The Everton pair of Darron Gibson and Aiden McGeady are both being linked with loan moves away ahead of this summer’s Euro 2016 Championships. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Roberto Martinez was at pains at his prematch press conference yesterday to present Everton’s attitude towards Aiden McGeady and Darron Gibson as supp(...)

Steven Naismith is to have a medical at Norwich Cith on Monday morning. Photograph: Getty

Steven Naismith is to undergo a medical at Norwich City this morning before a proposed £8.5m transfer from Everton. A deal between the two Premier Le(...)

Darron Gibson and Aiden McGeady will both be allowed to leave Everton on loan in order to get regular football ahead of Euro 2016. Photograph: Getty

Roberto Martinez has said out of favour Everton winger Aiden McGeady can leave Goodison Park on a short term loan deal. McGeady has made a solitary a(...)

Burnley’s Stephen Ward  scores his side’s second goal during the FA Cup third round match between Middlesbrough. Photograph:  Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Burnley will be hoping for big things in Monday’s draw for the fourth round of the FA Cup after Stephen Ward’s first club goal in just over two years(...)

Aiden McGeady is likely to get a rare start for Everton in their FA Cup fixture against Dagenham and Redbridge. The Ireland winger was sent off during last season’s third round defeat to West Ham. Photograph: Getty

Everton outcasts Darron Gibson and Aiden McGeady are both in line for a rare start when the Toffees take on Dagenham & Redbridge in the FA Cup on (...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill: As fourth seeds, Ireland could be assigned any one of 18  schedules when the draw for Euro 2016 takes place in Paris. Photograph:  INPHO/Donall Farmer

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill says he is far more relaxed about this evening’s draw in Paris for the finals of the European Championship (...)

Everton’s James McCarthy: suffered a hip injury against Bournemouth. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

Everton could be without their first-choice central midfield for their  English League Cup quarter-final at Middlesbrough, with Republic of Irel(...)

The inclusion of James McClean was the fairytale of the Giovanni Trapattoni’s selection for the 2012 tournament. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

When Giovanni Trapattoni announced his squad to travel to Poland for the Euro 2012 finals, among the players left hoping for a miracle or an injury(...)

Republic of Ireland’s coach Martin O’Neill  by  Roy Keane after the play-off win over Bosnia Herzegovina at the Aviva Stadium. Photo:Getty Images

He says it’s best not to think too far ahead but Roy Keane admits that he was still up at 6.30am yesterday chatting about what the final list of 23 pl(...)

 Darron Gibson: hasn’t featured for the Republic of Ireland since the defeat in Scotland.  Photo:  Clive Brunskill/Getty

With suspensions to cope with in both defence and attack for the first leg of the Euro 2016 play-off against Bosnia and Herzegovina, Martin O’Neill ha(...)