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#Stephen Kenny

# stephen-kenny - Friday 31 July, 2020

'As time goes by, a lot of Dunfermline fans are thinking: "We should have given him more time'"

In Episode 4 of Rise of Kenny, Kevin Brannigan chats to Tam McManus about Stephen Kenny’s spell in Scotland.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Ireland's Aaron Connolly earns new four-year contract with Brighton

The 20-year-old Galway man scored three Premier League goals this season.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

No role for Niall Quinn as FAI confirm appointments in restructured executive

Stephen Kenny has been appointed International Football Director, having said last week he would not have a title.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 10 July, 2020

Mustang Sally, Stephen Kenny and the Longford Town legacy

Longford Town were going nowhere until Stephen Kenny arrived in 1998. Their subsequent success charmed the nation and set the then 26-year-old on the road to the biggest job in Irish football.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Stephen Kenny distances himself from Director title at revamped FAI

Kenny also confirmed James McCarthy is available for international selection, although the prospect of a return for Stephen Ireland looks unlikely.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 6 July, 2020

The rise of Kenny, Pat Lam's philosophy and a Mayo warrior: The42 membership this week

Here’s this week’s substantial sports journalism meal.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 26 June, 2020

Ireland's autumn fixture list confirmed by Uefa

Four of Ireland’s fixtures have been pushed back by either 24 or 48 hours.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Kenny backs 'very important' McGoldrick to help Ireland's youngsters flourish

The Ireland boss also commended James McCarthy, Harry Arter, Jayson Molumby and Shane Long.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 5 June, 2020

'He was a very slight lad, and appeared unfit at times. Then all of a sudden, he'd get the ball and do a bit of magic'

How Damien Duff reached the very top as a player, and what he has been doing to ensure his coaching career is just as successful.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Dundalk assistant among the new faces as Kenny makes three additions to Ireland backroom team

Dundalk assistant head coach Ruaidhri Higgins will leave the League of Ireland champions and is among three appointments confirmed by the FAI this evening.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 24 April, 2020

Niall Quinn says FAI must give Stephen Kenny time to bring 'sea-change' to Irish football

The new Irish manager will begin contacting his players next week.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Ireland's Euros play-off 'likely' to be played in October

The FAI have confirmed the expected time of the clash with Slovakia.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Dundalk boss 'not happy' as FAI make move for Higgins to join Kenny's Ireland setup

Dundalk have confirmed that an approach has been made for assistant head coach Ruaidhri Higgins.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 13 April, 2020

'He’s really developing into a fine player... He’s now dictating games'

New Ireland U21 boss Jim Crawford thinks highly of Jayson Molumby.

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 12 April, 2020

‘There’ll be very little change’ – The man entrusted to succeed Stephen Kenny

Jim Crawford on his recent appointment as Ireland U21 boss.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 11 April, 2020

'He shot the lights out' - What to expect from Damien Duff as Ireland's latest assistant coach

He has criticised pushy parents and said he was probably ‘too tough’ on his U15s, but Duff is a lot more than just an old-school coach.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 10 April, 2020

'I don’t think Stephen is too worried' - McClean slams Breen and Hunt over Kenny remarks

The Stoke City player was speaking in defence of the new Ireland boss.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 9 April, 2020

7 takeaways from Stephen Kenny's unveiling as Irish manager

What Kenny has already achieved, why Robbie Keane won’t be involved, why there’s good news for Robbie Brady, and a change in selection policy.

The little things make a big difference for new Ireland manager Stephen Kenny

Ireland U21 winger Zack Elbouzedi explains why he expects Kenny to be successful in the role.

'I want teams across the nation to see the senior Irish team and say, 'That's the way we want to play'

Stephen Kenny was unveiled as Irish senior manager this afternoon, and spoke about the players he rates, his style of play, and why he didn’t get a chance to inform Robbie Keane of his non-inclusion in the backroom team.

