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#Stephen Kenny

# 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 TheJournal.ie 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.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Another Wales reunion ahead as Ireland learn Nations League opponents

These will be Stephen Kenny’s first competitive games in charge of the senior team.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 18 January, 2020

'I was sick of sitting about doing nothing for weeks on end, it was no good to me'

Irish U21 stiker Aidan Keena tells The42 of why he swapped Scotland’s top division for England’s non-league, and why Glenn Whelan deserved more respect during his Hearts exit.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 13 January, 2020

Stephen Kenny on soccer: 'We've been treated like a minority sport'

The soon-to-be Ireland senior boss feels not enough funding has been afforded to football in the last 20 years

# stephen-kenny - Friday 3 January, 2020

Excitement and caution in equal measure as Ireland's next manager embraces green shoots

2020 is set to be a big year in the life of current U21 (and soon-to-be senior) boss Stephen Kenny.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Rovers posters in his Man City dorm, and a farewell Christy Moore concert: Getting to know Gavin Bazunu

A year to the day since arriving in Manchester from Shamrock Rovers, the 17-year-old tells David Sneyd about a life-changing 12 months.

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 29 December, 2019

'I'll never have one single regret that I haven't gone away to England'

Sean Gannon on establishing his reputation at Dundalk as the League of Ireland’s top full-back.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

'Brendan Rodgers could have changed my whole career; I'm so glad that he didn't'

Dane Massey reflects – in his own words – on the genius of Stephen Kenny over the last decade, the power of being a hero and why a life in England was never for him.

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 15 December, 2019

No social media, no fancy cars, no excuses and no bulls***! The gospel according to Daryl Horgan

The Hibernian and Republic of Ireland winger – and his four-year-old son Jack – meets The42 for a wide-ranging chat in Edinburgh.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Kenny: 'We’ve been too reluctant to put young players into the senior team over last two decades'

The U21 boss did reserve praise for Mick McCarthy’s promotion of a trio of teenagers in recent months.

'We had to say to him: you need to knock on your manager’s door' Frustration This post contains videos

'We had to say to him: you need to knock on your manager’s door'

Stephen Kenny has suggested Adam Idah would benefit from more regular football at club level.

‘Troy is a number nine… He wouldn’t be ecstatic about moving to the left’

The Tottenham striker had to do a job for the team as Ireland beat Sweden last night.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Troy Parrott ends memorable few days in style, as impressive Ireland put 4 past Sweden in Tallaght

Lee O’Connor, Adam Idah and Zach Elbouzedi were also on target for Stephen Kenny’s side.

Troy Parrott set to boost Ireland U21 hopes against Sweden tonight

The teenage sensation will bolster Stephen Kenny’s attack at Tallaght Stadium.

Recurring attacking problems expose Ireland's need to break from obsession with their past

The old ‘Put ‘Em Under Pressure’ couldn’t mask the fact that this is a side that can’t be relied upon to create goalscoring chances from open play against anyone.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 18 November, 2019

'His running stats and his ability with high-speed running are always really exceptional'

Stephen Kenny has praised Zack Elbouzedi ahead of Ireland’s clash with Sweden at Tallaght Stadium tomorrow evening.

Kenny hopeful marathon travel doesn't hurt Irish U21s in crucial qualifier with Sweden

While his side play after a lengthy trip back from Armenia, opponents Sweden have had a free week in the build-up.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 14 November, 2019

'We should have been easy winners' - Kenny hails much-changed side after Armenia victory

The Irish U21s secured a vital 1-0 win in Yerevan earlier today, in spite of Dara O’Shea’s second-half red card.

Elbouzedi strike earns Ireland U21s victory despite O'Shea red card

Stephen Kenny’s side extended their lead at the top of Group 1 after a 1-0 win over Armenia.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

17-year-old Man City youngster among four players confirmed to make Ireland U21 debut Ready To Go This post contains videos

17-year-old Man City youngster among four players confirmed to make Ireland U21 debut

Gavin Bazunu is set to line out for Stephen Kenny’s side.

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Kenny forced into late call-ups as Irish U21s hit by raft of withdrawals

Liverpool’s Caoimhin Kelleher and Southampton’s Michael Obafemi are among five players who are out of the Armenia game next week.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Bristol City stopper confirmed as Ireland U21 goalkeeping coach

Rene Gilmartin is linking up with Stephen Kenny’s side.

# stephen-kenny - 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.

Stephen Kenny 'absolutely delighted' for Troy Parrott, but hints he could return to U21s

The 17-year-old striker has made good progress at Tottenham of late.

Kenny forced to ring changes for crucial Ireland U21 Euro qualifiers

Ireland manager hands trio their first call-ups as former Shamrock Rovers star Trevor Clarke also returns from injury.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Ireland U21 goalkeeper Kelleher set to start for Liverpool against Arsenal

The Cork native will play in the Carabao Cup fourth-round tie tomorrow night.