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#Stephen O'Donnell

# stephen-odonnell - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

11 games into his reign, Stephen O'Donnell confident Dundalk moving in the right direction
# Challenge
From The42
# Challenge

11 games into his reign, Stephen O'Donnell confident Dundalk moving in the right direction

Apr 19th 2022, 6:36 PM 2,396 Views 1 Comment

The manager saw his side lose 1-0 to Shamrock Rovers on Monday night.

# stephen-odonnell - Sunday 10 April, 2022

Handshake snub a glimpse into the fallout between former double act
# Belief
From The42
# Belief

Handshake snub a glimpse into the fallout between former double act

Apr 10th 2022, 8:40 AM 21,540 Views 1 Comment

“From a player’s point of view there would be no animosity,” O’Donnell said after the 0-0 draw between St Patrick’s Athletic and Dundalk.

# stephen-odonnell - Friday 1 April, 2022

Dundalk pile more misery on rock-bottom UCD
# Oriel Park
From The42
# Oriel Park

Dundalk pile more misery on rock-bottom UCD

Apr 1st 2022, 10:03 PM 2,284 Views 0 Comments

Goals from Daniel Kelly and Patrick Hoban were enough for Stephen O’Donnell’s side.

# stephen-odonnell - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

Leaving St Pat's for Dundalk - 'I wouldn't have done anything I didn't think was legally my entitlement'
# Stephen O'Donnell
From The42
# Stephen O'Donnell

Leaving St Pat's for Dundalk - 'I wouldn't have done anything I didn't think was legally my entitlement'

Dec 14th 2021, 6:00 AM 5,136 Views 16 Comments

The new Lilywhites head coach also refused to rule out moves for any of his former St Pat’s players.

# stephen-odonnell - Monday 13 December, 2021

O'Donnell insists he 'can sleep easy at night' over decision to leave St Pat's for Dundalk
# No Regrets
From The42
# No Regrets

O'Donnell insists he 'can sleep easy at night' over decision to leave St Pat's for Dundalk

Dec 13th 2021, 3:38 PM 4,270 Views 8 Comments

The new Lilywhites head coach says his departure — which happened just days after winning the FAI Cup — was done with ‘absolute integrity’.

# stephen-odonnell - Saturday 11 December, 2021

Stephen O'Donnell confirmed as new Dundalk boss
# Coming Home
From The42
# Coming Home

Stephen O'Donnell confirmed as new Dundalk boss

Dec 11th 2021, 12:59 PM 4,055 Views 4 Comments

It’s official.

# stephen-odonnell - Friday 3 December, 2021

'I understand the club and supporters will be disappointed' - Stephen O'Donnell
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

'I understand the club and supporters will be disappointed' - Stephen O'Donnell

Dec 3rd 2021, 10:53 PM 8,269 Views 1 Comment

The Dundalk-bound head coach confirmed his St Pat’s departure this evening.

# stephen-odonnell - Thursday 2 December, 2021

St Pat's confirm appointment of Tim Clancy in LOI merry-go-round
# Musical Chairs
From The42
# Musical Chairs

St Pat's confirm appointment of Tim Clancy in LOI merry-go-round

Dec 2nd 2021, 7:49 PM 5,745 Views 0 Comments

He is replaced at Drogheda by his assistant Kevin Doherty.

# stephen-odonnell - Wednesday 1 December, 2021

O'Donnell set for Dundalk job as St Pat's get Clancy green light
# Upheaval
From The42
# Upheaval

O'Donnell set for Dundalk job as St Pat's get Clancy green light

Updated Dec 1st 2021, 12:05 PM 10,601 Views 13 Comments

The42 understands that the head coach informed Saints owner Garret Kelleher of his desire to move to Oriel Park in a meeting yesterday.

# stephen-odonnell - Sunday 28 November, 2021

'As a player it’s absolute jubilation...It’s a big sigh of relief when you’re a coach'
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

'As a player it’s absolute jubilation...It’s a big sigh of relief when you’re a coach'

Nov 28th 2021, 8:34 PM 5,650 Views 3 Comments

Stephen O’Donnell reacts to leading Saint Patrick’s Athletic to FAI Cup victory.

