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#Mick McCarthy

# mick-mccarthy - Yesterday’s News

'Walking out in the green jersey in my home town of Dublin is the best feeling I’ve ever felt'

Troy Parrott and Mick McCarthy reflect on the 17-year-old’s senior Irish debut.

Fringe players and prospects given chance to shine against NZ, but few spots against Denmark at stake

Mick McCarthy has already named his team for tonight’s friendly with New Zealand – just don’t expect many of them to be involved on Monday night.

# mick-mccarthy - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

'He should be in it for sure... He's still playing Premier League'

Stephen Hunt believes Shane Long has been unfairly overlooked by Ireland.

Fringe players given chance as McCarthy takes surprise step of naming team to face New Zealand

As was expected, Troy Parrott will make his senior debut tomorrow night.

# mick-mccarthy - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Do you agree with our predicted Ireland XI to face New Zealand?

Mick McCarthy is unlikely to start too many of his key players in the game.

# mick-mccarthy - Monday 11 November, 2019

Mick McCarthy says VAR is 'ruining football as a spectacle'

The Irish manager gave his thoughts on the technology after David McGoldrick’s goal against Spurs was chalked off on Saturday.

McCarthy: Youngsters to get chance in New Zealand game that 'doesn't have same importance' as Danish clash

Jack Byrne, Troy Parrott, and Lee O’Connor are all likely to feature in Thursday’s friendly.

# mick-mccarthy - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Aaron Connolly emerges as injury doubt for upcoming Irish double-header

The Brighton striker was taken off at half-time against Manchester United earlier today.

Ireland boss Mick McCarthy slams Derby County for sacking Richard Keogh

‘If Richard got in an Uber and the Uber driver was drunk I don’t think they would have sacked him.’

# mick-mccarthy - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Celtic youngster O'Connor and Parrott included in finalised Ireland squad

Mick McCarthy is glad to have the likes of Robbie Brady, Ciaran Clark and David McGoldrick back for this month’s games against New Zealand and Denmark.

# mick-mccarthy - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

'None of you think we are that good or the players are that good'

The criticism of the Republic of Ireland team isn’t going away anytime soon, and Mick McCarthy is sick of it.

# mick-mccarthy - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

McCarthy hoping Brady can rediscover some form in time for crucial Denmark game

The Ireland boss is optimistic that Robbie Brady can bring some creativity to his team ahead of November’s crunch Euro 2020 qualifier.

Manning and Kelleher included in Ireland squad for New Zealand and Denmark

Mick McCarthy has named his 39-man provisional squad for next month’s double-header.

# mick-mccarthy - Monday 28 October, 2019

Randolph hopeful of recovery while Parrott 'has real chance of starting' v New Zealand

Mick McCarthy has also played down worries over the fitness of Shane Duffy and Glenn Whelan, and said Troy Parrott has a ‘real chance’ of a senior debut next month.

# mick-mccarthy - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

McCarthy considering capping Troy Parrott in upcoming friendly with New Zealand

QPR’s Ryan Manning is also in contention for a first senior cap next month.

# mick-mccarthy - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Championship leaders hit back to earn draw, McCarthy watches Manning

The Ireland boss was at Loftus Road to watch the Galway native.

# mick-mccarthy - Sunday 20 October, 2019

Ireland football matches are like Groundhog Day Opinion This post contains videos

Ireland football matches are like Groundhog Day

With Irish football, the more things change, the more they stay the same, writes Paul Fennessy.

# mick-mccarthy - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Ireland get another reminder that football from the Charlton era no longer works in the modern game

The Boys in Green were well beaten by Switzerland in Geneva last night.

# mick-mccarthy - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

'I don’t think that system caused us to have an inability to pass the ball to one another'

Mick McCarthy also admitted Aaron Connolly endured a tough night in Geneva.

McCarthy concedes Ireland were beaten by 'a considerably better team'

The Republic of Ireland manager saw his side go down 2-0 to Switzerland in Geneva this evening.

