Republic of Ireland
James McClean scores the only goal of the game as Republic of Ireland beat Wales 1-0 in Cardiff to seal a World Cup playoff place at their hosts' expense.
England move into 12th place in FIFA World RankingsEngland move up three places into 12th spot in the updated FIFA World Rankings, while Scotland and Republic of Ireland break into the top 30.
Republic of Ireland's Robbie Brady avoids punishment from FIFARepublic of Ireland midfielder Robbie Brady is free to play in the World Cup playoffs after avoiding a suspension for an alleged headbutt.
Oct 13, 11:30
Tony Pulis hails 'brilliant' midfielder James McCleanTony Pulis praises West Bromwich Albion midfielder James McClean following his match-winning strike for Republic of Ireland against Wales on Monday night.
Oct 12, 16:51
England in top tier of new UEFA Nations LeagueEngland are placed in Group A of the new UEFA Nations League, while Wales are joined by Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland in Group B.
Oct 11, 14:25
Report: Burnley forward Jonathan Walters out until ChristmasJonathan Walters will reportedly miss Republic of Ireland's two-legged World Cup playoff tie due to a knee injury, which will likely keep him out until Christmas.
Oct 11, 12:40
World Cup 2018: Who has qualified for Russia?Sports Mole rounds up who has qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia so far, and how they got there.
Oct 11, 12:25
John Aldridge: 'Martin O'Neill got his tactics bang on'John Aldridge believes that Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill got his tactics "bang on" as the Boys in Green reached the World Cup playoffs.
Oct 10, 22:25
FIFA investigating alleged Robbie Brady headbutt towards Ashley WilliamsFIFA is investigating an alleged headbutt by Robbie Brady towards Ashley Williams during the Republic of Ireland's World Cup qualifying win over Wales on Monday night.
Oct 10, 22:08
Andy Townsend calls for caution from Republic of Ireland ahead of playoffsAndy Townsend plays down the Republic of Ireland's achievement of reaching the World Cup playoffs, insisting that there is still a "long way to go".
Oct 9, 23:00
Wales boss Chris Coleman: 'World Cup failure will hurt for a bit'Wales boss Chris Coleman says that the players will "learn" from their failure to reach the World Cup playoffs.
Oct 9, 22:36
Martin O'Neill proud of "magnificent" Republic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill showers praise on his side following their crucial World Cup qualifying win over Wales in Cardiff.
Oct 9, 22:16
James McClean hails Republic of Ireland "character"Republic of Ireland match-winner James McClean says that he is glad to prove people wrong following his side's crucial 1-0 victory over Wales in Cardiff.
Oct 9, 22:09
Result: Republic of Ireland reach World Cup playoffs at Wales's expenseJames McClean scores the only goal of the game as Republic of Ireland beat Wales 1-0 in Cardiff to seal a World Cup playoff place at their hosts' expense.
Oct 9, 21:40
Live Commentary: Wales 0-1 Republic of Ireland - as it happenedRelive Republic of Ireland's dramatic 1-0 win over Wales as James McClean scores the only goal of the game to fire his side into the World Cup playoffs at Wales's expense.
Oct 9, 18:45
Team News: Hal Robson-Kanu handed start for WalesWales boss Chris Coleman decides to hand a start to striker Hal Robson-Kanu for his nation's crucial World Cup qualifier with Republic of Ireland.
Oct 9, 18:41
Shane Long ruled out of Wales qualifier with hip injuryInjured striker Shane Long will play no part for Republic of Ireland in their must-win qualifying clash against Wales at the Cardiff City Stadium.
Oct 9, 11:46
Martin O'Neill: 'Republic of Ireland not thinking about revenge'Martin O'Neill targets a place at Russia 2018 to give stricken skipper Seamus Coleman a World Cup incentive on his comeback from injury.
Oct 8, 20:07
Chris Coleman expects 'lots of contact' in Republic of Ireland clashChris Coleman attempts to downplay Neil Taylor's leg-breaking challenge on Seamus Coleman ahead of the latest showdown between Wales and Republic of Ireland.
Oct 8, 15:47
Martin O'Neill: 'Seamus Coleman as important as Gareth Bale'Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill has suggested that Seamus Coleman will be missed by the nation just as much as Wales will miss Gareth Bale.
Oct 7, 14:59
Martin O'Neill: 'Republic of Ireland will attack in Cardiff'Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill admits that everything is "on the line" when they travel to Cardiff to face Wales in their final World Cup qualifier.
Oct 7, 10:15