Mick McCarthy has challenged Troy Parrott to force his way into contention at Tottenham to stand a chance of making the Republic of Ireland senior squad.
Mick McCarthy was a happy man after seeing wild-card selections Jack Byrne and James Collins shine on their senior debuts for the Republic of Ireland.
James Collins enjoyed a dream Republic of Ireland debut as he came off the bench to seal a 3-1 friendly victory over Bulgaria.
Conor Hourihane will step into the breach for the Republic of Ireland against Bulgaria as manager Mick McCarthy considers possible solutions to a fast-approaching problem.
Jack Byrne admits it is “crazy” to even contemplate making his senior Republic of Ireland debut as he attempts to fulfil the promise which once prompted Manchester City to snap him up.
Mick McCarthy will have a first chance to test the depth of his squad as the Republic of Ireland head into friendly battle with Bulgaria on Tuesday evening.
Republic of Ireland boss Mick McCarthy has declined to raid the Under-21s as he prepares to test the depth of his squad in Tuesday night’s friendly clash with Bulgaria.
The Republic of Ireland face Bulgaria in a friendly on Tuesday evening as they gear up for next month’s crucial Euro 2020 double-header against Georgia and Switzerland.
Mick McCarthy was reminded of reaching the World Cup as the Republic of Ireland fought back to snatch a Euro 2020 qualifying draw with Switzerland.
David McGoldrick chose the perfect moment to score his first international goal as the Republic of Ireland hit back to snatch a priceless 1-1 Euro 2020 qualifier draw against Switzerland.
Mick McCarthy is hoping the Republic of Ireland make life distinctly unpleasant for Switzerland as they arrive in Dublin intent upon leaving with three Euro 2020 qualifier points.