Darren Gibson

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Shane Long’s wait for a goal goes on. Photograph: Getty Images

Shane Long was the only Republic of Ireland international to start a game in the Premier League on Saturday. The Tipperary native played all 90-plus(...)

Everton’s James McCarthy leaves the pitch after being injured during the UEFA Europa League soccer match between VfL Wolfsburg and Everton FC in Wolfsburg, Germany, 27 November 2014. Photograph: Peter Steffen/EPA

Everton manager Roberto Martinez does not expect James McCarthy or Darron Gibson to be ready to make their comebacks this weekend when they travel (...)

Roberto Martinez hopes to have James McCarthy and Darren Gibson available sooner rather than later. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Roberto Martinez says that it’s too early to tell if Irish midfielder James McCarthy will feature in this weekend’s Premier League clash with West Ham(...)

Scotland Steven Naismith has said before that his upbringing in Ayrshire, an area blighted by unemployment, left a keen impression on him. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire.

“That’s it . . . nae friends for a week,” smiled Scotland midfielder Steven Naismith of the temporary break in communication with his Everton team-mat(...)

The Republic of Ireland’s   David Meyler hold off Ali Al-Busaidi of Oman during the friendly international played at the the Aviva Satdium. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

If life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans, friendlies like this are what happens while everyone else is exploring life. A sleepy nig(...)

Republic of Ireland striker Andy Keogh in action during the friendly international against Wales at Cardiff City Stadium. Photograph: by Chris Brunskill/Getty Images

Republic of Ireland striker Andy Keogh has become the latest player to question Giovanni Trapattoni’s selection procedures, claiming he found out that(...)