Michael O'Neill: I'm devastated by the way we lost

Pass master Oliver Norwood and Swiss ace Danis Zakaria

Corry Evans and Northern Ireland narrowly missed out on a place in next summer's World Cup after a 1-0 aggregate defeat to Switzerland in the play-offs.

Sunderland and Rangers are among a batch of clubs also monitoring the situation. "Of course they're emotional, they're upset, there were players in tears", O'Neill said.

"I haven't given it any thought", he told Sky Sports.

"I am under contract until 2020, so tonight is about being with my players and spending time with them and making sure they are OK".

"No, I haven't even considered that [my future]", he said.

"It's a hard time and it will come for them, and they will make decisions going forward, certainly the likes of Aaron Hughes, Gareth McAuley and Chris Brunt".

The 63-year-old hero of Northern Ireland's 1982 World Cup finals campaign in Spain, Armstrong gave one of the most one-sided commentating performances of all-time, describing a different game altogether.

After the first leg of their World Cup play-off, Northern Ireland find themselves in a rather unfortunate predicament as they find themselves trailing 1-0 on aggregate to Switzerland with the second leg to be played away.

However, Switzerland ultimately held on for the win, with Rodríguez's controversial first leg penalty proving decisive. "There is a lot of time for consideration on that". The players are devastated but I couldn't be any prouder.

"I don't think it's a reasonable question".

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