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#Martin O'Neill

# martin-oneill - Thursday 3 October, 2019

'O'Neill called me a tosser a few times... then he ended up just hanging up the phone'
# Awkward
# Awkward

'O'Neill called me a tosser a few times... then he ended up just hanging up the phone'

Oct 3rd 2019, 12:39 PM 20,193 Views 26 Comments

Ireland defender Matt Doherty has opened up about a call he received from Martin O’Neill.

# martin-oneill - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

'Stephen has some crazy friends from Cork, but he's a good lad. Very family-orientated'
# Stephen Ireland
# Stephen Ireland

'Stephen has some crazy friends from Cork, but he's a good lad. Very family-orientated'

Sep 11th 2019, 4:48 PM 15,029 Views 18 Comments

Emile Heskey has spoken warmly about his former team-mate at Aston Villa Stephen Ireland.

# martin-oneill - Sunday 30 June, 2019

How Martin O'Neill's Nottingham Forest reign crumbled and more of this week's best sportswriting
# Essential Reading
# Essential Reading

How Martin O'Neill's Nottingham Forest reign crumbled and more of this week's best sportswriting

Jun 30th 2019, 8:30 AM 10,540 Views 3 Comments

Plus, a piece on Megan Rapinoe’s greatest heartbreak – and hope.

# martin-oneill - Friday 28 June, 2019

Martin O'Neill sacked by Nottingham Forest after five months in charge
# Parting Ways
# Parting Ways

Martin O'Neill sacked by Nottingham Forest after five months in charge

Jun 28th 2019, 1:25 PM 49,156 Views 93 Comments

The 67-year-old former Ireland boss led Forest to ninth place in the Championship last season.

# martin-oneill - Sunday 23 June, 2019

Roy Keane leaves position as O'Neill's assistant at Nottingham Forest
# Moving On
# Moving On

Roy Keane leaves position as O'Neill's assistant at Nottingham Forest

Jun 23rd 2019, 12:11 PM 54,394 Views 96 Comments

The former Ireland midfielder leaves the City Ground after five months.

# martin-oneill - Sunday 28 April, 2019

'I had never played centre midfield until my very first game at Leicester, when Martin O'Neill told me to'
# LOI Legends
# LOI Legends

'I had never played centre midfield until my very first game at Leicester, when Martin O'Neill told me to'

Apr 28th 2019, 9:30 PM 32,004 Views 5 Comments

Fergal Harkin looks back at his time in England as well as highs and lows in the League of Ireland, during spells with Bohemians and Finn Harps.

# martin-oneill - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

'I knew this was going to be difficult' - Martin O'Neill disappointed as Forest's promotion hopes fade
# Reaction
# Reaction

'I knew this was going to be difficult' - Martin O'Neill disappointed as Forest's promotion hopes fade

Apr 10th 2019, 1:05 AM 8,872 Views 10 Comments

Tuesday night’s loss leaves the club 10th in the table, six points off the play-off spots.

# martin-oneill - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Leaked WhatsApp 'was a mild version of what happened' in Ireland camp, says Walters
# Reflection
# Reflection

Leaked WhatsApp 'was a mild version of what happened' in Ireland camp, says Walters

Mar 23rd 2019, 12:52 PM 19,512 Views 22 Comments

The retired Republic of Ireland star says that the atmosphere changed in the final year under Martin O’Neill.

# martin-oneill - Monday 4 March, 2019

O'Neill wishes Forest players 'good luck' attempting to fine Keane after booking
# Cautioned
# Cautioned

O'Neill wishes Forest players 'good luck' attempting to fine Keane after booking

Mar 4th 2019, 5:48 PM 19,154 Views 6 Comments

The Championship side’s assistant manager was shown a yellow card in the defeat to Stoke City.

# martin-oneill - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

'Roy demands high standards. You need to be mentally strong with him': Andy Reid defends Keane amid criticism
# Got Your Back
# Got Your Back

'Roy demands high standards. You need to be mentally strong with him': Andy Reid defends Keane amid criticism

Feb 19th 2019, 8:03 PM 13,373 Views 16 Comments

The former Ireland midfielder has defended Keane after facing criticism for his management style.

# martin-oneill - Saturday 16 February, 2019

James McClean capitalises on comical Ipswich defending, Maguire and co held by O'Neill's Forest
# Irish Eye
# Irish Eye

James McClean capitalises on comical Ipswich defending, Maguire and co held by O'Neill's Forest

Feb 16th 2019, 5:36 PM 8,056 Views 8 Comments

Meanwhile, Irish striker Simon Cox scored a hat-trick in League One today.

