Glenn Whelan of the Republic of Ireland receives treatment during the Euro  2016 qualifier against  Germany   in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Photograph:  Matthias Hangst/Bongarts/Getty Images

Martin O’Neill is set to be without both Glenn Whelan and Wes Hoolahan for the critically important European Championship qualifier against Scotland (...)

 Ireland’s Wes Hoolahan in action against Gibraltar earlier this month.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne / Inpho

Even if Ireland manager Martin O’Neill were of a mind to take heed of the RTÉ panel and start Wes Hoolahan in an away match, he might not have the opp(...)

 Anthony Pilkington in action for  Norwich City (left) against his new club Cardiff City   at Carrow Road last  October. Photograph:  Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

Republic of Ireland international Anthony Pilkington has completed his move from Norwich City to Cardiff City, signing a three-year deal with the Wel(...)

Norwic City’s Wes Hoolahan: “I came back in for the pre-season and the manager spoke to me and talked me through his plans. Now I just can’t wait to get started and I’m delighted to be here for another couple of seasons.” Photo: Tom Dulat/Getty

Republic of Ireland international Wes Hoolahan has signed a new two-year deal with Norwich City. The 32-year-old was strongly linked in January with (...)

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(...)

Frank Lampard of Chelsea acknowledges the crowd after the scoreless draw with   Norwich City at Stamford Bridge. Photograph:   Clive Rose/Getty Images

CHELSEA 0 NORWICH CITY 0In the end this result may actually have put paid to both these side’s lingering hopes this term. The Chelsea team returned to(...)

Liverpool’s Luis Suarez scores past Norwich City goalkeeper John Ruddy during their Premier League soccer match at Carrow Road. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers hailed the performance of teenager Raheem Sterling after his two goals helped the Reds beat Norwich City 3-2(...)

Manager John Still of Luton Town during the Skrill Conference Premier match between Luton Town and Braintree Town  this month. Photograph: Tim Keeton/Getty Images

When Steve Bruce restates one of his favourite phrases – “You are only as good as your strikers” – his opinion tends to provoke knowing nods. T(...)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers: “We are into the final block of games and that was just another one ticked off. We really only focus on the next game.” Photo: Nick Potts/PA

Brendan Rodgers believes Manchester City’s faltering title challenge will serve as a warning against complace(...)

Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge may face Norwich City at Carrow Road on Sunday. Photograph: Peter Powell / EPA

Daniel Sturridge has a chance of playing in Liverpool’s visit to Norwich City on Sunday after scans revealed he suffered a small hamstring strain a(...)