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#Stephen Kenny

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 30 September, 2021

Ex-England U21 striker Will Keane receives first Ireland call-up for October double-header
# Squad Announcement
From The42
# Squad Announcement

Ex-England U21 striker Will Keane receives first Ireland call-up for October double-header

Sep 30th 2021, 1:12 PM 30,805 Views 32 Comments

The 28-year-old has four goals in nine matches for League One club Wigan Athletic this season.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 29 September, 2021

St Mirren boss reckons Stephen Kenny 'will have a decision to make' about Connor Ronan
# Ronandinho
From The42
# Ronandinho

St Mirren boss reckons Stephen Kenny 'will have a decision to make' about Connor Ronan

Sep 29th 2021, 12:48 PM 7,418 Views 0 Comments

The playmaker scored twice in Sunday’s win over Aberdeen.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

'It irks me a lot' - Irish assistant boss Andrews still in the dark over source of Videogate controversy
# The Wembley Tape
From The42
# The Wembley Tape

'It irks me a lot' - Irish assistant boss Andrews still in the dark over source of Videogate controversy

Updated Sep 28th 2021, 8:08 PM 31,153 Views 9 Comments

Stephen Kenny had previously suggested there were people ‘behind the scenes or elsewhere’ behind the saga.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 17 September, 2021

'Nobody was willing to take a gamble on him' - The unlikely rise of an Irish teenage star
# Omo
From The42
# Omo

'Nobody was willing to take a gamble on him' - The unlikely rise of an Irish teenage star

Sep 17th 2021, 7:00 AM 48,493 Views 11 Comments

One of the coaches who witnessed Andrew Omobamidele’s climb to the Premier League on the perseverance that eventually took the Ireland defender to the top level of the game.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 16 September, 2021

Ireland drop to 50th in latest Fifa World Rankings
# Slip
From The42
# Slip

Ireland drop to 50th in latest Fifa World Rankings

Sep 16th 2021, 12:00 PM 22,680 Views 31 Comments

The Boys in Green fall three places.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 13 September, 2021

Arter thankful to 'unbelievable' Kenny amid Nottingham Forest nightmare
# Fresh Start
From The42
# Fresh Start

Arter thankful to 'unbelievable' Kenny amid Nottingham Forest nightmare

Sep 13th 2021, 5:27 PM 12,274 Views 1 Comment

The 31-year-old Ireland midfielder is looking to get his career back on track at Charlton Athletic.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 10 September, 2021

FAI boss Hill gives Stephen Kenny little public assurance over the security of his position
# Waiting Game
From The42
# Waiting Game

FAI boss Hill gives Stephen Kenny little public assurance over the security of his position

Sep 10th 2021, 6:00 AM 4,650 Views 4 Comments

There were calls for the FAI to come out and clarify Stephen Kenny’s position in the wake of this week’s speculation, and the message was: a decision will be made in November.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 9 September, 2021

FAI boss non-committal on backing Kenny and gives his take on 'Germany 2024' comments
# No Hill To Die On
From The42
# No Hill To Die On

FAI boss non-committal on backing Kenny and gives his take on 'Germany 2024' comments

Updated Sep 9th 2021, 5:22 PM 28,259 Views 27 Comments

The manager’s comments that he is using this campaign to better prepare a squad to compete for Euro 2024 qualification have caused some debate.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

Kenny’s Ireland remain a side stuck in progress, but the FAI will give him more time
# Review
From The42
# Review

Kenny’s Ireland remain a side stuck in progress, but the FAI will give him more time

Sep 8th 2021, 8:20 PM 18,319 Views 39 Comments

We take a look back at some of what went right and wrong for Ireland in the latest international window.

'We've always believed in what Stephen's trying to do'
# Support
From The42
# Support

'We've always believed in what Stephen's trying to do'

Sep 8th 2021, 3:09 PM 3,724 Views 2 Comments

Matt Doherty says the Irish squad are still backing the manager’s methods.

By now, debating who the Irish manager should be feels almost beside the point
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

By now, debating who the Irish manager should be feels almost beside the point

Updated Sep 8th 2021, 12:00 PM 27,435 Views 40 Comments

The scrutiny of Stephen Kenny’s future has intensified in recent days.

Poll: Are you happy with Stephen Kenny's performance as Ireland manager?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you happy with Stephen Kenny's performance as Ireland manager?

Sep 8th 2021, 10:57 AM 49,299 Views 75 Comments

The team drew 1-1 with Serbia last night.

