Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill says he will pick a team who can win on Friday night in Baku.
Niall McGinn has signed a two-year contract extension with Aberdeen until 2016.
Aberdeen striker Niall McGinn will be offered a new deal at the club, according to manager Derek McInnes.
Aberdeen midfielder Peter Pawlett has been officially accused of simulation by the Scottish Football Association.
Motherwell striker Michael Higdon has been named PFA Scotland Player of the
Stevie Hammell has praised Motherwell team-mate Michael Higdon for winning over the fans at Fir Park this season.
Charlie Mulgrew admits he is surprised no Celtic players made the short-list for PFA Scotland Player of the Year.
PFA Scotland has announced the short-list for this season's Player of the Year awards.
Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill is likely to be without Will Grigg for the the games with Russia and Israel.
Aberdeen boss Craig Brown felt both teams put in decent displays in bad conditions after the 2-0 win over St Johnstone.
Northern Ireland's Niall McGinn is over the moon after scoring his first international goal to earn a draw for his side.
Northern Ireland held Portugal to a 1-1 draw and spoilt what was supposed to be Cristiano Ronaldo's big night.
Aaron Hughes, Pat McCourt, Ryan McLaughlin and Niall McGinn have all withdrawn from Northern Ireland's friendly with Finland on Wednesday.
Niall McGinn is backing boss Craig Brown to bring regular European football back to Aberdeen after a two-year break.
New Aberdeen signing Niall McGinn has set his sights on Europe this season and believes the team could even put pressure on Celtic.
Aberdeen have announced the signing of Northern Ireland international Niall McGinn from Celtic.
Celtic have confirmed the release of another four players as boss Neil Lennon continues to trim the SPL champions' squad.
Uwe Rosler is lamenting Bentford's inability to keep a clean sheet after they threw away the lead to lose 2-1 at Colchester.
John Ward has heaped praise on his "fox in the box" Steven Gillespie, who fired Colchester to a 2-1 win over Brentford on Tuesday.
Niall McGinn is hoping for a phone call from Celtic boss Neil Lennon to find out if his loan to Brentford signals the end of his Hoops career.