James McClean says will be happy to play anywhere for Martin O’Neill. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

On Tuesday the Republic of Ireland player nominated to chat with the media was Harry Arter, much of the talk centring around top-of-the-Championship B(...)

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney (left) celebrates with  team mate Marouane Fellaini (right) after scoring the third against   Preston North End   at  Deepdale. Photograph: Peter Powell / EPA

Preston North End 1 Manchester United 3A comfortable scoreline, Wayne Rooney on the scoresheet and hostilities renewed in the quarter-finals with Arse(...)

Former Sligo Rovers striker Eoin Doyle is undergoing a medical at Cardiff City ahead of a seven-figure transfer from Chesterfield. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Cardiff City are set to sign Irish striker Eoin Doyle from Chesterfield on an undisclosed seven-figure deal according to the League One club. T(...)

Christian Eriksen of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring from a free kick during the Capital One Cup Semi-Final Second Leg match between Sheffield United and Tottenham Hotspur at Bramall Lane. Photograph Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Sheffield United 2-2 Tottenham HotspurThis time it was one step too far for Nigel Clough and the Sheffield United players who have established themse(...)

Tottenham Hotspur’s Michel Vorm Goalkeeper Michel Vorm has the complete trust of the Tottenham squad and manager. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Goalkeeper Michel Vorm has the complete trust of the Tottenham squad and manager Mauricio Pochettino sees no reason to drop the Dutchman for Wednesday(...)

Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane and Sheffield United’s Louis Reed battle for the ball during the Capital One Cup Semi Final, First Leg at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA

Tottenham pair Jan Vertonghen and Andros Townsend admitted they were given a tough test by underdogs Sheffield United in their Capital One Cup semi-fi(...)

Southampton’s Dutch manager Ronald Koeman congratulates defender Ryan Bertrand after the victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

Nigel Adkins was not happy. His team had lost 2-0 on Merseyside and he had an issue with one of his best young forwards whose head, Adkins explained, (...)

Ched Evans: ‘Mob rule’ tactics have had the desired effect on sponsors. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

After five days of febrile debate, League One club Oldham Athletic have abandoned a controversial attempt to sign convicted rapist Ched Evans, claimi(...)

Ander Herrera (second right) of Manchester United watches his shot sail over Yeovil’s goal keeper Jed Steer  at Huish Park. Photograph: Dylan Martinez / Reuters

Yeovil Town 0 Manchester United 2“We are Yeovil Town, ooh arrr!” went the chorus of “Yeovil True”, the song they once took to 36 in the charts. The su(...)

Sheffield United’s Jamal Campbell-Ryce (2nd left) scores his sides second goal of the game against Queens Park Rangers. Photograph: Nigel French/PA Wire

QPR 0 Sheffield United 3It is a pleasant conundrum that Nigel Clough is used to by now, having guided Sheffield United to a third Premier League scalp(...)