The Brian Kerr appointment and those who were in the running


This week marks 18 years since Brian Kerr was appointment to the hot seat of Irish football. What is often forgotten is the time between Mick McCarthy’s sacking at the start of the Euro 2004 qualifiers and Kerr’s eventual appointment as is the fact that there was an interesting shortlist drawn up to replace McCarthy. The parallels between Kerr and Stephen Kenny’s appointments are also discussed on the Green Machíne.

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