Erik Hamren

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Republic of Ireland’s  coach Martin O’Neill: “We have to be mentally tuned in. There are other sides at this tournament who possibly have a lot of talent at their disposal and can maybe afford to be not quite so tuned in; we can’t.” Photo: Sergio Perez/Reuters

Belgium v Republic of Ireland Bordeaux, 2pm It is easy to forget after a week around the Ireland set-up that the players ultimately let go of a lea(...)

Sweden striker  Zlatan Ibrahimovic during a training session   in Toulouse ahead of Friday’s meeting with Italy. Photograph:   Vassil Donev/EPA

“Ibra has played seven seasons in Serie A,” says, er, Ibra as Sweden prepare for this afternoon’s game in Toulouse, “and feels a great love for the co(...)

Sweden’s coach Erik Hamren  applauds the fans at the end of the Euro 2016 group E match at the Stade de France stadium. Photograph: Getty Images

Defender Martin Olsson is hoping Sweden are not made to pay for their draw with the Republic of Ireland, with Italy and Belgium left to play as they r(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill on the sideline during the Euro 2016 game against Sweden at the Stade de France. Photograph: John Sibley/Reuters/Livepic

Martin O’Neill has challenged the Republic of Ireland to pull off a big victory after his side were denied a winning start to their Euro 2016 campaign(...)

Republic of Ireland’s Wes Hoolahan opens the scoring in the Euro 2016 Group E match against Sweden at Stade de France in Paris. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters/Livepic

Sweden 1 Republic of Ireland 1 In a week’s time the Irish might well be looking back on this, a game they led but drew, and wondering what might have(...)

Sweden Coach Erik Hamren addresses the press in Paris. Photograph: Getty Images

If Erik Hamren fails to repair his own reputation over the next 10 days, then the 58-year-old might at least take some small consolation from the cred(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has shown a willingness to change the tactical formation of his side. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

It is sometimes suggested that the evolution of Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland team has been the result of forced circumstance with the manager (...)

Sweden’s forward and team captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic during a training session in Saint-Nazaire. Photograph: Getty Images

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s potential move to Manchester United looks to be on hold for the time being after Sweden boss Erik Hamren stressed it “would not b(...)

Sweden’s forward and team captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic is close to finalising a deal with Manchester United. Photo: Getty Images

Sweden captain and record scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic may be allowed to leave the squad’s Euro 2016 training camp to sign for Manchester United, coach E(...)

Zlatan Court in Rosengard in Malmo, where Ibrahimovic played as a child, is now named after the player. Photograph: Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty

When Zlatan Ibrahimovic leads Sweden out to face Ireland in the Stade de France on June 13th he will do so as perhaps one of the most divisive footbal(...)

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