Jamie Vardy rounds Jack Butland to score Leicester City’s second in their 3-0 win over Stoke. Photograph: Getty

Leicester City 3 Stoke City 0 All looks rosy again for Leicester after a return to winning ways coincided with Jamie Vardy ending his goal drought in(...)

West Brom’s James McClean scores his side’s late equaliser in the Premier League game against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Photograph:  John Sibley/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Second-placed Leicester joined Arsene Wenger’s side on 43 points thanks to a 1-0 win at Tottenham. Centre back Robert Huth headed home from a corner (...)

Hull’s Tom Huddlestone challenges Richie Towell of Brighton & Hove Albion during the FA Cup third-round match at KC Stadium. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Getty Images

FA Cup round-up: Darren Pratley scored an 87th-minute equaliser as Championship strugglers Bolton avoided a humiliating loss at non-League Eastleigh. (...)

Liverpool’s Jordon Ibe celebrates his goal in the Capital One Cup semi-final first  leg against Stoke City at the Britannian Stadium. Photograph:  Carl Recine/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Stoke 0 Liverpool 1 Perhaps the greatest compliment that can be paid to Liverpool is that in the closing stages Stoke City had abandoned their new so(...)

Boxer Michael Conlan drove back to Belfast for his tie, so no one could begrudge him his Sports Personality of the Year crown. “If I hadn’t won it, I’d have been disappointed,” he beamed. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

RTÉ’s annual sports awards, a time for us all to unite and salute our people’s wondrous achievements through the year; a time to take pride in our fel(...)

Members of the Nottingham Forest team from 1977 to 1979 pose with their two European Cups ahead of the premiere of I Believe in Miracles. Photo: Getty Images

They say it’s often better to give gifts at Christmas than to receive them. While that’s a nice sentiment, there is nothing quite as stressful as a l(...)

 Robbie Brady celebrates with manager Martin O’Neill after the game at the Aviva. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Just after Paul Lambert was appointed as manager of Wycombe Wanderers in June 2006, he got a call from one of his mentors, who had worked wonders at t(...)

Ireland Manger Martin O’Neill celebrates with Roy Keane after the game. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Martin O’Neill has admitted he never allowed himself to dream of taking the Republic of Ireland to the Euro 2016 finals until it became a reality. The(...)

Robbie Brady celebrates scoring Ireland’s first goal in their 2016 European Championship play-off first leg against Bosnia and Herzegovina. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Perhaps Robbie Brady best sums up how far this Ireland team has come through the Euro 2016 qualification phase. After coming in at left-back for the (...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill at Thursday night’s  training at  Stadion Bilino Polje in Zenica  ahead of the Euro 2016 first leg against  Bosnia & Herzegovina on Friday. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Republic of Ireland boss Martin O’Neill is determined to join namesake Michael at the Euro 2016 finals as he plots a way past Bosnia-Herzegovina. The (...)