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#Stephen Kenny

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Could this be Stephen Kenny's Ireland XI to face Slovakia?
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Could this be Stephen Kenny's Ireland XI to face Slovakia?

Apr 7th 2020, 6:31 PM 15,580 Views 22 Comments

The incoming manager will have some tricky decisions to make in the coming months.

'Fans would come up and openly call me a b******s ' - The challenges of being an Irish manager in Ireland
# Home Pressures
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# Home Pressures

'Fans would come up and openly call me a b******s ' - The challenges of being an Irish manager in Ireland

Apr 7th 2020, 5:00 PM 18,760 Views 14 Comments

Stephen Kenny is only the third Irish manager in almost 50 years to live in the country full-time. Eoin Hand and Brian Kerr talk to The42 about the unique pressures of being home-based.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 6 April, 2020

The rise of Stephen Kenny - told by the men who know him best
# Stephen Kenny
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# Stephen Kenny

The rise of Stephen Kenny - told by the men who know him best

Apr 6th 2020, 4:51 PM 16,976 Views 24 Comments

His first signing, his former sidekick and the journeyman who became one of the best players in the League of Ireland tell us the secret behind the Dubliner’s ascent to the top of Irish football.

Poll: Did the FAI make the right call replacing Mick McCarthy with Stephen Kenny?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Did the FAI make the right call replacing Mick McCarthy with Stephen Kenny?

Apr 6th 2020, 9:10 AM 51,597 Views 66 Comments

McCarthy wished Kenny well in his career as Ireland manager.

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 5 April, 2020

'Mick McCarthy leaves a legacy behind, he is revered in Ireland'
# Respect
From The42
# Respect

'Mick McCarthy leaves a legacy behind, he is revered in Ireland'

Apr 5th 2020, 6:33 PM 5,252 Views 7 Comments

Stephen Kenny pays tribute to his predecessor as Irish football moves into a new era.

Stephen Kenny's tortuous road to the biggest and hardest job in Irish sport
# Profile
From The42
# Profile

Stephen Kenny's tortuous road to the biggest and hardest job in Irish sport

Apr 5th 2020, 5:16 PM 18,383 Views 34 Comments

It has not been easy for Stephen Kenny but he has overcome setbacks to end up as Ireland manager.

Damien Duff and Keith Andrews join Kenny's Ireland backroom team
# Familiar Faces
From The42
# Familiar Faces

Damien Duff and Keith Andrews join Kenny's Ireland backroom team

Apr 5th 2020, 1:21 PM 9,701 Views 17 Comments

Meanwhile, Jim Crawford takes over the Ireland U21s and will be assisted by John O’Shea.

Keane’s Ireland future looks bleak as FAI hold talks with Celtic over Duff
# New Era
From The42
# New Era

Keane’s Ireland future looks bleak as FAI hold talks with Celtic over Duff

Apr 5th 2020, 11:07 AM 16,400 Views 25 Comments

Stephen Kenny’s backroom team will not be announced until a sign-off is secured from Celtic while Keith Andrews prepares for life as Ireland assistant manager.

Dignified McCarthy leaves Ireland enriched but again without a proper goodbye
# An Unfortunate End
From The42
# An Unfortunate End

Dignified McCarthy leaves Ireland enriched but again without a proper goodbye

Apr 5th 2020, 8:00 AM 33,081 Views 50 Comments

Mick is a former Irish manager again, and while it is tempered with a seven-figure bonus, he will regret another unfortunate exit.

4 possible candidates for the newly-vacant Irish U21s job
# Opportunity
From The42
# Opportunity

4 possible candidates for the newly-vacant Irish U21s job

Apr 5th 2020, 12:02 AM 10,832 Views 19 Comments

Stephen Kenny has taken the step up to senior level earlier than advertised.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 4 April, 2020

Mick McCarthy: 'It's disappointing I can't finish it off. It's bittersweet, but I fully support the decision'
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

Mick McCarthy: 'It's disappointing I can't finish it off. It's bittersweet, but I fully support the decision'

Apr 4th 2020, 7:49 PM 26,753 Views 56 Comments

The outgoing Ireland boss has signed off with an interview on FAI TV.

Brian Kerr backs incoming boss Kenny to succeed in 'hardest job in sport in Ireland'
# Succession
From The42
# Succession

Brian Kerr backs incoming boss Kenny to succeed in 'hardest job in sport in Ireland'

Apr 4th 2020, 6:35 PM 6,532 Views 14 Comments

‘He is ready for the task,’ the ex-Ireland manager said, reacting to the news.

Mick McCarthy's reign as Ireland manager ends, Stephen Kenny takes over with immediate effect
# OFFICIAL
From The42
# OFFICIAL

Mick McCarthy's reign as Ireland manager ends, Stephen Kenny takes over with immediate effect

Apr 4th 2020, 4:43 PM 69,852 Views 147 Comments

The FAI released a statement this afternoon.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Poll: What should the FAI do about the McCarthy/Kenny succession plan?
# Fantasy FAI
From The42
# Fantasy FAI

Poll: What should the FAI do about the McCarthy/Kenny succession plan?

