Ireland striker Troy Parrott  reacts after  receiving a red card from referee Sascha Stegemann in the Under-21 European Championship qualifier against Italy at  Tallaght stadium. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Republic of Ireland U21 0 Italy U21 0 Troy Parrott saw red against Italy at Tallaght stadium on Thursday night but the Republic of Ireland’s Under-21(...)

Jonathan Lunney cuts a dejected figure after Ireland’s 2-0 defeat to Italy. Photograph: Kostadin Andonov/Inpho

Italy 2 Republic of Ireland 0The Republic of Ireland’s hopes of qualifying for the quarter-finals now hang by a thread after they were undone by clini(...)