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    Quote Originally Posted by tetsujin1979 View Post
    Moved the relevant posts from the play off thread this. Link to any other post you think should be moved
    This thread was created not too long ago also, if you want to lock it, or merge or something - https://foot.ie/threads/240390-Steph...=stephen+kenny

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeLorean View Post
    This thread was created not too long ago also, if you want to lock it, or merge or something - https://foot.ie/threads/240390-Steph...=stephen+kenny
    thread bumped, and merged
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eminence Grise View Post
    Unintended Consequences of the Lockdown, No. 431(b) - irrational mix of anger and hope, coupled with gender misrecognition.

    I'd say someone needs to get out for a long walk around the garden before it's too late...
    Disappointing to see free speech and accurate commentary being censored under the guise of the Covid-19 crisis , this isn’t Hungary ..... yet
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    Hungary? Nah, we thought about already.

    I didn't remove your post. Or ask for it to be removed. I valued it - it was like a Rosetta Stone for unique viewpoints and could have helped me decipher a few other posters around these parts.
    Hello, hello? What's going on? What's all this shouting, we'll have no trouble here!
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    Gary Owens was on Off the Ball this afternoon. Spoke with confidence that was enhanced by a clear vision and strategy for the future. He handled questions on finances and reputation excellently and obviously has a plan for how we can improve both in the medium term.

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    The door not fully closed on Robbie Keane's involvement just yet it seems
    Folding my way into the big money!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eirambler View Post
    Can you imagine how this would work in practice? Kenny in for the Nations League in the Autumn, then bumped out for the playoffs early next year, possibly back in then for a few early World Cup qualifiers, but back out again for the Euros if we qualify. Then back in full time in the Autumn.
    I was working on the assumption that the play-offs will take place before the Nations League, which may not happen anyway. I think it would be perfectly reasonable for Mick to see that through, then, rather than have the Slovakia game as Kenny's first.

    Quote Originally Posted by Eirambler View Post
    We'd be the laughing stock of European football.
    It's not unprecedented for countries to change their manager just before a finals tournament, just in this case it would be a temporary arrangement. We'd hardly be a laughing stock for coming up with a unique solution to a COVID-19 problem

    Anyway, to paraphrase Joey Tribbiani, it's all a Moo point by now - like a cow's opinion... it doesn't matter

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fixer82 View Post
    The door not fully closed on Robbie Keane's involvement just yet it seems
    Well someone will have to cut the oranges.

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    Ever since he was a young boy he's always wanted to cut the half-time oranges for Ireland, eh Boro, no Ireland...
    Hello, hello? What's going on? What's all this shouting, we'll have no trouble here!
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    Robbie could shout at the referees and throw his hands up in the air !

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    Quote Originally Posted by SkStu View Post
    Well someone will have to cut the oranges.
    Quote Originally Posted by Eminence Grise View Post
    Ever since he was a young boy he's always wanted to cut the half-time oranges for Ireland, eh Boro, no Ireland...
    Quote Originally Posted by seanfhear View Post
    Robbie could shout at the referees and throw his hands up in the air !
    i think robbie deserves a bit more respect than this kinda tripe tbh....

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    Quote Originally Posted by jbyrne View Post
    i think robbie deserves a bit more respect than this kinda tripe tbh....
    They haven't gone away you know. Any chance to have a dig.
    Forget about the performance or entertainment. It's only the result that matters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jbyrne View Post
    i think robbie deserves a bit more respect than this kinda tripe tbh....
    I agree.

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    Those who want to see offence will never fail but to take offence.

    I like Robbie - but lighten up, ffs. He's not a sacred cow. But if he were, that's where we get tripe anyway.
    Hello, hello? What's going on? What's all this shouting, we'll have no trouble here!
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    Quote Originally Posted by jbyrne View Post
    i think robbie deserves a bit more respect than this kinda tripe tbh....
    Quote Originally Posted by OwlsFan View Post
    They haven't gone away you know. Any chance to have a dig.
    Quote Originally Posted by Olé Olé View Post
    I agree.
    I'm a huge Robbie fan - more than most actually, go back and have a look. But not quite sure what he brought to the coaching set-up with the mens national team.

    Though granted, he probably put the cones out too.

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    Re: Proud moment for the Airtricity League

    This appointment is a great moment for the Airtricity National League as Kenny would have done the majority of his football apprenticeship through the league environment and European club competition. It shows what can be achieved through our domestic league experience. It gives a lot of current managers encouragement and focus plus something to stride for in regards to the U21's and other underage international appointments in the future.

    Well done to the FAI on the decision and to wish Stephen Kenny all the support for the future.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SkStu View Post
    Well someone will have to cut the oranges.
    Lemons, stu. Someone has already cut the lemons.
    That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I get older, they stay the same age

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    Quote Originally Posted by SkStu View Post
    I'm a huge Robbie fan - more than most actually, go back and have a look. But not quite sure what he brought to the coaching set-up with the mens national team.

    Though granted, he probably put the cones out too.
    and so the petty comments continue...

    none of us is privy to what Robbie contributed during camp, scouting players etc but he comes across as too proud and committed to any cause he is involved with to simply be a hanger on

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    Did you stop to think that perhaps the reason there are *petty* comments about his role is precisely because no-one is privy to what he actually contributed? (though i would hope that most reasonable people would treat it more as humorous/humourless speculation than pettiness towards Robbie). Comments about his role at the time he was brought on board were ridiculously vague.

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    I felt it was an apprenticeship of sorts, willing to do anything but basically just shadowing Mick, and travel to some matches checking on our players. Then the Middlesbrough gig came along so I'd imagine his Ireland scouting duties took a back seat, albeit he'd naturally see some of them anyway in his role there.

    This obligation that we must find a role, any role, for him does seem a little daft.

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