Mick Mccarthy

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O’Leary took his penalty with princely elegance, and the roar that followed would have awoken the moon from its stony, distant slumbers. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

And so it came to pass, the worst of all finishes to a football match - a penalty shoot-out, a means of deciding a match which has all the pleasantnes(...)

Michael Kennedy, former advisor to Roy Keane, played a key role in the Saipan story in 2002. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

Michael Kennedy, the London-born property solicitor who came to prominence in the run up to the 2002 World Cup when he was an adviser to Roy Keane, ha(...)

A videograb of Thierry Henry’s handball that led to William Gallas’s goal during the World Cup playoff, second leg against the Republic of Ireland at the Stade de France in November 2009. Photograph: Sky Sports

Something was wrong. Something more than the fact that Ireland had just conceded a goal that threatened to end their hopes of making it to the World C(...)

Roy Keane was sent home by manager Mick McCarthy from the 2002 World Cup. Photograph: Inpho

It was three o’clock in the morning in a noodle bar by the train station in Daejeon when I ran into an English reporter I’d shared a hotel with at the(...)

Sergi Roberto of Barcelona scores their sixth goal past goalkeeper Kevin Trapp of PSG during the 2017 Champions League Round of 16 second leg match at Camp Nou. Photo: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Let me be as dramatic as I possibly can for a moment. I have met Masters champions, I have been near the greatest footballer, dare I say athlete, to e(...)

Belgian goalkeeper Jean Marie Pfaff claims the ball ahead of  Spanish forward Emilio Butragueno during the World Cup quarter-final in Puebla, Mexico in June 1986. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

Easily the most thrilling 45 minutes I’ve ever known – up to April 1987 – is spent standing behind Jean-Marie Pfaff. Actually, I’m perched slightly ab(...)

 Matt Doherty celebrates scoring Wolves’ third goal during the Premier League game against  Manchester City at Molineux. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

10 Aaron Connolly (Brighton) Age: 20 League games this season (started/came on): 9/8 Minutes: 831 Goals: 2 Brighton’s Aaron Connolly celeb(...)

Stephen Kenny  with his Ireland under-21 assistants Keith Andrews and  Jim Crawford. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Say what you like about the FAI – and you will, you have – but no sports organisation can rip it up and start again with quite as boldly as Irish foot(...)

Stephen Kenny has said he will do things hiw own way as Republic of Ireland manager. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Though he concedes there can be no guarantees in terms of achieving the success he is hoping for, Stephen Kenny used his first press conference as Rep(...)

Mick McCarthy’s second tenure in charge of the Republic of Ireland has come to a premature end. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Almost exactly a year on from the appearance at the Oireachtas Sports Committee that really signalled the beginning of the end for John Delaney, it se(...)

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