Robbie Brady celebrates his later winner against Italy in Lille. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Martin O’Neill’s five-year reign as Republic of Ireland manager is over. The 66-year-old signed a new two-year deal as recently as January 2018 - but(...)

Chris Coleman, visionary architect of Welsh football’s renaissance,  who once wasn’t allowed fly out with his players for a World Cup qualifier in Macedonia because he’d lost his passport. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images

It was past 2am on Saturday morning and Le Palermo Pizzeria in Lille was empty except for one hardy group of bedraggled yet still high-spirited Wales (...)