Darron Gibson could play in  Everton’s Premier League game  against Arsenal at Goodison Park on Saturday. Photograph:   Paul Thomas/Getty Images

Republic of Ireland midfielder Darron Gibson is set to make his return for Everton this weekend after 10 months on the sidelines.The 26-year-old from (...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill at the offical  announcement of his 36-man squad for the upcoming games against Oman and Georgia. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill yesterday did his best to include everyone in his provisional squad, but given the choice one feels he woul(...)

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(...)

 Ireland manager Martin O’Neill will announce his squad for Oman and Georgia on Thursday morning.  Photograph: Donall Farmer / Inpho

Seven games into his Republic of Ireland managerial tenure and the path ahead of Martin O’Neill looks much the same as it did when the Euro 2016 draw(...)

James McCarthy of Everton has a bright future at Everton, according to manager Roberto Martinez.  Photograph:  Sascha Steinbach/Bongarts/Getty Images

Robero Martinez has dismissed speculation surrounding the future of Ireland’s James McCarthy and insisted the midfielder and his international colleag(...)

Steven Defour of Belgium celebrates after scoring a goal during a qualifying match against Scotland at Hampden Park. Photograph: Scott Heavey/Getty Images

Last year Cardiff City striker Frazier Campbell spoke fondly of the formative season he once spent on loan at Royal Antwerp, Manchester United’s feede(...)

 Darron Gibson could be back in action with the Republic of Ireland team soon. Photograph: Paul Thomas/Getty Images

Republic of Ireland midfielder Darron Gibson is back training with the Everton first team having missed the entire season following cruciate ligament (...)

 Everton’s Sylvain Distin marshalls Marouane Chamakh of Crystal Palace during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Crystal Palace at Goodison Park. Photograph:   Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Everton manager Roberto Martinez remains confident victory in their final three matches will secure Champions League football despite Arsenal h(...)

 Seamus Coleman:  the full back has enjoyed an outstanding season for Everton and has scored seven goals in 36 appearances. Photo: Paul Thomas/Getty

Republic of Ireland international Richard Dunne believes Séamus Coleman could well opt to stay at Everton if th(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill sees Séamus Coleman’s future at Goodison Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

If Séamus Coleman does disappear up the East Lancs road this summer it seems it won’t just be Roberto Martinez he’ll disappoint, for his inter(...)