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#Stephen Kenny

# stephen-kenny - Today’s News

Foot injury set to keep McClean out of Ireland's opening World Cup qualifiers
# Setback
# Setback

Foot injury set to keep McClean out of Ireland's opening World Cup qualifiers

7 hours ago 1,817 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Kenny is already without Callum O’Dowda and John Egan for the games.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

'I felt strongly about things and I would have been unhappy with myself if I stayed' - Duff breaks silence on Irish exit
# Walked Out
# Walked Out

'I felt strongly about things and I would have been unhappy with myself if I stayed' - Duff breaks silence on Irish exit

Feb 16th 2021, 8:00 PM 67,104 Views 31 Comments

Duff has spoken publicly for the first time since quitting Stephen Kenny’s staff.

'It didn't look too good' - John Egan undergoes scan amid fears of serious injury
# Anxious Wait
# Anxious Wait

'It didn't look too good' - John Egan undergoes scan amid fears of serious injury

Feb 16th 2021, 4:25 PM 5,027 Views 2 Comments

The Irish international was stretchered off against West Ham last night.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 12 February, 2021

Conor Hourihane on Wembley saga: ‘People are trying to stick the knife in'
# Videogate
# Videogate

Conor Hourihane on Wembley saga: ‘People are trying to stick the knife in'

Feb 12th 2021, 8:14 AM 11,956 Views 1 Comment

Ireland midfielder Conor Hourihane could not believe how controversy arose from the motivational video shown by Ireland boss Stephen Kenny.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 29 January, 2021

'We are certainly not going to rush him' - Ireland make approach for highly rated La Liga teenager
# In Demand
# In Demand

'We are certainly not going to rush him' - Ireland make approach for highly rated La Liga teenager

Updated Jan 29th 2021, 7:56 AM 47,628 Views 38 Comments

John Joe Patrick Finn has also had interest from England and Spain.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Dean Kiely replaces Alan Kelly as Ireland goalkeeper coach
# New Role
# New Role

Dean Kiely replaces Alan Kelly as Ireland goalkeeper coach

Jan 28th 2021, 11:35 AM 5,859 Views 13 Comments

Kiely will remain in his current role with Crystal Palace before linking up with Stephen Kenny’s side in the international windows.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 23 January, 2021

'I was quite happy to let Stephen get on with it' - No ire from McCarthy as he takes reins at Cardiff
# New Gig
# New Gig

'I was quite happy to let Stephen get on with it' - No ire from McCarthy as he takes reins at Cardiff

Jan 23rd 2021, 6:20 PM 15,503 Views 4 Comments

‘I have no anger, ire, ill-feeling. It was a contractual issue.’

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Goalkeeper coach Alan Kelly latest to leave Stephen Kenny's backroom staff
# Another Exit
# Another Exit

Goalkeeper coach Alan Kelly latest to leave Stephen Kenny's backroom staff

Jan 12th 2021, 10:53 PM 43,455 Views 35 Comments

Kelly says he has stepped away over concerns about Covid-19.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 9 January, 2021

FAI's handling of 'Videogate' led to Damien Duff's exit from Irish backroom staff
# Shock Departure
# Shock Departure

FAI's handling of 'Videogate' led to Damien Duff's exit from Irish backroom staff

Jan 9th 2021, 4:48 PM 95,432 Views 59 Comments

Duff has made an abrupt exit from the Irish camp, though it’s not thought he has any issue with Stephen Kenny.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 2 January, 2021

FAI chief Barrett: Wembley 'Videogate' saga blown out of proportion
# Much Ado About Nothing
# Much Ado About Nothing

FAI chief Barrett: Wembley 'Videogate' saga blown out of proportion

Jan 2nd 2021, 11:00 PM 23,542 Views 23 Comments

He did not deny the scale of the reaction was fuelled by the FAI’s own statement on the issue.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 31 December, 2020

An A-Z of the Irish football year in 2020
# The Year That Was
# The Year That Was

An A-Z of the Irish football year in 2020

Dec 31st 2020, 7:00 AM 7,640 Views 0 Comments

We run through what has been a fairly desperate 12 months for Irish football, on and off the pitch.

