Plenty of glum faces emerged from the Republic of Ireland dressing room after a sobering defeat that laid bare their limitations, yet Robbie Brady insisted now is the time to look forward and not back.
For Wales these are the moments that define lives as well as careers.
Two compelling matches so far in this European Championship have given the debutants Iceland a crash course in the emotions of tournament football.
Amir Abrashi pumped his fists and screamed at the equally passionate Albanian support congregated behind Romania’s goal. He had only won a corner but also precious time in the country’s wait for its debut victory at a major tournament. Seconds later it arrived, and Albania’s live-wire midfielder dropped to his knees in tears. History in the making.
France finished top of Group A, not quite at a gallop but convincingly enough after an initially boisterous, ultimately slow-burn draw with Switzerland in Lille. The Swiss are also through and showed some real muscle and craft after Paul Pogba had looked like making this game all his own in an early burst of all-round midfield power-play.
Victor Wanyama is expected to complete his move to Tottenham today.
It's not easy leaving an empire and trying to build another one, but Janus Capital Lead Portfolio Manager Bill Gross said it's something he had to do.
Royal Bank of Scotland is in talks to sponsor English cricket as it looks for ways to promote its NatWest brand in England and Wales.
Things aren't expected to get better for IPOs this year, but 2017 is ramping up to be a great year, EY's Jackie Kelley said.
In a world where markets move at lightning speed, the IEX Group has won a victory by staking its business model on (marginally) slower trading.
Tottenham Hotspur have won just once in their last nine outings.
Celtic started Callum McGregor against Barcelona in the Champions League last night.
Roy Keane thinks Celtic should look towards Dutch football for some new signings.
The West Ham United forward would have plenty of motivation to excel.
Pundit says Tottenham would not have made the same mistake as West Ham.
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers already appears to be looking for players who he could bring to Glasgow in January.
Karl Darlow has become Newcastle United's number one goalkeeper this season.
Antonio Conte may target new signings in January to avoid burnout within his settled squad.
Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea go head-to-head this weekend and two players in particular will be key.
Garry Monk has commented on his relationship with Massimo Cellino.
UK Target M&A Accounts for 4% of Worldwide Total, Lowest Percentage on Record; UK IB Fees Fall 22%
Stock market flotations by British companies have slumped in 2016 because of fears about the outcome of the referendum on EU membership and the slowing economy.
Two of Abu Dhabi’s biggest banks are in talks to merge, in a move that would create the biggest bank in the Middle East.