Robbie Brady has joined Norwich City from Hull City on a deal believed to be worth €10m. Photograph: Daniel Hambury/PA

Norwich have announced the signing of Republic of Ireland international winger Robbie Brady for a deal believed to be around €10 million. Brady has le(...)

Robbie Brady: on the verge of a move to newly-promoted Norwich City. Photo: Daniel Hambury/PA

Republic of Ireland international winger Robbie Brady is on the verge of completing a €9.8 million transfer from Hull City to Norwich City after the n(...)

 Norwich’s attempts to sign Robbie Brady in a cut-price deal have been labelled “embarrassing” by Hull manager Steve Bruce. Photograph: Daniel Hambury/PA

Norwich’s attempts to sign Robbie Brady in a cut-price deal have been labelled “embarrassing” by the Hull City manager Steve Bruce. Norwich want to a(...)

Robin Van Persie joined Manchester United in 2012. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

MARCUS CHRISTENSON Fenerbahce have reached an agreement with Manchester United over the transfer of Robin van Persie to the Turkish club for a fee of(...)

Wes Hoolahan and Scotand’s Scott Brown battle for possession at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The Republic of Ireland manager seemed to have stumbled upon a system that works. That accommodated Wes Hoolahan. That had Scotland on the rack for(...)

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill cuts a frustrated figure. Photograph: Inpho/Cathal Noonan 2:10

There is rarely a good time to hear the strange music of Scottish bagpipes. But an hour into what was supposed to be an exhibition of Irish fury at th(...)

James McClean heads a late chance wide as Ireland desperately searched for a winner against Scotland at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Back in the days when they were still on speaking terms, John Delaney and his opposite number at the SFA were key players in the push to expand the Eu(...)

Unfortunately for Martin O’Neill his selections and plans have scarcely worked apart from periods against weak Georgia and awful Gibraltar.

A chance for redemption then. After our defeat at Celtic Park back in November, I questioned whether our midfielder players – Jeff Hendrick and Darron(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill and his Scottish counterpart Gordon Strachan during the Euro 2016 qualifier at Celtic Park last November. Photograph: Getty

France 2016 is close enough now for tickets to the games next June to have gone on sale this week and, while Ireland’s place at the tournament cert(...)

 Aiden McGeady is 29 but many still hope he will start to thrill on a regular basis. Photograph: Inpho

If you wanted to get scientific about it, you could hook yourself up to a machine that records your rate of swearing in matches and check which player(...)