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    McCarthy confirmed as Ireland manager for two years

    Mick McCarthy has been confirmed as the new Republic of Ireland manager, with Stephen Kenny set to replace him after Euro 2020. McCarthy assumes the role of senior manager for the second time, while Kenny will leave League of Ireland champions Dundalk to take over the U21 team. Former Wolves boss Terry Connor  and Robbie […] More

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    Keane v McCarthy

    Martin O’Neill has been the Republic of Ireland manager for almost half a decade now. The spark has well and truly gone from his team, not that there was much to begin with but there was big results and a decent Euro 2016 so that was fine for the majority of fans. O’Neill has admitted […] More

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    “I’m out of here” – Mick McCarthy leaves Ipswich

    Mick McCarthy has left Ipswich Town with immediate effect. The 59 year old was due to leave the club in the summer, but has departed early after Ipswich’s 1-0 win over Barnsley last night. “I’m out of here,” McCarthy stated in last night’s post-match press conference. The former Republic of Ireland manager was the longest […] More

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    What does the future hold for former boss Mick McCarthy

    There was a time when it looked like Mick McCarthy was destined to return to the Republic of Ireland managerial hot seat when Martin O’Neill’s long-term future was up in the air. He has been with Championship outfit Ipswich Town for the last five seasons and with his contract set to expire this summer, it’s […] More

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    McAteer on Saipan: “I thought one of them was going to throw a punch”

    Jason McAteer has given his perspective on the infamous Saipan controversy in his new book, Blood, Sweat and McAteer. The former Liverpool winger claims that there were fears in the squad that the “hatred” between Keane and manager Mick McCarthy would lead to a physical fight in the squad meeting room at the Saipan Hyatt Regency Hotel. […] More