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#Stephen Kenny

# stephen-kenny - Friday 25 March, 2022

Caoimhín Kelleher to start tomorrow's friendly game against Belgium
# Pole Position
From The42
# Pole Position

Caoimhín Kelleher to start tomorrow's friendly game against Belgium

Mar 25th 2022, 12:23 PM 5,739 Views 4 Comments

The Liverpool goalkeeper has his chance to stake a claim for the starting spot at international level.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 23 March, 2022

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Belgium?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Belgium?

Mar 23rd 2022, 9:43 PM 36,831 Views 29 Comments

Stephen Kenny has some tough calls to make.

Dunne and Talbot called up to Ireland squad as Randolph questions omission
# Comments Section
From The42
# Comments Section

Dunne and Talbot called up to Ireland squad as Randolph questions omission

Updated Mar 23rd 2022, 8:10 PM 33,767 Views 10 Comments

West Ham goalkeeper Randolph replied to an FAI post on Instagram highlighting his omission.

Kenny explains past comments on English coaching as new assistant Eustace tipped to make impact
# A New England
From The42
# A New England

Kenny explains past comments on English coaching as new assistant Eustace tipped to make impact

Mar 23rd 2022, 7:01 AM 17,241 Views 12 Comments

‘It wasn’t a wholesale criticism of English coaches,’ the Ireland boss said when quotes were read back to him.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 22 March, 2022

'We are way behind in this country but I don’t think that is conflicting with hosting Euro '28'
# Stephen Kenny
From The42
# Stephen Kenny

'We are way behind in this country but I don’t think that is conflicting with hosting Euro '28'

Mar 22nd 2022, 4:36 PM 14,398 Views 7 Comments

Ireland senior men’s manager Stephen Kenny supports the FAI’s co-hosting of the 2028 European Championships.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 18 March, 2022

'There's a degree of anxiety about being injured' - Kenny explains Obafemi exclusion
# Squad Selection
From The42
# Squad Selection

'There's a degree of anxiety about being injured' - Kenny explains Obafemi exclusion

Mar 18th 2022, 3:00 PM 8,011 Views 2 Comments

The Irish manager also explained the absences of Aaron Connolly and Jamie McGrath for the double-header against Belgium and Lithuania.

Ronan and Sykes receive first Ireland call-ups for Belgium and Lithuania friendlies
# COYBIG
From The42
# COYBIG

Ronan and Sykes receive first Ireland call-ups for Belgium and Lithuania friendlies

Mar 18th 2022, 12:59 PM 17,029 Views 27 Comments

Scott Hogan is recalled in 25-man squad but there’s no place for the in-form Michael Obafemi.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Obafemi 'sees himself as a senior international' after up front admission
# Honest
From The42
# Honest

Obafemi 'sees himself as a senior international' after up front admission

Updated Mar 16th 2022, 12:07 PM 28,074 Views 15 Comments

Ireland Under-21 boss Jim Crawford praises striker’s honesty and urges him to build on impressive club form.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 11 March, 2022

Dylan Watts turned down Stephen Kenny once before. He won’t do it again.
# Target
From The42
# Target

Dylan Watts turned down Stephen Kenny once before. He won’t do it again.

Mar 11th 2022, 7:15 AM 7,927 Views 2 Comments

Shamrock Rovers midfielder has taken his game to a new level over the past year but insists there is more to come with an Ireland call-up on his radar.

'After that I said, 'Never, ever again will that ever happen'' - England friendly key to Kenny's Ireland turnaround
# Bouncing Back
From The42
# Bouncing Back

'After that I said, 'Never, ever again will that ever happen'' - England friendly key to Kenny's Ireland turnaround

Mar 11th 2022, 6:00 AM 8,502 Views 1 Comment

A 3-0 defeat at Wembley has proved to be the worst result of Kenny’s reign so far, but it proved the catalyst for an improvement.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 10 March, 2022

'To go back to where Ireland started in their first Euros, if it's back to Stuttgart or wherever it is - that's the big dream'
# Stephen Kenny
From The42
# Stephen Kenny

'To go back to where Ireland started in their first Euros, if it's back to Stuttgart or wherever it is - that's the big dream'

Mar 10th 2022, 2:32 PM 2,896 Views 1 Comment

Stephen Kenny today set out his stall having finally signed a contract extension with the FAI.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 9 March, 2022

Dundee denied at the death as Irish midfielder scores stoppage-time winner
# Connor Ronan
From The42
# Connor Ronan

Dundee denied at the death as Irish midfielder scores stoppage-time winner

Mar 9th 2022, 10:14 PM 5,831 Views 0 Comments

Connor Ronan headed home late to hand Stephen Robinson his first victory as manager.

