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Republic of Ireland bosses to hand Mick McCarthy £700,000 bonus if country qualify for Euro 2021 - despite him already being replaced by Stephen Kenny ahead of play-off fixtures Mick McCarthy was replaced as Republic of Ireland boss by Stephen Kenny  With Euro 2020 delayed the succession plan was brought forward by bosses However McCarthy will still earn £700,000 bonus if ROI qualify for tournament Kenny must beat Slovakia then Bosnia or Northern Ireland to reach Euro 2021

By Craig Hope for MailOnline

Published: 17:21 BST, 6 April 2020 | Updated: 17:46 BST, 6 April 2020

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Mick McCarthy will land a £700,000 bonus if Stephen Kenny leads Republic of Ireland to Euro 2020 - from a play-off secured by Martin O’Neill.

Ireland need to get past Slovakia and then the winners of Bosnia and Northern Ireland if they are to make it to next summer’s rearranged finals.

McCarthy was replaced by Kenny on Sunday with the delay to the Euros having brought forward the country’s bizarre succession plan.

Ex-Republic of Ireland boss Mick McCarthy will earn a £700,000 bonus if they reach Euro 2021

Ex-Republic of Ireland boss Mick McCarthy will earn a £700,000 bonus if they reach Euro 2021

The FAI made the decision to honour the contractual agreement that Kenny would take charge on

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