# martin-oneill - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Browne's stunning effort before Maguire's first of the season with O'Neill and Keane up next
# Irish Eye
# Irish Eye

Browne's stunning effort before Maguire's first of the season with O'Neill and Keane up next

Feb 14th 2019, 3:44 PM 5,881 Views 5 Comments

That damn crossbar…

# martin-oneill - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Late West Brom penalty means O'Neill's Forest lose ground in promotion race
# Frustrated
# Frustrated

Late West Brom penalty means O'Neill's Forest lose ground in promotion race

Feb 12th 2019, 10:25 PM 6,696 Views 6 Comments

It looked as if they were on course for an impressive win against the Baggies, but they suffered late anguish.

# martin-oneill - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Busy day for Martin O'Neill, as ex-Ireland boss steps up recruitment at Forest
# Frantic
# Frantic

Busy day for Martin O'Neill, as ex-Ireland boss steps up recruitment at Forest

Jan 31st 2019, 3:57 PM 8,804 Views 0 Comments

27-year-old Monaco midfielder Pele has joined on loan until the end of the season, while other deals could go through.

# martin-oneill - Monday 28 January, 2019

'I have huge respect for Martin': Keane happy to be linking back up with O'Neill at Forest
# Dynamic Duo
# Dynamic Duo

'I have huge respect for Martin': Keane happy to be linking back up with O'Neill at Forest

Jan 28th 2019, 3:40 PM 4,365 Views 4 Comments

The ex-Ireland management duo will try and steer Nottingham Forest towards a Championship play-off spot.

Roy Keane reunited with Martin O'Neill as Nottingham Forest assistant manager
# Birds Of A Feather
# Birds Of A Feather

Roy Keane reunited with Martin O'Neill as Nottingham Forest assistant manager

Jan 28th 2019, 1:07 PM 27,891 Views 38 Comments

The pair have linked up once again after being let go by the FAI in November.

# martin-oneill - Sunday 27 January, 2019

Martin O'Neill pleased after picking up first win in new role
# Reaction
# Reaction

Martin O'Neill pleased after picking up first win in new role

Jan 27th 2019, 2:35 PM 6,765 Views 4 Comments

The Derry native was in the dugout as Nottingham Forest picked up a victory.

# martin-oneill - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Martin O'Neill's first game back in management ends in defeat
# Comeback
# Comeback

Martin O'Neill's first game back in management ends in defeat

Jan 19th 2019, 5:46 PM 9,187 Views 14 Comments

The Derry native, a former Forest player, could not inspire a win on his return today, as the hosts were beaten 1-0 by Bristol City.

# martin-oneill - Thursday 17 January, 2019

'I would dearly like him to join us' - O'Neill wants Roy Keane at Nottingham Forest
# MONKeano
# MONKeano

'I would dearly like him to join us' - O'Neill wants Roy Keane at Nottingham Forest

Jan 17th 2019, 3:15 PM 16,688 Views 28 Comments

The ex-Ireland boss and his assistant manger could be reunited.

# martin-oneill - 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 30,665 Views 14 Comments

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

Ex-Ireland boss Martin O'Neill's return to Nottingham Forest confirmed
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Ex-Ireland boss Martin O'Neill's return to Nottingham Forest confirmed

Jan 15th 2019, 11:03 AM 18,343 Views 33 Comments

The club, who are currently ninth in the Championship, recently parted company with Aitor Karanka.

# martin-oneill - Monday 14 January, 2019

Keith Andrews: Irish reign leaves Martin O'Neill with a 'lot to prove' at Nottingham Forest
# Doubts
# Doubts

Keith Andrews: Irish reign leaves Martin O'Neill with a 'lot to prove' at Nottingham Forest

Jan 14th 2019, 4:31 PM 7,727 Views 19 Comments

The former Irish midfielder is surprised at the appointment.

Martin O'Neill set to be appointed Nottingham Forest manager - reports
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

Martin O'Neill set to be appointed Nottingham Forest manager - reports

Jan 14th 2019, 12:47 PM 9,363 Views 25 Comments

But who’ll be his assistant?

# martin-oneill - Friday 11 January, 2019

O'Neill and Keane would be a good fit for Forest but their loyalty to Clough might cost them
# MONKeano
# MONKeano

O'Neill and Keane would be a good fit for Forest but their loyalty to Clough might cost them

Jan 11th 2019, 3:25 PM 8,618 Views 21 Comments

The Championship club are searching for another new manager, and the former Irish duo would be a good choice.

Nottingham Forest on hunt for new manager for the 8th time in 3 years
# Heading For The Exit
# Heading For The Exit

Nottingham Forest on hunt for new manager for the 8th time in 3 years

Jan 11th 2019, 9:21 AM 6,386 Views 8 Comments

Aitor Karanka has left the club.

# martin-oneill - Monday 31 December, 2018

These are the 10 most read stories on The42 this year
# Headlines
# Headlines

These are the 10 most read stories on The42 this year

Dec 31st 2018, 6:16 PM 14,396 Views 9 Comments

These were the stories you read in 2018.

# martin-oneill - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland’s 2018 campaign?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland’s 2018 campaign?

Dec 30th 2018, 8:00 PM 20,015 Views 8 Comments

How closely were you paying attention to the Boys in Green over the past 12 months?

