Wales captain Aaron Ramsey says that he wants Craig Bellamy to reconsider his decision to retire from international football as the Liverpool man gets set to skipper the side in Wednesday's Gary Speed Memorial Match.
Stewart Downing believes it would be a mistake for Steven Gerrard to quit international football after the European Championships - and has backed him to take over from John Terry as skipper.
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has admitted he is considering retiring from international football in order to concentrate on playing for Manchester City.
Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has suggested that he may be willing to offer Roma captain Francesco Totti an international recall for this summer's European Championship.
Portugal defender Jose Bosingwa has said he will retire from international football until current coach Paulo Bento leaves.
Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has said that he thinks La Liga should be cut down from 20 to 16 clubs, while also criticising the spending of foreign owners in Spain.
AC Milan and Ghana midfielder Kevin Prince Boateng has quit international football in order to focus on his fitness for his club.
Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic has confirmed his retirement from international football in the wake of Serbia's failure to qualify for next summer's European Championship.
Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov says that he can't consider a return to international football with Bulgaria as he is not a regular for his club.
Fabio Capello says he is ready to give Phil Jones and Tom Cleverley their first taste of senior international football when the Three Lions meet world champions Spain in November.
A host of local and international football stars will turn out in force this December for the testimonial of former Bayern Munich and Ghana defender Samuel Kuffour.
Manchester United midfielder Park Ji-Sung is set to extend his contract at Old Trafford for a further two years, Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed.
FIFA have confirmed that vice president Jack Warner has resigned from all his positions in international football and that an investigation into bribery allegations against him have been dropped.
Snubbed England striker Peter Crouch insists he is not about to turn his back on his country and intends to carry on playing international football.
The Football Association of Ireland would consider handing Jermaine Pennant a chance to play international football for the country if he made contact with the governing body.
England youth international Emmanuel Frimpong has declared he wants to play for Ghana.