The Republic of Ireland’s Jon  Walters celebrates scoring his penalty. Photo: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Republic of Ireland 2 Bosnia-Herzogovina 0 (Ireland win 3-1 on aggregate) Having been here four years ago too for the game against Estonia, the Dutch(...)

Wes Hoolahan has only started an away game but in Gibraltar could prove vital for Ireland in Zenica. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Martin O’Neill has some major decisions to make. Despite the amazing fact that his team only conceded seven goals in 10 group games, our defence was c(...)

Edin Dzeko’s loan transfer to Roma from Manchester City has not gone well in terms of goals and injuries but, ominously for Ireland, the striker is now back amongst the goals. Photograph: EPA/Ettore Ferrari

Pjanic on the streets of Dublin. However corny, there’s a chance that headline could be written soon. Miralem Pjanic plays for Bosnia-Herzegovina and (...)

Barcelona’s Neymar celebrates a goal against Bate Borisov at Camp Nou. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters

A Neymar double and a clinical finish from Luis Suarez handed Barcelona a comfortable 3-0 victory over Bate Borisov that put them on the verge of qual(...)

Bosnia and Herzegovina took four points of Chris Coleman’s Wales side during the Euro 2016 qualifying campaign. Photo: Getty

Martin O’Neill will meet with his Welsh counterpart Chris Coleman over the next week as he looks to benefit from the experience of a man whose team(...)

Daniel Ginczek scores his second and VfB Stuttgart’s fourth goal in the friendly game against Manchester City at The Mercedes-Benz Arena in  Stuttgart. Photograph: John Marsh/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Manchester City conceded four goals in 36 hapless minutes on Saturday as they slumped to a 4-2 defeat by VfB Stuttgart in a pre-season friendly. The B(...)

 Yohan Cabaye is expected to join Alan Pardew at Crystal Palace. The two previously worked together at  Newcastle. Photograph: Ian Horrocks/Newcastle United via Getty Images

Crystal Palace have reached agreement in principle with Paris Saint-Germain over the purchase of Yohan Cabaye, with the France international expected (...)

Roma are prepared to offer Manchester City €20 million for Bosnian striker Edin Dzeko. Photo: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Roma are in discussions with Manchester City to buy Edin Dzeko for €20m, with the striker offered a five-year contract worth €4.5m a season. Despite a(...)

Petr Cech could leave Chelsea in search of regular football, with Arsenal potential suitors. Photograph: Reuters

Arsenal The three most obvious positions where Arsenal require an upgrade are goalkeeper, centre-forward and defensive midfielder. In goal Wojc(...)

James Milner is a free agent in the summer and is considering a move away from Manchester City despite a potentially lucrative contract offer. Photograph: Reuters

Manchester City are fighting Arsenal and Liverpool to keep James Milner who is seriously considering a move to either the north London or the Merseysi(...)