Robbie Keane believes the Republic of Ireland's World Cup heartbreak has made the team stronger and more determined to qualify for Euro 2012.
Robbie Keane insists he had no problem with the constant speculation about his future prior to the close of the transfer window on Tuesday.
New Manchester City midfielder James Milner has refused to enter into a debate with Stephen Ireland, instead turning his focus on making his switch from Aston Villa a successful one.
James Milner's move from Aston Villa to Manchester City has been finalised, with midfielder Stephen Ireland moving in the opposite direction.
Aston Villa caretaker manager Kevin MacDonald says he expects the part exchange deal involving James Milner and Stephen Ireland to be completed on Wednesday.
Roberto Mancini has told Stephen Ireland to leave Manchester City as he sweats on the midfielder's agreement to join Aston Villa in a deal that will see James Milner go the other way.
Arsene Wenger has reiterated his stance on the Premier League's "ridiculous" new squad rules, even blaming them for Stephen Ireland's sensational pay-off demand from Manchester City.
James Milner's transfer to Manchester City is on hold because Stephen Ireland, who is supposed to head to Aston Villa as part of the deal, is demanding a GBP;2million pay-off from City to leave.
Manchester City forward Carlos Tevez has revealed he is eager to retire from football and plans to return to Argentina within three years.
Patrick Vieira has warned his Manchester City team-mates not to expect an automatic first-team place at Eastlands this season.
Stephen Ireland is keen to remain at Manchester City and fight for his place in the side, despite suggestions that he will not form a part of Roberto Mancini's 25-man squad for next season.
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini is ready to make a big-money move for Fernando Torres if the striker decides to leave Liverpool.
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has reiterated his desire to sign Mario Balotelli, but does not expect a quick conclusion to the saga.
Giovanni Trapattoni has revealed that Celtic approached him about becoming the club's new manager earlier this year, but he rejected the Hoops in favour of staying on as coach of Ireland.
Roque Santa Cruz has urged Manchester City team-mate Stephen Ireland not to turn his back on the Eastlands club amid mounting speculation over the midfielder's future.
Paraguay coach Gerardo Martino has admitted that he is dreading facing world champions Italy, after his side were defeated by Ireland in Dublin on Tuesday night.