• Martin O’Neill proud despite Republic of Ireland’s Euro 2016 defeat to France

    Martin O’Neill proud despite Republic of Ireland’s Euro 2016 defeat to France

    Ireland manager Martin O’Neill said he felt “disappointed but proud” after watching his side beaten 2-1 by France in the Euro 2016 round of 16.

    Ireland took the lead after only two minutes when Robbie Brady struck from the penalty spot, but two second-half goals from Antoine Griezmann turned the game around before Shane Duffy was sent off for a foul on the France forward.

    “The team have put absolutely everything into the games that we have played,” O’Neill told ITV Sport.

    “The […]