England and the Republic of Ireland will face one another in the league phase of the 2024/25 Nations League after the draw was made in Paris on Thursday night.
England U21 boss Lee Carsley has turned down the opportunity to become the next senior Republic of Ireland manager, Sky Sports News understands.
A look back at the highlights and lowlights from an action-packed, breathless year for Irish sport.
Wales held Germany to a goalless draw in their final Nations League fixture, while the Republic of Ireland thrashed Northern Ireland 6-1.
Stephen Kenny has left his role as Republic of Ireland manager after his contract expired.
Matt Garbett ruined James McClean's farewell party as the Republic of Ireland were held to a 1-1 friendly draw by New Zealand.