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O'Neill & Keane Step Down From Republic Of Ireland Management Roles

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Martin O'Neill has resigned as Republic of Ireland manager, with Roy Keane also stepping down from his position as assistant manager.

The FAI says its mutually agreed with O’Neill to part ways.

O’Neill was first appointed to the position on November 5, 2013.

He had won just a single game in his last 10 in charge.

Seamus McDonagh (goalkeeping coach), and Steve Guppy (assistant coach) have also parted company with the FAI.

FAI Chief Executive John Delaney said: “I would like to thank Martin, Roy, and the management team for the impact that they had with the Ireland team. There have been many highlights during Martin’s reign – none more so than EURO 2016 in France, which will live long in the memory of all Irish supporters.

“Martin did a great job guiding the team out of a difficult qualifying group – where we beat World Champions Germany along the way – to reach EURO 2016 and advance to the Last-16 following a historic victory over Italy in Lille."

He added: “I wish Martin, and the management team, the very best for the future.”

The FAI will meet soon to discuss recruiting a replacement manager.


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