Kevin Doyle has been cut from the Republic of Ireland squad for the games against England and Scotland. Photo:  James Crombie/Inpho

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has reduced his squad to 27 players for the upcoming games against England and Scotland with Kevin Doyle am(...)

Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish is challenged by James Collins of West Ham during the Premier League match at Villa Park. Photo: Stu Forster

Martin O’Neill will be in Dublin on Tuesday to name what is expected to be an extended initial squad for next month’s games against England and Scot(...)

“It’s not nice and you feel like you’ve let people down . . . it is terrible to go through and you just have to accept it,” says Wolves striker Kevin Doyle, who has been relegated three times in his career. Photograph: Getty. 1:11

Preparing to leave Burnley’s Gawthorpe Hall training ground after another morning workout, Stephen Ward flashes a wide grin having shared a joke with (...)

Arsenal’s Theo Walcott celebrates scoring their sixth goal during the League Cup fourth round 7-5 win over Reading at the Madejski Stadium in October 2012. Photograph: Scott Heavey/Getty Images

Even schoolchildren born 50 and 60 years later know that 1927 was a special year for the FA Cup. It remains the only time in the Cup’s 143-year histor(...)

Kevin Doyle delaying move. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Kevin Doyle is expected to delay any decision on his future until after the birth of his second child over the next couple of weeks with the 31 year-o(...)

Eoin Doyle: he has scored 25 goals in all competitions for League One outfit Chesterfield this season. Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer

Eoin Doyle’s future was finally resolved last night when the Irish striker, who has scored 25 goals in all competitions for League One outfit Chester(...)

 Kevin Doyle scored his only goal of an 11-month loan spell in an  FA Cup Third Round win over  Dover Athletic earlier this month.  Photograph:  Michael Regan/Getty Images

Kevin Doyle is to return to Wolves after his loan at Crystal Palace ended on Monday with no chance of the agreement being renewed.Alan Pardew is keen (...)

Crystal Palace’s Scott Dann (middle) celebrates his first goal during the FA Cup third round match at the Crabble Athletic Ground, Dover. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Dover Athletic 0 Crystal Palace 4Scott Dann, Dwight Gayle and Kevin Doyle ensured Alan Pardew was given a winning start to life as Crystal Palace mana(...)

Wimbledon AFC’s Alan Bennett: “We’re playing to pay the mortgage, the likes of Steven Gerrard are motivated by a completely different set of circumstances.” Photograph: Pete Norton/Getty

There are some who are adamant that Wimbledon won the 1988 FA Cup final in the tunnel before the game. A couple of players from that side recall how (...)

Robbie  Keane scored 16 goals in 19 appearances for Celtic during a loan spell at the club. Photograph:  Craig Halkett/PA 2:31

Martin O’Neill has warned Republic of Ireland skipper Robbie Keane his familiarity with Celtic Park will count for little as he looks to take a furthe(...)