Noel King was proud of Republic of Ireland's display in Germany and says they should leave with their heads held high.
The post-Giovanni Trapattoni era for the Republic of Ireland began with a 3-0 defeat as Germany reached the World Cup.
Alan McInally says pride in the shirt and a clear formula are the reasons for Germany's success.
Republic of Ireland midfielder Darron Gibson is delighted to be back in favour as Noel King takes charge.
Sean St Ledger is targeting a starting role for the Republic of Ireland as they prepare to face Germany on Friday.