Football

O'Neill 'agrees terms' on new deal

Martin O’Neill says he has “agreed terms” on a deal that would see him remain in his current role as Republic of Ireland manager. The 65-year-old said after Ireland’s 5-1 aggregate defeat to Denmark in the World Cup play-offs in November that he would “have to have a real think” about his future. However, when ...

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'Neville deserves England chance'

Phil Neville deserves the chance to become the England Women’s manager, but would need someone with experience in the women’s game alongside him, according to former international Sue Smith. The former Manchester United and Everton defender has been set for talks over the vacant role according to Sky sources, but any deal to succeed Mark Sampson has yet to be ...

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'Wales absence not down to Fergie'

New Wales boss Ryan Giggs insists Sir Alex Ferguson did not play a role in his absence from Wales friendlies. Giggs, 44, was unveiled on Monday as Wales’ new manager on a four-year contract replacing Chris Coleman who left the post in November. Some Wales fans have been critical of Giggs’ appointment due to the number of internationals he missed ...

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