McCarthy: Ireland 'wouldn't have gotten out of the group' if Keane stayed in Saipan

Mick McCarthy has opened up about his relationship with Roy Keane in a candid interview with Eamonn Dunphy.

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Ruud Dokter key conduit as Ireland embraces transition

For a man from the Lowlands, Ruud Dokter has been propelled to the highest levels of Irish football since joining the FAI five years ago.

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Dundalk pay tribute to Stephen Kenny on 'fully deserved' Ireland appointment

Dundalk have paid tribute to their former manager Stephen Kenny on his "fully deserved" appointment as a future Republic of Ireland manager.

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Stephen Kenny 'perfectly happy' to learn from Mick McCarthy until 2020 handover

The handover is scheduled to take place in August 2020 and he believes it's a good deal for both parties.

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Mick McCarthy ‘a great fit’ for Ireland, says Matt Doherty

The former Ipswich boss has returned to the Ireland post for a second spell.

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Mick McCarthy insists authority not undermined by one-shot deal

Critics of the plan for Stephen Kenny to take over the Ireland job in 2020 are already damning Mick McCarthy as an interim manager, a caretaker gaffer, and - because the players have learned his time of departure at his time of his arrival - a leader who has had his authority undermined before a ball has even been kicked.

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Boss will call on Robbie Keane to win back Declan Rice

One of Robbie Keane’s first tasks as an assistant to Mick McCarthy will be to try to help the manager win back Declan Rice to the Irish fold.

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Comment: What happens if FAI’s Stephen Kenny succession plan doesn’t work?

We should probably be grateful that there was a plan at all. John Delaney, a man who lurches between self-promotion and self-preservation, is hardly the obvious choice to plot a path to redemption for Ireland. With some organisations, silence persuades you there is some grand scheming going on behind closed doors. With the FAI, the suspicion is sometimes the opposite.

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Seeing is believing: John Delaney outlines FAI’s dual ‘vision’

The decision to part company with Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane was made eight days ago, FAI chief executive John Delaney confirmed yesterday.

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Big Mick is now Slick Mick

SLICK. Wherever you stand on the Return of the Mac, you have to hand it to him: if Ireland’s passing game is as smooth as his performance at yesterday’s press conference, then here come the good times once more.

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FAI on verge of agreement for BOTH Mick McCarthy and Stephen Kenny to manage Ireland

FAI chiefs are closing in on an innovative agreement with Mick McCarthy and Stephen Kenny for BOTH to manage the Republic of Ireland over the next three years.

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Expect pragmatism but don’t expect miracles from Mick McCarthy

When Mick McCarthy dons his new FAI tracksuit sporting the initials MM, just don’t expect him to be Merlin the Magician.

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Just as well Big Mick always relished a tough challenge

That great sporting institution of the turf, the Irish Managerial Succession Stakes, invariably throws up a few dark horses, and with a couple of exotic tips to match.

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The future can wait, we owe Mick McCarthy another spin

We’re not getting Jurgen Sanchez Peppo. There is to be no up-and-coming ‘holistic’ European gaffer with a big idea.

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