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Grassroots 'should benefit from Euro success' - Healy

Linfield manager and Northern Ireland legend David Healy spoke to UTV sports reporter Denise Watson.

He talks about how the current crop of Northern Ireland players can inspire a new generation and hopes the financial dividend of reaching a major finals can filter down to the grassroots of local football to help develop new talent.

Healy hung up his boots at 32, due to a persistent ankle problem, a decision he says was his most difficult.

He says the older players, like Gareth McAuley, Aaron Hughes and Chris Baird, who he describes as "fantastic servants" who have "done the country proud", will know when it is time to retire.