# Manager

Last week
19th March 2023 - 25th March 2023
# managerial roundabout
Donegal GAA in crisis: Quick fixes, long-term issues, and the Jim McGuinness question
The county board that took almost 100 days to appoint a manager last year now must find one with only a month until their Ulster Championship opener against Down.
Last year
# Exit
All-Ireland club winners Kilcoo announce managerial departures
Conleith Gilligan and Richard Thornton have both decided to step down.
# Wave Goodbye
Rangers sack manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst
The decision comes following a disappointing run of results, leaving them nine points off leaders Celtic in the Scottish Premiership table
# Pastures new
Former Liverpool great Alonso gets first senior manager's job
The 40-year-old is taking charge at Bayer Leverkusen, the club confirmed.
# Wave Goodbye
Mattie Kenny steps down as Dublin hurling manager
It follows a disappointing campaign in which they were dumped out of the championship on scoring difference.
# future plans
Liam Cahill confirms he is staying on as Waterford manager
The coach had suggested he would consider his future in the wake of his side’s recent Munster Championship exit.
# ronald's return
Koeman to succeed Louis van Gaal as Holland boss after 2022 World Cup
The former Barcelona coach returns for a second spell.
All time
# Pressure
Can Steven Gerrard become a great manager?
The Liverpool legend makes his return to Anfield as Aston Villa manager this weekend.
Jurgen Klopp says Steven Gerrard will ‘definitely’ be Liverpool manager
The former Liverpool captain takes his Aston Villa side to Anfield this weekend.
# mixed emotions
Grealish booed on return as Man City hand Gerrard first defeat as Premier League manager
It leaves Pep Guardiola’s side just a point behind leaders Chelsea.
AC Milan legend Andriy Shevchenko back in management
The Ukrainian coach has agreed to take charge of struggling Serie A side Genoa.
# Pastures new
Keith Ricken confirmed as new Cork senior football manager
Ricken will fill the vacancy created by the departure of Ronan McCarthy.
# Jack O'Connor
'This thing that I left Kildare because I was asked to manage Kerry is absolute nonsense'
Jack O’Connor was officially unveiled as the new Kerry manager this evening.
# late stage
Former Ireland defender and Premier League manager Joe Kinnear has dementia, family reveals
‘It is heartbreaking to see how someone can change,’ says the 74-year-old’s wife, Bonnie.
# Analysis
By now, debating who the Irish manager should be feels almost beside the point
The scrutiny of Stephen Kenny’s future has intensified in recent days.
# manager search
Celtic's move to bring in Eddie Howe breaks down
It is believed the former Bournemouth boss will not be joining the Glasgow giants as he is unable to assemble the backroom team he wants.
Sam Allardyce leaving West Brom because he sees himself as a short-term manager
The former England boss will leave The Hawthorns at the end of the season on Sunday.
# Deadly Dessie
Dessie Farrell joins special group of All-Ireland winning bosses after landing senior prize
The Dublin boss has now won the three main All-Ireland prizes as a manager.
# Declan O'Sullivan
All-Ireland senior winning captain O'Sullivan set to become next Kerry U20 boss
Declan O ‘Sullivan is set to take the role.
# Liam Cahill
'Being a Tipp man and making sure that you were happy in your own skin coming down to Waterford'
Liam Cahill on making the move from Tipperary underage success to steering Waterford to Sunday’s All-Ireland senior final.
# Son of a great
Jordi Cruyff unveiled as manager of Ecuador national team
The ex-Barcelona and Man United midfielder has agreed to take charge ahead of the 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign.
# Pastures new
After 8 years with Northern Ireland, Michael O'Neill confirmed as new Stoke manager
The former Shamrock Rovers boss will still be in charge of the North for their forthcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers.
# Bowing out
Mulqueen withdraws from Clare manager race to leave Lohan as only candidate
Mulqueen released a statement this evening to reveal his decision.
# Deise Duty
Derek McGrath's Waterford hurling trainer takes charge of Déise camogie side
Fergal O’Brien will hope to bring the rising side forward in 2020.
# Ladies Football
No decision made yet on Cork managerial vacancy amid speculation of Fitzgerald U-turn
The senior management team has not been discussed yet, Cork LGFA told The42.
# the decision
'Listen, my heart is torn': Davy Fitzgerald will decide future this week amid Galway rumours
The 48-year-old has been heavily linked with the vacant Galway job.
# G-G-G-Galway
Ending All-Ireland final droughts, 'second job' of management and challenging the Dubs
Tim Rabbitt’s first year at the Galway helm has been a pleasing one. And his side could top it all off on Sunday.
# Deise Hotseat
Former Waterford players part of committee to find new senior hurling boss
Paraic Fanning left his role as Wateford hurling manager earlier this month.
# Candidate
Dave Connell the frontrunner to succeed Colin Bell as Ireland manager
It is understood that the ex-Shamrock Rovers player is the popular choice among the players to take over.
# dynamic duo
‘Lampard should take Mourinho with him’: Ex-Chelsea star feels mentor is needed
Tony Cascarino believes a relative rookie being linked with a top Premier League job should look to bring in an experienced adviser alongside him.
# hooker
Ex-France captain Ibañez to be les Bleus manager after World Cup
The 98-times capped hooker has been lined up by Bernard Laporte.
# James Horan
'It’s the wrongest word going. You ask any player, they love what they’re doing'
The Mayo boss doesn’t agree that demands have increased on players since his last spell in charge.
# Stars and Stripes
USA confirm new manager after failing to qualify for the World Cup for first time since 1986
Former defender Gregg Berhalter will take charge as US coach after a 13-month search for a new manager.
# Sacked
Dubliner Joe Dunne sacked as manager of Cambridge United after five wins in 20 games
The 45-year-old took over at Abbey Stadium in May but has endured a difficult season.
# ascension
'He’d give out to you more so for playing a safe pass than trying a risky one and giving it away'
The ougoing Dundalk boss will become the Boys in Green’s senior manager after Euro 2020.
# Time to say goodbye
Dundalk thank Stephen Kenny 'for driving amazing success' as manager departs Oriel Park
The Dubliner was appointed Ireland U21 manager and will succeed Mick McCarthy as senior boss in 2020.
# Analysis
7 issues the new Ireland manager must address urgently
Mick McCarthy is expected to be unveiled as the Boys in Green’s boss later today.
# Assistance
Arsenal manager learning English from 'Peaky Blinders'
Unai Emery is having to adapt to life in the Premier League following stints in Spain and France.
# Ready to go
Mick McCarthy set to be appointed as Ireland manager - reports
The former international previously managed the Boys in Green between 1996 and 2002.
# we go again
Cork stick with All-Ireland winning manager Fitzgerald for fourth season
Ephie Fitzgerald delivered the Brendan Martin Cup in his first year in charge in 2016.