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#Stephen Kenny

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Kenny forced to ring changes for crucial Ireland U21 Euro qualifiers
# Kenny's Kids
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# Kenny's Kids

Kenny forced to ring changes for crucial Ireland U21 Euro qualifiers

Nov 6th 2019, 2:34 PM 6,600 Views 7 Comments

Ireland manager hands trio their first call-ups as former Shamrock Rovers star Trevor Clarke also returns from injury.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Ireland U21 goalkeeper Kelleher set to start for Liverpool against Arsenal From The42

Ireland U21 goalkeeper Kelleher set to start for Liverpool against Arsenal

Oct 29th 2019, 1:22 PM 10,250 Views 10 Comments

The Cork native will play in the Carabao Cup fourth-round tie tomorrow night.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

'We played in a wind tunnel' - Kenny critical of conditions after Ireland U21 defeat
# Setback
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# Setback

'We played in a wind tunnel' - Kenny critical of conditions after Ireland U21 defeat

Oct 16th 2019, 11:05 AM 7,351 Views 8 Comments

The Boys in Green boss also believes the penalty decision that won the game for Iceland was ‘very harsh’.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Iceland hand Stephen Kenny's Ireland first defeat of qualifying campaign
# Disappointment
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# Disappointment

Iceland hand Stephen Kenny's Ireland first defeat of qualifying campaign

Oct 15th 2019, 6:00 PM 27,042 Views 17 Comments

Sveinn Aron Gudjohnsen — son of former Chelsea player Eidur — scored the winning goal.

'I knew it was time to grow up' - Ireland U21 midfielder aiming to kick on for club and country
# Next Generation
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# Next Generation

'I knew it was time to grow up' - Ireland U21 midfielder aiming to kick on for club and country

Oct 15th 2019, 11:03 AM 7,120 Views 3 Comments

Bournemouth’s Gavin Kilkenny is loving life as part of Stephen Kenny’s squad.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Kenny adds two new faces to U21 squad as Afolabi ruled out of Iceland trip
# Reinforcements
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# Reinforcements

Kenny adds two new faces to U21 squad as Afolabi ruled out of Iceland trip

Oct 12th 2019, 11:28 AM 7,244 Views 0 Comments

Bohemians winger Danny Grant and GAIS Gothenburg striker Aaron Drinan have been called up.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 11 October, 2019

‘Michael got the crowd on the edge of their seats, he was running 70 yards with the ball’
# Hot Prospect
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# Hot Prospect

‘Michael got the crowd on the edge of their seats, he was running 70 yards with the ball’

Oct 11th 2019, 8:30 AM 12,394 Views 5 Comments

Stephen Kenny praised the contribution of Michael Obafemi following Ireland’s stalemate with Italy.

‘He didn’t seem to do a lot really’ – Kenny on Troy Parrott’s controversial red card
# Unimpressed
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# Unimpressed

‘He didn’t seem to do a lot really’ – Kenny on Troy Parrott’s controversial red card

Oct 11th 2019, 7:00 AM 6,368 Views 9 Comments

The Ireland U21 boss was less than pleased with some of the decisions that went against his team.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Troy Parrott and Moise Kean sent off, as Ireland draw with Italy in front of record Tallaght crowd
# Report
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# Report

Troy Parrott and Moise Kean sent off, as Ireland draw with Italy in front of record Tallaght crowd

Oct 10th 2019, 10:07 PM 43,602 Views 20 Comments

Both sides carved out decent chances to win it, but it ended scoreless.

'You can’t be paralysed by fear. Life is short'
# Philosophy
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# Philosophy

'You can’t be paralysed by fear. Life is short'

Oct 10th 2019, 6:00 AM 5,142 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Kenny is hoping for another positive display against Italy, after an encouraging start as Ireland U21 boss.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Has Irish football suffered from a dearth of talent? Stephen Kenny is unconvinced
# Talking Point
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# Talking Point

Has Irish football suffered from a dearth of talent? Stephen Kenny is unconvinced

Oct 9th 2019, 8:17 PM 6,055 Views 3 Comments

The Ireland U21 boss has explained how joined-up thinking across the age groups has benefited his side.

11 months on from Ireland senior debut, Obafemi could be set for first U21 appearance
# Potential
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# Potential

11 months on from Ireland senior debut, Obafemi could be set for first U21 appearance

Oct 9th 2019, 4:44 PM 7,619 Views 3 Comments

The Southampton striker has had his troubles with injuries over the past year.

'The Irish footballing public are connecting with this group of players'
# Together Stronger
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# Together Stronger

'The Irish footballing public are connecting with this group of players'

Oct 9th 2019, 12:05 AM 7,569 Views 8 Comments

Stephen Kenny has helped oversee a rejuvenation of the Ireland U21 team’s fortunes.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

'My managers are actually coming out to watch on Thursday'
# Under The Microscope
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# Under The Microscope

'My managers are actually coming out to watch on Thursday'

Oct 8th 2019, 9:07 PM 16,617 Views 0 Comments

Conor Masterson is hoping to impress his QPR coaches as he prepares to represent Ireland against Italy.

