Michael O’Neill is keen to forget all about the Nations League after Northern Ireland’s frustrating campaign ended with his side conceding a “sickening” stoppage-time winner to Austria at Windsor Park.
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The Republic of Ireland will attempt to bring a morale-boosting conclusion to a dreadful 2018 when they complete their Nations League campaign in Denmark.
Martin O’Neill has dismissed as “lunacy” suggestions he should have capped teenager Declan Rice in a World Cup qualifier against Moldova to tie him to the Republic of Ireland.
Valentino Lazaro broke Northern Ireland hearts as he struck a winner for Austria with virtually the last kick of the game at Windsor Park.
Gareth Southgate was immensely proud after England rounded off a year to remember by sealing progress to the inaugural Nations League Finals with a stirring comeback against World Cup semi-final foes Croatia.
Croatia manager Zlatko Dalic says football is “coming home very soon” after backing England for success in the near future.
Harry Kane believes England’s late win over Croatia which sealed progression to the Nations League Finals shows how far the team have progressed since the World Cup.
England scored two goals in the final 12 minutes to beat Croatia 2-1 and book their place in the Nations League Finals.
Denmark boss Age Hareide has told Martin O’Neill to remember the good times as he battles to turn around the Republic of Ireland’s dismal run of form.
Harry Kane ensured a year to cherish would end with a bang as England came from behind against World Cup semi-final foes Croatia to reach the inaugural Nations League Finals.
Joachim Low intends to give youth a chance in the European Championship qualifiers following a miserable past few months in charge of Germany.
Portugal boss Fernando Santos felt his side deserved the point in Italy which earned them qualification for the Nations League finals.
Alex McLeish called on the Tartan Army to pack out Hampden Park for Scotland’s crucial Nations League game against Israel on Tuesday night.
Gareth Southgate will let England’s football do the talking against bullish World Cup semi-final foes Croatia as they attempt to reach the inaugural Nations League Finals.
Harry Kane believes he can break Wayne Rooney’s England goalscoring record and is ready to end his barren international run in the familiar surroundings of Wembley on Sunday.
Portugal sealed their place in the Nations League Finals after holding group rivals Italy to a goalless draw in Milan.
Scotland are within 90 minutes of a Nations League play-off spot after an emphatic 4-0 win over 10-man Albania at the Loro Borici Stadium in Shkoder.
Austria coach Franco Foda is hopeful of adding Burnley striker Ashley Barnes to his squad in time for next year’s Euro 2020 qualifiers.
Harry Kane believes he can break Wayne Rooney’s England goalscoring record.
Gareth Southgate believes his England side have learned a lot since the World Cup as they prepare to face semi-final opponents Croatia in Sunday’s crunch Nations League clash.
England host Croatia in a Nations League match on Sunday, with the winner advancing to the tournament finals and the losers to be relegated to League B. Here, Press Association Sport looks through its archive at some of the best images from previous meetings between the two countries.
Ashley Williams feels Wales have laid a solid base for their forthcoming European Championship campaign despite missing out on Nations League promotion.
Republic of Ireland boss Martin O’Neill has admitted 2018 has been a deeply disappointing 12 months for his team.
Didier Deschamps admits France failed to perform after defeat to Holland left them in danger of failing to qualify for the Nations League finals.
Ryan Giggs admitted that his Wales team were beaten by a Denmark side that “get the job done” in their Nations League clash.
Gareth Southgate has told his England players to forget their World Cup frustration and go for the jugular against semi-final foes Croatia in Sunday’s crunch Nations League clash.
Germany were relegated from Group A1 of the Nations League after Holland earned a surprise 2-0 win over France.
Wales missed out on promotion to the top tier of the Nations League as Denmark won a passionate Cardiff contest 2-1.
Gareth Bale returned after a two-game absence for Wales on Friday – but he could not prevent a 2-1 Nations League home defeat to Denmark.
Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic will miss the crucial Nations League showdown with England.