Burnley’s  Michael Kightly  celebrates scoring their second goal during the  2-0 Championship victory over Wigan Athletic at Turf Moor that guarantees them automatic promotion back to the Premier League. Photograph: Chris Brunskill/Getty Images

Burnley sealed automatic promotion to the Premier League as two first-half goals ensured a 2-0 win over Wigan and sparked mass celeb(...)

Shay Given in action for Middlesbrough last weekend. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

Newcastle United’s Rob Elliot is the only uncapped player included in Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland squad for next month’s friendly with(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill and assistant manager Roy Keane during Tuesday’s match in Poznan. Photograph: Inpho Donall Farmer/Inpho

Standing in the heart of the old East, Martin O’Neill may be the football manager who came in from the cold but he certainly wasn’t feeling the Novemb(...)

Ireland’s Paul Green (right) and Jakub Blaszczykowski of Poland in Poznan last night. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Paul Green is relishing the chance to enrol himself in a midfield masterclass after being handed a dream opportunity to work with Roy Keane. The 30-ye(...)

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 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(...)

Paul Green of Leeds United, seen here in action against  Craig Bryson of Derby County on Saturday, has been called in to the Republic of Ireland squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Germany and Kazakhstan. Photograph:  Tom Dulat/Getty Images

Republic of Ireland interim manager Noel King has been forced to make two changes to his squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Germany and Kazakh(...)

 Newcastle United  goalkeeper Rob Elliot has been called up to the Republic of Ireland squad due to a shoulder injury ro Darren Randolph. Photograph:  Stu Forster/Getty Images

Newcastle goalkeeper Rob Elliot has received his first call-up to the Republic of Ireland senior squad after being named as a replacement for the inju(...)

If Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni was feeling the pressure he wasn’t showing it during yesterday’s press conference at Ernst Happel Stadion in Vienna,  where Ireland will meet Austria tonight. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

“We’ll rip them apart” runs the headline on an ad for a local bookmakers in the Austrian football federation’s official magazine and while few would b(...)

 A frustrated Shane Long after missing another good opportunity for the Republic of Ireland. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Shane Long is likely to retain his place in the Republic of Ireland starting line-up for the game against Sweden in Dublin on September 6th, but his f(...)

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