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#Stephen Kenny

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Kenny hits out at 'incomprehensible' booing of Irish players taking a knee ahead of Hungary game
# Reaction
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# Reaction

Kenny hits out at 'incomprehensible' booing of Irish players taking a knee ahead of Hungary game

Jun 8th 2021, 9:56 PM 51,074 Views 70 Comments

The Hungarian players did not make the same gesture ahead of tonight’s game at a packed stadium in Budapest.

Irish team working on 'De Bruyne crossing' as they prepare to face Hungary
# Preview
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# Preview

Irish team working on 'De Bruyne crossing' as they prepare to face Hungary

Jun 8th 2021, 6:30 AM 8,732 Views 2 Comments

The Boys in Green face their last friendly of the season in Budapest this evening.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 7 June, 2021

'I am hoping that will really remind him of his talent and remind him he is a quality player'
# Potential
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# Potential

'I am hoping that will really remind him of his talent and remind him he is a quality player'

Jun 7th 2021, 3:07 PM 23,546 Views 1 Comment

Stephen Kenny has backed Troy Parrott to build on his brace against Andorra.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Kenny's relief and a 41-year-old's remarkable achievement - 3 Ireland-Andorra talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Kenny's relief and a 41-year-old's remarkable achievement - 3 Ireland-Andorra talking points

Jun 3rd 2021, 9:08 PM 36,023 Views 29 Comments

Plus, Troy Parrott and Jason Knight show their potential for the future.

'It's not like us to concede a goal like that, and I don't like that'
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

'It's not like us to concede a goal like that, and I don't like that'

Jun 3rd 2021, 8:53 PM 5,681 Views 7 Comments

The Irish manager reacts to his first win as manager after a flawed performance against Andorra.

David Meyler: Spanish camp can be good for Irish players as Kenny chases elusive first win
# William Hill
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# William Hill

David Meyler: Spanish camp can be good for Irish players as Kenny chases elusive first win

Jun 3rd 2021, 9:00 AM 2,286 Views 0 Comments

This week, the former midfielder looks at a week of international friendly matches involving the Boys in Green.

'Our expectation is that we'll win' - Kenny's first victory finally beckons against lowly Andorra
# Preview
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# Preview

'Our expectation is that we'll win' - Kenny's first victory finally beckons against lowly Andorra

Updated Jun 3rd 2021, 8:55 AM 16,706 Views 37 Comments

Ireland are red-hot favourites to win a first game since November 2019 in this evening’s friendly.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Stephen Kenny empathises with Naomi Osaka over anxiety relating to media duties
# Understanding
From The42
# Understanding

Stephen Kenny empathises with Naomi Osaka over anxiety relating to media duties

Updated Jun 2nd 2021, 8:05 PM 24,343 Views 15 Comments

The Ireland boss accepts media duties are part of his job.

New call-up Szmodics ruled out of Irish games with Andorra and Hungary
# Injury Strikes Again
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# Injury Strikes Again

New call-up Szmodics ruled out of Irish games with Andorra and Hungary

Jun 2nd 2021, 3:38 PM 8,306 Views 14 Comments

Seamus Coleman will also miss tomorrow’s friendly with Andorra, as Ireland look to win for the first time under Stephen Kenny.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

'We want to give the country a team they are proud to support'
# Keeping The Faith
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# Keeping The Faith

'We want to give the country a team they are proud to support'

Jun 1st 2021, 6:30 AM 14,168 Views 6 Comments

Ireland defender John Egan is looking to put a frustrating season behind him.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 31 May, 2021

'The Irish public will identify with these players – there will be a great connection there'
# High Hopes
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# High Hopes

'The Irish public will identify with these players – there will be a great connection there'

May 31st 2021, 5:00 PM 21,590 Views 17 Comments

Ireland are training in Girona this week ahead of games against Andorra and Hungary.

Tough love from Kenny in Dundalk days helped shape me, says Jamie McGrath
# COYBIG
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# COYBIG

Tough love from Kenny in Dundalk days helped shape me, says Jamie McGrath

May 31st 2021, 6:30 AM 3,397 Views 0 Comments

Dundalk days under Kenny ‘changed my mentality’, says McGrath as he bids to carry club form into Ireland camp.

