Tributes paid to former footballer Chris Nicholl, who has died following dementia battle

Credit: Sky News- Published on February 26, 2024
Tributes have been paid to the former Northern Ireland, Aston Villa and Southampton footballer, Chris Nicholl, who has died aged 77 after a battle with dementia.

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Northern Ireland

Part of the United Kingdom
Ahead of his 950th game in charge of Crusaders, Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill describes Stephen Baxter as "phenomenal".
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Retired Leeds United and Northern Ireland midfielder Stuart Dallas says he has thought about going into coaching or management.
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Smacking children should be banned throughout the UK as current laws are "unjust and dangerously vague" - making it harder to identify when youngsters are being..
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Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy says it is "embarrassing" that his one-under-par 71 is his best first round at the Masters since 2018.
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Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill says that Stuart Dallas "maximised everything from his career" after the Leeds midfielder announced his retirement.
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Aston Villa F.C.

Association football club in Birmingham, England
Aston Villa reach their first major European semi-final since 1982 with a chaotic penalty shootout victory over Lille in the Europa Conference League.
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Aston Villa reach their first major European semi-final since 1982 with a chaotic penalty shootout victory over Lille in the Europa Conference League.
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Watch highlights as Chelsea return to the top of the Women's Super League on goal difference with a dominant 3-0 against Aston Villa.
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