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Stephen Kenny Taken To Hospital In Sweden After Feeling Unwell Following Ireland Under-21 Match

Stephen Kenny has behind stayed in Sweden after feeling unwell following the Republic of Ireland’s match on Tuesday evening.

Kenny’s Under-21 team were in Kalmar for a European Championship qualifer, a game they won 3-1 – with Conor Masterson and Troy Parrot (2) getting goals.

After the match, the 47-year-old felt unwell and was examined by the FAI’s medical staff. He has stayed behind in a local hospital for treatment and will fly home to Ireland in the coming days.

A statement released by the FAI reads:

Republic of Ireland Under 21 boss Stephen Kenny has remained in Sweden after becoming unwell on Wednesday as his squad made their way home from Tuesday night’s European Championship qualifier in Kalmar.

Stephen was examined by the FAI’s medical staff and decided to stay behind for treatment at a local hospital. Stephen expects to be discharged in the coming days and is looking forward to beginning preparations ahead of the two European Under-21 Championship qualifiers next month.

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