â€¢ Manager upbeat but irked by suspensions for Jon Walters and John Oâ€™Shea â€¢ Says bans picked up at group stage should not be carried into play-offs Rather than dwell on Sundayâ€™s anticlimatic 2-1 defeat in Poland , the Republic of Ireland manager, Martin Oâ€™Neill, emphasised the positive as
â€¢ Martin Oâ€™Neillâ€™s side will find out Euro 2016 play-off opponents on Sunday â€¢ â€˜I donâ€™t think we should fear anyone,â€™ says Derby midfielder The Republic of Irelandâ€™s Jeff Hendrick says he will use the anger of defeat in Poland to fuel his quest for a trip to the Euro 2016 finals in F
England, Wales, Northern Ireland have qualified, with possibly Republic of Ireland to follow - Charlie Eccleshare looks at what awaits them next summer
Poland 2 Republic of Ireland 1: Bayern Munich striker sends 10-man Ireland to play-offs after booking Poles' ticket to Euros
Taking four points off Germany does not amount to qualification if you get only one each from Poland and, most damagingly, Scotland, and that is why the Republic of Ireland must now navigate their way through a two-legged play-off if they are to reach Euro 2016. Martin Oâ€™Neillâ€™s side wereâ€¦
A brilliant header from the brilliant Robert Lewandowski took Poland to France and sent Ireland to the play-offs - in the first leg, theyâ€™ll be without the suspended John Oâ€™Shea and Jonathan Walters 9.45pm BST So, there we go; simply put, Poland were too good for Ireland. Lewandowski will get t
MANCHESTER UNITED legend Andrei Kanchelskis has applied for the vacant manager's position at Irish outfit Derry City, according to reports in Ireland.
â€¢ Manager aiming for automatic qualification in Warsaw after win over Germany â€¢ Victory or high-scoring draw against Poland will mean Irish avoid play-offs Uefa could have erected a barbed wire fence around the technical areas in the Aviva Stadium last Thursday â€“ they still would not have