Apr 2nd 2020, 6:31 PM 14,851 Views 21 Comments

Let’s play Fantasy FAI Board – if you had the power to resolve the current situation, what would you do?

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off in June shelved as FAI face manager contract dilemma
# On The Backburner
From The42
# On The Backburner

Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off in June shelved as FAI face manager contract dilemma

Apr 1st 2020, 3:33 PM 16,200 Views 29 Comments

The rescheduled games have been postponed again today after Uefa’s conference call with its 55 member associations.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

FAI will wait until June before resolving Kenny-McCarthy conundrum - Niall Quinn
# Dilemma
From The42
# Dilemma

FAI will wait until June before resolving Kenny-McCarthy conundrum - Niall Quinn

Mar 17th 2020, 6:18 PM 17,847 Views 16 Comments

The Interim Deputy CEO also spoke about the impact of the coronavirus crisis on League of Ireland clubs.

After the Euros' postponement, what happens now to the McCarthy-Kenny succession plan?
# Explainer
From The42
# Explainer

After the Euros' postponement, what happens now to the McCarthy-Kenny succession plan?

Mar 17th 2020, 3:53 PM 6,342 Views 7 Comments

The current Ireland manager’s contract is due to expire this July.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Another Wales reunion ahead as Ireland learn Nations League opponents
# Draw
From The42
# Draw

Another Wales reunion ahead as Ireland learn Nations League opponents

Updated Mar 3rd 2020, 10:20 PM 29,628 Views 29 Comments

These will be Stephen Kenny’s first competitive games in charge of the senior team.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 18 January, 2020

'I was sick of sitting about doing nothing for weeks on end, it was no good to me'
# On The Move
From The42
# On The Move

'I was sick of sitting about doing nothing for weeks on end, it was no good to me'

Jan 18th 2020, 7:30 AM 9,336 Views 3 Comments

Irish U21 stiker Aidan Keena tells The42 of why he swapped Scotland’s top division for England’s non-league, and why Glenn Whelan deserved more respect during his Hearts exit.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 13 January, 2020

Stephen Kenny on soccer: 'We've been treated like a minority sport'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Stephen Kenny on soccer: 'We've been treated like a minority sport'

Jan 13th 2020, 12:00 PM 23,771 Views 63 Comments

The soon-to-be Ireland senior boss feels not enough funding has been afforded to football in the last 20 years

# stephen-kenny - Friday 3 January, 2020

Excitement and caution in equal measure as Ireland's next manager embraces green shoots
# Kenny's Kids
From The42
# Kenny's Kids

Excitement and caution in equal measure as Ireland's next manager embraces green shoots

Jan 3rd 2020, 6:30 AM 13,907 Views 8 Comments

2020 is set to be a big year in the life of current U21 (and soon-to-be senior) boss Stephen Kenny.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Rovers posters in his Man City dorm, and a farewell Christy Moore concert: Getting to know Gavin Bazunu
# Eye On The Ball
From The42
# Eye On The Ball

Rovers posters in his Man City dorm, and a farewell Christy Moore concert: Getting to know Gavin Bazunu

Jan 2nd 2020, 10:00 AM 26,519 Views 4 Comments

A year to the day since arriving in Manchester from Shamrock Rovers, the 17-year-old tells David Sneyd about a life-changing 12 months.

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 29 December, 2019

'I'll never have one single regret that I haven't gone away to England'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'I'll never have one single regret that I haven't gone away to England'

Dec 29th 2019, 7:30 AM 16,953 Views 5 Comments

Sean Gannon on establishing his reputation at Dundalk as the League of Ireland’s top full-back.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

'Brendan Rodgers could have changed my whole career; I'm so glad that he didn't'
# MY VOICE
From The42
# MY VOICE

'Brendan Rodgers could have changed my whole career; I'm so glad that he didn't'

Dec 24th 2019, 9:00 AM 18,432 Views 5 Comments

Dane Massey reflects – in his own words – on the genius of Stephen Kenny over the last decade, the power of being a hero and why a life in England was never for him.

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 15 December, 2019

No social media, no fancy cars, no excuses and no bulls***! The gospel according to Daryl Horgan
# STRAIGHT UP
From The42
# STRAIGHT UP

No social media, no fancy cars, no excuses and no bulls***! The gospel according to Daryl Horgan

Dec 15th 2019, 8:00 AM 52,171 Views 11 Comments

The Hibernian and Republic of Ireland winger – and his four-year-old son Jack – meets The42 for a wide-ranging chat in Edinburgh.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Kenny: 'We’ve been too reluctant to put young players into the senior team over last two decades'
# The Kids Are Alright
From The42
# The Kids Are Alright

Kenny: 'We’ve been too reluctant to put young players into the senior team over last two decades'

Updated Nov 20th 2019, 9:11 PM 22,790 Views 25 Comments

The U21 boss did reserve praise for Mick McCarthy’s promotion of a trio of teenagers in recent months.

'We had to say to him: you need to knock on your manager’s door'
# Frustration
From The42
# Frustration

'We had to say to him: you need to knock on your manager’s door'

Nov 20th 2019, 6:19 PM 19,853 Views 15 Comments

Stephen Kenny has suggested Adam Idah would benefit from more regular football at club level.

