Michel Platini, the former Uefa president, first revealed his plans for a pan-European tournament in June 2012. But Dublin no longer looks set to benefit as a host venue. Photograph: EPA

The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium is among the frontrunners to stage the European Championship games that were scheduled for Dublin until Covid-19 restric(...)

 Northern Ireland manager Ian Baraclough: ‘To get to the Euros would be an unbelievable achievement for the group of players who started this two years ago.’ Photograph: Fredrikh Hagen/PA Wire

Euro 2020 playoff final: Northern Ireland v Slovakia Kick-off: 7.45pm, Thursday. Venue: Windsor Park. On TV: Live on Sky Sports Premier League. Ian (...)

Steven Davis during a Northern Ireland training session at Windsor Park on Tuesday ahead of the Euro 2020 playoff against Bosnia and  and Herzegovina on Thursday night. Photograph: William Cherry/Inpho/Presseye

Euro 2020 playoff semi-final: Bosnia and Herzegovina v Northern Ireland, Stadion Grbavica, Sarajevo, 7.45pm – Virgin Media Sport and Sky Sports Premie(...)

Premier League clubs will meet on Thursday with a view to deciding if the season can be finished. Photo: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

At a conference call scheduled for 10:30am on Thursday, representatives of all 20 Premier League clubs are expected to restate a determination to get (...)

Newcastle United’s Irish defender Ciaran Clark  is helped from the pitch after picking up an injury  at the Emirates Stadium in London. Photograph: Ian Kington/AFP via Getty Images

Ciaran Clark could miss out on next month’s Euro 2020 playoff in Slovakia after suffering a serious ankle injury in Newcastle United’s 4-0 defeat by (...)

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(...)

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