Blackburn striker Joshua King on his way to scoring a hat-trick during the 4-1 fifth-round win over Stoke City. King will miss the Anfield clash. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP

Blackburn Rovers have found a new way to embarrass the Premier League and it is a darn sight more dignified than the last one. This season the Champi(...)

From left: Thomas Carthy, director, Shane Duffy, Keith O’Neill and Patrick Curran, managing director

Commercial agents BNP Paribas Real Estate have announced the appointment of Shane Duffy and Keith O’Neill as divisional directors. Qualified chartered(...)

Ironshore Europe Ltd, which provides broker-sourced speciality property and casualty insurance, is to move to the IPUT-owned Shelbourne Buildings in B(...)

Republic of Ireland midfielder Glenn Whelan grimaces in pain after fracturing a leg in the Euro 2016 qualifier against Germany  in Gelsenkirchen. Photograph: Matthias Hangst/Bongarts/Getty Images

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill will give midfielder Glenn Whelan every chance to make his final squad for the Euro 2016 qualifier against (...)

Brian Lenihan (right) has been called up to the senior Ireland squad after just 45 minutes with the under-21s. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Brian Lenihan’s surprise elevation to the senior squad will act as an inspiration to the Republic of Ireland Under-21 side that faces Norway Thursday(...)

Martin O’Neill: “I am looking forward to meeting up with the squad in two weeks-time and preparing for two very important matches.”

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has named a 37-man provisional squad for next month’s Euro 2016 qualification matches against Gibraltar (...)

 Valencia  announced they have reached an agreement to sign striker Alvaro Negredo on loan from Manchester City with a clause making the deal permanent at the end of the season.  Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

ArsenalPlayers in: Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona, £30m), Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle, £12m), David Ospina (Nice, undisclosed), Calum Chambers (Southampton,(...)

Shane Duffy: his progress at Everton had really halted a couple of seasons back. Photograph: Dave Thompson/Getty Images

As Premier League clubs stood firm against the rising English tide of euro scepticism, there was not a lot of news for wantaway Irish footballers yes(...)

 Shane Duffy  has signed for Blackburn Rovers. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

Blackburn Rovers have strengthened their defensive options with the signing of Republic of Ireland international Shane Duffy from Everton.The 22-year-(...)

 Shay Given has been recalled to the Republic of Ireland squad ahead of the games against Oman and Georgia. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA

Shay Given has been recalled to the Republic of Ireland squad after being named in the final 27-man list for Wednesday’s friendly against Oman in Dubl(...)