Damien Duff with Sarah Byrne at a Sport Against Racism Ireland event as part of FARE Football People Action Weeks. Photo: Maxwell Photography

Martin O’Neill’s tactics conflict with Damien Duff’s philosophy on the game but the Republic of Ireland legend believes the Derryman will join Jack Ch(...)

 Everton manager Ronald Koeman has responded to Roy Keane’s comments on James McCarthy. Photograph: PA

Ronald Koeman said he is not interested in Roy Keane’s comments about James McCarthy as the tension between the Toffees and the Republic of Ireland ov(...)

Alex Ferguson of Manchester United speaks with Kenny Dalglish of Liverpool ahead of the FA Cup match at Old Trafford in 2011. Photograph: John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images

The Centenary Stand at Anfield becomes the Kenny Dalglish Stand on Friday and the guest list for the renaming ceremony both confirms and challenges th(...)

Ireland arrive for training on Friday ahead of their crucial double header against Moldova and Wales. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Martin O’Neill, it seems, will not be going anywhere when this qualifying campaign is over. We still don’t know about his team but John Delaney, the m(...)

“I’ve enjoyed it immensely.” Martin O’Neill at a press conference in Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Martin O’Neill has agreed to stay on as manager of the Republic of Ireland soccer team for the 2020 European Championships qualifying campaign. Assis(...)

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill agreed a new deal to stay on as manager until the 2020 European Championships. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There have been many cases in Irish sport of managers getting new contracts just before things went wrong at a major tournament in a way that made it (...)

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has agreed a contract extension. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Martin O’Neill has agreed to stay on as Ireland manager for the Euro 2020 qualifying campaign. The Ireland manager had hinted in his press conference(...)

Rory McIlroy signing autographs for children during the Open Championship. Photograph: Getty Images

Manchester United-supporting golf star Rory McIlroy admits he is no fan of Roy Keane as the former Republic of Ireland midfielder snubbed his boyhood (...)

Republic of Ireland Under-21s midfielder  Declan Rice during training. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Declan Rice’s credentials make him worthy of senior squad inclusion but while Martin O’Neill’s side work out whether their campaign ends or continues (...)

Wales manager Chris Coleman watches on during a training session at the Vale Resort, Hensol. Photo: David Davies/PA Wire

There was a certain amount of shock in Wales on Tuesday morning as news of Gareth Bale’s injury broke. The warning signs may have been there, it seems(...)