‘TIMES’ EURO 2016 SLIDESHOW: Luke McCullough’s career in pictures

We take a look back into the Portadown Times picture archives to celebrate Luke McCullough’s career progress ahead of the EURO 2016 tournament.

McCullough has made history as the first player from Portadown to ever represent Northern Ireland at a major football finals.

Luke McCullough on the ball for Manchester United at the 2011 Milk Cup. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

Luke McCullough on the ball for Manchester United at the 2011 Milk Cup. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

Our special slideshow covers some of the highlights in McCullough’s career:

Milk Cup selection with County Armagh and Manchester United.

An appearance at home ground Shamrock Park for Northern Ireland under 19s against Denmark.

His debut for Northern Ireland under 21s - plus appearances in European Championship qualifiers against Cyprus and Italy at Mourneview Park.

His senior international debut during a tour of South America and fixtures with Uruguay and Chile.

A competitive senior debut for Northern Ireland against the Faroe Islands.

His first goal at club level for Doncaster Rovers.

Taking on Scotland at Hampden Park in the Vauxhall International Challenge.

Celebration time at Windsor Park after EURO 2016 qualification.

Boarding the plane to Austria for Northern Ireland’s final training camp ahead of France.

Training before the closing warm-up fixture with Slovakia.

Arriving in France for the start of the official EURO 2016 programme.

Pics courtesy of PressEye Ltd, Pacemaker Ltd and Steve Uttley.