FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Cristiano Ronaldo scores as Portugal beat Luxembourg; Belgium, Dutch score big wins
Juventus forward Ronaldo bagged his 103rd international goal five minutes after the break to stop his side falling foul of a Luxembourg team whose recent performances have defied their small status and tiny population.
FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Netherlands beaten by Turkey, France held by Ukraine, Belgium cruise past Wales
The defeat was a dreadful start to the campaign for the Netherlands, who failed to qualify for either Euro 2016 or the 2018 World Cup, but are one of the fancied sides ahead of the delayed Euro 2020 finals this year.
Harry Maguire shines on captaincy debut as England end 35-year winless run against Republic of Ireland
Just 48 hours after the resignation of English Football Association chairman Greg Clarke following his offensive comments about the BAME and LGBT communities, Gareth Southgate's side showed no signs of being distracted by the controversy.
The Wales international came off after 53 minutes in Tuesday's 4-1 Champions League Group G win over Ferencvaros in Hungary.
Euro 2020 qualifiers: Scotland survive shootout against Israel to reach playoff final; Ireland miss out after Slovakia loss
Scotland are now one game away from their first major tournament in 22 years when they travel to Serbia on 12 November, but were pushed all the way after neither side could find the net in 120 minutes at Hampden.
Sinn Fein on the threshold: Party with old IRA ties soars in deadlocked Irish election; results due today or tomorrow
Sinn Fein, a leftist party long ostracised from Irish politics over its ties to sectarian violence, won the popular vote and seized its largest-ever share of parliamentary seats in the country’s national elections this weekend, according to results released on Sunday
Premier League: Brighton and Hove Albion forward Aaron Connolly fit for Liverpool clash; defender Bernardo ruled out
Meanwhile, midfielder Solly March is doubtful, while defender Bernardo was ruled out of the Brighton vs Liverpool clash
England midfielder Declan Rice admits to receiving threats following switch of allegiance from Republic of Ireland
England midfielder Declan Rice has revealed threats have been made against him and his family since he switched allegiance from the Republic of Ireland in February.
Boris Johnson writes to EU president Donald Tusk, reaffirms desire to conclude Brexit deal without backstop on Ireland
The 'backstop' would keep UK in EU customs arrangements to prevent hard border between British province of Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland
'Willing to compromise' on Brexit border issue, says Irish PM Leo Varadkar as Dublin looks for alternative proposals
Irish PM Leo Varadkar said he was willing to listen to alternative proposals from next British PM on keeping Northern Ireland’s border open after Brexit. Both Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, have said they oppose Ireland’s proposal for a 'backstop' clause in Britain’s withdrawal. 'I’ll have a chance to see if they have any meaningful or workable suggestions', Varadkar told.
Euro 2020 qualifiers: Spain dominate Sweden in Group F; Republic of Ireland and Poland continue strong starts
Sergio Ramos and Alvaro Morata both scored penalties as Spain got the better of Sweden on Monday, while the Republic of Ireland and Poland continued their strong starts in qualifying for Euro 2020.
Brexit: British govt still struggling for solution to keep Irish border open; All you need to know about backstop measure
Brexit: How to keep the Irish border free-flowing has proved to be the toughest issue to resolve in negotiating Britain's exit from the European Union.
Brexit protestors build 'border wall' between Ireland, Northern Ireland to demonstrate unrest likely without deal
Protestors shut down a border road between Ireland and Northern Ireland on Saturday, erecting a concrete wall with mock-military checkpoints to illustrate the violent unrest a hard Brexit could bring to the fragile region.
Brexit deal crushed in British Parliament: Explaining the border 'backstop' that halted Theresa May's plan to divorce EU
Much of the stated opposition to Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union centered on the "backstop."
UEFA Nations League: Netherlands beat Germany 3-0 to increase pressure on Joachim Loew; Gibraltar finally win a game
This is the first time the Dutch have beaten Germany for 16 years and the comprehensive defeat leaves Loew under increasing pressure to resign after 12 years in charge.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill believes France can win title in Russia
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill believes France are quite capable of winning the World Cup after seeing them get the better of his team in a friendly
International friendlies: Olivier Giroud, Nabil Fekir on target as France earn comfortable win over Republic of ireland
Olivier Giroud and Nabil Fekir were on target as France stepped up their World Cup preparations by beating the Republic of Ireland 2-0 in Paris
Former Ireland and Manchester United midfielder Darron Gibson avoids jail for second drink-drive offence
Former Republic of Ireland and Sunderland star Darron Gibson has been spared prison despite admitting a second serious drink-driving offence.
Former Manchester United defender John O'Shea to make final Republic of Ireland appearance against USA
Republic of Ireland defender John O’Shea will retire from international football after the 2 June friendly against the United States, the 37-year-old has said.
UEFA have devised the format of the Nations League to counter criticism of meaningless international friendlies. The top-ranked teams, such as Germany, are in League A and the lowest in League D.