'If that game was behind closed doors, we'd have lost it'
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

'If that game was behind closed doors, we'd have lost it'

Updated Sep 8th 2021, 8:32 AM 23,793 Views 21 Comments

Stephen Kenny hailed the influence of the returning crowd as Ireland somehow stole a point against Serbia.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

Bazunu's brilliance earns a draw as Irish fans show they haven't stopped believing
# Super Gav
From The42
# Super Gav

Bazunu's brilliance earns a draw as Irish fans show they haven't stopped believing

Sep 7th 2021, 10:10 PM 11,995 Views 20 Comments

Teenage keeper kept Ireland in the game long enough to nick a dramatic equaliser.

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

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Serbia

Sep 7th 2021, 9:52 PM 20,852 Views 10 Comments

Ireland earned a second 1-1 draw in the space of four days.

'It's certainly a big jump from the 21s to the senior team. But the players are being put up for a reason'
# Keeping The Faith
From The42
# Keeping The Faith

'It's certainly a big jump from the 21s to the senior team. But the players are being put up for a reason'

Sep 7th 2021, 7:45 AM 8,051 Views 4 Comments

Jim Crawford has backed Stephen Kenny’s policy of trusting in youth.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 6 September, 2021

'He got his team selection wrong and I worry that he got it wrong for the wrong reasons'
# Discussion
From The42
# Discussion

'He got his team selection wrong and I worry that he got it wrong for the wrong reasons'

Sep 6th 2021, 8:00 PM 49,182 Views 26 Comments

The Republic of Ireland’s draw with Azerbaijan was dissected on the latest episode of The Football Family.

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

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Serbia?

Sep 6th 2021, 5:34 PM 33,810 Views 35 Comments

Stephen Kenny faces some tough calls ahead of tomorrow night’s match.

Stephen Kenny 'not concerned' with reports his job is on the line and comes out fighting ahead of Serbia game
# Bullish
From The42
# Bullish

Stephen Kenny 'not concerned' with reports his job is on the line and comes out fighting ahead of Serbia game

Sep 6th 2021, 1:20 PM 20,432 Views 60 Comments

The Irish manager was in bullish mood as the pressure intensifies.

'The media in Ireland is just as bad, if not worse, as the media in England for getting a kick out of us not doing well'
# Fighting Back
From The42
# Fighting Back

'The media in Ireland is just as bad, if not worse, as the media in England for getting a kick out of us not doing well'

Sep 6th 2021, 12:31 PM 10,110 Views 15 Comments

James McClean staunchly defended Stephen Kenny and his team-mates ahead of tomorrow’s meeting with Serbia.

Tactics Board: Ireland had the upper hand against Azerbaijan - why didn't they make it count?
# Xs And Os
From The42
# Xs And Os

Tactics Board: Ireland had the upper hand against Azerbaijan - why didn't they make it count?

Sep 6th 2021, 10:20 AM 5,265 Views 5 Comments

Shane Keegan reviews a frustrating evening for the Boys in Green.

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 5 September, 2021

Ireland dealt Seamus Coleman injury blow
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Ireland dealt Seamus Coleman injury blow

Sep 5th 2021, 7:47 PM 30,815 Views 25 Comments

The captain will miss Tuesday’s game with Serbia.

Irish football must shed its knee-jerk hysteria when it comes to judging managers
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

Irish football must shed its knee-jerk hysteria when it comes to judging managers

Sep 5th 2021, 7:31 AM 38,886 Views 122 Comments

The national team received heavy criticism following the draw with Azerbaijan.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 4 September, 2021

'It’s probably a game we deserved to win 3-1 or 4-1' - Kenny bemoans finishing after another winless game
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

'It’s probably a game we deserved to win 3-1 or 4-1' - Kenny bemoans finishing after another winless game

Sep 4th 2021, 8:36 PM 11,161 Views 31 Comments

Ireland were held 1-1 at home to Azerbaijan.

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

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Azerbaijan

Sep 4th 2021, 7:33 PM 62,019 Views 79 Comments

Stephen Kenny’s side picked up their first point of the campaign this afternoon.

Message to the FAI - keep Kenny or at the very least hold onto his plan
# Kenny's Kids
From The42
# Kenny's Kids

Message to the FAI - keep Kenny or at the very least hold onto his plan

Sep 4th 2021, 10:00 AM 29,280 Views 53 Comments

Results have been terrible but the Ireland manager is putting a structure in place that will lead to brighter days ahead.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 3 September, 2021

Kenny anticipates 'really special' experience for players as they finally play in front of Aviva crowd
# At Last
From The42
# At Last

Kenny anticipates 'really special' experience for players as they finally play in front of Aviva crowd

Sep 3rd 2021, 3:10 PM 3,490 Views 0 Comments

Almost half of the squad for tomorrow’s clash with Azerbaijan have never played front of fans at Lansdowne Road.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 2 September, 2021

Portugal performance shows plenty of reasons to keep faith with the Kenny project
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Portugal performance shows plenty of reasons to keep faith with the Kenny project

Updated Sep 2nd 2021, 3:02 PM 22,012 Views 22 Comments

A young Irish side came agonisingly close to upsetting Fernando Santos’ men.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Kenny left to rue Ronaldo brilliance and dubious refereeing decisions in Portugal defeat
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Kenny left to rue Ronaldo brilliance and dubious refereeing decisions in Portugal defeat

Sep 1st 2021, 11:21 PM 13,068 Views 9 Comments

The Irish manager couldn’t hide his frustrations at a number of decisions that went against his team.