# stephen-odonnell - Friday 2 July, 2021

Stunning Wilson free kick and Kelly's 12th of the season help Bohs overcome Pat's
# Report
From The42
# Report

Stunning Wilson free kick and Kelly's 12th of the season help Bohs overcome Pat's

Jul 2nd 2021, 9:51 PM 2,626 Views 1 Comment

An impressive individual effort from Liam Burt also contributed to the win.

# stephen-odonnell - Monday 21 June, 2021

'It was a big move in my career. I wasn't playing week in, week out over in Scotland so I took the leap'
# Change Of Scenery
From The42
# Change Of Scenery

'It was a big move in my career. I wasn't playing week in, week out over in Scotland so I took the leap'

Jun 21st 2021, 7:15 AM 8,769 Views 0 Comments

Matty Smith has been key to St Patrick’s Athletic’s excellent start to the season.

# stephen-odonnell - Thursday 15 April, 2021

'You can flip where Dundalk are now at the end of the season because they will be challenging'
# FALSE POSITION
From The42
# FALSE POSITION

'You can flip where Dundalk are now at the end of the season because they will be challenging'

Apr 15th 2021, 12:05 AM 4,856 Views 2 Comments

Stephen O’Donnell will not be underestimating the Lilywhites ahead of his side’s clash at Oriel Park this weekend.

# stephen-odonnell - Saturday 3 April, 2021

'Ability-wise, there are not many who can touch him, it's about getting that out of him every week'
# High Praise
From The42
# High Praise

'Ability-wise, there are not many who can touch him, it's about getting that out of him every week'

Apr 3rd 2021, 7:15 AM 6,744 Views 0 Comments

Stephen O’Donnell is hoping Chris Forrester can have a big impact for his team this season.

# stephen-odonnell - Monday 22 March, 2021

Liverpool loanee praised after impressing on League of Ireland debut
# Potential
From The42
# Potential

Liverpool loanee praised after impressing on League of Ireland debut

Mar 22nd 2021, 12:02 AM 12,138 Views 2 Comments

Vítezslav Jaros pulled off some good saves, as St Pat’s drew with Shamrock Rovers.

# stephen-odonnell - Thursday 7 January, 2021

St Patrick's Athletic sign midfielder Mountney after nine trophy-laden years at Dundalk
# Major Coup
From The42
# Major Coup

St Patrick's Athletic sign midfielder Mountney after nine trophy-laden years at Dundalk

Jan 7th 2021, 4:31 PM 4,942 Views 2 Comments

The 27-year-old is excited to link up with former Lilywhites team-mate Stephen O’Donnell at Richmond Park.

# stephen-odonnell - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

St Pat's bring in Georgie Kelly on loan to boost attacking options
# League Of Ireland
From The42
# League Of Ireland

St Pat's bring in Georgie Kelly on loan to boost attacking options

Jul 28th 2020, 9:03 AM 4,934 Views 3 Comments

Striker will not be eligible to face parent club Dundalk when the League of Ireland restarts on Friday.

# stephen-odonnell - Saturday 7 March, 2020

St Pat's defender Younger released from hospital after losing consciousness in collision on Friday night
# Recovery
From The42
# Recovery

St Pat's defender Younger released from hospital after losing consciousness in collision on Friday night

Mar 7th 2020, 2:51 PM 3,860 Views 1 Comment

Good news on injury front for the Saints as head coach Stephen O’Donnell explains why he is taking a less is more approach to this season.

# stephen-odonnell - Friday 4 October, 2019

Waterford cruise to victory as O'Connor brace inflicts big blow on Saints' Europa League hopes
# On The Double
From The42
# On The Double

Waterford cruise to victory as O'Connor brace inflicts big blow on Saints' Europa League hopes

Oct 4th 2019, 9:39 PM 4,675 Views 5 Comments

Two goals from the 21-year-old striker sealed all three points for Alan Reynold’s side at Richmond Park.