‘He's obviously going to be a miss for us, but we're all happy for him’
# Potential
From The42
# Potential

‘He's obviously going to be a miss for us, but we're all happy for him’

Oct 8th 2019, 4:51 PM 11,551 Views 1 Comment

Stephen Kenny, Conor Masterson and Conor Coventry give their thoughts on Aaron Connolly’s promotion to the Ireland senior side.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 3 October, 2019

'We could've sold the game out twice. I've everyone looking for tickets at the moment'
# Next Generation
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# Next Generation

'We could've sold the game out twice. I've everyone looking for tickets at the moment'

Oct 3rd 2019, 3:33 PM 6,548 Views 3 Comments

Ireland’s U21 qualifier against Italy at Tallaght Stadium next Thursday is a sell-out.

19-year-old Brighton star expected to stay with U21s but senior Ireland call-up 'a possibility'
# Aaron Connolly
From The42
# Aaron Connolly

19-year-old Brighton star expected to stay with U21s but senior Ireland call-up 'a possibility'

Oct 3rd 2019, 7:30 AM 6,044 Views 7 Comments

Aaron Connolly has recently played against Man City, Burnley, Newcastle, Aston Villa and Chelsea.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

'Caoimhín was behind Alisson and Mignolet but the U21 games have given him extra confidence'
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

'Caoimhín was behind Alisson and Mignolet but the U21 games have given him extra confidence'

Oct 2nd 2019, 5:48 PM 7,644 Views 3 Comments

Stephen Kenny praised Caoimhín Kelleher after making his senior Liverpool debut against MK Dons.

'I'm absolutely fine now': Kenny hails Swedish health system after falling ill on U21 duty
# All Better Now
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# All Better Now

'I'm absolutely fine now': Kenny hails Swedish health system after falling ill on U21 duty

Oct 2nd 2019, 4:24 PM 22,026 Views 8 Comments

The 47-year-old suffered a health scare after Ireland’s Euro qualifier win against Sweden.

Obafemi and Ronan return as Kenny names U21 squad for Italy and Iceland qualifiers
# Squad Goals
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# Squad Goals

Obafemi and Ronan return as Kenny names U21 squad for Italy and Iceland qualifiers

Oct 2nd 2019, 3:00 PM 9,619 Views 10 Comments

Ireland are currently top of their group with three wins from three.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 27 September, 2019

Ireland's crucial U21 Euro qualifier against Italy at Tallaght Stadium has sold out
# Great To See
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# Great To See

Ireland's crucial U21 Euro qualifier against Italy at Tallaght Stadium has sold out

Sep 27th 2019, 1:53 PM 6,298 Views 3 Comments

Stephen Kenny’s side has captured the public’s imagination after three wins from three.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 21 September, 2019

'I had a lot of bad days when I had no motivation to do anything, thinking that I’m f****d, basically'
# Comeback
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# Comeback

'I had a lot of bad days when I had no motivation to do anything, thinking that I’m f****d, basically'

Sep 21st 2019, 8:30 AM 18,998 Views 10 Comments

Jayson Molumby talks to The42 about recovering from a 15-month injury nightmare to captain Ireland’s exciting U21s.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 19 September, 2019

FAI forecast a sell-out as tickets are snapped up for crucial U21 qualifier against Italy From The42

FAI forecast a sell-out as tickets are snapped up for crucial U21 qualifier against Italy

Sep 19th 2019, 4:11 PM 7,006 Views 9 Comments

Stephen Kenny’s promising young side are currently top of Group 1 with three wins from three.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Kenny hospitalised in Sweden after falling ill on way home from U21 qualifier
# Get Well Soon
From The42
# Get Well Soon

Kenny hospitalised in Sweden after falling ill on way home from U21 qualifier

Sep 12th 2019, 9:00 PM 51,124 Views 13 Comments

The 47-year-old expects to be discharged in the coming days.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

'Stephen, I think he's got the best job' - Succession plan a talking point after Bulgaria win
# The Handover
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# The Handover

'Stephen, I think he's got the best job' - Succession plan a talking point after Bulgaria win

Sep 11th 2019, 12:00 PM 30,456 Views 29 Comments

Mick McCarthy also explained what Troy Parrott will have to do to force his way into his plans at senior level.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Stephen Kenny hails 'outstanding' Ireland U21 side after superb win in Sweden
# Reaction
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# Reaction

Stephen Kenny hails 'outstanding' Ireland U21 side after superb win in Sweden

Sep 10th 2019, 11:30 PM 9,957 Views 8 Comments

Ireland came from behind to record a 3-1 victory in this evening’s European Championship qualifier.

