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Sunday 24 September 2023 Dublin: 19°C

# Stephen Kenny

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Ukraine v Ireland, Nations League
Ireland faced Ukraine, as Stephen Kenny’s side aimed to end this international window on a winning note.
Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Ukraine?
The Boys in Green have been bolstered by a big win over Scotland on Saturday.
Becoming Ireland's engine in midfield and enjoying newfound stability at club level
Jayson Molumby impressed as the Boys in Green overcame Scotland on Saturday.
'After Belgium people thought we were absolutely brilliant, then we lose a game and it's a catastrophe'
Stephen Kenny reflects on the extremes of reaction that come with his job.
The simple reasons why Ireland finally got it so right against Scotland
Stephen Kenny’s side ended a 12-game winless run in the Nations League.
Michael Obafemi emerges as doubt for Ukraine game after Scotland heroics
Stephen Kenny also praised Ireland’s ‘most significant home win in seven years.’
Anger is an energy that Ireland need to use for inspiration
It’s only eight years since Ireland faced Scotland during the Euro 2016 qualifying campaign. The landscape has changed but challenges remain the same.
Kenny insists he isn't feeling the pressure as search for Nations League win goes on
Ireland have lost their opening two games of the group, and haven’t won a competitive home game in over three years.
Egan set to miss Scotland clash as Kenny reveals defender was due to be captain
Ireland boss to make a number of changes in bid to get first Nations League points on the board in crucial clash on Saturday.
Changing Ireland's identity was never going to be easy
The Boys in Green fell to a disappointing defeat against Ukraine in the Nations League last night.
Kenny regrets number of long balls in 'narrow' defeat to Ukraine
Oleksandr Petrakov, meanwhile, thanked the Irish people for welcoming Ukrainian refugees to Ireland.
Coleman out but wholesale changes not expected for Ukraine clash
Stephen Kenny has been speaking ahead of tomorrow’s Nations League game in Dublin.
The biggest failing of the Kenny era once again apparent in demoralising Armenia loss
Ireland have now drawn a blank in 11 of their 23 matches under the manager.
Kenny accepts Nations League group aspirations already in doubt after opening-day loss
The Irish manager said his side did not deserve to lose in Armenia.
Armenia v Ireland, Nations League
Ireland faced Armenia as their Nations League campaign began.
Kenny hoping for water breaks as temperature rises ahead of Nations League kick-off
Ireland are in Yerevan to face Armenia in their opening game of the 2022 campaign.
Ireland coach John Eustace to link up with squad in Armenia following wedding celebrations
Eustace’s absence from the Irish camp was noticed amid reports linking him with managerial roles at QPR and Watford.
Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Armenia?
Stephen Kenny has some tough calls to make ahead of the Nations League opener.
'This is our opportunity to get ahead now' - Kenny unworried by hectic Nations League schedule
Ireland face four games in 11 days, beginning away to Armenia on Saturday.
'The fact that it's happening is a miracle' - Kenny says Ireland's Nations League games with Ukraine will be remembered in 50 years
Ireland face Ukraine in Dublin and then in the the Polish city of Lodz next month.
'If everyone was the same, life would be dull' - Kenny has no issues with Obafemi as he returns to Irish squad
Kenny today named a 27-man squad for four Nations League fixtures next month.
Kenny set to include Obafemi in Ireland squad despite previous request to be left out
The Swansea City striker asked not be considered for selection in March but has finished the Championship campaign strongly.
Molumby's chance to put down roots and reinvigorate a career that still offers so much
Despite a new three-year contract at West Brom, the past number of months have seen his influence with Ireland wane, and he has not featured in the last six games.
'CJ is a flying machine, him and Ogbene together would be electrifying for Ireland'
From speaking Irish around the training ground to chatting GAA with his manager, new Ireland recruit CJ Hamilton is primed to make his dream reality.
Ireland move up two places in latest Fifa rankings as Belgium dethroned after Aviva draw
It follows an international window that saw Stephen Kenny’s men earn a creditable 2-2 draw with Belgium, as well as a last-gasp win over Lithuania.
Ireland's most-talked-about hot prospect delivers on the big stage
Troy Parrott came off the bench to rescue the Boys in Green and prevent a familiar failure.
Kenny hails his players' capacity for late goals after Parrott rescues Ireland
The manager also hailed his goalscorer’s attitude and versatility.
Purpose and positivity grows but Kenny doesn't need to appease for morale victory
Twelve months on from defeat to Luxembourg at an empty Aviva Stadium, things feel very different for the Republic of Ireland.
Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Lithuania?
There are expected to be some changes from the weekend clash against Belgium.
Kenny: 'To win the game would not have flattered us at all'
The Irish boss praised his side’s performance in a 2-2 draw against the world’s top-ranked side.
Kenny insists he has 'no issues' with out-of-favour Randolph
The long-serving goalkeeper took to Instagram this week to briefly vent his frustration at his exclusion.
'One of the great stories in international football' - Martinez heaps praise on Ireland's evolution under Kenny
The Belgian boss also gave his thoughts on the return of Thierry Henry to Dublin for the first time since the handball in Paris.
Caoimhín Kelleher to start tomorrow's friendly game against Belgium
The Liverpool goalkeeper has his chance to stake a claim for the starting spot at international level.
Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Belgium?
Stephen Kenny has some tough calls to make.
Dunne and Talbot called up to Ireland squad as Randolph questions omission
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
‘It wasn’t a wholesale criticism of English coaches,’ the Ireland boss said when quotes were read back to him.
'We are way behind in this country but I don’t think that is conflicting with hosting Euro '28'
Ireland senior men’s manager Stephen Kenny supports the FAI’s co-hosting of the 2028 European Championships.
'There's a degree of anxiety about being injured' - Kenny explains Obafemi exclusion
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
Scott Hogan is recalled in 25-man squad but there’s no place for the in-form Michael Obafemi.
Obafemi 'sees himself as a senior international' after up front admission
Ireland Under-21 boss Jim Crawford praises striker’s honesty and urges him to build on impressive club form.