It’s very much needed. It certainly keeps us oldies on our toes anyway. We’ve people like James McCarthy in the squad playing very, very well. I’m a big fan of his. Just in general, himself, Seamus Coleman, Robbie Brady, they’ve brought another dimension around the place…For the progression of Irish football, we need new players in the squad

 – Keith Andrews, Ireland’s new International Player of the Year, also proves he’s a team player