One win in eleven games hardly provides a conclusive argument that under-fire Montanier deserves more time.
The Bournemouth midfielder was forced to pull out of the squad following the 1-1 draw with the Netherlands, but is still eyeing success with the national team.
O'Shea was limited to a role on the bench for much of Sunderland's successful survival bid, but he insists he is ready to shine for Ireland.
The Aston Villa defender looks likely to make Martin O'Neil's final Republic of Ireland squad, but insists he is taking nothing for granted.
Norwich City’s Robbie Brady says he will still be looking to work on his set pieces after helping Republic of Ireland to a 1-0 win over Switzerland.
Alan Shearer has revealed that he turned down two chances to join Celtic whilst at Newcastle.
Would Scott Sinclair get more game time at Liverpool than Manchester City, displacing the woeful Stewart Downing?