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Ireland manager Martin O’Neill : “Painful series of bad home performances ended in the disaster of the playoff against Denmark, which was, quite simply, one of the worst defeats in the history of Irish football.” Photograph: Lee Smith/Reuters

So it seems that Martin O’Neill will be staying on as Ireland manager, at least until the next job offer from a mediocre English club arrives to test (...)

Martin O’Neill: Republic of Ireland manager is thought to be on Stoke City’s shortlist to succeed Mark Hughes.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Derby County manager Gary Rowett has emerged as the first big winner of the situation at Stoke City with the 43-year-old signing a new long-term deal (...)

Romelu Lukaku of Manchester United scores the winner in his side’s Premier League victory over Bournemouth. Photo: Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Manchester United 1 AFC Bournemouth 0 After the fiery tunnel bust-up with Manchester City at the weekend came this muted Manchester United display. T(...)

 Charlie Austin celebrates after scoring at the Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth. Photograph: Getty Images

Bournemouth 1 Southampton 1 Hearing Charlie Austin’s name sung with gusto at full-time must have been Eddie Howe’s worst fear. The Bournemouth manage(...)

Burnley’s Robbie Brady scores the winner as they beat Bournemouth 2-1. Photo: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

Bournemouth 1 Burnley 2 It is rousing performances of this nature, to earn a fourth win in five matches, which have won Sean Dyche so many admirers. (...)

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard  scores his side’s second goal of the game during the Premier League match against West Brom at The Hawthorns. Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire

West Brom 0 Chelsea 4 Tony Pulis’s position at West Brom looks increasingly under threat after Chelsea inflicted the joint-heaviest defeat of his nea(...)

The Irish management team look on during the second leg of the Republic's playoff against Denmark. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It is likely to be at least a month and possibly the new year before it is confirmed that Martin O’Neill has signed a new contract but it is all but c(...)

Denmark’s Christian Eriksen scores their fourth goal to complete his hat-trick. Photograph:  Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Republic of Ireland 1 Denmark 5 (Denmark win 5-1 on agg) More than 1,200 years after they first swung by and started giving foreigners a bad name, th(...)

Martin O’Neill has suggested Ireland will need two goals in order to qualify for the World Cup. Photograph: Donall Farmer/PA

Denmark seem to have encountered Ireland’s first line of defence out at the airport on Sunday, where officials from the visiting federation were appar(...)

Wes Hoolahan takes a selfie with a fan after the first leg in Copenhagen. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/ Inpho

Walking around in Copenhagen on Saturday afternoon you could see that the World Cup play-off was a big deal. Thousands of red shirts and daytime drink(...)

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