Rob Elliott

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Sean Maguire has been named in Martin O’Neill’s 39-man squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Georgia and Serbia. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Martin O’Neill has suggested that Sean Maguire might have made his provisional squad for Ireland’s games against Georgia and Serbia even if the hadn’t(...)

Jeff Hendrick is facing a spell out with a thigh injury. Photograph: Getty

Jeff Hendrick is the latest injury concern for Martin O’Neill ahead of Euro 2016 after a scan revealed he has a muscle tear in his thigh. The Derby C(...)

Over the years I’d pluck a name from the mind’s eye to describe a young player. We all do. Once in a blue moon I’d nudge Noel O’Reilly, my late partner in crime, and nod towards a tall, languid boy with every skill under the sun, “bit of Cruyff about him .  . .”

Up until 1974 Ireland never feared Holland. We were always expected to beat them. But that World Cup changed perceptions. Back then European teams we(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill at yesterday’s press conference in Malahide. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

For all their faults, Fifa’s world rankings are occasionally useful for getting a sense of the general whereabouts of a team in football’s great schem(...)

 Darron Gibson lloking forward to resuming his Ireland career. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Darron Gibson will return to the Irish team against Oman tomorrow evening almost a year after he tore his cruciate ligament playing against Kazakhsta(...)

 Shay Given in action at the Irish squad training. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Martin O’Neill and Shay Given have both denied that the player attached any conditions to his return from international retirement. The manager sugge(...)

 Republic of Ireland manger Martin O’Neill arrives at the Presidents Cup with assistant Roy Keane. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Martin O’Neill said yesterday that Alan Pardew was fortunate it was David Meyler he had become embroiled with on the sideline on Saturday. The(...)