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 30 May, 2021

'Stephen made it clear to just enjoy myself, be who I am'
# Out To Impress
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# Out To Impress

'Stephen made it clear to just enjoy myself, be who I am'

May 30th 2021, 7:30 AM 8,408 Views 1 Comment

Chiedozie Ogbene is hoping to win his first cap for Ireland during the international window.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 29 May, 2021

Kenny hopes new faces can bring some attacking spark as Ireland get to work in Girona
# Back In Camp
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# Back In Camp

Kenny hopes new faces can bring some attacking spark as Ireland get to work in Girona

May 29th 2021, 4:38 PM 3,686 Views 2 Comments

Ireland are training in Spain ahead of games against Andorra and Hungary.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 28 May, 2021

First Ireland call-up for Szmodics but Randolph, Robinson and Connolly out
# Posh Boy
From The42
# Posh Boy

First Ireland call-up for Szmodics but Randolph, Robinson and Connolly out

May 28th 2021, 4:35 PM 11,394 Views 22 Comments

The Peterborough United attacking midfielder and Mark Travers have been drafted in by Stephen Kenny.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 24 May, 2021

'Of course I'm disappointed we haven't won matches before now, I'm not going to try and paint another picture'
# Bossman
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# Bossman

'Of course I'm disappointed we haven't won matches before now, I'm not going to try and paint another picture'

May 24th 2021, 5:00 PM 19,310 Views 47 Comments

Stephen Kenny is seeking his first win as Ireland manager in next week’s friendly with Andorra, for which he has named a youthful squad.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 21 May, 2021

More injury worry for Kenny as Coleman ruled out of Everton's final game of the season
# Doubt
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# Doubt

More injury worry for Kenny as Coleman ruled out of Everton's final game of the season

May 21st 2021, 3:00 PM 8,168 Views 4 Comments

Carlo Ancelotti confirmed his captain picked up a problem in the midweek game against Wolves.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Injury doubts mount for Stephen Kenny ahead of Spanish training camp
# Depleted Already
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# Depleted Already

Injury doubts mount for Stephen Kenny ahead of Spanish training camp

May 20th 2021, 6:00 AM 6,753 Views 4 Comments

Callum O’Dowda and Kevin Long are out, with concerns over the fitness of another five players.

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 9 May, 2021

Jamie McGrath: Mastering penalties, Stephen Kenny, and St Mirren’s Scottish Cup semi-final date
# On The Up
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# On The Up

Jamie McGrath: Mastering penalties, Stephen Kenny, and St Mirren’s Scottish Cup semi-final date

May 9th 2021, 7:45 AM 3,865 Views 0 Comments

The former St Patrick’s Athletic and Dundalk man has played a key role for the Scottish side this season.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 16 April, 2021

'The tension between pragmatism and aesthetics on the pitch is always happening and I find it really interesting'
# BTL
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# BTL

'The tension between pragmatism and aesthetics on the pitch is always happening and I find it really interesting'

Apr 16th 2021, 5:03 PM 3,351 Views 0 Comments

Writer, artist, and one-time Longford Town footballer Adrian Duncan is this week’s guest on Behind the Lines.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 9 April, 2021

O'Neill 'very disappointed' with Ireland as McClean's season looks to be over
# Sidelined
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# Sidelined

O'Neill 'very disappointed' with Ireland as McClean's season looks to be over

Apr 9th 2021, 9:00 PM 46,532 Views 8 Comments

‘Clearly we didn’t want him to go away on international duty and firmly believe that has hindered his recovery.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

'No doubt' Irish players are capable of playing Kenny's passing style says assistant manager Andrews
# Right Of Reply
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# Right Of Reply

'No doubt' Irish players are capable of playing Kenny's passing style says assistant manager Andrews

Apr 6th 2021, 8:38 PM 8,574 Views 8 Comments

Keith Andrews says it’s currently a case of ‘short-term pain for long-term gain.’

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 4 April, 2021

The cost of being Ireland manager
# The Impossible Job
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# The Impossible Job

The cost of being Ireland manager

Apr 4th 2021, 7:00 AM 24,731 Views 21 Comments

Eoin Hand, Ciaran Kilduff and Paul Doolin on the task facing Stephen Kenny.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Experienced Ireland stars show Stephen Kenny what he was missing
# Talking Points
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# Talking Points

Experienced Ireland stars show Stephen Kenny what he was missing

Updated Mar 31st 2021, 8:30 AM 31,113 Views 31 Comments

While problems remain, the Boys in Green produced an improved display against Qatar on Tuesday.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

'It doesn't hurt, because I don't care' - Bullish Kenny not bothered by criticism
# Defiant
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# Defiant

'It doesn't hurt, because I don't care' - Bullish Kenny not bothered by criticism

Mar 30th 2021, 11:19 PM 7,652 Views 20 Comments

The Irish manager was defiant at the end of a very troubling week.

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

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Qatar

Mar 30th 2021, 10:27 PM 42,638 Views 30 Comments

Stephen Kenny’s winless run continued, though the Irish team improved on Saturday’s dismal display.

