Keith Andrews admitted Ireland 'shot themselves in the foot' as they were dumped out of Euro 2012 thanks to a 4-0 thumping by Spain.
Niko Kranjcar believes Croatia can make it through to at least the semi-finals of Euro 2012 after kicking off their campaign with a victory.
Robbie Keane bemoaned referee Bjorn Kuipers' decision not to award the Republic of Ireland a penalty in their 3-1 defeat to Croatia in Poznan.
We look around the continent for newspaper reaction to Ireland's defeat by Croatia at Euro 2012.
Sky Sports pundit and ex-Ireland man Lee Carsley reflects on a disappointing Croatia defeat.
We take a look at Luka Modric after his starring role in Croatia's victory over Ireland at Euro 2012.
Giovanni Trapattoni insists he still believes Rep of Ireland can make it out of the Euro 2012 group stage despite their opening defeat.
Croatia coach Slaven Bilic declared that his players 'don't fear anybody' after their 3-1 win over Ireland in Poznan on Sunday.
After Ireland began their Euro campaign with defeat to Croatia we examine where they fell down.
Republic of Ireland goalscorer Sean St Ledger bemoaned his team's uncharacteristic sloppiness after their 3-1 defeat to Croatia in Poznan.
Republic of Ireland's return to the big stage after a 10-year absence fell flat on the field in a 3-1 defeat to Croatia in Poznan.
Three Irish men arrested over vandalism in a bar in Poznan have been released ahead of Republic of Ireland's Euro 2012 opener against Croatia.
Robbie Keane is hoping for a repeat of the result from the last time he faced Croatia goalkeeper Stipe Pletikosa.
Giovanni Trapattoni wants to retain the intensity around his Republic of Ireland team as they prepare for their match against Croatia.
Damien Duff is determined to make the most of what he admits could be his last shot at a major international tournament.
The Republic of Ireland will be hoping to get underway with a win when they take on Croatia in Poznan.
Luka Modric has backed Nikica Jelavic to find a way past the Republic of Ireland but is wary of the threat of Robbie Keane.
Luka Modric claims Croatia's opening Euro 2012 game against Ireland could prove to be the most decisive game in the group.
Sean St Ledger has told Ireland to take Croatia just as seriously as Spain and Italy, and is warning against seeing it as the easy game.
Vedran Corluka has been passed fit to face the Republic of Ireland on Sunday, despite suffering an injury in training.