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#Brian Kerr

# brian-kerr - Sunday 27 June, 2021

'Division, in-fighting, backstabbing - soccer in Ireland is absolutely plagued by that'
# Problems
# Problems

'Division, in-fighting, backstabbing - soccer in Ireland is absolutely plagued by that'

Jun 27th 2021, 10:00 AM 28,315 Views 26 Comments

St Kevin’s Boys Director of Football Ken Donohoe on the obstacles hindering Irish football.

# brian-kerr - Monday 10 May, 2021

Graham Burke dismisses Brian Kerr exchange as 'friendly banter'
# All In The Graham
# All In The Graham

Graham Burke dismisses Brian Kerr exchange as 'friendly banter'

May 10th 2021, 9:55 AM 15,128 Views 20 Comments

The Rovers’ forward celebrated his goal against Pat’s by pressing his finger to his lips in front of the former Ireland boss.

# brian-kerr - Saturday 27 March, 2021

'This is the fault of a lack of proper player development and coaching structure in Ireland for many years'
# Unimpressed
# 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 15,963 Views 43 Comments

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

# brian-kerr - Thursday 6 August, 2020

How a coca-cola bottle filled with coins helped Brian Kerr reach the top
# Cinderella Stories
# Cinderella Stories

How a coca-cola bottle filled with coins helped Brian Kerr reach the top

Aug 6th 2020, 7:00 AM 24,972 Views 5 Comments

St Patrick’s Athletic nearly went out of business in the ’90s but through the ingenuity of Brian Kerr and Pat Dolan they ended up as team of the decade.

# brian-kerr - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Caught in a trap, Chapter 3: 'In my head I felt we could win the World Cup'
# MANCHESTER IN THE AREA
# MANCHESTER IN THE AREA

Caught in a trap, Chapter 3: 'In my head I felt we could win the World Cup'

May 13th 2020, 8:00 AM 29,213 Views 11 Comments

Brian Kerr lifts the lid on what it was like to manage Ireland and his year-long chase to get Roy Keane back in an Ireland shirt.

# brian-kerr - Thursday 9 April, 2020

Why have we stopped producing top-level players? Ireland needs a new philosophy
# Crossroads
# Crossroads

Why have we stopped producing top-level players? Ireland needs a new philosophy

Apr 9th 2020, 12:11 PM 23,892 Views 78 Comments

Irish football requires a new plan if this decade is to be better than the last one.

# brian-kerr - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

'Fans would come up and openly call me a b******s ' - The challenges of being an Irish manager in Ireland
# Home Pressures
# Home Pressures

'Fans would come up and openly call me a b******s ' - The challenges of being an Irish manager in Ireland

Apr 7th 2020, 5:00 PM 18,831 Views 14 Comments

Stephen Kenny is only the third Irish manager in almost 50 years to live in the country full-time. Eoin Hand and Brian Kerr talk to The42 about the unique pressures of being home-based.

# brian-kerr - Saturday 4 April, 2020

Brian Kerr backs incoming boss Kenny to succeed in 'hardest job in sport in Ireland'
# Succession
# Succession

Brian Kerr backs incoming boss Kenny to succeed in 'hardest job in sport in Ireland'

Apr 4th 2020, 6:35 PM 6,566 Views 14 Comments

‘He is ready for the task,’ the ex-Ireland manager said, reacting to the news.

# brian-kerr - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

'There is a job to do... Momentum will hopefully swing towards us a little bit now'
# Advantage
# Advantage

'There is a job to do... Momentum will hopefully swing towards us a little bit now'

Updated Mar 10th 2020, 9:22 PM 11,084 Views 6 Comments

Kevin Kilbane and Brian Kerr give their thoughts on the decision to play Ireland’s Euro 2020 play-off with Slovakia behind closed doors.

# brian-kerr - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

'Golden handcuffs' deal rules Brian Kerr out of televised League of Ireland coverage this season
# GOLDEN HANDCUFFS
# GOLDEN HANDCUFFS

'Golden handcuffs' deal rules Brian Kerr out of televised League of Ireland coverage this season

Feb 11th 2020, 2:14 PM 42,605 Views 30 Comments

The popular pundit and commentator is tied to Virgin Media for all TV work in 2020.

