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#Stephen Kenny

# stephen-kenny - Friday 12 November, 2021

'If you don't think we're going in a positive way, you're writing the wrong stuff'
# Getting Better
From The42
# Getting Better

'If you don't think we're going in a positive way, you're writing the wrong stuff'

Nov 12th 2021, 1:11 AM 6,278 Views 5 Comments

Shane Duffy has firmly backed Stephen Kenny amid talk surrounding the Ireland manager’s future.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 11 November, 2021

'If Stephen needs him this evening, he won't let anybody down'
# Backing
From The42
# Backing

'If Stephen needs him this evening, he won't let anybody down'

Nov 11th 2021, 1:19 PM 8,784 Views 0 Comments

Jim Crawford has backed Nathan Collins to shine if required against Cristiano Ronaldo and co.

3 key aspects of the game Ireland need to get right against Portugal
# From The Training Ground
From The42
# From The Training Ground

3 key aspects of the game Ireland need to get right against Portugal

Nov 11th 2021, 9:54 AM 3,059 Views 4 Comments

Shane Keegan looks at the areas he believes Stephen Kenny and his coaching team will have been working hard on this week.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Portugal?
# Predictions
From The42
# Predictions

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Portugal?

Updated Nov 10th 2021, 8:05 PM 32,771 Views 26 Comments

Stephen Kenny has some tough calls to make ahead of Thursday’s encounter.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 8 November, 2021

'It’s a pretty straightforward answer, I 100 percent want the manager to stay'
# Backing
From The42
# Backing

'It’s a pretty straightforward answer, I 100 percent want the manager to stay'

Updated Nov 8th 2021, 8:02 PM 41,032 Views 12 Comments

Josh Cullen and Jason Knight have given Stephen Kenny their full support.

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 7 November, 2021

Duff stands firm over Ireland exit - 'It's one decision I'm most proud of in my life'
# No Regrets
From The42
# No Regrets

Duff stands firm over Ireland exit - 'It's one decision I'm most proud of in my life'

Nov 7th 2021, 3:05 PM 43,531 Views 4 Comments

‘We all make decisions in life. We know when we’ve made some good ones and some bad ones… It’s like I’ve never been there, I’m good at moving on.’

Kenny finding European champions Italy an inspiration as his vision for Ireland begins to take shape
# Team Spirit
From The42
# Team Spirit

Kenny finding European champions Italy an inspiration as his vision for Ireland begins to take shape

Nov 7th 2021, 8:00 AM 4,146 Views 1 Comment

The manager wants his squad to mimic the Italian’s collective culture of ‘self-sacrifice.’

# stephen-kenny - Friday 5 November, 2021

'That can erode your spirit' - Kenny says absent Connolly would benefit from 'focus' of regular game-time
# Needs Aaron Of Games
From The42
# Needs Aaron Of Games

'That can erode your spirit' - Kenny says absent Connolly would benefit from 'focus' of regular game-time

Nov 5th 2021, 6:00 AM 2,615 Views 0 Comments

The Brighton striker has been left out of the latest international squad through injury, having already slipped down the pecking order.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 4 November, 2021

No place for Connolly in Ireland squad as Portugal gear up for Dublin date
# Dropped
From The42
# Dropped

No place for Connolly in Ireland squad as Portugal gear up for Dublin date

Updated Nov 4th 2021, 1:29 PM 23,905 Views 22 Comments

Stephen Kenny can call on captain Seamus Coleman, as well as midfielders Jayson Molumby and Alan Browne, as Ronaldo prepares to come to town.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Kenny says Jeff Hendrick's absence at Newcastle 'based on his form from last season'
# Sidelined
From The42
# Sidelined

Kenny says Jeff Hendrick's absence at Newcastle 'based on his form from last season'

Nov 2nd 2021, 8:40 AM 30,352 Views 15 Comments

The midfielder hasn’t played since impressing for Ireland against Qatar last month.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 1 November, 2021

Jamie McGrath one of several encouraging injury updates for Ireland ahead of Portugal qualifier
# Injury Bulletin
From The42
# Injury Bulletin

Jamie McGrath one of several encouraging injury updates for Ireland ahead of Portugal qualifier

Nov 1st 2021, 4:00 PM 4,081 Views 2 Comments

McGrath’s hip injury is not as serious as was initially feared, as he was stretchered off during a game against Rangers.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 28 October, 2021

Ronan Curtis 'surprised' by being left out of Ireland squad
# International Duty
From The42
# International Duty

Ronan Curtis 'surprised' by being left out of Ireland squad

Oct 28th 2021, 6:45 PM 11,450 Views 7 Comments

The 25-year-old winger wasn’t selected by Stephen Kenny for the Azerbaijan and Qatar games.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

Injury update on Jamie McGrath brings encouraging news for Ireland
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

Injury update on Jamie McGrath brings encouraging news for Ireland

Oct 26th 2021, 4:38 PM 4,569 Views 1 Comment

The St Mirren midfielder sustained a hip injury during his club’s defeat to Rangers on Sunday.