Kenny's Ireland hoping to be more than bit-part players on the night Ronaldo takes centre stage
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Kenny's Ireland hoping to be more than bit-part players on the night Ronaldo takes centre stage

Sep 1st 2021, 7:00 AM 4,229 Views 6 Comments

Ireland face a daunting World Cup qualifier task against Portugal in Faro tonight.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

'Portugal have too much quality to sit back for 90 minutes, it’s not workable'
# Kenny's View
From The42
# Kenny's View

'Portugal have too much quality to sit back for 90 minutes, it’s not workable'

Aug 31st 2021, 7:02 PM 3,296 Views 0 Comments

The Irish manager does not intend to park the bus against Ronaldo and company tomorrow night.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 26 August, 2021

Covid issues hit Ireland squad once again as Kenny confirms some players have opted against vaccine
# Squad Announcement
From The42
# Squad Announcement

Covid issues hit Ireland squad once again as Kenny confirms some players have opted against vaccine

Aug 26th 2021, 3:37 PM 10,669 Views 3 Comments

‘In an ideal world we’d prefer to have everyone vaccinated but we have to respect the individual wishes’, said the Ireland boss.

Collins earns first call-up but no place for Randolph, McCarthy or Brady in Ireland squad
# CHOSEN ONES
From The42
# CHOSEN ONES

Collins earns first call-up but no place for Randolph, McCarthy or Brady in Ireland squad

Aug 26th 2021, 1:17 PM 12,469 Views 14 Comments

Enda Stevens, Callum O’Dowda, Jason Knight and Chiedozie Ogbene have all been ruled out through injury whilst West Bromwich Albion striker Callum Robinson tested positive for COVID-19 this week, and is currently in isolation.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 23 August, 2021

Ogbene emerges as injury doubt for Ireland's World Cup qualifiers
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Ogbene emerges as injury doubt for Ireland's World Cup qualifiers

Aug 23rd 2021, 1:05 PM 6,005 Views 3 Comments

The Rotherham winger is among a few concerns for Stephen Kenny ahead of next month’s triple-header.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 21 August, 2021

Apocalyptic intent and gladiatorial confrontations - snapshot of a September showdown
# DESTINY DATE
From The42
# DESTINY DATE

Apocalyptic intent and gladiatorial confrontations - snapshot of a September showdown

Aug 21st 2021, 11:00 PM 7,119 Views 1 Comment

As Stephen Kenny prepares to name his squad on Thursday for next month’s World Cup qualifiers, the Republic of Ireland manager praises history-chaser Ronaldo for setting an example to all internationals.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 23 July, 2021

Stephen Kenny calls for leadership 'from the highest levels of government' over racism
# Anti-discrimination
From The42
# Anti-discrimination

Stephen Kenny calls for leadership 'from the highest levels of government' over racism

Jul 23rd 2021, 12:37 PM 2,741 Views 5 Comments

Kenny’s players were booed as they took the knee in Budapest.

No 'international decisions yet' for promising West Ham forward - Kenny
# Patience
From The42
# Patience

No 'international decisions yet' for promising West Ham forward - Kenny

Jul 23rd 2021, 7:00 AM 13,783 Views 10 Comments

Mipo Odubeko was born in Dublin and qualifies for Nigeria and England.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 1 July, 2021

'They didn't think I was going to survive' - Stephen Kenny reveals harrowing details of 2019 collapse
# Ordeal
From The42
# Ordeal

'They didn't think I was going to survive' - Stephen Kenny reveals harrowing details of 2019 collapse

Jul 1st 2021, 8:33 PM 38,854 Views 9 Comments

The Irish manager has spoken for the first time about a terrifying ordeal when travelling home from an U21 international.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Disgraceful booing of players taking the knee and more Hungary-Ireland talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Disgraceful booing of players taking the knee and more Hungary-Ireland talking points

Jun 9th 2021, 8:00 AM 28,947 Views 41 Comments

Tuesday night’s match in Budapest finished scoreless.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

'I sort of forgot what it felt like to play football. Hopefully that's the bad part over'
# Rejuvenated
From The42
# Rejuvenated

'I sort of forgot what it felt like to play football. Hopefully that's the bad part over'

Jun 8th 2021, 10:16 PM 38,303 Views 15 Comments

Shane Duffy was named man of the match for his performance tonight.