Seamus Coleman scores Everton’s second goal during the  Europa League Group H match against VFL Wolfsburg. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images.

Everton 4 Wolfsburg 1 Everton made a successful return to European football with a 4-1 victory over Wolfsburg at Goodison Park last night.Manager Ro(...)

Republic of Ireland players Robbie Brady, David Forde and Séamus Coleman celebrate the  Euro 2016 Group D victory  against Georgia in Tbilisi. Photograph: David Mdzinarishvili/Reuters

Séamus Coleman is confident Aiden McGeady can be a regular match-winner for the Republic of Ireland after watching him do just that in Georgia.The 28-(...)

 Aiden McGeady opens the scoring the Republic of Ireland in their  Euro 2016 qualifying, Group D match at the Boris Paichadze Dinamo Arena in Tbilisi. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA

Georgia 1 Republic of Ireland 2More than a decade after they last came to Tbilisi and broke the locals’ hearts with a late winner, Ireland did it agai(...)

With his starting 11 long since decided upon, it seems, Martin O’Neill is weighing up who might be used from the bench in Ireland’s opening Europea(...)

 Darron Gibson lloking forward to resuming his Ireland career. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Darron Gibson will return to the Irish team against Oman tomorrow evening almost a year after he tore his cruciate ligament playing against Kazakhsta(...)

Chelsea’s Diego Costa celebrates after scoring his team’s sixth goal and his second of the game during the  Premier League match against Everton at  Goodison Park. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

Everton 3 Chelsea 6Chelsea came out on top in a nine-goal thriller against Everton encapsulated in two frantic goalscoring spells in either half at Go(...)

Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud (right) celebrates with team mate and fellow goalscorer Aaron Ramsey   at Goodison Park. Photograph: Andrew Yates / Reuters

Arsene Wenger praised Olivier Giroud for helping Arsenal snatch a point at Everton. Arsenal looked to be heading for defeat after Séamus Coleman and S(...)

Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud celebrates his late equaliser against Everton at Goodison Park. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Everton 2 Arsenal 2Arsenal scored twice in the last seven minutes to escape with a 2-2 draw at Everton after the home side had largely dominated the P(...)

 Darron Gibson could play in  Everton’s Premier League game  against Arsenal at Goodison Park on Saturday. Photograph:   Paul Thomas/Getty Images

Republic of Ireland midfielder Darron Gibson is set to make his return for Everton this weekend after 10 months on the sidelines.The 26-year-old from (...)

 Ireland manager Martin O’Neill will announce his squad for Oman and Georgia on Thursday morning.  Photograph: Donall Farmer / Inpho

Seven games into his Republic of Ireland managerial tenure and the path ahead of Martin O’Neill looks much the same as it did when the Euro 2016 draw(...)