# stephen-odonnell - Friday 20 September, 2019

Clarke and Mannus goalkeeping heroics sees Dublin derby end all square in Tallaght
# Dublin Derby
From The42
# Dublin Derby

Clarke and Mannus goalkeeping heroics sees Dublin derby end all square in Tallaght

Sep 20th 2019, 10:17 PM 3,328 Views 0 Comments

A string of top saves from Brendan Clarke and Alan Mannus saw Friday’s derby end in a stalemate.

# stephen-odonnell - Friday 6 September, 2019

Markey and McCabe help St Pat's come from behind to deliver first win of O'Donnell reign
# Saints Go Marching In
From The42
# Saints Go Marching In

Markey and McCabe help St Pat's come from behind to deliver first win of O'Donnell reign

Sep 6th 2019, 10:12 PM 2,860 Views 0 Comments

The Saints came from behind to snatch all three points in Ballbofey on Friday night.

# stephen-odonnell - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Stephen O'Donnell lands first management job with St Pat's
# Marching In
From The42
# Marching In

Stephen O'Donnell lands first management job with St Pat's

Aug 31st 2019, 12:50 PM 5,615 Views 2 Comments

The former Dundalk skipper has been given a two-year contract in Inchicore.

# stephen-odonnell - Sunday 13 January, 2019

The Ryder Cup in safe hands, tributes for Andy Murray and more Tweets of the Week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

The Ryder Cup in safe hands, tributes for Andy Murray and more Tweets of the Week

Jan 13th 2019, 10:30 AM 3,852 Views 1 Comment

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# stephen-odonnell - Saturday 12 January, 2019

'Looking back now, I wasn't giving myself the best opportunity... I wasn't in the best shape'
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

'Looking back now, I wasn't giving myself the best opportunity... I wasn't in the best shape'

Jan 12th 2019, 7:30 AM 7,340 Views 2 Comments

Stephen O’Donnell on his decision to retire and how he transformed his flailing career at Dundalk.

# stephen-odonnell - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Dundalk captain O'Donnell retires as he takes up role on club's backroom team
# Bowing Out
From The42
# Bowing Out

Dundalk captain O'Donnell retires as he takes up role on club's backroom team

Jan 10th 2019, 6:39 PM 4,026 Views 3 Comments

The 32-year-old has called time on a glittering playing career, after winning six League of Ireland titles.

# stephen-odonnell - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

'There is light at the end of the tunnel' - Ruby Walsh reaches out to injured Dundalk captain
# Tough Break
From The42
# Tough Break

'There is light at the end of the tunnel' - Ruby Walsh reaches out to injured Dundalk captain

May 16th 2018, 5:13 PM 6,235 Views 2 Comments

‘It’s always nice to talk to someone who’s been in a similar position.’

# stephen-odonnell - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Dundalk captain Stephen O'Donnell suffers broken leg
# Injury
From The42
# Injury

Dundalk captain Stephen O'Donnell suffers broken leg

May 5th 2018, 2:50 PM 5,246 Views 3 Comments

O’Donnell sustained the injury during Dundalk’s SSE Airtricity League Premier Division clash with Waterford.

# stephen-odonnell - Saturday 23 December, 2017

'I probably wasn’t mature enough to go over to England at 15'
# Reflections
From The42
# Reflections

'I probably wasn’t mature enough to go over to England at 15'

Dec 23rd 2017, 5:26 PM 23,524 Views 11 Comments

Stephen O’Donnell chats to The42 about his early days at Arsenal and his development into one of the League of Ireland’s best players.

# stephen-odonnell - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'There's huge motivation from having so many people writing you off'
# Captain's Run
From The42
# Captain's Run

'There's huge motivation from having so many people writing you off'

Apr 27th 2017, 9:30 PM 6,174 Views 1 Comment

Dundalk skipper Stephen O’Donnell says the champions are driven by doubts from their detractors.

