Bosnia & Herzegovina striker Edin Dzeko during the press conference ahead of the Euro 2016 play-off, first leg against the Republic of Ireland in Zenica. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters/Livepic

“It gives us even more power and we love this place,” explains Edin Dzeko of Zenica, the low-lit unglamorous steel town which has become the beatin(...)

Edin Dzeko’s loan transfer to Roma from Manchester City has not gone well in terms of goals and injuries but, ominously for Ireland, the striker is now back amongst the goals. Photograph: EPA/Ettore Ferrari

Pjanic on the streets of Dublin. However corny, there’s a chance that headline could be written soon. Miralem Pjanic plays for Bosnia-Herzegovina and (...)

An overview of the Stadium Bilino Polje in Zenica. Photograph: Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images

Friday 13th will prove an unlucky date for over 200 Irish fans who will be unable to secure tickets for the upcoming first leg of the Republic of I(...)

 Edin Dzeko of Bosnia and Herzegovina helps Toni Sunjic after he collided with teammate Muhamed Besic at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador. Photograph:  Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

Bosnia-Herzegovina 3 Iran 1Argentina played their part and won in Porte Alegre, yet Iran could not rouse themselves to take advantage and progress fro(...)

Bosnia’s Edin Dzeko beats   Nigeria’s Kenneth Omeruo (22) and Shola Ameobi to the ball as he misses a chance to score a goal during their 2014 World Cup Group F soccer match at the Pantanal arena in Cuiaba. Photograph: Michael Dalder/Reuters

Bosnia-Herzegovina went out of their first World Cuplast night with a sense of injustice over a disallowed goal and regrets that they had not performe(...)

Argentina’s Lionel Messi celebrates scoring against   Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Michael Dalder / Reuters

Argentina 2 Bosnia-Herzegovina 1It was a winning start for Argentina but their victory was not convincing even before a late Bosnia reply from Vedad I(...)