The inclusion of James McClean was the fairytale of the Giovanni Trapattoni’s selection for the 2012 tournament. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

When Giovanni Trapattoni announced his squad to travel to Poland for the Euro 2012 finals, among the players left hoping for a miracle or an injury(...)

Martin O’Neill, with Bosnia-Herzegovina head coach Mehmed Bazdarevic, has named a provisional squad for the Euro 2016 play-offs.

Martin O’Neill is without Reading midfielder Stephen Quinn for the European Championship play-off games against Bosnia and Herzegovina but the Repu(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Martin O’Neill says that he entirely accepts Jack Grealish’s decision to play for England rather than the Republic of Ireland, but he has angrily reje(...)

Robbie Keane of the LA Galaxy vies for the ball with Victor Cabrera of the Montreal Impact during their MLS match. Photograph: AFP Photo

Robbie Keane continues to top the list of Irish earners in the MLS by quite a distance but recent arrivals at LA Galaxy, Steven Gerrard and Giovani Do(...)

Kevin Doyle goes through the paces during training in Abbotstown on Wednesday: the player said he is looking  forward to showing Martin O’Neill what he can do if he is given the chance. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It’s difficult to pinpoint quite when or why or how things went so wrong for Kevin Doyle in England but if the MLS does half as much for him as it has(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill and assistant manager Roy Keane look on during training. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Jon Walters was the only unexpected absentee from Ireland’s first training session of the week out at Abbotstown on Monday morning with the Stoke City(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill may be considering Darren Randolph in goal for the upcoming Gibraltar match. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Those players to have made the cut over the weekend will take part in the Irish squad’s first ever training session in Abbotstown this morning with on(...)

Bournemouth’s Eunan O’Kane has been named in martin O’Neill’s provisional 37-man squad for next month’s Euro 2016 qualifiers against Gibraltar and Georgia. Photograph: PA

As he named a hugely extended squad for next month’s European Championship qualifiers against Gibraltar and Georgia, Republic of Ireland manager Marti(...)

Kevin Doyle will come face to face with Robbie Keane this weekend as Colorado Rapids take on LA Galaxy. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Kevin Doyle plans to get one over on compatriot Robbie Keane when the Irish strikers line up against each other in Major League Soccer tonight and hop(...)

Rookie outfit Orlando City are paying Kaka $6.6 million while the 30 other squad players receive a total of $4 million between them.  Photo:  Alex Menendez/Getty

Twenty-four-year-old Thomas McNamara grew up 40 minutes north of Yankee Stadium where he currently patrols midfield for New York City FC. With enough (...)