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#Potential

# potential - Monday 11 November, 2019

Missing Ireland U21 stars open the door for in-form West Ham striker

Anthony Scully has been impressing for the Hammers’ U23 side of late.

# potential - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

'He has a really exquisite range of passing for a left-back. He has a terrific left foot'

Stephen Kenny has handed Thomas O’Connor a first call-up for Ireland U21s.

# potential - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Ireland underage international goes on trial with Hibs

Michael O’Connor is currently on the books at Linfield.

# potential - Monday 4 November, 2019

17-year-old Tottenham youngster Troy Parrott to be included in Ireland squad for vital Denmark clash

The highly rated teen could make his debut before then in the friendly with New Zealand.

# potential - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Italy's teen sensation plays up Pirlo and Gattuso comparisons

Sandro Tonali made his debut as his team equalled a national team record with a 5-0 win over Liechtenstein.

# potential - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

11 months on from Ireland senior debut, Obafemi could be set for first U21 appearance

The Southampton striker has had his troubles with injuries over the past year.

# potential - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

‘He's obviously going to be a miss for us, but we're all happy for him’

Stephen Kenny, Conor Masterson and Conor Coventry give their thoughts on Aaron Connolly’s promotion to the Ireland senior side.

# potential - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Irish-eligible teenager on the bench for Borussia Mönchengladbach tonight

It’s a big day for Conor Noss.

# potential - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

17-year-old Irish striker Troy Parrott handed senior debut by Tottenham

The teenager previously impressed when playing with Spurs’ first team in pre-season.

# potential - Friday 20 September, 2019

Connacht excited by 21-year-old Fitzgerald in Carty's absence

The young out-half gets another chance to impress against Munster tomorrow.

# potential - Thursday 19 September, 2019

17-year-old on target as Man United begin Europa League campaign with a win

It was a memorable night for Mason Greenwood against Astana.

# potential - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

JVG excited by O'Sullivan's potential after long-awaited Munster debut

The number eight is hoping to make a big impression this season after a serious knee injury.

The highly rated teenager who took the Champions League by storm Potential This post contains videos

The highly rated teenager who took the Champions League by storm

Erling Braut Haaland hit a remarkable first-half hat-trick against Genk last night.

# potential - Monday 9 September, 2019

'I was extremely impressed' - Mick McCarthy singles out Ireland U21 duo for praise

Aaron Connolly and Jayson Molumby both caught the eye in Tallaght on Friday.

# potential - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Troy Parrott on playing for Ireland, being Spurs' second-choice striker and learning from Harry Kane Potential This post contains videos

Troy Parrott on playing for Ireland, being Spurs' second-choice striker and learning from Harry Kane

The 17-year-old Spurs attacker also discusses how he manages coping with the hype surrounding him.

# potential - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Stephen Kenny reserves high praise for Bournemouth's teenage starlet

Gavin Kilenny is in contention to start for Ireland U21s, after impressing in pre-season.

# potential - Monday 2 September, 2019

Liverpool's teenage striker completes €2 million move to Fiorentina

Bobby Duncan caused quite a stir amongst the Anfield hierarchy last week and has been moved on to the Serie A side.

# potential - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

'It'll be great for him to step up and play in the U21 team, and great for the Irish public'

Tottenham striker Troy Parrott is set to feature for Stephen Kenny’s side next month.

# potential - Monday 19 August, 2019

Out-of-favour Bayern midfielder is 'often the best man in training'

Team-mate Niklas Sule has urged Renato Sanches to fight for his place at the club.

# potential - Saturday 17 August, 2019

'He had a great tournament in the Euros' - Ireland U19 international completes Celtic move

Jonathan Afolabi has penned a two-year contract with the Scottish champions.

# potential - Friday 16 August, 2019

Man City teenager Foden tipped to be 'one of the best midfielders in the world' within two years

Following high praise from Pep Guardiola, the youngster has also been praised by Bernardo Silva.

# potential - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Man United sign highly-rated Monaco teenager

16-year-old Hannibal Mejbri is on his way to Old Trafford.

# potential - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

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

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

# potential - Saturday 6 July, 2019

The son of an ex-inter-county GAA player aiming to realise a Premier League dream

Newcastle youngster Oisin McEntee is hoping to make an impact for Ireland at the U19 Euros.

# potential - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

'James will have a decision to make... Whatever he decides will be right for him'

Stephen Bradley has hinted Shamrock Rovers could be about to lose their talented teenage defender.

# potential - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Liverpool snap up highly-rated Dutch defender Van den Berg

The 17-year-old has agreed a long-term contract with the European champions.

# potential - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Irish teenage starlet will prioritise regular football over 'big' club allure

Luca Connell is expected to move on from Bolton in the coming weeks, amid a flurry of interest in the youngster.

# potential - Monday 17 June, 2019

'He can be whatever he wants to be. There was a reason he was at a Premier League club'

Bohemians boss Keith Long heaped praise on Danny Mandroiu after his match-winning performance against Shamrock Rovers.

# potential - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Man United target James told he can 'play at any level'

Ryan Giggs believes the Swansea youngster being linked with a move is ready to step up.

# potential - Sunday 26 May, 2019

'Our goal is to get a Tier 2 nation into the World Cup quarter-finals'

World Rugby has been running a Pacific Islands Combine in recent years.

# potential - Friday 24 May, 2019

'It's bad when he's making me feel old' - McHugh on Donegal's star in the making

Oisin Gallen kicked four points against Meath in the recent Division 2 final.

# potential - Thursday 23 May, 2019

'De Ligt perfect Laporte partner at Man City'

Peter Bosz believes a teenage defender would be another notable addition at the Etihad Stadium.

# potential - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

'It's certainly no disgrace moving on from Liverpool, the competition is very high there'

Stephen Kenny has backed Conor Masterson to bounce back from his recent setback.

# potential - Thursday 16 May, 2019

One of Irish football's most promising youngsters is dreaming big

St Patrick’s Athletic defender Ciaran Kelly chats to The42 amid his impressive start to the season.

# potential - Sunday 12 May, 2019

17-year-old attacker becomes Manchester United's youngest Premier League starter

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has brought Mason Greenwood in for his full debut.

# potential - Friday 10 May, 2019

Man United reportedly close to signing €15m winger from Swansea

21-year-old Wales international Daniel James has been impressive in the Championship this season.

'He plays like a man at times' - The 16-year-old winger who lit up Tallaght

Belgium’s Jeremy Doku stood out, as his team drew with Ireland U17s.

# potential - Thursday 18 April, 2019

The Irish-Algerian teenager helping Bohs punch above their weight

One of the League of Ireland’s brightest prospects, Ali Reghba, chats to The42.

# potential - Thursday 4 April, 2019

The Irish-Egyptian student aiming to become a Premier Division star

21-year-old UCD attacker Yousef Mahdy on balancing a commerce degree with competing in Ireland’s top flight.

# potential - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

19-year-old Wales international signs long-term Manchester City deal

Matt Smith’s rapid progress has been rewarded with a new contract until 2023.

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