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Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill: “Irish rugby is so strong, producing players of a world level. It’s very difficult to then say ‘here’s a wee lad playing for Crusaders, watch him’.” Photograph:   Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

In a quiet corner of an Edinburgh café, Michael O’Neill has a list of names in front of him. It is a short list. It features players born in Ireland w(...)

Ireland’s James McClean hopes to be fit for the Nations League fixtures in October. Photograph: Andrew Boyers/Reuters

James McClean says that he hopes to be back for Ireland’s games against Denmark and Wales next month despite a broken wrist which it was initially fea(...)

Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane and manager Martin O’Neill during the 1-1 friendly draw with Poland in Wroclaw. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

After a bad week on the road Republic of Ireland Martin O’Neill was clearly relieved on Tuesday night to get out of Wroclaw on anything that might be (...)

Republic of Ireland captain  Séamus Coleman  and Gareth Bale of Wales  after the Nations League  match  at Cardiff City Stadium. Photograph:  Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Irish captain Séamus Coleman is now a major doubt for next month’s Nations League games against Denmark and Wales after the results of a scan carried (...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill and assistant manager Roy Keane during the friendly international against Poland in Wroclaw. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It was all too good to be true, clearly. Before last week, people didn’t know much about the Nations League but what they did know – or thought they k(...)

Spain’s Rodrigo and England’s John Stones fight for the ball during Saturday’s Nations League match at Wembley Stadium. Photograph: EPA/Neil Hall

One reason why many people had reservations about the Uefa Nations League was that the tournament is practically impossible to explain. It’s not becau(...)

Leeds United goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell had low-level enquiries from England. 'It was more a few feelers and gauging where I’m at here.' Photograph: Getty Images

At 2pm this afternoon in Belfast, Bailey Peacock-Farrell, Leeds United’s 6ft 4in fresh-faced goalkeeper, is expected to earn his second cap for Northe(...)

Republic of  Ireland assistant manager  Roy Keane and manager Martin O’Neill react to events on the pitch  during the humiliating Nations League defeat to Wales at  Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff. Photograph: Getty Images

At least Uefa will have been happy with the way the game in Cardiff went on Thursday night. The organisation behind the much derided Nations League ha(...)

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill watches on as Wales score their fourth goal during their  Uefa Nations League at Cardiff City Stadium, Wales. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Martin O’Neill admitted that his Republic of Ireland side was “well beaten” here in Cardiff and that while the absence through injury of several regul(...)

Ireland’s manager Martin O’Neill at Cardiff City Stadium in Wales. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

We’d all hardly come down from the high of the World Cup and here we were whipped into a frenzy all over again by the arrival of the Nations League, t(...)

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