The  Republic of Ireland’s James McClean scores  his side’s third goal against the USA at the  Aviva Stadium, Dublin. Photo:   Brian Lawless/PA

Brady’s stock has soared again and in McGoldrick and Christie we have found two prospects

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill: still looking to impose a discernible  system on the side. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Doubts about the vital James McCarthy’s commitment to the cause are unwarranted

Shane Long reacts to a missed chance at Celtic Park last night. Photograph: INPHO/James Crombie

In every facet of play Scotland earned this victory – but it’s not the end of the world

In Brian Kerr’s midfield: Darron Gibson. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Two teams with many similarities, it’s difficult to pick a winner, so maybe a draw is the best bet

The Republic of Ireland’s John O’Shea celebrates scoring the dramatic equaliser against Germany  in injury time. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Last-gasp equaliser a fitting reward for a determined display from O’Neill’s men

Bastian Schweinsteiger is sorely missed from the German engine room while Jonathan Walters could have a key role to play for Ireland tonight. Photograph:  Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images.

‘Forget about nil-all. We must score to get a result in Gelsenkirchen’

Robbie Keane  congratulates Wes Hoolahan  on scoring the Republic of Ireland’s   seventh goal against Gibraltar. Hoolahan pressed his claims for a starting place with an eye-catching display. Photo: Ian Walton/Getty

Ireland were professional and efficient against the minnows and Wes Hoolahan took the opportunity to press his claims for a starti(...)

Gibraltar manager Allen Bula on his way to training at the Aviva Stadium yesterday afternoon. Photograph: Ryan Byrne

Dublin launch inappropriate and unfair on O’Neill and his team ahead of Gibraltar game

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill knows how to bring the best out of John O’Shea. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

This looked like a proper Republic of Ireland side sent out by people who know what Irish football is about

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