Denmark coach Age Hareide: “We haven’t lost in Copenhagen for three years, and I know we are capable of beating Switzerland.” Photograph: Getty Images

Euro 2020 Group D qualifier: Denmark v Switzerland, Telia Parken Stadium, Saturday, 5pm Irish time - Live on Virgin Media Sport. In a group where avo(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy: has all but said he will stick with the side that started against Georgia. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Mick McCarthy says he is relieved that the new rules relating to handball won’t come into effect in the coming week’s European Championship qualifiers(...)

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill looks on during the Nations League draw with Denmark in Aarhus. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill said he would discuss the recent performances of the Irish team on the plane home from Denmark on Monday ni(...)

Ireland celebrate with their silver medals after their field hockey World Cup final loss to the Netherlands. Photo: Daniel Leal-Olivas/Getty Images

On the face of it the additional €500,000 for Hockey Ireland on top of the 2018 allocation is a winner for the sport and particularly the women’s nati(...)

FAI chief executive John Delaney  at the Ireland-Denmark game. The association would have been guaranteed about €6.8 million in prize money for participating at the tournament. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ireland’s defeat to Denmark on Tuesday night represents a significant blow to the FAI as it continues its long-running battle to clear the huge burden(...)

Gianni Infantino answers questions  in Doha, Qatar, on Thursday. Photograph: Naseem Zeitoon/Reuters

The 2026 World Cup could be split between up to four countries, Fifa president Gianni Infantino said on Thursday, announcing that the organisation wou(...)

Republic of Ireland international Niamh Fahey. Photograph:  Gary Carr/Inpho

This is a big week for Niamh Fahey and it has not started well. The Galway woman was in Dublin in recent few days for the Republic of Ireland’s final (...)

FAI officials are said to have searched Ireland fans in Sebia for banners voicing dissent towards John Delaney. Photograph: Inpho/Morgan Treacy

The FAI has again been accused of heavy handedness in response to dissent, with its officials said to have stopped and searched some travelling fans (...)

Portugal’s  Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates were welcomed home to Lisbon by thousands of supporters following their Euro 2016 final win over France. Photograph: Patricial De Melo/AFP/Getty

Uefa is set to stick with the 24-team European Championship format for the foreseeable future after what is seen to have been a successful tournament (...)

Iceland’s joint manager  Heimir Hallgrimsson: “To be at this stage with Iceland, with the chance to get to a quarter-final, is incredible. We’re full of excitement”

The lives of Iceland’s players will “change forever” if they force their way into the quarter-finals of the European Championship at England’s expense(...)

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