Ireland manager Martin O’Neill agreed a new deal to stay on as manager until the 2020 European Championships. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There have been many cases in Irish sport of managers getting new contracts just before things went wrong at a major tournament in a way that made it (...)

Ireland’s Robbie Brady reacts after  Serbian players celebrate  celebrate Aleksandar Kolarov’s goal. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Republic of Ireland 0 Serbia 1 If Saturday’s result dented Ireland’s hopes of qualifying for next Summer’s World Cup then this one might yet come to (...)

Nottingham Forest celebrate Henri Lansbury’s late equaliser at Villa Park. Photograph: Getty

Aston Villa 2 Nottingham Forest 2 Henri Lansbury struck late to bag Nottingham Forest a lucky point as Aston Villa imploded again. The midfielder(...)