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 27 December, 2020

'Ireland’s leading goalscorer and all-time caps holder had been spectacularly snubbed'
# Omission
# Omission

'Ireland’s leading goalscorer and all-time caps holder had been spectacularly snubbed'

Dec 27th 2020, 12:00 PM 107,487 Views 59 Comments

Read an extract from the acclaimed ‘Champagne Football’.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 25 December, 2020

The secrets and stories behind the sports photographs of the year
# Moon And The Stars
# Moon And The Stars

The secrets and stories behind the sports photographs of the year

Dec 25th 2020, 8:00 AM 25,097 Views 8 Comments

They are moments frozen in time, images which sum up a sporting year like no other. But how do you get the perfect picture? The country’s best photographers reveal the secrets of their trade.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 19 December, 2020

The Irishman aiming to fill David McGoldrick's boots
# Opportunity Knocks
# Opportunity Knocks

The Irishman aiming to fill David McGoldrick's boots

Dec 19th 2020, 10:20 AM 23,082 Views 6 Comments

James Collins is hoping he can carry his encouraging club form onto the international scene.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Damien Duff makes light of 'videogate' and stresses positives ahead of World Cup qualifiers
# Duff Review
# Duff Review

Damien Duff makes light of 'videogate' and stresses positives ahead of World Cup qualifiers

Dec 8th 2020, 9:55 PM 8,161 Views 1 Comment

The Irish assistant used more than a dollop of sarcasm in dismissing the episode.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 7 December, 2020

'There may be people behind the scenes or elsewhere who want to cause problems for the team'
# Leaks
# Leaks

'There may be people behind the scenes or elsewhere who want to cause problems for the team'

Dec 7th 2020, 8:45 PM 25,978 Views 13 Comments

Stephen Kenny has addressed his motivational video and pre-game speech ahead of the England game, which he describes as a ‘non-story.’

Ireland draw Portugal and Serbia in World Cup qualifiers
# COYBIG
# COYBIG

Ireland draw Portugal and Serbia in World Cup qualifiers

Dec 7th 2020, 5:37 PM 59,761 Views 79 Comments

The road to Qatar begins in March for Stephen Kenny’s Boys in Green.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 23 November, 2020

The English video is a non-issue - Stephen Kenny's real problem is that the story went public
# Opinion
# Opinion

The English video is a non-issue - Stephen Kenny's real problem is that the story went public

Nov 23rd 2020, 6:21 PM 9,952 Views 16 Comments

The FAI consider the matter dealt with, but the leaking of dressing room details undermines Kenny’s work as manager.

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Stephen Kenny's job safe as senior players and staff back Ireland boss in video investigation
# Latest
# Latest

Stephen Kenny's job safe as senior players and staff back Ireland boss in video investigation

Updated Nov 22nd 2020, 9:30 PM 46,432 Views 47 Comments

An FAI statement confirmed that the Republic of Ireland manager has been cleared of any wrongdoing.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 21 November, 2020

'Disgusted' Alan Kelly denies leaking information from Irish dressing room
# Response
# Response

'Disgusted' Alan Kelly denies leaking information from Irish dressing room

Updated Nov 21st 2020, 6:16 PM 66,735 Views 49 Comments

The goalkeeper coach has broken his silence as the fallout to a leak from the Irish dressing room intensifies.

Irish international's excellent season in League One continues
# COYBIG
# COYBIG

Irish international's excellent season in League One continues

Nov 21st 2020, 6:14 PM 9,522 Views 8 Comments

Ronan Curtis scored his seventh and eighth goals of the campaign amid a Portsmouth win.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 20 November, 2020

Kenny holds 'positive' meeting with FAI chief Owens amid video fallout
# Talks
# Talks

Kenny holds 'positive' meeting with FAI chief Owens amid video fallout

Nov 20th 2020, 4:55 PM 34,316 Views 72 Comments

There is no suggestion Kenny’s job is under threat.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 19 November, 2020

FAI to investigate video shown to Ireland players before England clash
# Reports
# Reports

FAI to investigate video shown to Ireland players before England clash

Nov 19th 2020, 7:47 PM 101,962 Views 132 Comments

Stephen Kenny’s side suffered a 3-0 defeat in an international friendly played last week at Wembley.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

'The team that wasn't available tonight would be stronger than the team that was' - Kenny laments luck
# Reaction
# Reaction

'The team that wasn't available tonight would be stronger than the team that was' - Kenny laments luck

Nov 18th 2020, 11:56 PM 8,065 Views 8 Comments

The Irish boss was without 14 players as his side underwhelmed in a 0-0 draw with Bulgaria.

O'Dowda out, four late call-ups in, as Ireland squad to face Bulgaria is finalised
# Matchday
# Matchday

O'Dowda out, four late call-ups in, as Ireland squad to face Bulgaria is finalised

Nov 18th 2020, 2:39 PM 10,402 Views 4 Comments

The Aviva Stadium hosts tonight’s Nations League clash.

'I don't think you can make any realistic assessment' - Kenny's turbulent start reaches its end against Bulgaria
# Preview
# Preview

'I don't think you can make any realistic assessment' - Kenny's turbulent start reaches its end against Bulgaria

Nov 18th 2020, 7:00 AM 18,693 Views 23 Comments

The new manager’s Nations League campaign has been hopelessly undermined by injury and Covid-19.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Missing XI: The Ireland team that won't face Bulgaria
# Bad Luck
# Bad Luck

Missing XI: The Ireland team that won't face Bulgaria

Nov 17th 2020, 5:10 PM 39,248 Views 8 Comments

Stephen Kenny will be without several key players tomorrow night.

