Robbie Keane has had to pull out of the Republic of Ireland squad and will miss their upcoming FIFA World Cup™ qualifier with Austria after suffering a calf injury against Sweden.
Republic of Ireland forward Jonathan Walters clawed his way through the lower-tier leagues in England to his current spot at Stoke City, and is hopeful he can do the same on the international side of things.
Ahead of Arsenal's match against Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has said he believes Arsenal will finish third and could perhaps catch up to Manchester City in second if they keep winning.
Wolverhampton Wanderers battled back from two goals behind to salvage a 2-2 draw at Newcastle United and earn a crucial point in their attempt to avoid relegation from the Premier League.
Manchester City and Arsenal both registered comfortable wins as the only two of the top seven sides who played, while Swansea City came from behind to win at West Bromwich Albion.
Wolverhampton Wanderers twice came from behind to salvage a 2-2 draw with Norwich City, scoring late on through Ronald Zubar after Simeon Jackson had given Norwich the lead.