Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 2°C Wednesday 20 January 2021

#Stephen Kenny

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 5 November, 2020

James Collins and Jack Byrne earn call-ups in latest Irish squad
# Squad Announcement
From The42
# Squad Announcement

James Collins and Jack Byrne earn call-ups in latest Irish squad

Nov 5th 2020, 1:08 PM 8,012 Views 19 Comments

Stephen Kenny has named a 26-man squad for games with England, Wales, and Bulgaria.

Players' lack of game time a concern with Kenny set to announce squad for November games
# Headaches
From The42
# Headaches

Players' lack of game time a concern with Kenny set to announce squad for November games

Nov 5th 2020, 6:30 AM 10,057 Views 4 Comments

The Irish boss announces his squad later today ahead of games with England, Wales, and Bulgaria.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Slaven Bilic says making Ireland debut will help Dara O’Shea’s confidence
# On The Up
From The42
# On The Up

Slaven Bilic says making Ireland debut will help Dara O’Shea’s confidence

Oct 17th 2020, 2:40 PM 4,805 Views 1 Comment

Twenty-one-year-old made debut for Stephen Kenny’s men against Finland on Wednesday.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Ignore the culture wars - Kenny is making progress but improvements are needed
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Ignore the culture wars - Kenny is making progress but improvements are needed

Oct 15th 2020, 6:30 AM 15,910 Views 25 Comments

Ireland have shown plenty of encouraging signs over the last week, but the bare stats show there is still as serious problem in front of goal.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Kenny's kids looking to end turbulent week with win in Finland
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Kenny's kids looking to end turbulent week with win in Finland

Oct 14th 2020, 6:30 AM 12,567 Views 3 Comments

After a week like no other, a much-changed Irish squad featuring seven players under the age of 22 seek a first win under the new manager.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

'No doubt about it, we're still in this European Championship' - Ireland U21 boss
# Not Done Yet
From The42
# Not Done Yet

'No doubt about it, we're still in this European Championship' - Ireland U21 boss

Oct 13th 2020, 9:42 PM 7,531 Views 1 Comment

Ireland have two big qualifying games next month after losing out to Italy this evening.

Kenny optimistic international football will continue as Covid hits players across Europe
# Not At The Finnish
From The42
# Not At The Finnish

Kenny optimistic international football will continue as Covid hits players across Europe

Oct 13th 2020, 5:25 PM 4,466 Views 4 Comments

‘People need something to look forward to’, said Kenny, and he described the Irish team as ‘the pinnacle of sporting life in Ireland.’

Irish player returns second positive Covid-19 result on retest and will miss Finland game
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Irish player returns second positive Covid-19 result on retest and will miss Finland game

Oct 13th 2020, 8:04 AM 21,155 Views 11 Comments

The player is now out of the squad for the game in Finland.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 12 October, 2020

Explainer: What is still at stake in Ireland's Nations League campaign
# Ken' We Do It
From The42
# Ken' We Do It

Explainer: What is still at stake in Ireland's Nations League campaign

Oct 12th 2020, 3:40 PM 11,705 Views 5 Comments

The remaining games will have a major role in deciding Ireland’s path to the 2022 World Cup.

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Idah returns following HSE clearance as five players called up to Ireland squad
# Replacements
From The42
# Replacements

Idah returns following HSE clearance as five players called up to Ireland squad

Oct 11th 2020, 11:03 PM 11,829 Views 10 Comments

Aaron Connolly won’t be back for the trip to Finland, but Dara O’Shea, Jason Knight, Ryan Manning and Ronan Curtis will travel.

Kenny and FAI to review flight plans ahead of Helsinki trip
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Kenny and FAI to review flight plans ahead of Helsinki trip

Oct 11th 2020, 9:00 PM 34,110 Views 25 Comments

The Irish boss lost five players over a single Covid positive test last night, with four players identified as close contacts because of seating on the plane.

Wales hold Ireland to another goalless draw
# Honours Even
From The42
# Honours Even

Wales hold Ireland to another goalless draw

Oct 11th 2020, 4:04 PM 40,299 Views 93 Comments

An understrength Irish side, weakened by Covid-19, showed more signs of encouragement but again failed to score.

