Players react as Neil Taylor of Wales  is shown a red card by referee Nicola Rizzoli after a challenge on Republic of Ireland captain  Séamus Coleman during the World Cup qualifier  at the  Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

Republic of Ireland 0 Wales 0 Fuelled by the loss of so many players, the mood before this game had been a little fearful but there was an element of(...)

Wales player Gareth Bale in action during a Wales open training session ahead of their World Cup Qualifier against the Republic of Ireland. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

The Welsh FA are delighted with the slogan they have been using for the last couple of years: “Together Stronger”. It works better for them than “Stro(...)

Cristiano Ronaldo inspired his Portugal side to the final. Photograph: Reuters

Iceland: The fact Iceland were at the championships was one of the stories of the tournament. The fact they reached the quarter-finals and knocked ou(...)