Stuart Dallas comments on reaching World Cup playoffs

Sander Berge, Alexander Soederlund of Norway, George Saville, Michael McGovern, Stuart Dallas,  Gareth McAuley of Northern Ireland during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Norway...

Leeds United winger Stuart Dallas is delighted to see Northern Ireland in the 2018 World Cup playoffs.

Stuart Dallas of Leeds United (C) celebrates with Marcus Antonsson (R) and Kalvin Phillips (R) as he scores ther first and equalising goal during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match...

Leeds United winger Stuart Dallas has told Irishfa.com that he is delighted to have helped Northern Ireland book a place in the 2018 World Cup playoffs.

Dallas, who can also operate as an attacking midfielder, was a key player in Northern Ireland’s 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign.

The 26-year-old has stated that Michael O’Neill’s side booking a place in the playoffs is a big achievement.

Sander Berge, Alexander Soederlund of Norway, George Saville, Michael McGovern, Stuart Dallas,  Gareth McAuley of Northern Ireland during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Norway...

“We’ve got to the play-offs, which in itself is a big achievement, but we haven’t got there (to the World Cup finals) yet,” Dallas told Irishfa.com.

“We have a couple of big games now next month and hopefully we can get over the line.”

Stuart Dallas of Northern Ireland in action against Jonas Svensson of Norway during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Norway and Northern Ireland at Ullevaal Stadion on October 8,...

Dallas is one of the best players in the Northern Ireland national football team, and the Leeds winger will be key for them in the playoffs.

The 26-year-old former Brentford star has played well for Leeds so far this season despite not starting too often.

The former Crusaders attacker is one of the best wingers in the Championship, and he will expect to start regularly for Leeds as the season progresses.

Leeds are fifth in the Championship table at the moment with 20 points from 11 matches.

Thomas Christiansen’s side will return to action on Saturday afternoon when they take on Reading at Elland Road in the league.

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