Plane saga dominates build-up as Kenny searches for important win against Wales
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Plane saga dominates build-up as Kenny searches for important win against Wales

Oct 11th 2020, 7:00 AM 29,189 Views 2 Comments

With the Euros dream dead, Ireland need to start getting results to improve their seeding for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers draw.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 10 October, 2020

David McGoldrick ruled out of Wales and Finland games
# Absent
From The42
# Absent

David McGoldrick ruled out of Wales and Finland games

Oct 10th 2020, 8:49 PM 11,291 Views 18 Comments

James McCarthy is also doubtful for tomorrow’s home clash with Ryan Giggs’ side.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 9 October, 2020

Encouraging Slovakia performance proves Kenny's credentials and shows nonsense of succession plan
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Encouraging Slovakia performance proves Kenny's credentials and shows nonsense of succession plan

Oct 9th 2020, 1:39 PM 29,781 Views 51 Comments

Kenny showed last night the progress he has made with his players, but it’s too little too late for Ireland’s Euros hopes.

The Irish underage star embarking on a new adventure in Switzerland
# Challenge
From The42
# Challenge

The Irish underage star embarking on a new adventure in Switzerland

Oct 9th 2020, 9:00 AM 11,293 Views 2 Comments

New Grasshopper loan signing Connor Ronan is hoping to help Jim Crawford’s side overcome Italy.

Ireland's best performance since Euro 2016 deserved more
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

Ireland's best performance since Euro 2016 deserved more

Oct 9th 2020, 6:30 AM 10,563 Views 25 Comments

Stephen Kenny’s men were a penalty shootout away from the play-off final.

Kenny: Slovakia performance proves quality of Irish players
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Kenny: Slovakia performance proves quality of Irish players

Oct 9th 2020, 12:28 AM 9,546 Views 10 Comments

The Irish boss heralded his players for showing ‘tremendous qualities as Irishmen.’

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Slovakia
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Slovakia

Oct 8th 2020, 11:16 PM 23,328 Views 22 Comments

It was a heartbreaking night as the Irish side were beaten on penalties.

As it happened: Slovakia v Ireland, Euros play-off
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Slovakia v Ireland, Euros play-off

Oct 8th 2020, 8:33 PM 128,368 Views 84 Comments

Ireland faced Slovakia, for a chance to play Bosnia or Northern Ireland in the final.

Ireland's quiet man set for the biggest night of his footballing life
# Crunch Time
From The42
# Crunch Time

Ireland's quiet man set for the biggest night of his footballing life

Updated Oct 8th 2020, 5:06 PM 28,130 Views 16 Comments

In just his third match in charge, Stephen Kenny will lead Ireland in a crucial Euros play-off against Slovakia.

'It’s up to me to find a way to bring out my best game when I put on the Ireland jersey'
# AIM
From The42
# AIM

'It’s up to me to find a way to bring out my best game when I put on the Ireland jersey'

Oct 8th 2020, 12:05 AM 6,364 Views 2 Comments

Matt Doherty admits fans have yet to see the best of him in an Ireland jersey.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

'We're definitely in a much better place than we were four weeks ago'
# Ready
From The42
# Ready

'We're definitely in a much better place than we were four weeks ago'

Oct 7th 2020, 11:04 PM 6,313 Views 7 Comments

Stephen Kenny leads Ireland into tomorrow night’s European Championship play-off in Slovakia.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

'A comment from the press box was 'So much for the revolution'. You're thinking 'Cop yourselves on''
# Brand New
From The42
# Brand New

'A comment from the press box was 'So much for the revolution'. You're thinking 'Cop yourselves on''

Oct 6th 2020, 10:00 PM 19,196 Views 4 Comments

David Sneyd and Johnny Ward join Gavan Casey and Gavin Cooney to preview Ireland’s Euro 2020 play-off on our new show, The Punt.

'He’s the best I’ve worked with in terms of attention to detail and man-management'
# Impression
From The42
# Impression

'He’s the best I’ve worked with in terms of attention to detail and man-management'

Oct 6th 2020, 5:37 PM 10,346 Views 2 Comments

Republic of Ireland winger Callum O’Dowda looks ahead to Thursday’s crucial clash with Slovakia.

Do you agree with our Ireland XI to play Slovakia?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Do you agree with our Ireland XI to play Slovakia?

