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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Dessie Farrell

Last month
May 2023
'It's time to have a proper review' - Dublin boss Farrell on provincial championships
His side hammered Louth in today’s Leinster final and secured their 13th title in-a-row.
# Reaction
'We just felt it was time to try Stephen' - Cluxton's return for 'off-colour' Dubs
Dessie Farrell’s side kept their 13 in-a-row Leinster bid intact against Kildare yesterday.
Last year
# Staying Put
Dessie Farrell to continue as Dublin football manager for two more years
The Dublin GAA county committee made the announcement this evening.
# Reaction
Dessie Farrell: 'I’m gutted for the lads inside there. They died with their boots on'
The Dublin boss saw his team lose a second successive All-Ireland semi-final.
# January blues
Dublin's injured stars unlikely to return for Kerry showdown
Jonny Cooper, James McCarthy, Mick Fitzsimons, Con O’Callaghan and Paddy Small missed the defeat to Armagh at the weekend.
# Opting out
Dessie Farrell confirms Cluxton and McCaffrey won't be involved with Dublin in 2022
Earlier this week Paul Mannion confirmed he was not returning to the inter-county scene.
All time
# mayo march on
'It was obvious we were very flat in the second half' - Dublin bow out of All-Ireland race
Dublin’s remarkable reign came to an end at the hands of Mayo this evening.
# question marks
'Obviously there has been a period of transition' - Farrell on talk of Dublin's demise
Dublin failed to beat the handicap in all three of their Leinster SFC outings.
# Number 1
Farrell: 'Ultimately that decision whether Stephen Cluxton plays for Dublin again rests with him'
Dessie Farrell was speaking after Dublin’s Leinster semi-final win over Meath.
# Number One
Dublin boss Farrell says Cluxton has stepped away from senior squad but has not retired
Evan Comerford was between the posts as Dublin began their 2021 championship campaign today.
# Off the hook
Dublin GAA team will not face prosecution for Covid-19 breaches
Photographs were published in the Irish Independent of the team taking part in a training session last March.
# Sanction
GAA expected to announce new Farrell ban and rule him out of Dublin's league campaign
Seamus ‘Banty’ McEnaney is facing a suspension that could see him miss an early round Ulster SFC game.
# Dominant Dubs
Ruthless Dublin always find a way to win and end any dreams of a 2020 sporting breakthrough
Mayo had drawn level in the 50th minute but Dublin were not to be stopped.
# Deadly Dessie
Dessie Farrell joins special group of All-Ireland winning bosses after landing senior prize
The Dublin boss has now won the three main All-Ireland prizes as a manager.
# Journey
Dessie Farrell: the making of a Dublin manager
From teenage star, to union leader, to coach, Farrell has taken a circuitous route to today’s All-Ireland final.
# Dessie Farrell
'It was probably more out of respect to Jim' - from ruling out Dublin senior job to getting set for All-Ireland final
Dessie Farrell has taken over from Jim Gavin and is set for his first senior final in charge of Dublin.
# Dub Exit
'I think what broke me was the drawn final' - McCaffrey speaks out on leaving Dublin football squad
Jack McCaffrey was speaking to his former Dublin team-mate on The Bernard Brogan Podcast.
# sky blues
'You'd have to ask the question, have we been truly tested yet?' - Farrell on Dublin dominance debate
Dessie Farrell says Dublin’s path to the All-Ireland final has impacted the public perception of their supremacy over the rest.
# butsy
Retired 7-time All-Ireland winner added to Dublin backroom team
Darren Daly was listed as a selector for last night’s Leinster SFC quarter-final win over Westmeath.
# unusual start
Late appointment, retirements, Covid: Charting Farrell's testing 11 months as Dublin boss
’2020 is going to be a very, very interesting season,’ Dessie Farrell predicted back in January.
# Capital gains
Dublin football and hurling teams unveiled for league and championship clashes
Chris Crummey starts at centre-forward for the hurlers against Laois with two debuts in store, while Dessie Farrell keeps his footballers unchanged.
# knife edge
'This doubt hangs over you constantly': Threat of cancelled season looms large on county return
Dessie Farrell was speaking after Dublin’s win over Meath last night.
# Jayo And Dermo
Jason Sherlock: 'As disappointed as I am, I hope that Diarmuid is in a good place with his decision'
The ex-Dublin player and coach on Connolly’s departure, Farrell’s arrival and a special 1995 memento.
# Hitting Out
'I don’t understand why people who don’t play the game, get to make the decisions'
Mickey Harte, Dessie Farrell and Niall Morgan offer contrasting views on the GAA’s new backpass rule.
# Red Hands Rule
Tyrone down Farrell's Dubs as late Brennan goal seals the deal at stormy Healy Park
The Red Hand inflicted a first league defeat on the new Dublin manager, who made an interesting statement afterwards.
# clean slate
Dublin defender Cooper set for return as he enjoys life under childhood hero Farrell
‘It is nice to get a different voice and different perspective,’ the six-time All-Ireland winner says.
# Fitz The Bill
Moving on from Kerry job, Galvin's role with Wexford and the change in Dublin
Eamonn Fitzmaurice cannot see himself ever managing a county other than Kerry.
# yerra
After Clifford and Fenton's heroics, Keane and Farrell give exhibition in art of saying nothing
Neither manager gave much away after last night’s entertaining draw.
# Away Day Blues
23 substitutions, row on the terrace and referee escorted off - Farrell reign enjoys colourful start
The new Dublin manager lost his first game in charge yesterday.
# losing start
Con O'Callaghan's brother bags two goals but Dessie Farrell era begins in Longford defeat
Niall O’Callaghan’s brace couldn’t prevent Dublin from falling to Longford in the O’Byrne Cup semi-final.
# Dawn Of New Era
'The squad does need an injection of new faces and new blood'
Dessie Farrell opens up about his decision to take on the Dublin job.
# Captain Cluxton
Dublin confirm Cluxton staying on for 20th season and Connolly also to return
Dessie Farrell has revealed that the star goalkeeper is staying on.
# Ones to watch
12 young Dubs who could make a breakthrough under Dessie Farrell in 2020
Dessie Farrell will take charge of his first game as Dublin boss this weekend.
# Good Times
'He was the most important person in my life outside of my family for seven years'
Jack McCaffrey says former Dublin manager Jim Gavin left a massive impact on him.
# New Era
Dublin appoint Dessie Farrell as new senior football manager
The 1995 All-Ireland winner takes over from Jim Gavin.
# Winning Start
Dessie Farrell's reign over Na Fianna begins with 14-point victory against 13-man Sylvesters
The Mobhi Road side were without Dublin defenders Jonny Cooper and Eoin Murchan.
# The Gaffer
Dublin All-Ireland U21 and minor winning football boss to take over Na Fianna senior side
Dessie Farrell will be in charge at club level in 2019.
# stepping down
Farrell doesn't see himself as future senior boss as he ends underage reign with Dublin
Dublin saw off Galway in tonight’s All-Ireland final in Tullamore .
# EirGridGAA
Dublin make one change for All-Ireland final while Galway keep semi-final goalscorer on the bench
The sides meet tomorrow at O’Connor Park in Tullamore.
# Tug of War
'Morally wrong' to make Dublin U21 footballers face choice between club and county
The dilemma has risen ahead of the All-Ireland U21 final.