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Mick McCarthy Hits Out At Derby Following Richard Keogh Sacking

Irish manager Mick McCarthy has explained that he was “astounded” by Derby County’s decision to terminate the contract of defender Richard Keogh. Keogh was sacked by the club last week with immediate effect on the grounds of ‘gross misconduct’ after he was involved in a car crash which saw Derby teammates Tom Lawrence and Mason Bennett charged with drink driving. …

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The Experimental Ireland XI McCarthy Should Play Against New Zealand

Ireland take on New Zealand next Thursday at the Aviva Stadium as they prepare for their crucial Euro 2020 qualifier against Denmark. Mick McCarthy selected a 28-man squad ahead of the Dublin doubleheader, with the game against the All Whites an opportunity for the Irish boss to give some fringe players and new faces a chance. After Ireland’s disappointing displays …

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Troy Parrott Will Be Part Of Ireland Squad For Games Against New Zealand And Denmark

Mick McCarthy has confirmed that Troy Parrott will be in the Republic of Ireland squad for the upcoming games against New Zealand and Denmark. Parrott doesn’t turn 18 until February and has only made one senior appearance for Tottenham Hotspur, but he is the highest-rated talent in Irish football. The Dubliner has already scored three times for Ireland Under-21s. He …

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Mick McCarthy Says He Is Happy With The Weakest Part Of The Ireland Team

Mick McCarthy has said he’s happy with the weakest part of his team – central midfield. The Republic of Ireland manager announced a 39-man provisional squad for the upcoming games against New Zealand and Denmark on Tuesday afternoon. McCarthy has named some uncapped players in the selection, with Ryan Manning and Troy Parrott the eye-catching inclusions. At a pretty humdrum …

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The Final 23-Man Irish Squad McCarthy Should Select For Doubleheader

On Tuesday, Ireland manager Mick McCarthy named his provisional 39-man squad ahead of the upcoming Aviva double header against New Zealand and Denmark. McCarthy selected an extended squad as looks to get back to winning ways firstly in a friendly against New Zealand, before the crucial Euro 2020 qualifier against Denmark just four days later. With such a large squad …

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Mick McCarthy Was At Loftus Road To Scout In-Form Ryan Manning


Mick McCarthy has scouted Ryan Manning, the in-form Irish full-back who has, so far this season, been overlooked for the Republic of Ireland squad. McCarthy was at Loftus Road on Tuesday night to watch the player in action for Queens Park Rangers against Reading. The game finished 2-2 and Manning played 90 minutes. 🤔 Wonder who the @FAIreland manager is …

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Ireland Team & McCarthy Raging Against The Dying Of The Light

The Irish national team has been held back by conservatism. But time has caught up. On Thursday night at Tallaght Stadium, before Stephen Kenny spoke to reporters in his post-match press conference, there was a sense that he would be pleased with the result. The Republic of Ireland Under-21s had played out a hard-fought goalless draw with Italy Under-21s. The …

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“The More People Clamour For Him To Start, The More Stubborn Mick Will Become And Won’t Play Him”

Kevin Doyle has predicted that Aaron Connolly will not start for the Republic of Ireland on Tuesday against Switzerland, despite the forward’s impressive cameo against Georgia. Connolly was the only positive to come from a truly terrible game of football on Saturday afternoon. Ireland played out a goalless draw against Georgia in Tbilisi and their chances of qualifying for Euro …

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