Seamus Coleman goeson a sprint during  Republic of Ireland squad training in Dublin yesterday. Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer

Martin O’Neill believes there is a renewed sense of confidence in the Ireland squad ahead of this evening’s crucial qualifying game against Georgia, b(...)

Emmanuel Frimpong of FC Ufa: sent off after he raised a finger to the crowd in response to abuse and was suspended for two Russian Premier League matches . Photograph: Epsilon/Getty Images

Emmanuel Frimpong said it was “beyond a joke” after the Russian Football Union yesterday rejected allegations that the Ufa midfielder was racially abu(...)

Hulk plays for Russian club FC Zenit St. Petersburg and says racism is a regular feature of domestic games there. Photograph: Epsilon/Getty Images

Brazil and Zenit St Petersburg forward Hulk says racist comments are made by spectators at almost every match played in Russia and he fears “gross and(...)

Aiden McGeady can have the best season of his career at Everton this year, says cluyb manager Roberto Martinez.  Photograph:  Sascha Steinbach/Bongarts/Getty Images

Everton manager Roberto Martinez took up today where Martin O’Neill had left off by hailing Aiden McGeady’s form and suggesting that the 28 year-old (...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal expects Marcos Rojo to be a major addition to his squad. Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Louis van Gaal has made a move to strengthen his much-maligned defence after completing the signing of Argentina international Marcos Rojo from Sport(...)

 Sporting Lisbon player Marcos Rojo is a Manchester United target. Photograph: EPA

A row has broken out between the representatives and part-owners of the Manchester United target Marcos Rojo and his current club Sporting Lisbon. T(...)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.

Jose Mourinho has admitted it is impossible for Chelsea to compete financially with Manchester City since the introduction of the financial fair play (...)

Everton’s new signing Aiden McGeady is unveiled before the Barclays Premier League match against Norwich City at Goodison Park today. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Everton have announced the signing of former Celtic winger Aiden McGeady from Spartak Moscow. There had been speculation the 27-year-old Irishman wou(...)

Aiden McGeady is reported to have been transfer listed by Spartak Moscow. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Aiden McGeady prospective move to the English Premier League moved a step closer today after he was placed on the transfer list by Spartak Moscow. The(...)

Aiden McGeady has had a boost from the arrival of Martin O’Neill as manager

Martin O’Neill is hoping he can add to the current pool of Irish talent between now and the friendly against Serbia in March. But at least as importan(...)