James McCarthy and Aiden McGeady combined to give the Republic of Ireland a 1-0 lead against Georgia.
Republic of Ireland assistant manager has been linked with the same role at Aston Villa this week
Injuries, failure to qualify and omissions mean that some of the best players will miss this summer's tournament.
Republic of Ireland management duo distance themselves from a return to their old club.
Shane Long showed he's in great from in Monday night's 2-2 draw with Aston Villa
Former Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio has hit back against his predecessor Martin O'Neill, who claimed the Italian was a “charlatan”.
Thierry Henry is not giving interviews to the French press ahead of the upcoming play-off against Ukraine ... but why?
Rangers welcome back Onuoha and Kranjcar for trip to Reading
The 25-year-old is in the Republic squad, but is it good news for Bhoys fans?
Martin O'Neill is still the odds on favourite to become the next Republic of Ireland manager, although former Sunderland and Wolves manager Mick McCarthy - now at Ipswich - also appears to be in the betting mix.