Glenn Whelan

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Ireland players during their pre-match huddle ahead of the first leg of their 2018 World Cup qualifying playoff in Copenhagen. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

So, what’s happening on Tuesday? The Republic of Ireland are playing Denmark in the second leg of their 2018 World Cup qualifying playoff. What time(...)

Republic of Ireland goalkeeper  Darren Randolph with kit man Dick Redmond after the  World Cup playoff first leg against Denmark at the the Parken stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Watching Ireland can leave you cold. The Danes know that now. A crisp and beautiful night in Copenhagen seemed to drop a few degrees over another 90 (...)

 Darren Randolph of the Republic of Ireland makes a save against Denmark.  Photograph: Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Denmark 0 Republic of Ireland 0 Martin O’Neill’s players may not have delivered on his stated ambition for them in this game by grabbing an away goal(...)

Around 2,400 Irish supporters will be in the away end at the Parken stadium for Saturday’s World Cup playoff against Denmark. Photograph: Lars Ronbog/Sportsagency/Lars Ronbog

So, er, what’s happening? The World Cup playoffs, that’s what. Where have you been? Nevermind that, where might I be going? Russia, next summer, if(...)

The Ireland squad in training on Wednesday ahead of the World Cup playoffs with Denmark. Photo: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Harry Arter believes Ireland have to be careful to look beyond Christian Eriksen for threats in Copenhagen on Saturday night but the Bournemouth midfi(...)

Conor Hourihane waits to take a corner during Aston Villa’s goalless draw with Birmingham City. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty

The usual debates will rumble locally about who deserved what but, in summary, neither Birmingham City nor Aston Villa can really complain. This 125th(...)

Norwich City’s Wes Hoolahan in action against Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty

Had things gone a certain way, had he been seen in another light, it could have been so different for Wes Hoolahan. “Ipswich were the only ones who (...)

Martin O’Neill saw his Ireland side qualify for the World Cup playoffs thanks to a 1-0 win over Wales in Cardiff. Photograph: Geoff Caddick/AFP

Things come full circle. After another spine-tingling football night of thrills and spills from the Ireland football team, Martin O’Neill didn’t quite(...)

 Daryl Murphy celebrates scoring  with Ciaran Clarke. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

1. Form guide Daryl Murphy came into this fixture as Ireland’s most prolific striker, and his six goals in 11 games for Nottingham Forest meant his s(...)

Ireland arrive for training on Friday ahead of their crucial double header against Moldova and Wales. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Martin O’Neill, it seems, will not be going anywhere when this qualifying campaign is over. We still don’t know about his team but John Delaney, the m(...)

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