Daryl Murphy has left Nottingham Forest to join Bolton Wanderers. Photograph:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Republic of Ireland striker Daryl Murphy has signed for Bolton Wanderers until the end of the season after the remainder of his contract at Nottingham(...)

Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane during Nottingham Forest’s Championship game against Derby County  at the  City Ground in February. Photograph:  Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

If there is one story that sums up Martin O’Neill’s inability to win over his players at Nottingham Forest it probably goes back to a prosaic game at (...)

Ross Barkley, Nabil Fekir, Antoine Griezmann, Ryan Sessegnon. Photo: Getty Images

Thomas Lemar, Monaco Despite Arsenal’s failure to secure the France international on the final day of the summer window after having a £92m offer acc(...)

 Giovanni Trapattoni has announced he is in talks to become the next Ivory Coast coach. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

Giovanni Trapattoni has announced he is in talks to become the next Ivory Coast coach.The 75-year-old Italian tactician has been out of a job since p(...)

Giorgos Samaras of Greece celebrates scoring his team’s second goal against the  Ivory Coast. Photograph:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Greece 2 Ivory Coast 1 Greece stubbornly refuse to enter the spirit of this liberating World Cup or give up their place in it. Water-tight, compact an(...)

Greece and Ivory Coast are both appearing at their third World Cup and neither has ever reached the second round, but that could change today when the(...)

 Gervinho, left, celebrates with  Didier Drogba and other Ivory Coast players after scoring their second goal during the Group C match against Japan at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil. Photograph:  Ruben Sprich/Reuters

Ivory Coast 2 Japan 1Didier Drogba came off the bench to again show his inspirational qualities as the Ivory Coast recovered to beat Japan on Saturday(...)