Troy Parrott and Conor Masterson goals help Ireland U21s bag impressive win in Sweden
# Future Is Bright
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# Future Is Bright

Troy Parrott and Conor Masterson goals help Ireland U21s bag impressive win in Sweden

Sep 10th 2019, 7:29 PM 41,279 Views 42 Comments

A double from Parrott and a fine header from Masterson secured three points.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Ireland's man of the match is targeting regular football at club level
# Hot Prospect
From The42
# Hot Prospect

Ireland's man of the match is targeting regular football at club level

Sep 7th 2019, 10:15 AM 14,948 Views 3 Comments

Jayson Molumby produced an eye-catching display in the win over Armenia.

'He wants to play centre forward. He's never played on the left for his club'
# Reaction
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# Reaction

'He wants to play centre forward. He's never played on the left for his club'

Sep 7th 2019, 5:45 AM 15,241 Views 3 Comments

Stephen Kenny singled out Aaron Connolly for praise after his impressive display last night.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 6 September, 2019

Stephen Kenny backs 17-year-old Spurs striker Parrott to 'come alive' in Tallaght tonight
# Great Expectations
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# Great Expectations

Stephen Kenny backs 17-year-old Spurs striker Parrott to 'come alive' in Tallaght tonight

Sep 6th 2019, 6:00 AM 7,474 Views 6 Comments

Ireland face Armenia in a European Championship qualifier this evening.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Stephen Kenny reserves high praise for Bournemouth's teenage starlet
# Potential
From The42
# Potential

Stephen Kenny reserves high praise for Bournemouth's teenage starlet

Sep 5th 2019, 5:58 PM 6,879 Views 1 Comment

Gavin Kilenny is in contention to start for Ireland U21s, after impressing in pre-season.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 29 August, 2019

'I don’t play with two strikers, so five into one doesn’t go'
# Selection Dilemna
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# Selection Dilemna

'I don’t play with two strikers, so five into one doesn’t go'

Aug 29th 2019, 6:15 AM 10,328 Views 7 Comments

Ireland U21 boss Stephen Kenny is not short of options in the forward line.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

19-year-old Dubliner handed first-ever senior start for Bournemouth
# Hot Prospect
From The42
# Hot Prospect

19-year-old Dubliner handed first-ever senior start for Bournemouth

Aug 28th 2019, 7:02 PM 10,953 Views 11 Comments

Gavin Kilkenny has been rewarded by Eddie Howe after impressing in pre-season.

'It'll be great for him to step up and play in the U21 team, and great for the Irish public'
# Potential
From The42
# Potential

'It'll be great for him to step up and play in the U21 team, and great for the Irish public'

Aug 28th 2019, 6:19 PM 7,013 Views 1 Comment

Tottenham striker Troy Parrott is set to feature for Stephen Kenny’s side next month.

Obafemi, Collins and Parrott included in Kenny's exciting Ireland U21 squad
# Euro Qualifiers
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# Euro Qualifiers

Obafemi, Collins and Parrott included in Kenny's exciting Ireland U21 squad

Aug 28th 2019, 3:18 PM 8,115 Views 13 Comments

Kenny has named a 22-player squad for the upcoming European Championship qualifiers.

'Adam's the most disappointed lad in the dressing room' - Idah tipped to learn from difficult debut
# Chin Up
From The42
# Chin Up

'Adam's the most disappointed lad in the dressing room' - Idah tipped to learn from difficult debut

Aug 28th 2019, 1:44 PM 11,647 Views 2 Comments

Norwich City manager Daniel Farke believes last night’s experience will stand to the Ireland U21 striker going forward.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Blow for Stephen Kenny as Ireland U21 star looks doubtful for upcoming qualifiers
# Perfect 10
From The42
# Perfect 10

Blow for Stephen Kenny as Ireland U21 star looks doubtful for upcoming qualifiers

Aug 15th 2019, 11:15 AM 6,158 Views 0 Comments

Connor Ronan has suffered a fractured rib on club duty.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Stephen Kenny: 'Rice and Grealish should still be playing for Ireland'
# Hindsight
From The42
# Hindsight

Stephen Kenny: 'Rice and Grealish should still be playing for Ireland'

Jul 11th 2019, 6:09 PM 17,064 Views 20 Comments

The former Dundalk manager was speaking on Eamon Dunphy’s The Stand podcast.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 15 June, 2019

'They've nothing to fear in their international careers. They're equal to the best players in the world'
# Let The Kids Play
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# Let The Kids Play

'They've nothing to fear in their international careers. They're equal to the best players in the world'

Jun 15th 2019, 5:44 PM 12,479 Views 11 Comments

Ireland U21 manager Stephen Kenny hailed his players for their fourth place finish at the Toulon Tournament.

Penalty misfortune for Kenny's U21s as Ireland finish 4th in Toulon
# Not To B3
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# Not To B3

Penalty misfortune for Kenny's U21s as Ireland finish 4th in Toulon

Jun 15th 2019, 4:29 PM 7,006 Views 1 Comment

There was controversy as Darragh Leahy’s penalty was ordered to be retaken during the shootout, and he missed with his second attempt.