‘Troy is a number nine… He wouldn’t be ecstatic about moving to the left’
# Adaptation
From The42
# Adaptation

‘Troy is a number nine… He wouldn’t be ecstatic about moving to the left’

Nov 20th 2019, 3:00 PM 24,050 Views 19 Comments

The Tottenham striker had to do a job for the team as Ireland beat Sweden last night.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Troy Parrott ends memorable few days in style, as impressive Ireland put 4 past Sweden in Tallaght
# Report
From The42
# Report

Troy Parrott ends memorable few days in style, as impressive Ireland put 4 past Sweden in Tallaght

Nov 19th 2019, 10:07 PM 42,380 Views 27 Comments

Lee O’Connor, Adam Idah and Zach Elbouzedi were also on target for Stephen Kenny’s side.

Troy Parrott set to boost Ireland U21 hopes against Sweden tonight
# RETURN OF TROY
From The42
# RETURN OF TROY

Troy Parrott set to boost Ireland U21 hopes against Sweden tonight

Nov 19th 2019, 2:26 PM 9,422 Views 13 Comments

The teenage sensation will bolster Stephen Kenny’s attack at Tallaght Stadium.

Recurring attacking problems expose Ireland's need to break from obsession with their past
# Standing Still
From The42
# Standing Still

Recurring attacking problems expose Ireland's need to break from obsession with their past

Updated Nov 19th 2019, 8:30 AM 21,489 Views 46 Comments

The old ‘Put ‘Em Under Pressure’ couldn’t mask the fact that this is a side that can’t be relied upon to create goalscoring chances from open play against anyone.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 18 November, 2019

'His running stats and his ability with high-speed running are always really exceptional'
# Durable
From The42
# Durable

'His running stats and his ability with high-speed running are always really exceptional'

Nov 18th 2019, 6:41 PM 20,978 Views 2 Comments

Stephen Kenny has praised Zack Elbouzedi ahead of Ireland’s clash with Sweden at Tallaght Stadium tomorrow evening.

Kenny hopeful marathon travel doesn't hurt Irish U21s in crucial qualifier with Sweden
# Airmiles
From The42
# Airmiles

Kenny hopeful marathon travel doesn't hurt Irish U21s in crucial qualifier with Sweden

Nov 18th 2019, 7:00 AM 4,117 Views 2 Comments

While his side play after a lengthy trip back from Armenia, opponents Sweden have had a free week in the build-up.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 14 November, 2019

'We should have been easy winners' - Kenny hails much-changed side after Armenia victory
# U21s
From The42
# U21s

'We should have been easy winners' - Kenny hails much-changed side after Armenia victory

Nov 14th 2019, 4:59 PM 5,711 Views 4 Comments

The Irish U21s secured a vital 1-0 win in Yerevan earlier today, in spite of Dara O’Shea’s second-half red card.

Elbouzedi strike earns Ireland U21s victory despite O'Shea red card
# All Three Points
From The42
# All Three Points

Elbouzedi strike earns Ireland U21s victory despite O'Shea red card

Nov 14th 2019, 2:43 PM 20,148 Views 6 Comments

Stephen Kenny’s side extended their lead at the top of Group 1 after a 1-0 win over Armenia.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

17-year-old Man City youngster among four players confirmed to make Ireland U21 debut
# Ready To Go
From The42
# Ready To Go

17-year-old Man City youngster among four players confirmed to make Ireland U21 debut

Nov 12th 2019, 6:09 PM 7,811 Views 2 Comments

Gavin Bazunu is set to line out for Stephen Kenny’s side.

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Kenny forced into late call-ups as Irish U21s hit by raft of withdrawals
# Absentees
From The42
# Absentees

Kenny forced into late call-ups as Irish U21s hit by raft of withdrawals

Nov 10th 2019, 11:04 PM 9,833 Views 2 Comments

Liverpool’s Caoimhin Kelleher and Southampton’s Michael Obafemi are among five players who are out of the Armenia game next week.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Bristol City stopper confirmed as Ireland U21 goalkeeping coach
# Pastures New
From The42
# Pastures New

Bristol City stopper confirmed as Ireland U21 goalkeeping coach

Nov 7th 2019, 5:28 PM 6,731 Views 0 Comments

Rene Gilmartin is linking up with Stephen Kenny’s side.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

'He has a really exquisite range of passing for a left-back. He has a terrific left foot'
# Potential
From The42
# Potential

'He has a really exquisite range of passing for a left-back. He has a terrific left foot'

Nov 6th 2019, 8:04 PM 11,318 Views 1 Comment

Stephen Kenny has handed Thomas O’Connor a first call-up for Ireland U21s.

Stephen Kenny 'absolutely delighted' for Troy Parrott, but hints he could return to U21s
# Hot Prospect
From The42
# Hot Prospect

Stephen Kenny 'absolutely delighted' for Troy Parrott, but hints he could return to U21s

Nov 6th 2019, 5:32 PM 4,655 Views 1 Comment

The 17-year-old striker has made good progress at Tottenham of late.