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#Stephen Kenny

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

'No one expects us to get anything against Brazil. We're the only ones who actually believe we can'

Jayson Molumby is confident Stephen Kenny’s side can spring an upset in the Toulon Tournament semi-final tomorrow afternoon.

McCarthy dismisses 'unfair' question about extending reign beyond Euro 2020

The Ireland senior manager is due to be succeeded in the role next year by current U21 boss Stephen Kenny.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 10 June, 2019

'This is the first time an Irish team has reached the semi-finals and the players deserve huge credit' Last Four This post contains videos

'This is the first time an Irish team has reached the semi-finals and the players deserve huge credit'

Ireland U21s manager Stephen Kenny is preparing his team to face Brazil, with a place in the final of the Toulon Tournament up for grabs.

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Ireland U21s to face the might of Brazil in Toulon Tournament semi-finals

The impressive Brazilians scored 13 goals and conceded none in their three group fixtures.

Ireland advance to Toulon Tournament semis for the first time after narrow win over Bahrain History Makers This post contains videos

Ireland advance to Toulon Tournament semis for the first time after narrow win over Bahrain

Connor Ronan scored the only goal of the game as Stephen Kenny’s side progressed on Sunday afternoon.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Stephen Kenny's Ireland keep qualification hopes on track with Mexico draw

The Boys in Green could qualify for the semi-finals by beating Bahrain in their final group game.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

'We have great, young Irish players and we want to show the potential they've got' - Kenny Promising Signs This post contains videos

'We have great, young Irish players and we want to show the potential they've got' - Kenny

The Ireland U21s manager is already looking ahead to Thursday’s meeting with Mexico after getting the Toulon Tournament off to a winning start.

All of the Ireland U21 goals from yesterday's 4-1 win against China Toulon Tournament This post contains videos

All of the Ireland U21 goals from yesterday's 4-1 win against China

Zack Elbouzedi, Aaron Connolly and Adam Idah (2) got Ireland off to a winning start.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 3 June, 2019

18-year-old Norwich striker scores twice as Ireland U21s make winning start at Toulon Tournament

Stephen Kenny’s young side secured an impressive 4-1 victory against China on Monday afternoon.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Barnet youngster scores twice as Ireland defeated by U21s in training match

Mick McCarthy’s side were overcome after Jack Taylor hit a brace.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

The Irish youngster who rejuvenated his career in Slovakia

Connor Ronan helped DAC 1904 Dunajská Streda qualify for the Europa League after joining on loan from Wolves.

'To say we should only pick players from England, I couldn’t agree with that'

Stephen Kenny has rejected suggestions that he should have excluded League of Ireland players from the Toulon Tournament.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 23 May, 2019

FAI postpone 6 Airtricity League games because of U21 Toulon tournament

All of the games involve either UCD or Waterford.

# stephen-kenny - 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.

'They've been on trial at Man City, but I'm sure there are other clubs watching them'

Ireland U21 boss Stephen Kenny had words of encouragement for UCD pair Neil Farrugia and Liam Scales.

Promising Brighton youngster included in Stephen Kenny's Ireland U21 squad for first time

Aaron Connolly is among the players to feature.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Ireland U21 defender Masterson reportedly set to leave Liverpool

The young centre-half was named on the bench for the first team on three occasions.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Waterford boss won't shackle the club's young guns, admits uncertainty over Ipswich starlet's future

Alan Reynolds saw his side earn an impressive 3-0 win over St Pat’s on Friday.

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 28 April, 2019

'I had never played centre midfield until my very first game at Leicester, when Martin O'Neill told me to'

Fergal Harkin looks back at his time in England as well as highs and lows in the League of Ireland, during spells with Bohemians and Finn Harps.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

'Traditionally we don't think we're good enough as a nation. To me, that's unacceptable. We must demand more' Let The Kids Play This post contains videos

'Traditionally we don't think we're good enough as a nation. To me, that's unacceptable. We must demand more'

Stephen Kenny believes the 2019 Toulon Tournament represents a big opportunity for his players.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 8 April, 2019

Kenny's Ireland U21 side discover group opponents for Toulon action in France in June

