Speculation is mounting that talks held between Roy Keane and Celtic have led to a job offer, which he has accepted. Photograph: Nigel French/PA Wire

Speculation mounted last night that talks held over the weekend between Roy Keane and Celtic had led to a job offer, which he had accepted. An announc(...)

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(...)

Republic of Ireland players Glenn Whelan and John O’Shea after Turkey scored their second goal during the friendly international at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

John O’Shea has urged his international team-mates to be more ruthless at both ends of the pitch if they are to qualify for the finals of Euro 2016.M(...)

Ireland’s James McClean  is challenged by Turkey’s Ahmet Ilhan Ozek. Photograph: Reuters/Cathal McNaughton

Republic of Ireland 1 Turkey 2 These continue to be tough times for the FAI who must have hoped their new management team would help to generate a (...)

 Ahmet Ilhan Ozek heads home to give Turkey the lead in the friendly international against the Republic of Ireland at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Republic of Ireland 1 Turkey 2: Jon Walters’s fifth international goal was not enough to prevent the Republic of Ireland from slipping to a second su(...)

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(...)

Chelsea defender  John Terry  is pressurised by Joe Ledley of Crystal Palace and heads the ball over his goalkeeper Petr Cech to  score  an own goal during the Premier League match  at Selhurst Park. Photograph: Scott Heavey/Getty Images

Premier League round-up: Chelsea (...)

Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane speaks to the media after training today. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Roy Keane is relishing the opportunity to bring his winning mentality to the Republic of Ireland’s bid to qualify for Euro 2016. The 42-y(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has called Brian Murphy into his squad.

Brian Murphy has been added to Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland squad following the withdrawal of Newcastle’s Rob Elliot over the weekend. (...)

 Kevin Doyle (left), Andy Reid and Rob Elliot will all miss next week’s friendly against Serbia.

Kevin Doyle has withdrawn from the Republic of Ireland squad after picking up a thigh injury during QPR’s 1-1 draw at home to Leeds this aftern(...)