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Martin O’Neill: Republic of Ireland manager to discuss future

The Republic of Ireland have now failed to be triumphant within the ultimate four World Cups

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill will communicate to the country’s football association about his future after failing to be triumphant within the World Cup.

The Republic had been trounced Five-1 by means of approach of Denmark inside the play-offs.

In October, O’Neill and assistant Roy Keane agreed contract extensions to keep until the Euro 2020 advertising marketing campaign.

“I thought there was an agreement. I’ll speak to [FAI chief] John Delaney – I’ve not spoken to him since we spoke about the new contract,” discussed O’Neill.

‘Convincingly overwhelmed’

Defender Shane Duffy gave the Republic – who ultimate carried out at a World Cup in 2002 – an early lead, alternatively Denmark hit once more by the use of Cyrus Christie’s non-public function, Christian Eriksen’s excellent hat-trick and Nicklas Bendtner’s past due penalty.

“I am really disappointed,” discussed O’Neill. “We had been neatly beaten in the end after a excellent get began.

“We could have made it 2-Zero alternatively the 2 objectives we conceded inside the space of a couple of minutes knocked us for six. They had been very poor objectives and grew to change into the tide.

“We were chasing the game and needed goals to get back into the game but as we were trying to press, Denmark took advantage. They deserved to go through after beating us convincingly.”

O’Neill riled by means of approach of ‘good fortune’ question

Former Leicester and Celtic manager O’Neill’s defensive style of play has eternally been criticised and his side scored three or further objectives in a single game merely once of their 12 qualifying and play-off fits.

In the main leg in opposition to Denmark, his side had merely 28% possession, while Southampton striker Shane Long, who has 17 international objectives, started on the bench for each and every video video games.

O’Neill took exception to being asked if his excellent fortune had run out because of this of of his cautious means.

“That is simply not true,” he insisted, together with that he hadn’t received the “trophies that I have won both as a player and manager” because of this of of excellent fortune.

“I don’t agree with our luck running out, it was a commendable effort by the team. They are technically better than us and had a world-class player [Eriksen] in their team.”

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