Kenny defends FAI protocols and explains cause of Ireland's Covid-19 issues
# Disrupted Preparation
# Disrupted Preparation

Kenny defends FAI protocols and explains cause of Ireland's Covid-19 issues

Nov 17th 2020, 12:55 PM 6,495 Views 0 Comments

Ireland have seen four positive cases of the virus among the players during this camp.

Goalkeeper coach Alan Kelly opts out of Irish camp over Covid concerns
# Withdrawal
# Withdrawal

Goalkeeper coach Alan Kelly opts out of Irish camp over Covid concerns

Nov 17th 2020, 9:57 AM 7,107 Views 2 Comments

Kelly has chosen to leave camp as he is asthmatic.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 16 November, 2020

5 talking points as Ireland suffer a familiar type of frustration
# Analysis
# Analysis

5 talking points as Ireland suffer a familiar type of frustration

Nov 16th 2020, 12:02 AM 8,668 Views 8 Comments

Meanwhile, Jack Byrne ended a 35-year wait for a League of Ireland player to be capped in a competitive fixture for the Boys in Green.

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Robbie Brady 'sure there will be good times ahead' despite winless run
# Patience
# Patience

Robbie Brady 'sure there will be good times ahead' despite winless run

Nov 15th 2020, 10:11 PM 4,640 Views 2 Comments

The Irish midfielder is sticking by his manager after a difficult start.

'I have no doubts I will be a success' - Defiant Kenny looks to future after Wales defeat
# Reaction
# Reaction

'I have no doubts I will be a success' - Defiant Kenny looks to future after Wales defeat

Nov 15th 2020, 8:49 PM 10,963 Views 35 Comments

The Irish boss spoke of what will be added to his squad next year by all of those who have missed recent games.

As it happened: Wales v Ireland, Uefa Nations League
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Wales v Ireland, Uefa Nations League

Nov 15th 2020, 4:22 PM 99,988 Views 52 Comments

Wales hosted Ireland, as Stephen Kenny’s side looked to end a long winless run.

'I was big into the Gaelic and hurling' - Ireland's Dara O'Shea reveals admiration for Dublin GAA star
# Gratitude
# Gratitude

'I was big into the Gaelic and hurling' - Ireland's Dara O'Shea reveals admiration for Dublin GAA star

Nov 15th 2020, 9:00 AM 13,784 Views 1 Comment

The defender looked up to fellow St Judes player Kevin McManamon.

'We only conceded 4 chances in 3 games' - Kenny plays down Ireland concerns
# Optimism
# Optimism

'We only conceded 4 chances in 3 games' - Kenny plays down Ireland concerns

Nov 15th 2020, 1:00 AM 4,465 Views 2 Comments

The Irish boss feels his side should not be judged solely on last Thursday’s friendly against England.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Stephen Kenny: 'It has been a tough period... But I'm not complaining about that'
# Keep Calm And Carry On
# Keep Calm And Carry On

Stephen Kenny: 'It has been a tough period... But I'm not complaining about that'

Nov 14th 2020, 4:50 PM 22,340 Views 37 Comments

The Ireland boss has seen a number of important players ruled out of late.

Kenny calls up Knight from U21s with defensive cover en route as Egan and Arter are ruled out
# Comings And Goings
# Comings And Goings

Kenny calls up Knight from U21s with defensive cover en route as Egan and Arter are ruled out

Nov 14th 2020, 11:23 AM 7,268 Views 9 Comments

Jack Byrne, Josh Cullen and Ryan Manning have already joined up with Kenny’s squad while Ciaran Clark and Darragh Lenihan are expected to follow.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 13 November, 2020

Keane: Ireland 'lacked fight' in England defeat
# Reaction
# Reaction

Keane: Ireland 'lacked fight' in England defeat

Nov 13th 2020, 12:35 PM 10,538 Views 32 Comments

Speaking on ITV, Keane praised Jack Grealish and admitted England might have had a more difficult training session.

No one ever said it was going to be easy for Stephen Kenny and Ireland
# Talking Points
# Talking Points

No one ever said it was going to be easy for Stephen Kenny and Ireland

Nov 13th 2020, 6:30 AM 6,210 Views 9 Comments

England were the far superior side on a disappointing night for Ireland at Wembley.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Kenny unconcerned by Doherty's 'embarrassed' reaction to England defeat
# Reaction
# Reaction

Kenny unconcerned by Doherty's 'embarrassed' reaction to England defeat

Nov 12th 2020, 11:49 PM 17,047 Views 16 Comments

The Irish boss also confirmed Seamus Coleman will miss the remaining games with Wales and Bulgaria.

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