'Disappointed' O'Neill to discuss Republic future after play-off defeat

From BBC - November 14, 2017

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill will speak to the country's football association about his future after failing to reach the World Cup.

The Republic were trounced 5-1 by Denmark in the play-offs.

In October, O'Neill and assistant Roy Keane agreed contract extensions to remain until the Euro 2020 campaign.

"I thought there was an agreement. I will speak to [FAI chief] John Delaney - I have not spoken to him since we spoke about the new contract," said O'Neill.

O'Neill and Keane were appointed in November 2013 after the departure of previous boss Giovanni Trapattoni.

They guided the Republic to Euro 2016, losing to France in the last 16.

'Convincingly beaten'

Defender Shane Duffy gave the Republic - who last played at a World Cup in 2002 - an early lead, but Denmark hit back through Cyrus Christie's own goal, Christian Eriksen's superb hat-trick and Nicklas Bendtner's late penalty.

"I am really disappointed," said O'Neill. "We were well beaten in the end after a good start.

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