The Republic of Ireland’s World Cup dreams went up in smoke as Denmark turned on the style in Dublin to book their ticket to Russia on Tuesday evening.Here, Press Association Sport takes a look at FUT Coins some of the talking points in the aftermath of a heartbreaking evening for Ireland. Republic of Ireland manager Martin O´Neill stands dejected during the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying play-off second leg match at the Aviva Stadium.
Dublin (Brian Lawless/PA)Stick or twist?As far as Martin O’Neill is concerned, he, Roy Keane and the rest of the coaching staff have a verbal agreement to continue for the Euro 2020 qualification campaign. Pressed as to whether he may reconsider as a result of the 5-1 drubbing by the Danes, O’Neill said he would “have a real think about it”, but instantly defended his record as manager to suggest he does not intend to go anywhere.
Forward thinkingO’Neill has repeatedly bemoaned the fact that he inherited now-retired record goalscorer Robbie Keane at 33 and not as a 26 or 27-year-old. Jonathan Walters, whose goals helped to take the Republic to France, was injured for the conclusion of the campaign, while Daryl.
Murphy scored three goals, but with Shane Long having not found the back of the net for club or country since February, winger James McClean was top-scorer on four, and that is an area which requires significant improvement. Republic of Ireland defender John O´Shea (left) with striker Shane Long (Brian Lawless/PA)End of an era?
John O’Shea won his 117th senior cap for Ireland in Cheap FIFA Coins the 0-0 home draw with Wales in March and was an unused substitute for the final seven games of the campaign. The Sunderland defender, a Champions League and serial Premier League winner with Manchester United, was persuaded to delay his retirement from international football by O’Neill before the start of the campaign, but at 36, his time has almost certainly come. FIFA 18 FUT TOTW 9 headlined by Spurs' Eriksen and Son | Daily Mail Online.