Robbie Brady  scores Ireland’s second goal. Photograph; James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland’s team bus breaking down on the way to the stadium wasn’t the most auspicious of starts to the evening, ominous even, although you would imagi(...)

 David McGoldrick’s shot deflects off Joseph Chipolina and into the Gibraltar goal. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Rep of Ireland 2 Gibraltar 0 Having had a gale force wind to blame for the narrowness of their victory at the Victoria Stadium a couple of months bac(...)

 Shane Duffy heads home Ireland’s equaliser during the Euro 2020 qualifier against Denmark at the Parken Stadium in Copenhagen. Photograph:  Bradley Collyer/PA Wire

Denmark 1 Republic of Ireland 1 Another draw in Denmark where Shane Duffy’s headed equaliser late on gave Ireland a point they are bound to feel they(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy and assistant coach Robbie Keane walk on the pitch at the Parken Stadium ahead of the European qualifier against Denmark. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy has named an unchanged side for Friday night’s key Group D encounter with Denmark in Copenhagen. It means t(...)

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(...)

Sheffield United’s Enda Stevens celebrates scoring his side’s third goal against Hull. Photograph: Nigel French/PA

Championship leaders Norwich were forced to wait to secure promotion to the Premier League after being held to a 2-2 draw by Stoke. The Canaries coul(...)

 Norwich City’s Mario Vrancic  scores his side’s late equaliser in the  Championship match against  Sheffield Wednesday at Carrow Road. Photograph: Stephen Pond/Getty Images

Norwich need five more points to secure promotion to the Premier League after snatching a dramatic 2-2 draw with Sheffield Wednesday at Carrow Road. (...)

Enda Stevens of Sheffield United scores at St Andrew’s. Photograph: Nathan Stirk/Getty Images

Chris Wilder vowed to keep his cool after Sheffield United’s automatic promotion hopes suffered a blow at Birmingham. The Blades were forced to sett(...)

Ireland’s Robbie Brady is tackled by Georgia’s Nika Kvekveskiri during the Group D qualifier at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.   Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

When Mick McCarthy got the Ireland job for the first time he had eight friendles to find a winning formula and seemed to use all the dry runs well. Wh(...)

Jeff Hendrick scores the Republic of Ireland’s  winner against Gibraltar in the Group D qualifier at the   Victoria Stadium, Gibraltar. Photograph: Peter Cziborra/Reuters

Gibraltar 0 Republic of Ireland 1 Perhaps the timing of their press release on Saturday night suggests the FAI believed that a comprehensive win at (...)

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