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#Stephen Rochford

# stephen-rochford - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Familiar names recalled and U21 heroes picked as Mayo unveil Connacht league squad

With their established stars on holiday, Stephen Rochford has assembled a new panel.

# stephen-rochford - Thursday 21 December, 2017

# stephen-rochford - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Stephen Rochford to stay on as Mayo manager as he's given two-year extension

The deal will keep him with the Westerners until 2020.

# stephen-rochford - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Stephen Rochford to decide on his Mayo future 'during the month of October'

He also came to the defence of Donal Vaughan who was sent-off on Sunday.

# stephen-rochford - Monday 18 September, 2017

'We will rise again': Raw heartbreak with every word in speeches at Mayo function Fight The Good Fight This post contains videos

'We will rise again': Raw heartbreak with every word in speeches at Mayo function

Mayo manager Stephen Rochford and captain Cillian O’Connor delivered emotional tributes last night.

# stephen-rochford - Saturday 16 September, 2017

‘As John B. Keane put it — they will need to be at their almighty best to beat Dublin’

Legendary broadcaster Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh remembers the Mayo side who last won the All-Ireland football title in 1951.

# stephen-rochford - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

28 shots on goal with no reward - the day Mayo nearly came unstuck this summer

Stephen Rochford reflects on Mayo surviving a massive scare in the qualifiers.

# stephen-rochford - Sunday 20 August, 2017

'One of our best tacklers' and 'physical presence' - Mayo boss on moving O'Shea to full-back

Mayo’s full-back selection was not widely forecast.

# stephen-rochford - Friday 18 August, 2017

Lee Keegan starts as Rochford names his Mayo side for Kerry showdown

The 2016 Footballer of the Year returns to action after sitting out of the quarter-final.

'They’re probably the form team in the country right now' - Kerry challenge awaits Mayo

Stephen Rochford sizes up the task facing his team.

# stephen-rochford - Monday 7 August, 2017

Hospital treatment for foot injury ruled Keegan out for Mayo today

The 2016 Footballer of the Year was a late withdrawal.

# stephen-rochford - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

'They took the eye off the ball, those calls nearly cost them'

Bernard Flynn feels that Mayo are in with a chance of All-Ireland glory, but only if the right decisions are made on the line.

# stephen-rochford - Thursday 18 May, 2017

No room for Aidan O'Shea as Stephen Rochford names Mayo team for Sligo clash

All-Ireland U21 medalist Fergal Boland makes his first start at wing-forward.

# stephen-rochford - Friday 31 March, 2017

Young Player of the Year back for Mayo as Boyle set for 80th appearance

Mayo host Donegal in Castlebar on Sunday.

# stephen-rochford - Monday 20 March, 2017

'We're being penalised for our own mistakes' — Plenty to worry Rochford as Mayo slump to another defeat

They’ve failed to score a goal from play in the league, while Cillian O’Connor’s form has dipped.

# stephen-rochford - Sunday 5 March, 2017

'We're a better team than we showed tonight': Downbeat Rochford puts on a brave face

Dublin kept Mayo under the thumb with worrying ease at Croke Park.

# stephen-rochford - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Mayo forward leaves senior squad due to work commitments

Alan Freeman informed manager Stephen Rochford last Sunday.

# stephen-rochford - Sunday 8 January, 2017

10 debutants in Mayo side as they lose out narrowly in early season clash with NUI Galway

Neil Douglas and Danny Kirby hit the goals for Mayo.

# stephen-rochford - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Rochford appoints former Mayo goalkeeper as selector for 2017

Peter Burke has been with the panel for six years.

# stephen-rochford - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Rochford on goalkeeper selection as defeated Mayo players 'crestfallen' and 'devastated'

Another tough All-Ireland final loss to take.

# stephen-rochford - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

What are the key replay selection calls facing Dublin and Mayo?

There’s plenty for Jim Gavin and Stephen Rochford to mull over.

