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Gavin Kilkenny Scores Audacious Lob In Bournemouth U21s Hat-Trick

Irish underage international Gavin Kilkenny continued his impressive start to the season with Bournemouth scoring a brilliant hat-trick for their U21 side in an 8-0 win in the second round of the Hampshire Senior Cup. Kilkenny burst onto the scene in pre-season for the Cherries, scoring against French giants Lyon, and made his first team debut in their victory over …

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Brilliant Troy Parrott Brace Gives Ireland U21s Massive Victory Over Sweden

A brilliant Troy Parrott brace gave Ireland’s U21s a massive victory over Sweden to keep their 100% record in European qualifying alive. Kenny made three changes ahead of this clash with Friday night’s goalscorer Parrott dropping out of the side along with Norwich City’s Adam Idah and Bournemouth’s Gavin Kilkenny, with League of Ireland duo Dan Mandroiu and Zack Elbouzedi …

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Troy Parrott On U21s, Champions League Inclusion & Dealing With Hype

On Friday night, Ireland’s U21s picked up a 1-0 win over Armenia at Tallaght Stadium to keep their 100% record in European Qualifying alive. The scoreline may have been narrow but Stephen Kenny’s men impressed once again with their stylish, free-flowing and attacking brand of football in front of 3,500 fans in Tallaght. For Tottenham striker Troy Parrott, the game …

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Four Exciting Ways Ireland’s U21 Could Set Up Ahead Of Qualifiers

Last week, Stephen Kenny named an incredibly exciting U21 squad ahead of Ireland’s upcoming European Qualifiers against Armenia and Sweden. The 22-man panel contains some of the most promising names in Irish football with the selection bringing with it a renewed sense of excitement that the country could be seeing shades of a golden generation coming through. With Kenny in …

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Stephen Kenny Highlights Qualities Lee O’Connor Can Bring To Celtic

Ireland U21 manager Stephen Kenny has highlighted the qualities of Celtic’s new signing Lee O’Connor following the versatile defender’s move from Manchester United earlier this week. O’Connor left Old Trafford to join the Scottish Champions on a four-year-deal after frequently impressing at Manchester United’s underage sides but failing to break into the first team. The 19-year-old has also been a …

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The Under The Radar Irish Midfielder About To Be Given His Chance For Club & Country

On Wednesday afternoon, Irish U21 manager Stephen Kenny named his 22-man squad ahead of their upcoming European Qualifiers against Armenia and Sweden. The exciting squad contained a handful of players well known to Kenny’s side including the likes of Dara O’Shea, Caoimhin Kelleher and captain Jayson Molumby as well as some new but familiar faces like Nathan Collins and Michael …

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Stephen Kenny Names Exciting U21 Squad Ahead Of Upcoming Qualifiers

Ireland U21 manager Stephen Kenny has named his squad ahead of the upcoming European Championship qualifiers against Armenia and Sweden. Kenny has selected an exciting group of young talent, with Brighton’s Aaron Connolly included after his first senior goal for the club in their 2-1 win over Bristol Rovers last night. Troy Parrott, Michael Obafemi and Nathan Collins were all …

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FAI Reportedly Interested In Switch For Rangers Wonderkid

The Republic of Ireland are reportedly targeting 17-year old Rangers winger Josh McPake to play for the Boys in Green, despite him representing Scotland at U17 level. According to reports in the Scottish media, the FAI are looking to snatch McPake from under Scotland’s nose with the Ibrox standout qualifying to play for Ireland through his grandmother. McPake is extremely …

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Stephen Kenny Unfazed By Hype Surrounding “Level Headed” Troy Parrott

Irish U21 manager Stephen Kenny isn’t overly concerned about the level of hype surrounding Tottenham striker Troy Parrott, despite the 17-year old’s tender age. Parrott has been considered an incredibly promising prospect over the last year or so thanks to his sensational goalscoring record at underage level for Spurs, but he has come under increased scrutiny as of late, due …

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Five Irish U21 Stars Who Could Step Up To McCarthy’s Senior Squad

On Saturday, Ireland’s U21s suffered a heartbreaking penalty shootout defeat to Mexico in the third/fourth-placed playoff at the Toulon Tournament. Stephen Kenny’s men impressed throughout the prestigious competition with a fourth-place finish their best performance ever in Toulon. Victories over China and Bahrain and two draws with a strong Mexican side earned the 21s deserved plaudits with the future looking …

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Ireland’s Jayson Molumby Named Among Best Players At Toulon Tournament

Ireland U21’s captain Jayson Molumby has been rewarded for his excellent displays at this year’s Toulon Tournament by being named as one of the competition’s top four players. Stephen Kenny’s men finished fourth after losing to Mexico on penalties in the third/fourth-placed playoff but put in a number of fine performances as they reached the semi-finals for the first time ever. …

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