Captain Wayne Rooney says England are a tougher side to play against since their early exit at the World Cup finals.
Luis Suarez says Liverpool are the only team he would play for in England if he ever returned to the Premier League.
Goal-scoring hero Kyle Lafferty says "heart and determination" are playing a major part in Northern Ireland's blossoming Euro 2016 qualification campaign.
Fernando Torres admitted he was taken aback by the reception he received from Liverpool's supporters during a charity match at Anfield on Sunday.
Shane Long's late equaliser rescues a vital draw for the Republic of Ireland against Poland in the Euro 2016 qualifier.
Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill says his side are another step closer to qualifying for the Euro 2016 finals after beating Finland 2-1 at Windsor Park.
Luis Suarez has refused to rule out a future return to Liverpool and insists he will never play for another Premier League club.
Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill says his side deserved their Euro 2016 qualifier win over Finland after creating the better chances.