Robbie Keane of the Republic of Ireland applauds the crowd after the Euro  2016 Group D qualifier against Scotland  at Celtic Park. Photograph:   Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Robbie Keane and Darron Gibson have been released from the Republic of Ireland squad ahead of the friendly against the USA. The captain, who was left (...)

The PwC office in Luxembourg: The leaked documents reviewed by ICIJ involve deals negotiated by PricewaterhouseCoopers, one of the world’s largest accounting firms, on behalf of hundreds of corporate clients.

Pepsi, IKEA, FedEx and 340 other international companies have secured secret deals from Luxembourg, allowing many of them to slash their global tax bi(...)

  Ipswich player Daryl Murphy has scored 10 goals already this season after another brace against Wolves on Tuesday night.  Photograph:  Stu Forster/Getty Images

Daryl Murphy sent out another gentle reminder to Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill last night when he brought his season’s tally to 10 with a(...)

 Ireland’s Wes Hoolahan in action against Gibraltar earlier this month.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne / Inpho

Even if Ireland manager Martin O’Neill were of a mind to take heed of the RTÉ panel and start Wes Hoolahan in an away match, he might not have the opp(...)

Ireland’s John O’Shea, Stephen Ward and Marc Wilson (right to left) celebrate after their Euro 2016 Group D qualification soccer match against Germany in Gelsenkirchen. Photograph: Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters

Stephen Ward has warned Scotland that the Republic of Ireland will not surrender their unbeaten Euro 2016 start without a fight as the pair prepare t(...)

Albanian fans wait for Albania’s national soccer players to arrive, after the Euro 2016 Group I qualifying soccer match between Serbia and Albania, at Mother Teresa airport near Tirana. Photograph: Arben Celi/Reuters

Serbia and Albania are facing stiff sanctions after Uefa charged the countries with a number of offences following the abandoned Euro 2016 qualifier i(...)

  André Schürrle out of tonight’s game against Ireland. Photograph: Joern Pollex/Getty Images

Chelsea midfielder André Schürrle has been ruled out of this evening’s qualifying game in Gelsenkirchen after coming down with a bout of flu. The 23 (...)

Assistant Republic of Ireland manager Roy Keane speaking in Malahide today. Photograph: Donall Farmer / Inpho

Roy Keane insists nobody should be surprised that Republic of Ireland striker Robbie Keane has established himself as one of world football’s most pro(...)

Robbie Keane celebrates scoring the second goal of the game against Gibraltar. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Republic of Ireland 7 Gibraltar 0Ireland secured their biggest win in almost 31 years this evening with Robbie Keane scoring his third international h(...)

 Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Derby County defender Richard Keogh is the only player to have been ruled out of tomorrow night’s European Championship qualifier against Gibraltar a(...)