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“It’s Bittersweet But I Fully Support It”- Mick McCarthy On FAI Decision

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Mick McCarthy has said that he will “fully support” new Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny who succeeds the 61-year-old in the role.  McCarthy was contracted by the FAI until July 31st with U21 boss Kenny set to take over following the completion of Ireland’s Euro 2020 campaign. However, that plan was thrown into confusion following the worldwide outbreak of …

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FAI Confirm Mick McCarthy Departure As Kenny Steps Into The Hotseat

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The FAI have confirmed that Stephen Kenny will take up the role as manager of the Republic of Ireland senior side with immediate effect. It was originally planned that Kenny would take charge after Ireland’s Euro 2020 campaign but the global Covid-19 pandemic has seen the competition rescheduled for next year while Ireland’s qualifier with Slovakia has also been postponed. …

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Poll: How Should The FAI Resolve The McCarthy/Kenny Succession Issue?

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Back in November 2018, the FAI opted for appeasement. The previous regime in the association appointed Mick McCarthy as Republic of Ireland manager. However, a large section of Irish football supporters were underwhelmed. They wanted change after the dour final year of Martin O’Neill’s reign and Stephen Kenny was, arguably, the popular choice for the role. In an attempt to …

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Handover In Ireland Managerial Succession Plan Likely To Delayed

It now seems like a lifetime ago when the Republic of Ireland’s peculiar managerial succession plan was conceived. In November 2018, under pressure after Mick McCarthy’s appointment as Ireland manager was met with a lukewarm reception from a section of Irish soccer supporters, the FAI opted to try to keep everyone happy. McCarthy would take charge of Ireland for the …

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“It’s Very Frightening For Us” – Mick McCarthy Confirms Self-Isolation

Irish manager Mick McCarthy has outlined that he and his wife are in self-isolation at their home after two of their neighbours tested positive for the coronavirus. McCarthy should be getting prepared for Ireland’s Euro 2020 playoff against Slovakia which was originally scheduled for Thursday but the outbreak of the coronavirus has meant a widespread suspension of the sporting calendar. …

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Niall Quinn Gives Update On Kenny/McCarthy Situation Following Euro Postponement

The FAI’s Interim Deputy CEO Niall Quinn has outlined that the Association would not be worrying about the managerial situation surrounding Mick McCarthy and Stephen Kenny until after the rescheduled Euro 2021 playoff in June. Kenny, the current Ireland Under-21s manager had been scheduled to take over from McCarthy as senior Ireland manager in August 2020 following the culmination of …

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McCarthy Hints At Byrne Inclusion For Crunch Slovakia Tie

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Mick McCarthy has hinted that Jack Byrne may play a part in the Republic of Ireland’s crucial Euro 2020 playoff semi-final with Slovakia later this month.  The Shamrock Rovers star has been in scintillating form for the Tallaght club so far this season. He’s scored three goals in five games including a stunning late winner against league champions Dundalk. Byrne …

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Mourinho: Stop Thinking Troy Parrott Is The Second Harry Kane

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Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has urged his side’s fans to stop thinking Troy Parrott is “the second Harry Kane” following their FA Cup exit at the hands of Norwich City on Wednesday.  The 18-year-old Republic of Ireland star got 30 minutes under his belt during the 1-1 draw but missed a penalty attempt in the subsequent shootout as a score …

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Seamus Coleman To Miss Ireland’s Crucial Euro 2020 Playoff

Ireland manager Mick McCarthy confirmed that captain Seamus Coleman would miss the upcoming Euro 2020 playoff against Slovakia through injury. Coleman went off injured in Everton’s 1-1 draw with Manchester United at the weekend with a thigh injury and speaking to RTÉ Sport, McCarthy confirmed that it would keep the right-back out of the clash in Bratislava. The news of …

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McCarthy Runs Rule Over Derby’s Jason Knight After Strong Weekend For Ireland Players

Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy ran the rule over Under-21 midfielder Jason Knight on Friday as he continues to prepare for the upcoming Euro 2020 playoff against Slovakia. McCarthy watched the talented 19-year-old midfielder in Derby County’s 1-1 draw with Fulham last weekend while also keeping an eye on Harry Arter, who could be in contention for an international …

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Stephen Kenny Will Reportedly Take Charge Of June Friendlies If Ireland Don’t Qualify For Euro 2020

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Mick McCarthy will “voluntarily step aside” from his position as Republic of Ireland manager before his contract expires if the team fails to reach Euro 2020, according to reports. McCarthy is due to leave his post following the conclusion of the Euro 2020 campaign – either after the tournament ends in July, or if Ireland fail to qualify. He will …

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