# martin-oneill - Saturday 22 December, 2018

'I’m ready' - Former Ireland boss O'Neill keen to return to management
# We Go Again
# We Go Again

'I’m ready' - Former Ireland boss O'Neill keen to return to management

Dec 22nd 2018, 12:04 PM 28,133 Views 50 Comments

Martin O’Neill’s five-year tenure as Republic of Ireland manager came to an end last month.

# martin-oneill - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Harry Arter questions all but 'one or two players' for role in O'Neill's Ireland demise
# Pointing The Finger
# Pointing The Finger

Harry Arter questions all but 'one or two players' for role in O'Neill's Ireland demise

Nov 28th 2018, 10:00 PM 19,460 Views 3 Comments

The midfielder believes Martin O’Neill deserved more credit for his success with Ireland between 2014 and 2016.

John Delaney and other football bosses invited to appear before Oireachtas committee
# FAI
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# FAI

John Delaney and other football bosses invited to appear before Oireachtas committee

Nov 28th 2018, 3:09 PM 35,260 Views 76 Comments

TD Catherine Murphy says there are concerns about salaries and transparency within the FAI.

Talking the talk: how Stephen Kenny is already succeeding where Martin O'Neill failed
# Communication
# Communication

Talking the talk: how Stephen Kenny is already succeeding where Martin O'Neill failed

Nov 28th 2018, 3:01 PM 27,562 Views 12 Comments

O’Neill’s refusal to communicate his vision left many onlookers to view him – rightly or wrongly – as a football dinosaur, writes Paddy O’Dea.

# martin-oneill - Monday 26 November, 2018

'It's in writing' - Stephen Kenny says nothing will stop him becoming Ireland boss in 2020
# Looking Ahead
# Looking Ahead

'It's in writing' - Stephen Kenny says nothing will stop him becoming Ireland boss in 2020

Nov 26th 2018, 2:12 PM 21,818 Views 34 Comments

The outgoing Dundalk boss added that it was a privilege to be offered the opportunity to manage his country.

Mick McCarthy: The most affable man to have ever divided a nation
# Profile
# Profile

Mick McCarthy: The most affable man to have ever divided a nation

Nov 26th 2018, 6:05 AM 6,399 Views 6 Comments

Mick McCarthy’s appointment as Ireland manager was confirmed on Sunday.

John Delaney defends Martin O'Neill's eye-watering salary and dismisses TD's concerns
# Reaction
# Reaction

John Delaney defends Martin O'Neill's eye-watering salary and dismisses TD's concerns

Nov 26th 2018, 12:32 AM 15,586 Views 16 Comments

The outgoing manager was believed to earning in the region of €2 million a year towards the end of his tenure.

# martin-oneill - Friday 23 November, 2018

'People say Roy is ‘Mr Angry’ but he's honestly not like that all the time' - Robinson
# Grateful
# Grateful

'People say Roy is ‘Mr Angry’ but he's honestly not like that all the time' - Robinson

Nov 23rd 2018, 6:25 PM 11,979 Views 2 Comments

The Preston North End forward thanked Ireland’s recently-departed management team for giving him his international debut.

Mick McCarthy set to be appointed as Ireland manager - reports
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Mick McCarthy set to be appointed as Ireland manager - reports

Nov 23rd 2018, 6:04 PM 44,845 Views 166 Comments

The former international previously managed the Boys in Green between 1996 and 2002.

# martin-oneill - Thursday 22 November, 2018

'We're standing still. I don't think there's any forward-thinking.' Ex-Ireland boss calls for change in FAI hierarchy
# Unimpressed
# Unimpressed

'We're standing still. I don't think there's any forward-thinking.' Ex-Ireland boss calls for change in FAI hierarchy

Nov 22nd 2018, 9:30 PM 31,414 Views 35 Comments

Eoin Hand believes issues with player development are part of the reason for the national side’s problems.

Hourihane certain Ireland have the players to succeed 'with the right man in place'
# Next Man In
# Next Man In

Hourihane certain Ireland have the players to succeed 'with the right man in place'

Nov 22nd 2018, 5:22 PM 7,065 Views 9 Comments

‘It’s not nice to hear people say it’s a terrible squad because we really feel that’s not the case.’

Quick-fix appointment could waste a huge opportunity for Irish football
# Comment
# Comment

Quick-fix appointment could waste a huge opportunity for Irish football

Nov 22nd 2018, 11:34 AM 5,600 Views 6 Comments

The FAI must resist the lure of a stop-gap hire for the senior manager’s role, writes John O’Sullivan.

Former Ireland manager backs Stephen Kenny to succeed O'Neill
# High Praise
# High Praise

Former Ireland manager backs Stephen Kenny to succeed O'Neill

Nov 22nd 2018, 10:00 AM 8,913 Views 15 Comments

Eoin Hand believes the Dundalk boss is the right man for the job.

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