# brian-kerr - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Ireland's strange old love affair with rugby
# Team Of Us And Them
# Team Of Us And Them

Ireland's strange old love affair with rugby

Feb 1st 2020, 8:00 AM 20,185 Views 53 Comments

With another Six Nations set to begin, we ask a former Ireland soccer manager, the author of the Ross O’Carroll Kelly books and an All-Ireland winner if the sport has found a new audience.

# brian-kerr - Monday 27 January, 2020

Brian Kerr could be set for FAI return after 15-year exile
# Have A Ging
# Have A Ging

Brian Kerr could be set for FAI return after 15-year exile

Jan 27th 2020, 8:30 AM 39,155 Views 48 Comments

The famous Dubliner has been frozen out since John Delaney issued him a P45 in 2005.

# brian-kerr - Monday 13 January, 2020

Stephen Kenny on soccer: 'We've been treated like a minority sport'
# Claim
# Claim

Stephen Kenny on soccer: 'We've been treated like a minority sport'

Jan 13th 2020, 12:00 PM 23,863 Views 65 Comments

The soon-to-be Ireland senior boss feels not enough funding has been afforded to football in the last 20 years

# brian-kerr - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Kerr 'very impressed' by employees' proposal to reform the FAI
# Uncertain Future
# Uncertain Future

Kerr 'very impressed' by employees' proposal to reform the FAI

Dec 10th 2019, 6:50 PM 13,128 Views 11 Comments

The ex-Ireland manager believes saving jobs in the association is ‘crucial’ right now.

# brian-kerr - Monday 9 December, 2019

New documentary tells tale of how Brian Kerr led a team of Bohs and Pat's players to Gaddafi's Libya
# On The Box
# On The Box

New documentary tells tale of how Brian Kerr led a team of Bohs and Pat's players to Gaddafi's Libya

Dec 9th 2019, 8:45 AM 19,321 Views 11 Comments

In League with Gaddafi is on RTÉ One tonight at 9.35pm.

# brian-kerr - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Kerr tells acting FAI boss Mooney to 'stay away from all the podcasts and interview stuff'
# Response
# Response

Kerr tells acting FAI boss Mooney to 'stay away from all the podcasts and interview stuff'

Oct 24th 2019, 6:57 PM 9,147 Views 9 Comments

The ex-Ireland manager says the association’s general manager needs to focus on the most pressing matters.

# brian-kerr - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

'I think we're at the end of a disgraceful era' - Brian Kerr on state of play after Delaney departure
# FAI
# FAI

'I think we're at the end of a disgraceful era' - Brian Kerr on state of play after Delaney departure

Oct 1st 2019, 7:38 PM 11,111 Views 11 Comments

The former Ireland boss summed up the state of Irish football in the wake of the news from Abbotstown this week. .

# brian-kerr - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Troy Parrott tipped for recognition at senior international level by Brian Kerr
# Potential
# Potential

Troy Parrott tipped for recognition at senior international level by Brian Kerr

Jul 23rd 2019, 9:00 PM 11,615 Views 3 Comments

The Spurs striker impressed in a 45-minute cameo against Juventus over the weekend.

'I’m almost in despair' - Brian Kerr slams FAI's proposals for reform
# Unimpressed
# Unimpressed

'I’m almost in despair' - Brian Kerr slams FAI's proposals for reform

Jul 23rd 2019, 5:20 PM 37,963 Views 22 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview, the former Irish boss flags his concerns with the FAI’s new rules and how little respect he has for those that got Irish football into this mess.

# brian-kerr - Thursday 9 May, 2019

'I didn’t realise the cameras were rolling' - Brian Kerr reacts to his Spurs' celebrations going viral
# Kerr's Enthusiasm
# Kerr's Enthusiasm

'I didn’t realise the cameras were rolling' - Brian Kerr reacts to his Spurs' celebrations going viral

May 9th 2019, 6:45 PM 29,808 Views 7 Comments

The Virgin Media pundit was filmed during last night’s Champions League drama.