Stephen Kenny finally agrees new Ireland contract
# Done Deal
From The42
# Done Deal

Stephen Kenny finally agrees new Ireland contract

Mar 9th 2022, 5:03 PM 21,565 Views 31 Comments

The deal is set to see the Dubliner in charge up until the end of Euro 2024.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 22 February, 2022

Will the injury to Adam Idah tempt Stephen Kenny to summon 17-year-old Evan Ferguson?
# Evan Sent For
From The42
# Evan Sent For

Will the injury to Adam Idah tempt Stephen Kenny to summon 17-year-old Evan Ferguson?

Feb 22nd 2022, 9:29 PM 6,055 Views 0 Comments

Idah’s setback is addressed on today’s episode of The Football Family.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

FAI expect to finalise contract extension for Stephen Kenny by next month
# Nearly There
From The42
# Nearly There

FAI expect to finalise contract extension for Stephen Kenny by next month

Feb 8th 2022, 11:00 PM 2,351 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, the FAI CEO says Kenny will find a ‘bloody good coach’ to replace Anthony Barry.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 4 February, 2022

Make no mistake - Anthony Barry leaving the Irish set-up is a significant blow to Stephen Kenny
# Pastures New
From The42
# Pastures New

Make no mistake - Anthony Barry leaving the Irish set-up is a significant blow to Stephen Kenny

Updated Feb 4th 2022, 8:03 PM 29,543 Views 13 Comments

A reflection on Barry’s work with the Irish team, as it is announced he is leaving to join the Belgian staff.

Ireland coach Anthony Barry leaves Kenny's set-up to join Belgium
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

Ireland coach Anthony Barry leaves Kenny's set-up to join Belgium

Feb 4th 2022, 11:11 AM 19,545 Views 17 Comments

‘The opportunity to move on to Belgium and to have the chance to take part in the World Cup finals was one I felt I couldn’t turn down.’

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 30 January, 2022

Irish football has always been defined by Britain - so what has changed since Brexit?
# The British Question
From The42
# The British Question

Irish football has always been defined by Britain - so what has changed since Brexit?

Jan 30th 2022, 8:00 AM 23,647 Views 9 Comments

We take a big-picture look at what is happening with the men’s national team, the men’s national league and youth development at a time of great change for Irish football.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 18 January, 2022

McLoughlin hoping impressive recent form puts him on Kenny's radar
# International Ambitions
From The42
# International Ambitions

McLoughlin hoping impressive recent form puts him on Kenny's radar

Jan 18th 2022, 3:25 PM 7,105 Views 0 Comments

The 25-year-old defender from Cork has been a stand-out performer for Hull City in recent weeks.

Lewandowski the unanimous choice as Coleman and Kenny's votes for FIFA awards are revealed From The42

Lewandowski the unanimous choice as Coleman and Kenny's votes for FIFA awards are revealed

Jan 18th 2022, 12:21 PM 5,133 Views 0 Comments

Katie McCabe and Vera Pauw’s votes in the women’s awards have also been published.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 1 January, 2022

A year of two halves: the inside story of Stephen Kenny's Ireland in 2021
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

A year of two halves: the inside story of Stephen Kenny's Ireland in 2021

Jan 1st 2022, 7:00 AM 11,361 Views 6 Comments

With Stephen Kenny in talks over a new contract, The42 spoke to some of those closest to the situation to see how the Ireland manager turned his year around.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 18 December, 2021

'A two-month contract?' Kenny dismisses talk of minor Nations League extension
# Uncompromising
From The42
# Uncompromising

'A two-month contract?' Kenny dismisses talk of minor Nations League extension

Updated Dec 18th 2021, 12:07 PM 29,305 Views 26 Comments

The Irish boss is optimistic he will be in charge for the forthcoming Euros campaign.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 17 December, 2021

Stephen Kenny suggests fixture schedule favours Ireland's rivals
# Advantage
From The42
# Advantage

Stephen Kenny suggests fixture schedule favours Ireland's rivals

Dec 17th 2021, 4:00 PM 4,017 Views 4 Comments

The Boys in Green have been paired with Ukraine, Scotland and Armenia in their Nations League group.

Ireland to begin with home game against Ukraine as Uefa Nations League schedule is confirmed
# Fixtures
From The42
# Fixtures

Ireland to begin with home game against Ukraine as Uefa Nations League schedule is confirmed

Dec 17th 2021, 8:56 AM 5,230 Views 2 Comments

It all kicks off for Stephen Kenny’s side on 4 June.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 16 December, 2021

Scotland among opponents as Ireland given favourable Uefa Nations League draw
# On The Schedule
From The42
# On The Schedule

Scotland among opponents as Ireland given favourable Uefa Nations League draw

Dec 16th 2021, 6:32 PM 42,530 Views 36 Comments

Ireland will also face Ukraine and Armenia in their group.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

FAI set to extend Stephen Kenny's contract to include Euro 2024 campaign
# Staying On
From The42
# Staying On

FAI set to extend Stephen Kenny's contract to include Euro 2024 campaign

Updated Dec 14th 2021, 8:30 AM 22,059 Views 30 Comments

There was speculation Kenny may only be given a short-term extension, but it now appears he will get his chance to lead Ireland to the next Euros.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 29 November, 2021

