Conor Hourihane has signed a contract extension with Premier League newcomers Aston Villa.
The Republic of Ireland Women's side are set to face the new world champions USA in California.
Robbie Keane agreed to become Middlesbrough assistant manager after the club allowed him to combine the role with his Ireland duties.
England have stayed fourth in the latest edition of the FIFA rankings after finishing third at the Nations League finals.
Joseph Chipolina's own goal and a late effort from substitute Robbie Brady handed the Republic of Ireland a Euro 2020 qualifying victory over Gibraltar.
Mick McCarthy and Seamus Coleman have both tipped West Ham midfielder Josh Cullen to play his first senior Republic of Ireland match against Gibraltar.
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