Zinedine Zidane  after head-butting Italian defender Marco Materazzi.  Photograph: Getty Images

The crowd are whistling. Something has happened. Marco Materazzi is on the ground. The match commentators are confused. They think David Trezeguet has(...)

Republic of Ireland players celebrate after beating Bosnia and Herzegovina to qualify for the 2016 European Championships. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Over the years playoff second legs have been as cruel to Ireland as they have been kind with three proving successful in sending Ireland through while(...)

Derry City captain Barry Molloy  stressed that maintaining a good shape and keeping their discipline is vital againt Trabzonspor in Turkey.

Derry City captain Barry Molloy yesterday stressed that maintaining a good shape and keeping their discipline were paramount if they are to survive ag(...)