Sold-out Aviva Stadium crowd set to welcome Ronaldo and Portugal next month
# The Boys In Green
From The42
# The Boys In Green

Sold-out Aviva Stadium crowd set to welcome Ronaldo and Portugal next month

Oct 26th 2021, 12:47 PM 8,325 Views 13 Comments

It will be the first full home crowd at a Republic of Ireland fixture since Covid struck.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 15 October, 2021

The Explainer: Why is there so much talk about Stephen Kenny's job as Ireland football manager?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why is there so much talk about Stephen Kenny's job as Ireland football manager?

Oct 15th 2021, 12:30 PM 5,499 Views 0 Comments

Could Kenny lead Ireland into the Euro 2024 campaign? We take a look at the highs and lows of his role so far.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

A look at the 11 players who have made their senior Ireland debut under Stephen Kenny
# New Faces
From The42
# New Faces

A look at the 11 players who have made their senior Ireland debut under Stephen Kenny

Oct 13th 2021, 5:48 PM 13,387 Views 4 Comments

Nathan Collins is the latest new cap after he came off the bench in the 76th minute last night.

Stephen Kenny is building something exciting and deserves a new contract
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Stephen Kenny is building something exciting and deserves a new contract

Oct 13th 2021, 7:30 AM 30,985 Views 55 Comments

The manager oversaw an impressive win against Qatar at the Aviva Stadium last night.

'Tonight is probably one of the most enjoyable games I’ve had for Ireland'
# Positivity
From The42
# Positivity

'Tonight is probably one of the most enjoyable games I’ve had for Ireland'

Oct 13th 2021, 1:04 AM 11,964 Views 4 Comments

Conor Hourihane was feeling optimistic after Stephen Kenny’s side comfortably overcame Qatar.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

'We expected a really tough game, we didn’t anticipate winning 4-0'
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

'We expected a really tough game, we didn’t anticipate winning 4-0'

Oct 12th 2021, 10:57 PM 7,005 Views 3 Comments

Stephen Kenny hailed his side’s technical qualities after a hammering of Qatar.

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Qatar
# Out Of 10
From The42
# Out Of 10

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Qatar

Oct 12th 2021, 9:57 PM 14,878 Views 5 Comments

Callum Robinson hit a hat-trick on a memorable night.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 11 October, 2021

'Getting a result against Luxembourg next month is going to be massive for him'
# The Kenny Era
From The42
# The Kenny Era

'Getting a result against Luxembourg next month is going to be massive for him'

Oct 11th 2021, 5:59 PM 7,234 Views 9 Comments

Stephen Kenny strengthened his claim for a new contract with Saturday’s win over Azerbaijan in Baku.

Tactics Board: It's Robinson's movement that makes him such a key player for this Ireland team
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Tactics Board: It's Robinson's movement that makes him such a key player for this Ireland team

Oct 11th 2021, 4:35 PM 7,027 Views 1 Comment

Shane Keegan breaks down the first competitive win of the Stephen Kenny era.

Analysis: Critics wrong to ignore compromises and changes Kenny has made in World Cup campaign
# Pragmatism
From The42
# Pragmatism

Analysis: Critics wrong to ignore compromises and changes Kenny has made in World Cup campaign

Oct 11th 2021, 7:00 AM 15,188 Views 7 Comments

The manager has changed the team’s formation and approach in this World Cup campaign, and it delivered a first win in Baku at the weekend.

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 10 October, 2021

'Everyone with eyes can see the progression' - Duffy says win should end noise around Kenny's position
# Backing
From The42
# Backing

'Everyone with eyes can see the progression' - Duffy says win should end noise around Kenny's position

Oct 10th 2021, 11:00 PM 4,555 Views 1 Comment

The defender also gave an honest insight into how he’s making the most of his second chance after the miseries of last season.

Ireland legends should not interpret Stephen Kenny's philosophy as a slight on them
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Ireland legends should not interpret Stephen Kenny's philosophy as a slight on them

Oct 10th 2021, 7:00 AM 26,565 Views 15 Comments

There is a sharp contrast between how many journalists and ex-players perceive the current regime.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 9 October, 2021

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Azerbaijan
# Good Day
From The42
# Good Day

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Azerbaijan

Oct 9th 2021, 10:16 PM 46,921 Views 25 Comments

Stephen Kenny’s side secured a morale-boosting victory.

Stephen Kenny points to consistent improvement after 'overdue' Ireland win
# Bossman Steo
From The42
# Bossman Steo

Stephen Kenny points to consistent improvement after 'overdue' Ireland win

Oct 9th 2021, 8:31 PM 8,393 Views 14 Comments

3-0 victory over Azerbaijan marks Ireland’s biggest win in a competitive game since 2015.