No white smoke yet for Stephen Kenny as FAI discuss World Cup qualification campaign in meeting
# As You Were
From The42
# As You Were

No white smoke yet for Stephen Kenny as FAI discuss World Cup qualification campaign in meeting

Nov 29th 2021, 10:50 PM 3,196 Views 2 Comments

The FAI confirmed that board members ‘undertook positive and detailed discussions’ this evening, but revealed little else in a brief statement.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 20 November, 2021

Analysing all 20 Ireland games of the Stephen Kenny era
# Review
From The42
# Review

Analysing all 20 Ireland games of the Stephen Kenny era

Nov 20th 2021, 6:50 AM 14,256 Views 4 Comments

The team have looked rejuvenated of late, after a tough start.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 17 November, 2021

FAI's focus on courting investment as Bonner stays tight-lipped on Kenny's future
# Waiting Game
From The42
# Waiting Game

FAI's focus on courting investment as Bonner stays tight-lipped on Kenny's future

Nov 17th 2021, 5:23 PM 27,290 Views 16 Comments

Bonner was speaking at the launch of the FAI’s Social Return on Investment report, which estimates football to be worth an annual €1.8 billion to the Irish economy.

'Stephen Kenny came in and said it was the first time he saw it'
# Unbelievable
From The42
# Unbelievable

'Stephen Kenny came in and said it was the first time he saw it'

Nov 17th 2021, 3:25 PM 25,441 Views 0 Comments

An incredible finish saw Ireland U21s beat Sweden with the last kick of the game.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Tactics Board: Cullen the catalyst as Ireland show more progress under Kenny
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Tactics Board: Cullen the catalyst as Ireland show more progress under Kenny

Updated Nov 16th 2021, 2:32 PM 12,949 Views 9 Comments

The Boys in Green eventually got their just rewards against Luxembourg to end the World Cup qualification campaign on a positive note, writes Shane Keegan.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 15 November, 2021

Luxembourg victory was the final confirmation - Stephen Kenny deserves a new contract
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Luxembourg victory was the final confirmation - Stephen Kenny deserves a new contract

Nov 15th 2021, 9:30 PM 26,406 Views 47 Comments

The FAI board are set to make a decision on whether their manager deserves to take charge of the Euro 2024 campaign.

The Stephen Kenny debate was never really about Stephen Kenny
# Talking Point
From The42
# Talking Point

The Stephen Kenny debate was never really about Stephen Kenny

Nov 15th 2021, 12:00 PM 26,410 Views 33 Comments

The Ireland manager is beginning to silence even the most ardent sceptics with a series of improved displays from the team.

'I was in a leg brace when Stephen rang me' - Ogbene reflects on his rapid rise
# Key Man
From The42
# Key Man

'I was in a leg brace when Stephen rang me' - Ogbene reflects on his rapid rise

Updated Nov 15th 2021, 8:33 AM 24,010 Views 10 Comments

Chiedozie Ogbene has emerged as a key player for Ireland, and was man of the match in the 3-0 victory over Luxembourg.

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 14 November, 2021

'He denigrated all the great players who played for Ireland' - Kenny slams Luxembourg coach
# Spat
From The42
# Spat

'He denigrated all the great players who played for Ireland' - Kenny slams Luxembourg coach

Nov 14th 2021, 11:01 PM 28,868 Views 11 Comments

Kenny said Luc Holtz’ comments were ‘unacceptable.’

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

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Luxembourg

Nov 14th 2021, 10:07 PM 15,158 Views 8 Comments

Stephen Kenny’s men were made to work for what was ultimately a convincing 3-0 victory.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 13 November, 2021

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Luxembourg?
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Luxembourg?

Updated Nov 13th 2021, 9:36 PM 30,026 Views 27 Comments

Stephen Kenny has a few tough calls to make.

Tactics board: Ireland hunted Portugal cleverly - and then used the ball confidently
# Xs And Os
From The42
# Xs And Os

Tactics board: Ireland hunted Portugal cleverly - and then used the ball confidently

Updated Nov 13th 2021, 12:32 PM 13,750 Views 14 Comments

Shane Keegan breaks down more encouraging signs of progress in Ireland’s performances under Stephen Kenny.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 12 November, 2021

Stephen Kenny has made Ireland tough to beat – and a whole lot more
# Kenny At The Wheel
From The42
# Kenny At The Wheel

Stephen Kenny has made Ireland tough to beat – and a whole lot more

Nov 12th 2021, 6:48 PM 5,187 Views 6 Comments

Following Ireland’s draw with Portugal, a new episode of The Football Family podcast is now available.

Last night proved one thing - we do have the players
# Talking Point
From The42
# Talking Point

Last night proved one thing - we do have the players

Nov 12th 2021, 12:00 PM 23,301 Views 33 Comments

Ireland earned a creditable draw and could easily have beaten a Portugal team featuring Cristiano Ronaldo.