# brian-kerr - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

'I had 92 caps for the country and today, for the first time in my life, I was truly embarrassed by my association'
# Reaction
# Reaction

'I had 92 caps for the country and today, for the first time in my life, I was truly embarrassed by my association'

Apr 10th 2019, 8:02 PM 26,692 Views 26 Comments

Niall Quinn and Brian Kerr were disappointed in today’s Oireachtas Committee hearing involving the FAI.

# brian-kerr - Saturday 23 March, 2019

'The statement looks like a bit of a whitewash': Brian Kerr says John Delaney should leave FAI
# Reaction
# Reaction

'The statement looks like a bit of a whitewash': Brian Kerr says John Delaney should leave FAI

Mar 23rd 2019, 10:14 PM 20,822 Views 11 Comments

Delaney moved into a new position of Executive Vice-President of the FAI with immediate effect on Saturday.

# brian-kerr - Monday 18 March, 2019

‘I would have come from the flats… Brian Kerr gave me the confidence to go into any room and meet people’
# Mentor
# Mentor

‘I would have come from the flats… Brian Kerr gave me the confidence to go into any room and meet people’

Mar 18th 2019, 9:30 PM 43,750 Views 10 Comments

St Patrick’s Athletic legend Johnny McDonnell reflects on his memorable career in football.

# brian-kerr - Sunday 3 March, 2019

'We beat Le Tissier's Southampton. Lawrie McMenemy shook my hand and said: 'Listen kid, sensational f*****g goal''
# Longread
# Longread

'We beat Le Tissier's Southampton. Lawrie McMenemy shook my hand and said: 'Listen kid, sensational f*****g goal''

Mar 3rd 2019, 9:40 PM 35,579 Views 5 Comments

Brian Morrisroe chats to The42 in the latest instalment of our League of Ireland Legends series.

# brian-kerr - Sunday 17 February, 2019

'I rang Brian to tell him I was going to retire... it took him nearly ten days to get back to me'
# Macca
# Macca

'I rang Brian to tell him I was going to retire... it took him nearly ten days to get back to me'

Feb 17th 2019, 8:00 AM 57,524 Views 12 Comments

Jason McAteer looks forward to being reunited with Mick McCarthy at the Seán Cox Fundraiser in April.

# brian-kerr - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Brian Kerr says 'it’s time for one of the Dublin teams to stand up again' ahead of 2019 kick-off
# Countdown
# Countdown

Brian Kerr says 'it’s time for one of the Dublin teams to stand up again' ahead of 2019 kick-off

Feb 12th 2019, 6:44 PM 4,944 Views 3 Comments

The former Irish boss believes Shamrock Rovers are under pressure to compete for the league title this year.

# brian-kerr - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Brian Kerr narrates brilliant St Pat's video celebrating 90 years of the club
# Once A Saint...
# Once A Saint...

Brian Kerr narrates brilliant St Pat's video celebrating 90 years of the club

Feb 7th 2019, 3:17 PM 4,310 Views 3 Comments

The perfect watch to get excited for the new season.

# brian-kerr - Saturday 19 January, 2019

The one-time Irish wonderkid now back at Liverpool
# Unbreakable
# Unbreakable

The one-time Irish wonderkid now back at Liverpool

Jan 19th 2019, 10:00 AM 66,987 Views 24 Comments

Once considered Ireland’s next big thing, Richie Partridge on how his failure to make it as a top-level footballer opened up a new path.

# brian-kerr - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Martin O'Neill and the fate of 9 other former Ireland managers
# Analysis
# Analysis

Martin O'Neill and the fate of 9 other former Ireland managers

Jan 15th 2019, 5:05 PM 30,732 Views 14 Comments

A number of coaches have struggled after leaving the Boys in Green hotseat.

# brian-kerr - Sunday 23 December, 2018

‘We beat the British Army 37-0. A few weeks later we won against Germany and were European champions’
# Throwback
# Throwback

‘We beat the British Army 37-0. A few weeks later we won against Germany and were European champions’

Dec 23rd 2018, 9:00 AM 26,780 Views 4 Comments

Goalkeeper Dean Delany reflects on winning the U18 European Championships in Cyprus and playing in the 1999 World Youth Cup in Nigeria under Brian Kerr.

