David Forde at Republic of Ireland squad training at Gannon Park, Malahide this week. “I’d have no problem moving.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

David Forde will be mulling over a possible move to Germany as he heads back to his adopted home of London tomorrow with the Republic of Ireland squad(...)

Anthony Pilkinton in action for the Republic of Ireland. Photograph: Inpho

Anthony Pilkington’s future at Norwich City looks decidedly uncertain after the board appointed Neil Adams as the manager for the three seasons. The 4(...)

Leon Osman is an injury concern for Everton.

Saturday, April 12th Crystal Palace (14) v Aston Villa (13) Palace manager Tony Pulis hopes to have a fully-fit squad to choose from. Dwigh(...)

Shay Given could be set to make an international return at the age of 37. Photograph: Donall Farmer

Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane will be at Middlesbrough’s home game against Charlton Athletic on Saturday to run the rule over vetera(...)

Prompted from the front by Wes Hoolahan, a patient Irish team completed 90 per cent of its passes on Friday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne

Poland have played Ireland twice over the last few years so they probably think they know what to expect tomorrow night in Poznan: drunk fans, long ba(...)

Republic of Ireland goalkeeping coach Séamus McDonagh and David Forde work out at Gannon Park in Malahide on Saturday ahead of the Poland friendly. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Having waited so long to get the Irish goalkeeper’s jersey, David Forde is no hurry to surrender it again but the 33-year-old knows he has a fight on (...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill with injured defender Joey O’Brien at training in Malahide today. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Joey O’Brien was expected to leave the Republic of Ireland squad on Sunday after undergoing a scan on a hamstring injury.The West Ham defender was se(...)

The new Republic of Ireland management team of Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane take their first training session at Gannon Park in Malahide. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Roy Keane wasted little time in making his presence felt as he formally took up his duties as the Republic of Ireland’s new assistant manager. (...)

 Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill and assistant manager Roy Keane with FAI Chief Executive John Delaney at  the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: David Maher/ Sportsfile

Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane will take the Republic of Ireland squad for training for the first time this morning in Malahide, where they will get the(...)

 Phil Bardsley of Sunderland scores past Costel Pantilimon of Man City in  the  Premier League match  at the Stadium of Light. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Sunderland 1 Manchester City 0: Two Manchester United old boys helped ensure that trips to Wearside are fast becoming a form of purgatory for Manchest(...)