia.
Michael O'Neill's team started their qualification campaign by picking up a point in the Czech Republic ahead of an October double-header against two opposition at polar opposite ends of the international football spectrum.
San Marino, a nation who have never won a competitive fixture in their 26-year existence, are the visitors to Windsor...
Michael O'Neill believes a point was a more valuable outcome for Northern Ireland than the Czech Republic after the two shared the spoils in a Prague stalemate.
In one of their trickiest fixtures in the World Cup qualifying process, the Northern Irish were fortunate to emerge with anything after Filip Novak somehow squandered a close-range chance by firing wide when left all alone in the second half.
The positivity which had emanated from their historic participation in the Euros only two months...
Northern Ireland took a point from their opening World Cup qualifier as Filip Novak's stunning miss let Michael O'Neill's side snatch a 0-0 draw with the Czech Republic.
Two years on from a victory in Hungary which kickstarted their run to the Euro 2016 finals, the feel-good buzz accrued from featuring in France this summer evaporated somewhat with a stalemate against the equally underwhelming Czechs.
Boss O'Neill may be satisfied with a share of the spoils, a return they only got due to Novak's...