O’Neill and Keane quit Republic of Ireland after winless streak

November 21 – Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill and his assistant Roy Keane have resigned after a series of poor results in which the side won only one of their last 11 games.

The management duo have been in charge for five years and O’Neill signed a contract extension in January to remain as manager until 2020. But Ireland were relegated from the UEFA Nations League B without winning a game.

O’Neill and Keane took over the reins in 2013 and guided the Republic to the last 16 of Euro 2016. However, they did not win a competitive game in 2018.

Their World Cup qualification hopes ended in a humiliating 5-1 home defeat by Denmark whilst relegation to the third tier of UEFA’s new competition came as they collected just two points, scoring only once.

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