Rising stars named on NI play-off squad, Jones out - but 1,000 fans are in

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Northern Ireland manager Ian Baraclough's made three changes to his squad ahead of next week's Euro 2020 play-off final against Slovakia.

Manchester United's Ethan Galbraith, Aberdeen winger Matthew Kennedy and Celtic goalkeeper Conor Hazard have been brought in for the vital clash.

Rangers forward Jordan Jones has been excluded after breaking Covid-19 protocols, while Oxford's Joel Cooper also misses out.

Hazard replaces Trevor Carson who is injured.

After their play-off match, Baraclough's side will face Austria and Romania in the Nations League.

Meanwhile, Jordan Jones is facing an SFA probe:

It was confirmed Thursday night more than 1,000 supporters can watch the game:

Republic manager Stephen Kenny has also named his squad:

Linfield Ladies are out of the Women's Champions League after a heavy defeat in Wednesday's first qualifying round tie.

The Blues went down 8-0 against top Belgian side Anderlecht in Brussels.

Locally, Sion Swifts missed the chance to go top of the Danske Women's Premiership after they were held to a one-all draw by Crusaders in Strabane.

Sion stay second, the Crues move up to third and Glentoran still lead the way in the title race.

There's a big weekend ahead, and there's been a boost for the Glens:

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