Patrick Cutrone scores Italy under-21’s second goal in the European qualifier against the Republic of Ireland at Arena Garibaldi in Pisa. Photograph: Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images

Italy U21 2 Republic of Ireland U21 0 History can still be created by the Republic of Ireland under-21s despite Italy dislodging the European Champio(...)

Zach Elbouzedi scored Ireland’s opener after just 33 seconds against China. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Republic of Ireland Under-21 4 China Under-23 1 Republic of Ireland Under-21 manager Stephen Kenny declared himself satisfied at his team’s scintilla(...)

 Troy Parrott has been called into the Irish Under-21 squad. Photograph: Andrew Fosker/Inpho

Tottenham Hotspur striker Troy Parrott is one of five players to be brought into the Irish Under-21 squad for the first time as Stephen Kenny named a (...)