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Roberto Mancini: ‘It would be amazing to win it the Nations League straight] after the European Championship and it would be amazing to qualify for the World Cup early, but it won’t be that easy.”Photograph: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images

Italy have got used to winning. There was incredulity back in 2018 when Roberto Mancini of the Azzurri announced his ambition to lift the European Ch(...)

Italy players and their manager Roberto Mancini  celebrate  beating Belgium   at the Allianz Arena stadium in Munich. Photograph: Matthias Schrader/Pool

If we needed one moment to sum up Italy’s transformation over the past four years, it arrived in the 44th minute at the Allianz Arena. Lorenzo Insigne(...)

England’s Jack Grealish says he enjoyed his time playing for Ireland. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA

England forward Jack Grealish insists he has “never looked back” after deciding to change his international allegiance from the Republic of Ireland. (...)

Ireland manager Stephen Kenny ahead of the Nations League game against Bulgaria at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It was well worn ground by the time he addressed the media 40 minutes or so after the end of Ireland’s game against Bulgaria on Wednesday night but St(...)

Stephen Kenny looks on as Aaron Connoly tries to win possession during Ireland’s defeat to Finland. Photograph: Kalle Parkkinen/Inpho

Finland had just scored a confusing goal apparently out of the blue, and all the Irish people watching on TV, who weren’t quite sure what had happened(...)

 Stephen Kenny’s Ireland team will look to recover from Thursday’s playoff defeat with a positive result against Wales. Photograph: PA

The visit of Wales this weekend will give Stephen Kenny and his players an early opportunity to put the disappointment of Thursday night’s penalty def(...)

Stephen Kenny: “The determination to try to get to the final, that was very evident, it’s a cruel way to lose on penalty kicks.”  Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Nations League: Ireland v Wales Kick-off: 2pm, Sunday. Venue: Aviva Stadium. How to follow: The Irish Times liveblog will begin at 1.30pm. On TV: Liv(...)

Northern Ireland manager Ian Baraclough: “we didn’t have any preference really”. Photograph: Presseye/William Cherry/Inpho

Ian Baraclough insisted he had never had a preference over Northern Ireland’s opponents in next month’s Euro 2020 qualifying playoff final as his side(...)

Ireland training at the Tehelné Pole Stadium in Bratislava ahead of Thursday night’s Euro 2020 playoff semi-final against Slovakia. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Euro 2020 payoff semi-final: Slovakia v Republic of Ireland, Tehelné Pole Stadium , Bratislava, 7.45pm Irish time – Live on RTÉ2 and Sky Sports Premie(...)

Stephen Kenny: “We’ve actually got to go and be progressive in the way we’re playing and try to win the game.” Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Having expressed the hope at the first press conference of this international camp that his Sunday would prove to be better than his Saturday had been(...)

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