# brian-kerr - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

'Living here makes it more difficult' - Kerr outlines challenges awaiting Kenny in senior Ireland job
# Word Of Caution
# Word Of Caution

'Living here makes it more difficult' - Kerr outlines challenges awaiting Kenny in senior Ireland job

Nov 27th 2018, 7:39 PM 7,759 Views 1 Comment

The former Dundalk boss will take over from Mick McCarthy after Euro 2020.

# brian-kerr - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Kerr calls for spotlight to be shone on FAI and Delaney after 'disaster' two years
# In For A Penny
# In For A Penny

Kerr calls for spotlight to be shone on FAI and Delaney after 'disaster' two years

Nov 21st 2018, 1:33 PM 12,808 Views 19 Comments

Brian Kerr says he would be interested in the Ireland role but believes it exceedingly unlikely that he’ll be fielding a call from John Delaney or the FAI.

# brian-kerr - Friday 16 November, 2018

Kerr slams Ireland's 'abysmal' record as downward spiral under O'Neill continues
# Tv View
# Tv View

Kerr slams Ireland's 'abysmal' record as downward spiral under O'Neill continues

Nov 16th 2018, 10:22 AM 7,720 Views 21 Comments

‘Three wins in 18 games…. that was a dreadful performance.’

# brian-kerr - Saturday 10 November, 2018

'The likes of Duff, Robbie and all the lads were so keen to give their time once we said it was for Brian'
# Kerr's Kids
# Kerr's Kids

'The likes of Duff, Robbie and all the lads were so keen to give their time once we said it was for Brian'

Nov 10th 2018, 10:00 AM 32,312 Views 21 Comments

We speak to director Kevin Brannigan about his new film documenting a magical time in Irish football.

# brian-kerr - Sunday 30 September, 2018

'You were home at half 12 everyday twiddling your thumbs. It was easy to say ‘Anyone fancy a pint?’'
# Wasted Talent
# Wasted Talent

'You were home at half 12 everyday twiddling your thumbs. It was easy to say ‘Anyone fancy a pint?’'

Sep 30th 2018, 9:30 PM 64,939 Views 13 Comments

An Ireland underage star who broke into the Nottingham Forest team as a teenager, Keith Foy took his eye off the ball and paid the price.

# brian-kerr - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

WhatsApp controversy overshadows Ireland's Poland preparations
# Negativity
# Negativity

WhatsApp controversy overshadows Ireland's Poland preparations

Sep 11th 2018, 8:30 AM 42,650 Views 52 Comments

Roy Keane, Harry Arter and Jon Walters are at the centre of a drama that has grown legs in recent days.

# brian-kerr - Monday 10 September, 2018

'The leadership is a shambles... Many of them are far too old for the modern game to even understand it'
# Unimpressed
# Unimpressed

'The leadership is a shambles... Many of them are far too old for the modern game to even understand it'

Sep 10th 2018, 8:15 AM 51,729 Views 92 Comments

Former Ireland boss Brian Kerr was heavily critical of the national side’s set-up following the loss to Wales.

# brian-kerr - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

'I hope there wasn't any incident or remarks made to Rice that affected his view of the Irish setup'
# Theory
# Theory

'I hope there wasn't any incident or remarks made to Rice that affected his view of the Irish setup'

Aug 28th 2018, 11:15 PM 16,081 Views 12 Comments

Brian Kerr doesn’t believe the allure of England or club factors played a role in Declan Rice’s current deliberation process.

# brian-kerr - Friday 17 August, 2018

'There is no proper promotion, no marketing' - Brian Kerr outlines the causes for Ireland's poor European results
# Poor Showing
# Poor Showing

'There is no proper promotion, no marketing' - Brian Kerr outlines the causes for Ireland's poor European results

Aug 17th 2018, 4:48 PM 8,708 Views 38 Comments

The former Ireland manager outlined the core issues for why Irish clubs suffered seven defeats in 12 European qualifiers this summer.

# brian-kerr - Monday 16 July, 2018

Neymar's theatrics and Brian Kerr's famous punditry - Our writers review the World Cup
# Assessment
# Assessment

Neymar's theatrics and Brian Kerr's famous punditry - Our writers review the World Cup

Jul 16th 2018, 5:16 PM 8,555 Views 5 Comments

Our thoughts following a campaign which saw France come out on top as champions.

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