Oct 6th 2020, 4:00 PM 39,657 Views 25 Comments

Stephen Kenny has a number of big calls to make for Thursday’s Euros play-off.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 5 October, 2020

Kenny says qualification for Euros would be an 'extraordinary achievement'
# Build Up
From The42
# Build Up

Kenny says qualification for Euros would be an 'extraordinary achievement'

Updated Oct 5th 2020, 8:00 AM 13,631 Views 14 Comments

The Irish boss nonetheless says his side won’t be cautious in Thursday’s playoff against Slovakia.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 2 October, 2020

Luton Town boss 'very surprised' by omission of Collins from Ireland squad
# Left Out
From The42
# Left Out

Luton Town boss 'very surprised' by omission of Collins from Ireland squad

Oct 2nd 2020, 6:30 AM 8,992 Views 1 Comment

‘I think he’s good enough to at least get in the squad,’ Nathan Jones said of the 29-year-old striker.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Kenny leaves door open to playing Doherty and Coleman in the same team
# Selection Conundrum
From The42
# Selection Conundrum

Kenny leaves door open to playing Doherty and Coleman in the same team

Updated Sep 29th 2020, 5:07 PM 20,555 Views 24 Comments

Stephen Kenny spoke to the press today as he announced a 25-man squad for an upcoming triple-header, one of which is the Euros play-off with Slovakia.

Byrne and Williams named in 25-man Ireland squad for Slovakia play-off
# Boys In Green
From The42
# Boys In Green

Byrne and Williams named in 25-man Ireland squad for Slovakia play-off

Sep 29th 2020, 1:02 PM 29,818 Views 27 Comments

Robbie Brady and Callum O’Dowda have also been included by Stephen Kenny despite carrying injuries.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Shane Duffy’s Celtic move gets Stephen Kenny seal of approval
# Thumbs Up
From The42
# Thumbs Up

Shane Duffy’s Celtic move gets Stephen Kenny seal of approval

Sep 17th 2020, 7:40 PM 6,596 Views 3 Comments

The defender has joined the Hoops on loan from Brighton.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 7 September, 2020

The biggest challenge of the Stephen Kenny era is already obvious
# New Dawn
From The42
# New Dawn

The biggest challenge of the Stephen Kenny era is already obvious

Sep 7th 2020, 5:07 PM 44,918 Views 25 Comments

Plus, more talking points from the Ireland manager’s first two games in charge.

Kenny needs time to reshape the Irish team - ignore anyone who says otherwise
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Kenny needs time to reshape the Irish team - ignore anyone who says otherwise

Sep 7th 2020, 8:00 AM 22,474 Views 26 Comments

It is much too early to judge the new Irish boss, although that hasn’t stopped some.

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Kenny: We'll be better against Slovakia next month
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Kenny: We'll be better against Slovakia next month

Sep 6th 2020, 9:36 PM 8,369 Views 17 Comments

The Irish boss said his players’ lack of match sharpness played a part in defeat to Finland.

As it happened: Ireland v Finland, Nations League
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Finland, Nations League

Sep 6th 2020, 4:15 PM 76,249 Views 46 Comments

Ireland faced Finland in the first home game of the Stephen Kenny era.

Few changes expected as Kenny makes Aviva bow in strange circumstances
# The Wait Is Over
From The42
# The Wait Is Over

Few changes expected as Kenny makes Aviva bow in strange circumstances

Sep 6th 2020, 7:00 AM 28,472 Views 25 Comments

Finland provide the opponents at the Aviva Stadium this evening.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Kenny: Much more to come from 'really exceptional' James McCarthy
# Potential
From The42
# Potential

Kenny: Much more to come from 'really exceptional' James McCarthy

Sep 5th 2020, 4:27 PM 8,208 Views 6 Comments

David McGoldrick, meanwhile, is unlikely to start against Finland tomorrow evening.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 4 September, 2020

David McGoldrick links up with Ireland squad
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

David McGoldrick links up with Ireland squad

Sep 4th 2020, 9:14 PM 8,501 Views 17 Comments

A foot injury meant the Sheffield United striker missed the match away to Bulgaria on Thursday night.

Bold Adam Idah call a metaphor for new Ireland
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Bold Adam Idah call a metaphor for new Ireland

Sep 4th 2020, 5:30 AM 20,423 Views 2 Comments

The 19-year-old Cork-born forward was handed his senior international debut in Stephen Kenny’s first match in charge.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Stephen Kenny admits 'room for improvement' after Ireland draw
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Stephen Kenny admits 'room for improvement' after Ireland draw

Sep 3rd 2020, 11:56 PM 8,722 Views 3 Comments

The Irish boss also praised Aaron Connolly after placing faith in the youngster.