Darron Gibson returns to Republic of Ireland squad. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Martin O’Neill today named a provisional 36-man squad for the Republic of Ireland’s upcoming games against Oman and Georgia. Ireland will take on Oman(...)

Portugal’s Joao Moutinho (left)  after he colliding with Ireland’s Kevin Doyle  in the second half of their international friendly  ahead of the 2014 World Cup in East Rutherford, New Jersey, last night. Photogrraph: Ray Stubblebine/Reuters

Portugal 5 - Republic of Ireland 1: No reprise of the mid-summer glories of 20 years ago as Ireland revisited a favourite old football haunt out in(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Giovanni Trapattoni has expressed confidence that both Richard Dunne and Anthony Pilkington can both figure for Ireland against Sweden on Friday week(...)

Anthony Pilkington of Norwich is out of the Ireland friendly against Wales.  Photograph:   Paul Thomas/Getty Images

For the fifth time in 12 months Anthony Pilkington has declined the opportunity to make his Republic of Ireland debut. The Norwich winger, alon(...)