Donal MacNamee: Athens nightmare is perfect fodder for the ‘Kenny out’ merchants

Supporters of the beleaguered national football team manager may be rethinking their position as Ireland fall to another damaging defeat

Republic of Ireland players react after their defeat to Greece on Friday. Picture: Seb Daly/Sportsfile

If you’re a ‘Stephen Kenny out’ merchant, then Friday night would have left you feeling pretty pleased with yourself.

Maybe you’ve watched on, bemused, at the strength of public support for the Republic of Ireland senior men’s manager over the last few years.

Maybe you’ve pointed out to your Kenny In friends that, actually, this manager has won just four out of 23 competitive games since taking charge in April 2020 – and in a ...