# stephen-odonnell - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

The LOI's top two clubs scored pretty special goals in the latest matchweek
# Icymi
From The42
# Icymi

The LOI's top two clubs scored pretty special goals in the latest matchweek

Apr 18th 2017, 3:47 PM 3,042 Views 1 Comment

Karl Sheppard and Stephen O’Donnell produced very different finishes, but both were things of beauty.

# stephen-odonnell - Friday 24 February, 2017

Finn's Rovers return to resurfaced Oriel Park as Dundalk go in search of 4-in-a-row
# Friday Night Lights
From The42
# Friday Night Lights

Finn's Rovers return to resurfaced Oriel Park as Dundalk go in search of 4-in-a-row

Feb 24th 2017, 7:00 AM 3,185 Views 6 Comments

The Premier Division is back and last year’s champions could face a tough test against the new-look Hoops this evening.

# stephen-odonnell - Friday 23 December, 2016

Major boost for Dundalk as Player of the Year nominee signs new deal
# Captain Fantastic
From The42
# Captain Fantastic

Major boost for Dundalk as Player of the Year nominee signs new deal

Dec 23rd 2016, 1:48 PM 3,729 Views 8 Comments

Despite rumoured interest from elsewhere, Stephen O’Donnell has committed to the Lilywhites for the 2017 and 2018 campaigns.

# stephen-odonnell - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

'Dundalk have their hands on the title'
# Advantage
From The42
# Advantage

'Dundalk have their hands on the title'

Oct 12th 2016, 11:08 AM 3,937 Views 13 Comments

Cork manager John Caulfield admits his side are now unlikely to win the league.

# stephen-odonnell - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Why don't Ireland play football like Dundalk?
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Why don't Ireland play football like Dundalk?

Sep 18th 2016, 10:00 AM 18,358 Views 30 Comments

Maciej Tarnogrodzki also looks at how Stephen Kenny’s side could emulate BATE’s success and why more LOI players aren’t being selected for the national team.

# stephen-odonnell - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Here's the goal that earned Dundalk €120,000 tonight
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Here's the goal that earned Dundalk €120,000 tonight

Sep 15th 2016, 9:21 PM 13,297 Views 15 Comments

positive result looked had looked unlikely for the League of Ireland side at one point.

'I suppose you feel like a proper footballer on these sort of occasions'
# Euro Vision
From The42
# Euro Vision

'I suppose you feel like a proper footballer on these sort of occasions'

Sep 15th 2016, 7:30 AM 7,686 Views 4 Comments

Dundalk’s captain Stephen O’Donnell on their Europa League group-stage debut against AZ Alkmaar tonight.

# stephen-odonnell - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

It's 4 years today since one of the best results in Irish footballing history
# Anniversary
From The42
# Anniversary

It's 4 years today since one of the best results in Irish footballing history

Aug 25th 2015, 4:21 PM 9,130 Views 8 Comments

Stephen O’Donnell’s penalty with eight minutes remaining set up a famous win.

# stephen-odonnell - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Richie Towell the star again as Dundalk extend lead at the top
# Influential
From The42
# Influential

Richie Towell the star again as Dundalk extend lead at the top

Jul 8th 2015, 6:00 AM 5,367 Views 6 Comments

The midfielder scored a hat-trick when the teams last collided at Oriel Park in April.

# stephen-odonnell - Friday 6 March, 2015

Champions aiming to prove they're stronger than last season, says captain O'Donnell
# Team To Beat
From The42
# Team To Beat

Champions aiming to prove they're stronger than last season, says captain O'Donnell

Mar 6th 2015, 7:13 PM 3,553 Views 0 Comments

Dundalk start their Premier Division title defence tonight against Longford Town.

# stephen-odonnell - Friday 27 February, 2015

Dundalk captain Stephen O'Donnell plays down fresh injury concerns
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Dundalk captain Stephen O'Donnell plays down fresh injury concerns

Feb 27th 2015, 9:40 PM 3,460 Views 3 Comments

The league-winning skipper will have another knee operation on Tuesday.

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