Darren Randolph makes one of his  second-half saves in Cardiff. Photograph: Inpho/Ryan Byrne

Late on Monday night, Darren Randolph summed up another hugely defiant Ireland performance with an observation that could serve as a manifesto for the(...)

Jeff Hendrick was one of Ireland’s stand out performers at Euro 2016. Photograph: Getty

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Darron Gibson is one of seven players cut from the Republic of Ireland squad for the friendly internationals against Switzerland and Slovakia in Dublin. Photograph:   Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has cut seven players from his original 40-man squad for the upcoming friendlies against Switzerland and Sl(...)

Shane Long has been ruled out of the first leg of the Euro 2016 play-off away to Bosnia. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

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 Valencia  announced they have reached an agreement to sign striker Alvaro Negredo on loan from Manchester City with a clause making the deal permanent at the end of the season.  Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

ArsenalPlayers in: Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona, £30m), Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle, £12m), David Ospina (Nice, undisclosed), Calum Chambers (Southampton,(...)

 Shay Given has been recalled to the Republic of Ireland squad ahead of the games against Oman and Georgia. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA

Shay Given has been recalled to the Republic of Ireland squad after being named in the final 27-man list for Wednesday’s friendly against Oman in Dubl(...)

Paul Green of Leeds United, seen here in action against  Craig Bryson of Derby County on Saturday, has been called in to the Republic of Ireland squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Germany and Kazakhstan. Photograph:  Tom Dulat/Getty Images

Republic of Ireland interim manager Noel King has been forced to make two changes to his squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Germany and Kazakh(...)

Liverpool’s Luis Suarez celebrates scoring his second and his side’s third goal during the  Premier League match against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

Sunderland 1 Liverpool 3: Luis Suarez may have damaged Liverpool’s “brand” when he bit Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic last season but the striker’s firs(...)