VIDEO: Council honours NI football heroes

Mid and East Antrim Council honoured two of its most famous sporting sons tonight.

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill and skipper Steven Davis were special guests at a reception at the Braid complex, in recognition of the team’s efforts in qualifying for next summer’s European Championship finals.

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill and captain Steven Davis pictured with Mid and East Antrim councillors at a special function in the Braid complex.

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill and captain Steven Davis pictured with Mid and East Antrim councillors at a special function in the Braid complex.

Look out for more coverage from the function in next week’s Ballymena and Antrim Times.