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Five Outside Shouts For Stephen Kenny’s First Ireland Squad

By Robert Redmond and Oisin McQueirns _____ On Saturday, the FAI announced that Mick McCarthy would be stepping aside from his role as Irish senior manager with immediate effect to make way for the incoming Stephen Kenny. Kenny will take charge of Ireland’s Euro 2020 playoff against Slovakia, whenever that game occurs, as well as the upcoming Nations League campaign …

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Four Areas Stephen Kenny Must Address As Incoming Ireland Manager

Stephen Kenny’s long awaited arrival as Ireland’s new manager came a little earlier than expected in unusual circumstances on Saturday. The Dubliner has taken the reins and will already be thinking about how his team will shape up now that Mick McCarthy has made way. Lets explore how Ireland could look under the former Dundalk boss. _____ Productivity Kenny will …

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FAI Reveal They Are Targeting November For Slovakia Playoff Game

The FAI’s Interim CEO Gary Owens has outlined that he is hopeful Ireland’s European Championship playoff can take place in November to give new manager Stephen Kenny time with his new squad. The game in Bratislava against Slovakia had been set for the end of March but was postponed until June before being suspended indefinitely by UEFA due to the …

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FAI Confirm New Senior & Under 21 Coaching Staff

The FAI have confirmed that Jim Crawford will take over as the new Ireland U21 manager as Stephen Kenny takes charge of the senior international side. Crawford, who was Kenny’s assistant, will be joined by former Irish defender John O’Shea in the role, while Keith Andrews makes the jump up to the senior side. Kenny and Andrews will also be …

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Damien Duff Set To Join New Ireland Coaching Setup

Damien Duff is reportedly set to return to the Republic of Ireland international setup as a part of incoming manager Stephen Kenny’s new backroom staff. Kenny was confirmed as the new senior manager on Saturday as the FAI outlined that Mick McCarthy would be stepping aside from the role allowing the former Dundalk boss to take the reigns. The suspension …

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Quiz: Name The Top 30 Irish Goalscorers In Premier League History

Irish players have always had a massive part to play in the Premier League ever since it’s inaugural season in 1992/1993. They have captained their side to league titles, helped their clubs stave off relegation, fired their teams into European competitions. Many have had a huge impact. But what Irish players have made the biggest impact in front of goal? …

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Johnny Sexton Claims Ireland Captaincy Could Come Under Review

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Johnny Sexton believes his position as Ireland captain may be reviewed following the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.  The Leinster and Ireland out-half took over the captaincy from Rory Best at the turn of the year before leading Ireland in their opening three games of the 2020 Guinness Six Nations before all sporting events ceased due to the pandemic. Speaking on Off …

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Quiz: Can You Name The 22-Man Ireland Squad From Italia 90?

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The European Championships may be postponed for another year, but now is the ideal time to take a trip down memory lane with the Boys in Green. In 1990, Ireland, led by Jack Charlton, reached their first-ever World Cup finals as they finished second to Spain in their qualifying group, losing just one game and conceded only two goals through …

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Quiz: Name The 22-Man Ireland Squad From The 1994 World Cup

The European Championships may be postponed for another year, but now is the ideal time to take a trip down memory lane with the Boys in Green. In 1994, Ireland qualified for the World Cup for the second time in as many tournaments, finishing second behind Spain in their tricky group and only ahead of Denmark on goals scored. Ireland …

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FAI Ask Staff To Defer Wages For April Amid Coronavirus Crisis

The FAI have announced that they have asked their staff to defer wages for April in a bid to ease the financial implications of the coronavirus crisis. The Association intend to implement a tiered pay deferral scheme for all employees to come into effect in April, with the staff being informed of the decision on Tuesday morning. The deferrals will …

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Quiz: Can You Name The 23-Man Ireland Squad From Euro 2012?

The European Championships may be postponed for another year, but now is the ideal time to take a trip down memory lane with the Boys in Green. In 2012, Giovanni Trapattoni led Ireland to their first European Championships in 24 years, but ultimately a difficult group and three defeats meant that the tournament ended in disappointment. In qualifying, Ireland were …

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