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Switzerland

It was a disappointing night for Ireland, as they were beaten 2-0.

# mick-mccarthy - Monday 14 October, 2019

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Switzerland?

Mick McCarthy has some big calls to make after Saturday’s frustrating stalemate against Georgia.

'I gave out the jerseys the other day and there were lads with tears in their eyes'

The Irish Defence Forces are off to the Chinese city of Wuhan to compete at the World Military Games this week.

# mick-mccarthy - Sunday 13 October, 2019

McCarthy rules out McGoldrick and says Connolly is 'ready to start' against Switzerland

David McGoldrick will miss out on Tuesday night.

Ireland have been hamstrung by conservatism for far too long

Mick McCarthy’s side could only draw with Georgia in Tbilisi on Saturday.

# mick-mccarthy - Saturday 12 October, 2019

'It's my proudest moment in football by far, I'm just disappointed not to finish it with a goal'

Aaron Connolly reflects on his senior debut for Ireland.

McCarthy: Notion Ireland are much better than Georgia and should be disappointed with draw is 'ridiculous'

The Irish boss also said he has no regrets over the timing of Aaron Connolly’s substitution.

'It's a point gained. Had you offered me four points from two games against Georgia, I'd have taken it' Reaction This post contains videos

'It's a point gained. Had you offered me four points from two games against Georgia, I'd have taken it'

Mick McCarthy defended his side’s performance after a 0-0 draw in Tbilisi.

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Georgia

Mick McCarthy’s men were held amid a disappointing stalemate in Tbilisi.

'He was such a competitor, but he was never nasty' - The making of an Irish wonderkid

Aaron Connolly could feature for Ireland against Georgia today, after a whirlwind few weeks.

# mick-mccarthy - Friday 11 October, 2019

'I’d be bonkers to leave him out' - Shane Duffy ready to start for Ireland against Georgia

Elsewhere, Mick McCarthy was flattered by the comparison drawn between his team and Michael Flatley.

# mick-mccarthy - Thursday 10 October, 2019

'I haven’t been involved with Stoke, we're bottom of the Championship - who would pick me?'

Scott Hogan was surprised to be included in the Irish squad, but he is determined to prove he belongs there.

# mick-mccarthy - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

'I got a bit of a fright actually, I was probably blind in one eye for about a week'

Sean Maguire is back in the Irish fold – and has been working with Robbie Keane to force his way back into the starting team.

Huge boost for Ireland as Duffy declares himself fit for crucial double-header

David McGoldrick won’t be involved in Georgia but may be available to play a part against Switzerland.

'I'm totally comfortable playing in that position' - Irish opportunity finally knocks for Matt Doherty

With Enda Stevens suspended, the Wolves defender looks to be at the top of the queue to fill in at left-back.

# mick-mccarthy - Monday 7 October, 2019

'I’ve always had belief' - Egan ready to step up amid Irish defensive selection crisis

Mick McCarthy is likely to be without most of his first-choice defence for Saturday’s clash with Georgia.

'Not at all' - Playing Aaron Connolly in Georgia not a gamble, says Mick McCarthy

Shane Duffy and David McGoldrick will be given every chance to prove their fitness for this week’s double-header, meanwhile.

# mick-mccarthy - Sunday 6 October, 2019

McCarthy on Ireland teen sensation Connolly: 'He deserves this chance'

The 19-year-old Galway native scored twice for Brighton against Tottenham on Saturday.

# mick-mccarthy - Saturday 5 October, 2019

U21 star Aaron Connolly called up to Irish senior squad after dream Premier League debut

Mick McCarthy has also added Blackburn defender Derrick Williams to his plans for upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers.

# mick-mccarthy - Thursday 3 October, 2019

19-year-old Brighton star expected to stay with U21s but senior Ireland call-up 'a possibility'

Aaron Connolly has recently played against Man City, Burnley, Newcastle, Aston Villa and Chelsea.

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