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‘The Loss Will Be Felt More In Ireland Than Anywhere Else’

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Mick McCarthy has paid a glowing tribute to Jack Charlton following the death of the former Republic of Ireland manager.  Last night, Charlton passed away peacefully at his home in Northumberland surrounded by his family The World Cup winner was diagnosed with lymphoma last year while he was also battling dementia. Given his success with the Irish national side, tributes …

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Mick McCarthy Reportedly Interested In Vacant Bristol City Job

Former Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy is reportedly interested in becoming the new manager of Bristol City following the club’s sacking of Lee Johnson. McCarthy left his position with the Irish national team in April, with Stephen Kenny taking over and according to a report in The Sun, he would like an instant return to club management. The role …

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Mick McCarthy Explains Declan Rice Saga To Gary Neville

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Mick McCarthy has given his take on the Declan Rice saga to Gary Neville when speaking to the former Manchester United defender on Sky Sports’ Football Show.  Neville begins by asking the two-time Republic of Ireland boss his experience on the whole episode which saw Rice eventually declare for England despite making three senior appearances for the Boys In Green. …

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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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