Ireland will take on Bahrain, China and Mexico in the prestigious tournament.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 6 April, 2019

'It was just blown up to say that I wanted to declare for Northern Ireland'

Dundalk native Michael O’Connor made his Republic of Ireland U21 debut against Luxembourg last month.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Lost in all the controversy, it's been a magnificent week for Irish underage football

The U19s recently qualified for a major tournament for the first time since 2011.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 25 March, 2019

18-year-old Ireland starlet enhances growing reputation Potential This post contains videos

18-year-old Ireland starlet enhances growing reputation

Adam Idah scored two goals as the Boys in Green won in Stephen Kenny’s first competitive match in charge.

'You have to have guts about you to go to Slovakia' - Stephen Kenny pays tribute to Ireland's MOTM Reaction This post contains videos

'You have to have guts about you to go to Slovakia' - Stephen Kenny pays tribute to Ireland's MOTM

Connor Ronan was among the standouts in the 3-0 win over Luxembourg.

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 24 March, 2019

'I'm buzzing' - Norwich's teenage striker Idah delighted with U21 double Cloud Nine This post contains videos

'I'm buzzing' - Norwich's teenage striker Idah delighted with U21 double

Adam Idah scored an impressive brace to help Ireland defeat Luxembourg 3-0 on Sunday evening.

Norwich teenager grabs brace as Ireland get Stephen Kenny's reign off to a winning start Report This post contains videos

Norwich teenager grabs brace as Ireland get Stephen Kenny's reign off to a winning start

Adam Idah impressed as the Boys in Green were too good for Luxembourg in Tallaght.

‘Troy has that bit of streetwise-ness about him’: Parrott's mentality key to young Tottenham star's rise

Colin O’Brien reflects on the rapid progression of Ireland U16 Player of the Year Troy Parrott.

# stephen-kenny - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Stephen Kenny promises 'very positive' approach ahead of qualifier debut with Irish U21s

The new manager begins his reign at Tallaght Stadium this Sunday.

# stephen-kenny - Monday 18 March, 2019

Spurs striker Parrott out of Ireland's U21 European Championship qualifier

The teenager has not recovered from a toe injury and withdraws from Stephen Kenny’s squad for the game against Luxembourg.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Inter's 20-year-old defender Ryan Nolan 'on standby' as Kenny picks Ireland squad

The Clare-born defender was a notable omission from Stephen Kenny’s U21 squad today.

'He has only recently turned 17, so it is a step up. But we think he's ready for it'

Ireland U21 manager Stephen Kenny has backed striker Troy Parrott to succeed for the national team.

Tottenham's teenager Parrott included as Stephen Kenny names exciting first Ireland U21 squad

The new Ireland U21 boss named his squad for this month’s Uefa U21 European Championship qualifier against Luxembourg.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 8 February, 2019

UCD prospect Farrugia picks Ireland ahead of Malta, France and Spain

Stephen Kenny also clarified Michael O’Connor’s allegiances.

# stephen-kenny - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Stephen Kenny makes winning start to stint with Irish U21s

The Dubliner’s first game as an international manager was successful, his home-based selection winning 1-0.

# stephen-kenny - Sunday 27 January, 2019

The Rumble in the Jungle, Stephen Kenny's rise and the week's best sportswriting

Stick the kettle on and get stuck into this lot.

# stephen-kenny - Thursday 24 January, 2019

'I'll promote players that are Irish' - Kenny sets out stall as Irish U21s manager

The former Dundalk boss today unveiled his backroom staff as he settles into his new job.

Andrews and Crawford join Ireland U21 coaching staff as Kenny names first squad

New Ireland U21 manager Stephen Kenny has unveiled his coaching team alongside his first squad.

# stephen-kenny - Saturday 12 January, 2019

'Looking back now, I wasn't giving myself the best opportunity... I wasn't in the best shape'

Stephen O’Donnell on his decision to retire and how he transformed his flailing career at Dundalk.

# stephen-kenny - Friday 11 January, 2019

Stephen Kenny named soccer writers' Personality of the Year

Shane Supple, meanwhile, was named Goalkeeper of the Year.