Having left his seat in Tallaght just before the winning strike, the Ireland manager says he had already seen enough of the midfielder’s performance to give him “plenty to think about” as he ponders his squad for the Euro 2020 play-off against Slovakia.
Tue, 03 Mar, 2020
While Shane Duffy and Ciaran Clark have emerged as Martin O’Neill’s first-choice centre-half pairing, the absence through injury of the Newcastle United man means one of those places at the heart of the defence is up for grabs when Ireland take on Austria on Sunday.
Thu, 08 Jun, 2017
Should Poland do Ireland the inestimable favour of eliminating Scotland by beating them in Hampden Park on Thursday night, then Martin O’Neill’s team will be certain of qualifying for a European Championship play-off place, even if they were to suffer successive defeats in their last two group games at home to Germany and away to Poland.
Tue, 06 Oct, 2015