Bastian Schweinsteiger could still play a part for Germany in this summer’s European Championships despite being ruled out for the season at Manchester United. Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA

Germany coach Joachim Löw hopes to have Bastian Schweinsteiger available for Euro 2016 even though the Manchester United midfielder could miss the res(...)

England’s Eric Dier rises above the Germany defence to head home England’s winning goal during the friendly international at the   Olympiastadion in Berlin. Photograph: Carl Recine/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Germany 2 England 3 Eric Dier’s dramatic stoppage-time header earned England a stunning 3-2 comeback win over world champions Germany in Berlin. Har(...)

Harry Kane in action during the England training session at Olympiastadion in Berlin:  he will start for only the ninth time as he seeks to maintain the impressive form he has demonstrated at Tottenham. Photograph: Annegret Hilse/Getty Images

Harry Kane and Dele Alli will spearhead an inexperienced England side at the Olympiastadion this evening with Roy Hodgson urging his young players to(...)

Germany’s head coach Joachim Löw talks to Mario Goetze, Toni Kroos, Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Mats Hummels and Thomas Muller during a training session in Berlin. Photograph: Getty Images

It is perhaps indicative of where the German national team are at the moment that Joachim Löw has spent most of this week talking about players who ar(...)

 Bastian Schweinsteiger will miss Germany’s friendlies against England and Italy with a knee injury. Photograph: Afp

Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger missed training with the German national team on Wednesday due to a knee problem. A statement on (...)

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill during the Uefa Euro 2016 draw in Paris, France, on Saturday. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA.

Martin O’Neill is far from the first manager to leave a major championship draw clinging for consolation to the idea that it could have been worse bu(...)

Ukraine assistant coach Volodymyr Onyshchenko, manager of Poland Adam Nawalka, Michael O’Neill and Germany boss  Joachim Low pose after their sides were drawn together at next summer’s European Championships. Photograph: Getty

Michael O’Neill will seek help from his Scotland and Ireland counterparts ahead of Northern Ireland’s European Championship debut in France next summe(...)

West Ham   defender Winston Reid and Manchester United midfielder   Bastian Schweinsteiger clash during the  Premier League football match  at Old Trafford. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images

Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has accepted an English Football Association charge of violent conduct and will serve a three-matc(...)

Republic of Ireland’s Shane Long scores against Germany. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Several managers came and went without guiding Ireland to a competitive win over a qualification rival and it sometimes seemed as though we might fore(...)

Martin O’Neill: his side has moved up 11 places in the world rankings to 31st spot. Photograph: Lee Smith/Reuters

The Republic of Ireland has moved up 11 places to 31st in the Fifa World rankings in the wake of its Euro 2016 play-off victory over Bosnia and Herze(...)