Stephen Kenny fighting for his future in dead-rubber qualifier with Azerbaijan
# Match Preview
From The42
# Match Preview

Stephen Kenny fighting for his future in dead-rubber qualifier with Azerbaijan

Oct 9th 2021, 8:00 AM 26,606 Views 30 Comments

The manager says his side have ‘learned lessons’ as they seek to win a first competitive game of his tenure.

'No one else deserves credit, only himself' - The renaissance of Shane Duffy
# Bouncing Back
From The42
# Bouncing Back

'No one else deserves credit, only himself' - The renaissance of Shane Duffy

Oct 9th 2021, 7:15 AM 2,550 Views 0 Comments

The defender has bounced back from ‘rock bottom’ to once again become integral to this Irish side.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 8 October, 2021

'I was disappointed to see how many people jumped down his throat' - Egan and Kenny defend 'vilified' Robinson
# Fallout
From The42
# Fallout

'I was disappointed to see how many people jumped down his throat' - Egan and Kenny defend 'vilified' Robinson

Oct 8th 2021, 4:17 PM 4,471 Views 14 Comments

The Irish manager and captain are sticking by Callum Robinson, after his comments on the Covid-19 vaccine caused a stir internationally.

Idah and Knight emerge as doubts for Azerbaijan clash
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Idah and Knight emerge as doubts for Azerbaijan clash

Oct 8th 2021, 10:30 AM 4,863 Views 10 Comments

Stephen Kenny has some selection issues ahead of tomorrow night’s World Cup qualifier.

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

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Azerbaijan?

Oct 8th 2021, 8:00 AM 10,492 Views 15 Comments

Stephen Kenny has some tough decisions to make ahead of Saturday’s World Cup qualifier.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Unfair to scapegoat Callum Robinson amid a football-wide problem
# Under Fire
From The42
# Under Fire

Unfair to scapegoat Callum Robinson amid a football-wide problem

Oct 7th 2021, 6:04 PM 3,808 Views 8 Comments

The Ireland star recently admitted he had not been vaccinated.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

'In any other walk of life, 30-35 is seen as a young man. In football terms you’re a pensioner'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'In any other walk of life, 30-35 is seen as a young man. In football terms you’re a pensioner'

Oct 6th 2021, 8:00 PM 18,358 Views 13 Comments

Ten years on from his move across the water, Ireland winger James McClean speaks to David Sneyd about life and what he has learned from Shane Duffy.

'His career has sort of stood still' - Stephen Kenny hints Aaron Connolly needs loan move away from Brighton
# Kickstart
From The42
# Kickstart

'His career has sort of stood still' - Stephen Kenny hints Aaron Connolly needs loan move away from Brighton

Oct 6th 2021, 7:00 AM 8,931 Views 10 Comments

Connolly has struggled to break into the Brighton starting team and is yet to score for Ireland.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 5 October, 2021

Irish international Callum Robinson reveals he has declined Covid-19 vaccine
# Jab
From The42
# Jab

Irish international Callum Robinson reveals he has declined Covid-19 vaccine

Oct 5th 2021, 11:00 PM 63,991 Views 130 Comments

The West Brom forward has contracted the virus twice but says it’s his decision not to take the jab, while Stephen Kenny says he has not considered omitting players because they are unvaccinated.

'This is the way things are going, we need to stick by it' - Robinson voices support for Kenny
# CR7
From The42
# CR7

'This is the way things are going, we need to stick by it' - Robinson voices support for Kenny

Oct 5th 2021, 5:11 PM 4,322 Views 2 Comments

The West Brom forward has followed Matt Doherty in issuing a strong endorsement of his under-pressure manager.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 4 October, 2021

'We're not even thinking about that' - Bazunu not bothered by speculation around Kenny's future
# Unflappable
From The42
# Unflappable

'We're not even thinking about that' - Bazunu not bothered by speculation around Kenny's future

Oct 4th 2021, 6:35 PM 5,539 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s teenage goalkeeper says all focus is on Saturday’s qualifier with Azerbaijan.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 1 October, 2021

'He also said he hoped I prove him wrong and that’s certainly the intention'
# Ooh Ahh Paul McGrath
From The42
# Ooh Ahh Paul McGrath

'He also said he hoped I prove him wrong and that’s certainly the intention'

Updated Oct 1st 2021, 8:48 AM 39,288 Views 12 Comments

Paul McGrath has said he doesn’t believe Stephen Kenny is the right man for the Irish manager’s job.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 30 September, 2021

'He leads the line quite well' - Kenny explains surprise Keane call-up
# Keane To Impress
From The42
# Keane To Impress

'He leads the line quite well' - Kenny explains surprise Keane call-up

Sep 30th 2021, 4:05 PM 10,128 Views 8 Comments

The Irish manager also accepts his side need to start turning draws into wins.