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Northern Ireland v Russia match called off due to snow

Ground staff help clear snow away from Windsor Park on Friday Credit: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The World Cup qualifier between Northern Ireland and Russia has been called off due to the snow.

The game had been due to take place at Windsor Park in Belfast yesterday but was initially postponed until today.

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