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From The42 Kenny doing best to look ahead as injury and Covid strikes squad again Luckless

Kenny doing best to look ahead as injury and Covid strikes squad again

Aaron Connolly and Callum Robinson are out of Ireland’s forthcoming games, including tomorrow’s friendly with England.

From The42 Aaron Connolly and Callum Robinson ruled out of Ireland's international triple-header Double Blow

Aaron Connolly and Callum Robinson ruled out of Ireland's international triple-header

Connolly has been withdrawn through injury, while Robinson is confirmed as the player who tested positive for Covid-19.

From The42 'As an Irish kid, you don't grow up thinking: I'd love to play at Wembley' ANOTHER GAME

'As an Irish kid, you don't grow up thinking: I'd love to play at Wembley'

Aaron Connolly has played down the hype surrounding Ireland’s upcoming fixture with England.

From The42 'How was I meant to know where someone who tested positive was sat?' - Aaron Connolly on plane drama Looking Back

'How was I meant to know where someone who tested positive was sat?' - Aaron Connolly on plane drama

The Ireland star missed last month’s crucial play-off against Slovakia in frustrating fashion.

From The42 Ireland's Aaron Connolly assists late, great equaliser as Brighton snatch point at Crystal Palace Seagulls Swoop This post contains videos

Ireland's Aaron Connolly assists late, great equaliser as Brighton snatch point at Crystal Palace

Alexis Mac Allister was the goal-scoring hero after a moment of brilliance from the Galway man.

From The42 Self-critical Connolly frustrated by 'selfish' moments in Ireland's defeat to Finland Reaction

Self-critical Connolly frustrated by 'selfish' moments in Ireland's defeat to Finland

The Boys in Green are still searching for their first win under Stephen Kenny after losing in Helsinki.

From The42 Aaron Connolly rejoins Ireland squad for Finland game Saga Over

Aaron Connolly rejoins Ireland squad for Finland game

He and Adam Idah initially left the squad over Covid rules, but the revelation of a false positive test has allowed the pair to return.

From The42 Five players withdrawn from Ireland squad for Wales clash due to positive Covid case Twist

Five players withdrawn from Ireland squad for Wales clash due to positive Covid case

Meanwhile, the Covid test that led to Connolly and Idah missing play-off may have been a false positive.

Connolly and Idah missed Euro play-off as they sat in wrong seats on plane

Another two Irish players also sat in the wrong seats, but none were told to move.

From The42 Connolly and Idah to miss Nations League games with Wales and Finland Absent

Connolly and Idah to miss Nations League games with Wales and Finland

The pair had to pull out of last night’s game in Slovakia as they were identified as close contacts of a Covid-positive member of the FAI staff.

From The42 Connolly and Idah miss Slovakia game for sitting too close to Covid-positive FAI staff member on flight Late Drama

Connolly and Idah miss Slovakia game for sitting too close to Covid-positive FAI staff member on flight

The players were found to be sitting 10 and 30 centimetres too close to the member of staff, and an FAI appeal to the HSE was unsuccessful.

Can Aaron Connolly succeed where most Irish strikers struggle?

The 20-year-old Galway native was on target against Newcastle last weekend.

From The42 Aaron Connolly scores to help impressive Brighton win at Newcastle Galway Curl

Aaron Connolly scores to help impressive Brighton win at Newcastle

A delightful finish from the Irish international capped a fine performance by Graham Potter’s side.

Brighton strike partner commends confident Connolly

Neal Maupay has heaped praise on the Irish youngster, who played 24 Premier League games last season.

From The42 Ireland's Aaron Connolly earns new four-year contract with Brighton New Deal

Ireland's Aaron Connolly earns new four-year contract with Brighton

The 20-year-old Galway man scored three Premier League goals this season.

From The42 Ireland and Brighton youngster Connolly delighted after ending goal drought in style Finish On A High This post contains videos

Ireland and Brighton youngster Connolly delighted after ending goal drought in style

‘It will help me a lot going into the new season. It would have been tough not to have scored since the Tottenham game so I’m delighted.’

From The42 Ireland's Aaron Connolly hits the winner as Brighton prevail Hot Prospect

Ireland's Aaron Connolly hits the winner as Brighton prevail

The result means the Seagulls have secured a best-ever Premier League finish of 41 points.

The Galway starlet living his Premier League dream

Aaron Connolly chats to The42 about his emergence as a top-flight regular and his hopes for the future.

From The42 Brighton's form since the restart leaves Connolly confident of survival Staying Up

Brighton's form since the restart leaves Connolly confident of survival

It’s Manchester United next for the Seagulls, who are gradually pulling clear of the drop zone.

