Republic of Ireland midfielder Glenn Whelan grimaces in pain after fracturing a leg in the Euro 2016 qualifier against Germany  in Gelsenkirchen. Photograph: Matthias Hangst/Bongarts/Getty Images

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill will give midfielder Glenn Whelan every chance to make his final squad for the Euro 2016 qualifier against (...)

Celtic’s Anthony Stokes in action against Dinamo Zagreb during their Uefa Europa League match at Celtic Park in Glasgow last week. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Glasgow Celtic and Irish international footballer Anthony Stokes will face trial next year in relation to an alleged assault at a Dublin nightclub. Mr(...)

Everton right back Séamus Coleman has been ruled out of the Republic of Ireland’s European Championship qualifier against Gibraltar. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Republic of Ireland boss Martin O’Neill will be without Everton full back Séamus Coleman and goalkeeper Shay Given for next Saturday’s European Champi(...)

Hamilton’s Ali Crawford (right) celebrates his goal during the Scottish Premiership match against Celtic at Celtic Park.  Photograph: Kirk O’Rourke/PA

Celtic 0 Hamilton 1Ali Crawford’s second-half strike gave Hamilton an historic 1-0 victory over Celtic as Accies enjoyed their first win at Parkhead i(...)

  James McCarthy of Everton has been left out of the Republic of Ireland squad to face Gibraltar next weekend. Photograph:  Chris Brunskill/Getty Images

James McCarthy has been left out of the Republic of Ireland squad to face Gibraltar, at least, with Everton eager to monitor the troublesome quad str(...)

Martin O’Neill: “I am looking forward to meeting up with the squad in two weeks-time and preparing for two very important matches.”

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has named a 37-man provisional squad for next month’s Euro 2016 qualification matches against Gibraltar (...)

Salzburg’s Martin Hinteregger challenges Celtic’s Anthony Stokes as their teams fought to a draw. Photograph: AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson

FC Salzburg 2 Celtic 2Celtic twice surrendered the lead to draw 2-2 with Salzburg in their thrilling Europa League Group D opener in Austria. Mubarak (...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill runs the rule over his players during training in Malahide this morning. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Anthony Stokes and Keiren Westwood have been withdrawn from the Republic of Ireland squad that travelled to Georgia this afternoon. Westwood has been (...)

 Celtic’s Jo Inge Berget  in action  during the Scottish Premiership clash against Dundee United at Celtic Park, Glasgow. Photo:  Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Jo Inge Berget is hoping his double in Celtic’s 6-1 Scottish Premiership thrashing of Dundee United on Saturday signalled that his Parkhead career is (...)

Republic of Ireland and Celtic striker Anthony Stokes at Dublin District Court today where he appeared charged with assaulting a man during an alleged row about a spilled drin. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Republic of Ireland and Celtic striker Anthony Stokes has been sent forward for trial accused of head-butting a man in a Dublin nightclub.The striker (...)