The Ireland manager Stephen Kenny was talking on RTÉ Radio 1’s Today with Claire Byrne and he believes there’s a lot more to come with his Irish side.
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“We saw Denmark getting to the semi-finals in the Euros. Okay, they have some players at Barcelona, Dortmund and Chelsea but I don’t think they have a massive pick of players,”
“They’ve maximised their resources and they’ve played a very attractive style of football. They’ve backed themselves to do that and have been brave in their pursuit of that.
“We can take inspiration from countries like that.
“Some people might feel that I’ve tried to change things too quickly but a lot of them (Ireland’s players) are very talented.
“I think it needed to be done and I’ll think we will get the benefits of that in the next couple of years.
“I think they will peak for the 2024 European Championships, a lot of those players will have 20, 25 caps under their belt by then.”