# stephen-rochford - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Rochford dismisses talk that McGuinness met Mayo squad before All-Ireland football final

The Mayo boss insists he has never spoken to or met the former Donegal manager.

# stephen-rochford - Sunday 18 September, 2016

'You don’t feel sorry for yourself' - Stephen Rochford on Mayo's two freak own goals

“We’d be fairly disappointed with a number of aspects of the game,” the coach added.

How Mayo's manager made his name steering a Galway club to All-Ireland football glory

Gary Sice recalls the impact Stephen Rochford made in north Galway.

# stephen-rochford - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Mayo call off 11 club games this weekend to aid All-Ireland football final preparations

The games will now take place in late September.

# stephen-rochford - Monday 22 August, 2016

Have Mayo proved they've got what it takes to win an All-Ireland final?

Eight months into Stephen Rochford’s reign, they’re back to within touching distance of Sam Maguire.

# stephen-rochford - Sunday 21 August, 2016

'We need to be more consistent' — Rochford recognises Mayo's big flaw

As Mayo stare down the barrel of Kerry or Dublin in the All-Ireland final, their manager knows they’ve a lot to work on.

# stephen-rochford - Monday 8 August, 2016

Backdoor route could be the key to Mayo scaling the September summit

Stephen Rochford’s plans are taking shape as Mayo enter the business end of the season.

# stephen-rochford - Monday 1 August, 2016

How much improvement do Mayo need before taking on Tyrone?

Stephen Rochford and Andy Moran were assessing Mayo’s chances after their win over Westmeath.

# stephen-rochford - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Mayo not expecting provocation from Westmeath in the wake of Diarmuid Connolly incident

‘I think my lads are well able to mind themselves.’

# stephen-rochford - Friday 15 July, 2016

136th Mayo appearance for Andy Moran this weekend as two changes made for Kildare test

Donal Vaughan is also selected by Stephen Rochord.

# stephen-rochford - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Mayo bailed out by dubious penalty as they come from 6 down to beat Fermanagh

Cillian O’Connor’s late penalty proved vital as Mayo booked their place in Round 3.

# stephen-rochford - Monday 20 June, 2016

Analysis: Confused defensive shape, lack of bodies in attack – where it went wrong for Mayo

Rob Carroll breaks down Galway’s shock win over Mayo in the Connacht SFC on Saturday night.

# stephen-rochford - Saturday 18 June, 2016

In like Flynn: Galway dump Mayo out of Connacht with shock win in Castlebar

The Tribesmen will meet Roscommon in the Connacht final on 10 July while Stephen Rochford’s side head to the qualifiers.

# stephen-rochford - Thursday 26 May, 2016

No Diarmuid O'Connor, but Mayo name experienced side for London trip

Mayo begin their provincial defence with a trip to Ruislip on Sunday.

# stephen-rochford - Friday 1 April, 2016

One O'Connor in, the other out as Mayo look to avoid relegation against Down

A win against relegated Down at Elverys MacHale Park should be enough for Stephen Rochford’s men.

# stephen-rochford - Friday 25 March, 2016

Mayo make 3 changes as they look to avoid potential relegation against Roscommon

Manager Stephen Rochford has shuffled his pack ahead of a must-win clash with the high-flying Rossies.

# stephen-rochford - Thursday 4 February, 2016

‘It’s not about peaking in January – I wouldn’t be panicking that Mayo are on the slide’

Mayo as hungry as ever, says Barry Moran as he rubbishes Tommy Carr criticism.

# stephen-rochford - Monday 1 February, 2016

'You have to mind the player from himself, but he was responsive': Mayo boss Rochford on Keegan concussion

Mayo say there was no immediate apparent problem with their star back.

# stephen-rochford - Friday 29 January, 2016

Mixture of youth & experience as Mayo name team to face Cork

Lee Keegan will captain the team, though no captain for the season has been appointed yet.

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