Martin O’Neill says talks with Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish were fruitful. Photograph: Inpho

Martin O’Neill expects Jack Grealish to make clear his international intentions within a matter of weeks after having met with the player, his father,(...)

Striker Nadir Ciftci, who has served four games of a six-game domestic ban, is available. Photograph Steve Welsh/Getty Images

Ronny Deila has put his trust in his Celtic side to overcome Malmo in their crunch Champions League play-off tie. After passing up on two chances to r(...)

Manchester City’s Yaya Toure in action with West Brom’s Craig Gardner. City look a different side when the midfielder is firing on all cylinders. Photo: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

As a declaration of presence, as a reminder of a forceful personality – even as a motto – Yaya Touré’s statement on Monday night following Manchester (...)

Leicester City forward Jamie Vardy has issued an apology through the Premier League club. Photograph: PA.

Leicester City will investigate a “regrettable error in judgement” by forward Jamie Vardy, after the England international was filmed allegedly using (...)

 Aleksandr Kerzhakov draws Ireland in World Cup qualification Group D. Photograph: Reuters

Martin O’Neill will be relieved to have avoided the continent’s biggest guns in the draw for the European section of the World Cup 2018 qualifiers (...)

England’s Wayne Rooney celebrates after scoring his side’s third goal against Slovenia in their Uefa Euro 2016 qualifying Group E match at the Stozice Stadium, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Photograph: Reuters

Wayne Rooney considers the spirit within the squad to be the best he has experienced during his 12 years with England as the players of a new generati(...)

Jack Wilshere scores his and England’s second goal against Slovenia at the Stozice Arena in Ljubljana. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

At this rate, it cannot be long before someone in the camp suddenly announces that England are looking good to win Euro 2016. Let us hope they can co(...)

Wayne Rooney came within one goal of Sir Bobby Charlton’s England goalscoring record as his late strike gave England a 3-2 win away at Slovenia. Photograph: Reuters

Slovenia 2 England 3 At this rate, it cannot be long before someone in the camp suddenly announces that England are looking good to win Euro 20(...)

Robbie Brady gets above Raheem Sterling during the drab stalemate at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Maybe they should have waited another 20 years. As an exercise in smooth and incident-free organisation of an international fixture soaked in histo(...)

England fans sing their national anthem before the friendly match with the Republic of Ireland at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

It’s not often we have England for Sunday lunch, but happily the visitors to the Afifa were impeccably behaved this time, apart from those moments whe(...)