8 changes as Stephen Kenny recalls experienced players for Qatar test
# Team News
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# Team News

8 changes as Stephen Kenny recalls experienced players for Qatar test

Mar 30th 2021, 6:30 PM 7,013 Views 6 Comments

Shane Duffy, Shane Long, Robbie Brady and James McClean are among those recalled to the starting XI.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 29 March, 2021

'It’s not acceptable for so many people to lose their lives' - Kenny speaks out on human rights abuses in Qatar
# Standing Up
From The42
# Standing Up

'It’s not acceptable for so many people to lose their lives' - Kenny speaks out on human rights abuses in Qatar

Mar 29th 2021, 5:10 PM 30,891 Views 45 Comments

The manager does not know if his players are going to stage a protest ahead of tomorrow’s friendly against the World Cup hosts.

'Rock bottom' - Roy Keane laments lack of top players at Stephen Kenny's disposal
# Lads Its Luxembourg
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# Lads Its Luxembourg

'Rock bottom' - Roy Keane laments lack of top players at Stephen Kenny's disposal

Mar 29th 2021, 3:00 PM 58,014 Views 64 Comments

The former Ireland captain says ‘it’s a long way back.’

Ireland to play summer friendlies against Hungary and Andorra
# Summer Camp
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# Summer Camp

Ireland to play summer friendlies against Hungary and Andorra

Mar 29th 2021, 2:57 PM 3,958 Views 5 Comments

The games will be part of a nine-day summer training camp in Spain.

‘We will fight harder to do better’ – Stephen Kenny promises recovery
# Kenny Live
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# Kenny Live

‘We will fight harder to do better’ – Stephen Kenny promises recovery

Mar 29th 2021, 8:23 AM 2,749 Views 6 Comments

Kenny is yet to taste victory after 10 games at the helm of Ireland.

Analysis: The questions Luxembourg defeat raises over Stephen Kenny's management
# Lux Back
From The42
# Lux Back

Analysis: The questions Luxembourg defeat raises over Stephen Kenny's management

Mar 29th 2021, 7:05 AM 18,175 Views 11 Comments

Kenny stuck with a system that didn’t work in what proved to be arguably the worst home defeat in Irish football history.

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 28 March, 2021

FAI give vote of confidence to Stephen Kenny
# Backing
From The42
# Backing

FAI give vote of confidence to Stephen Kenny

Mar 28th 2021, 3:52 PM 32,153 Views 71 Comments

The manager’s job is not under immediate threat in spite of last night’s defeat to Luxembourg.

One of the worst results in Ireland's footballing history, but here's why Stephen Kenny still deserves time
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

One of the worst results in Ireland's footballing history, but here's why Stephen Kenny still deserves time

Mar 28th 2021, 9:00 AM 20,375 Views 47 Comments

The Irish team suffered a humiliating defeat at home to Luxembourg on Saturday night,

Stephen Kenny 'not at all' worried about losing his job after Luxembourg humiliation
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Stephen Kenny 'not at all' worried about losing his job after Luxembourg humiliation

Mar 28th 2021, 7:00 AM 43,671 Views 83 Comments

The manager also said he took responsibility for a 1-0 home defeat that his captain has called ‘embarrassing.’

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 27 March, 2021

'This is the fault of a lack of proper player development and coaching structure in Ireland for many years'
# Unimpressed
From The42
# Unimpressed

'This is the fault of a lack of proper player development and coaching structure in Ireland for many years'

Mar 27th 2021, 11:52 PM 15,955 Views 42 Comments

Brian Kerr says tonight’s disastrous result has been ‘coming’ for a long time.

Luxembourg defeat 'completely unacceptable' – Stephen Kenny
# Not Good Enough
From The42
# Not Good Enough

Luxembourg defeat 'completely unacceptable' – Stephen Kenny

Mar 27th 2021, 10:49 PM 10,207 Views 21 Comments

Kenny’s Ireland side suffered a dismal 1-0 loss in tonight’s World Cup qualifier in Dublin.

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

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Luxembourg

Mar 27th 2021, 10:30 PM 60,449 Views 76 Comments

Ireland suffered an embarrassing defeat at the Aviva Stadium.

Awful Ireland embarrassed in defeat at home to Luxembourg
# Rock Bottom
From The42
# Rock Bottom

Awful Ireland embarrassed in defeat at home to Luxembourg

Mar 27th 2021, 9:49 PM 78,797 Views 274 Comments

Luxembourg won just their sixth-ever World Cup qualifier in Dublin tonight.

As it happened: Ireland v Luxembourg, World Cup qualifier From The42
Live Mar 27th 2021, 7:39 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Luxembourg, World Cup qualifier