The man tasked with continuing the progress made by Stephen Kenny with the Ireland U21s

Jim Crawford takes charge of a group of promising youngsters.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

'Gutted to see Mick go' but Connolly full of enthusiasm for Kenny era

The young Brighton attacker has been commenting on the Republic of Ireland’s managerial change.

How the 'lowest moment' of his life shaped a future Ireland manager

Killian Brennan and Billy Dennehy recall playing under Stephen Kenny during a turbulent spell at Shamrock Rovers.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Could this be Stephen Kenny's Ireland XI to face Slovakia?

The incoming manager will have some tricky decisions to make in the coming months.

'Fans would come up and openly call me a b******s ' - The challenges of being an Irish manager in Ireland

Stephen Kenny is only the third Irish manager in almost 50 years to live in the country full-time. Eoin Hand and Brian Kerr talk to The42 about the unique pressures of being home-based.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 6 April, 2020

The rise of Stephen Kenny - told by the men who know him best

His first signing, his former sidekick and the journeyman who became one of the best players in the League of Ireland tell us the secret behind the Dubliner’s ascent to the top of Irish football.

From Poll: Did the FAI make the right call replacing Mick McCarthy with Stephen Kenny? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did the FAI make the right call replacing Mick McCarthy with Stephen Kenny?

McCarthy wished Kenny well in his career as Ireland manager.

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 5 April, 2020

'Mick McCarthy leaves a legacy behind, he is revered in Ireland'

Stephen Kenny pays tribute to his predecessor as Irish football moves into a new era.

Stephen Kenny's tortuous road to the biggest and hardest job in Irish sport

It has not been easy for Stephen Kenny but he has overcome setbacks to end up as Ireland manager.

Damien Duff and Keith Andrews join Kenny's Ireland backroom team

Meanwhile, Jim Crawford takes over the Ireland U21s and will be assisted by John O’Shea.

Keane’s Ireland future looks bleak as FAI hold talks with Celtic over Duff

Stephen Kenny’s backroom team will not be announced until a sign-off is secured from Celtic while Keith Andrews prepares for life as Ireland assistant manager.

Dignified McCarthy leaves Ireland enriched but again without a proper goodbye

Mick is a former Irish manager again, and while it is tempered with a seven-figure bonus, he will regret another unfortunate exit.

4 possible candidates for the newly-vacant Irish U21s job

Stephen Kenny has taken the step up to senior level earlier than advertised.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 4 April, 2020

Mick McCarthy: 'It's disappointing I can't finish it off. It's bittersweet, but I fully support the decision'

The outgoing Ireland boss has signed off with an interview on FAI TV.

Brian Kerr backs incoming boss Kenny to succeed in 'hardest job in sport in Ireland' Succession This post contains videos

Brian Kerr backs incoming boss Kenny to succeed in 'hardest job in sport in Ireland'

‘He is ready for the task,’ the ex-Ireland manager said, reacting to the news.

Mick McCarthy's reign as Ireland manager ends, Stephen Kenny takes over with immediate effect

The FAI released a statement this afternoon.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Poll: What should the FAI do about the McCarthy/Kenny succession plan? Fantasy FAI This post contains a poll

Poll: What should the FAI do about the McCarthy/Kenny succession plan?

Let’s play Fantasy FAI Board – if you had the power to resolve the current situation, what would you do?

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off in June shelved as FAI face manager contract dilemma

The rescheduled games have been postponed again today after Uefa’s conference call with its 55 member associations.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

FAI will wait until June before resolving Kenny-McCarthy conundrum - Niall Quinn

The Interim Deputy CEO also spoke about the impact of the coronavirus crisis on League of Ireland clubs.

After the Euros' postponement, what happens now to the McCarthy-Kenny succession plan? Explainer This post contains a poll

After the Euros' postponement, what happens now to the McCarthy-Kenny succession plan?

The current Ireland manager’s contract is due to expire this July.

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