From The42 Potter prepared to put faith in 'sharp' Connolly for Brighton's relegation scrap Ready To Go

Potter prepared to put faith in 'sharp' Connolly for Brighton's relegation scrap

The Irish youngster will be in contention for his side’s Premier League return tomorrow against Arsenal.

'Gutted to see Mick go' but Connolly full of enthusiasm for Kenny era

The young Brighton attacker has been commenting on the Republic of Ireland’s managerial change.

From The42 Connolly ankle rehab to last 'a few weeks' as uncertainty remains over Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off Recovering

Connolly ankle rehab to last 'a few weeks' as uncertainty remains over Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off

‘All our efforts are on trying to make sure he gets the right amount and the correct rehab to make sure he comes back stronger,’ Brighton manager Graham Potter said.

From The42 Player ratings: How the Ireland squad are shaping up for Slovakia Opinion

Player ratings: How the Ireland squad are shaping up for Slovakia

The pivotal play-off takes place in Bratislava on 26 March.

'His attributes are unique' - Brighton boss says Irish teen star Connolly must be managed carefully

‘It’s probably a bit unfair for us to just expect him to be available for every single minute.’

From The42 Excitement and caution in equal measure as Ireland's next manager embraces green shoots Kenny's Kids

Excitement and caution in equal measure as Ireland's next manager embraces green shoots

2020 is set to be a big year in the life of current U21 (and soon-to-be senior) boss Stephen Kenny.

From The42 8 to watch in 2020: the stars we are tipping to make headlines next year 2020 Vision

8 to watch in 2020: the stars we are tipping to make headlines next year

Here are some names that may be dominating conversation next year.

From The42 Irish teen Aaron Connolly set for Brighton return Comeback

Irish teen Aaron Connolly set for Brighton return

The 19-year-old Galway native has broken into the club’s first team this season.

Connolly starts in Brighton victory as Arsenal's winless streak extends to 9 games

Neal Maupay headed in a deserved winner for the Seagulls.

From The42 Aaron Connolly reflects on his tussle with 'the best defender in the world' Acid Test

Aaron Connolly reflects on his tussle with 'the best defender in the world'

The Irish teenager started for Brighton & Hove Albion in their 2-1 defeat to Liverpool in the Premier League.

From The42 Aaron Connolly returns from injury ahead of Brighton's showdown with Liverpool Red Alert

Aaron Connolly returns from injury ahead of Brighton's showdown with Liverpool

The Irish striker has been sidelined since being forced off during a recent game against Manchester United.

Brighton hopeful of having Connolly back for Liverpool trip

The Irish forward missed the recent internationals and won’t be fit to play against Leicester City on Saturday.

From The42 Aaron Connolly pulled from Ireland squad after scan COYBIG

Aaron Connolly pulled from Ireland squad after scan

The Galway man won’t be involved against Denmark or New Zealand.

From The42 Aaron Connolly emerges as injury doubt for upcoming Irish double-header Setback

Aaron Connolly emerges as injury doubt for upcoming Irish double-header

The Brighton striker was taken off at half-time against Manchester United earlier today.

From The42 Irish teen Aaron Connolly retains starting spot as 10-man Brighton undone by Villa Report

Irish teen Aaron Connolly retains starting spot as 10-man Brighton undone by Villa

Jack Grealish equalised on the brink of half-time, before Matt Targett’s injury-time winner.

'We have to look after him' - Brighton boss vows to protect newly-capped Connolly

Graham Potter says he wants to ensure that the Ireland international has ‘a long successful career’.

From The42 Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Switzerland Opinion

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Switzerland

It was a disappointing night for Ireland, as they were beaten 2-0.

McCarthy rules out McGoldrick and says Connolly is 'ready to start' against Switzerland

David McGoldrick will miss out on Tuesday night.

From The42 'It's my proudest moment in football by far, I'm just disappointed not to finish it with a goal' Debut

'It's my proudest moment in football by far, I'm just disappointed not to finish it with a goal'

Aaron Connolly reflects on his senior debut for Ireland.

From The42 'It's a point gained. Had you offered me four points from two games against Georgia, I'd have taken it' Reaction This post contains videos

'It's a point gained. Had you offered me four points from two games against Georgia, I'd have taken it'

Mick McCarthy defended his side’s performance after a 0-0 draw in Tbilisi.

From The42 Should Aaron Connolly start and more Georgia-Ireland talking points Analysis

Should Aaron Connolly start and more Georgia-Ireland talking points

Plus, why the Georgians should not be underestimated.

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