Glenn Whelan

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Ireland’s Shane Duffy  heads home  past Georgia’s goalkeeper Giorgi Makaridze  during the   World Cup group D qualifying  match  in Tbilisi. Photograph:  Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images

Georgia 1 Republic of Ireland 1 Like all good things, Ireland’s run of victories against Georgia had to come to an end and while Martin O’Neill will(...)

Harry Arter shoots during Ireland’s match against Austria in Dublin in June. Photograph: Inpho

Nature abhors a 100 per cent record. Georgia have been this country’s best friend in international football, sabotaging qualification group rivals lik(...)

Mind-boggling: Van Nistelrooy would be worth a billion now, says Roy Keane. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

His omission from the Premier League All-Time XI just selected by BBC pundits might suggest otherwise, but Roy Keane reckons that some of the current (...)

The statistics come from the Premier League, but the preferences and prejudices – based on an unquantifiable mix of sheer skill, longevity and success(...)

Jon Walters is set to join Burnley from Stoke City. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Barring an unexpected hitch, Jon Walters remains on course to join the Irish contingent at Burnley with the clubs having agreed a fee of around €2.3 m(...)

Wes Hoolahan came off the bench during Ireland’s 1-1 World Cup qualifier draw with Austria. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

For quite some time now triangles have been football’s favourite geometric shape but to judge by Sunday’s frenetic World Cup qualifier, the Irish team(...)

Ireland’s Shane Duffy  in action during the  World Cup qualifier against  Austria. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

23. Darren Randolph: After a shaky performance against Uruguay, he redeemed himself on Sunday. Couldn’t do anything for Austria’s excellent goal but k(...)

The Republic of Ireland squad training on Friday for Sunday’s World Cup qualifier against Austria. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

World Cup Qualifier: Republic of Ireland v Austria, Aviva Stadium, Sunday, 5pm (Live RTÉ2 & Sky Sports 2) If Martin O’Neill’s men push on to qual(...)

Jon Walters scored a peach and then missed a golden opportunity in Ireland’s friendly win over Uruguay. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty

Friendly international football in June usually equals disinterested performances by disinterested players in front of disinterested crowds. Two years(...)

Harry Arter was named man of the match as Ireland beat Uruguay 3-1. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Darren Randolph: Not his best performance. Nearly had an early pass picked off by Edison Cavani then was at fault for the goal, flapping at a cross a(...)

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