Michael Joseph McCarthy is a professional football manager, pundit and former player who was most recently the manager of the Republic of Ireland. Born in Barnsley, England with an Irish father, he played for the Republic of Ireland on 57 occasions scoring two goals. McCarthy began his playing career at Barnsley in 1977, and he later had spells at Manchester City, Celtic, Lyon, and finally Millwall, retiring in 1992. He went on to manage Millwall, and then the Republic of Ireland. He guided Ireland to the knockout stage of the 2002 FIFA World Cup in South Korea and Japan. He later managed Sunderland, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Ipswich Town. He has also been a television pundit and commentator, including for the BBC and for Virgin Media Television. He began a second tenure as manager of the Republic of Ireland football team in November 2018, leaving the position in April 2020 in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
About Mick McCarthy
Former manager of the Irish national team and Premier League's Sunderland; previously a defender for Ireland's national team, Manchester City, and others.
He grew up rooting for Leeds United.
He made his debut as manager for the Football League Championship club Millwall.
He married Fiona McCarthy and he has three children: Katie, Anna, and Michael.
He became the manager of the Irish national team after Jack Charlton resigned.
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- Millwall F.C. managers
- Sunderland A.F.C. managers
- Republic of Ireland under-23 international footballers
- UEFA Euro 1988 players
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- Premier League managers
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