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# fai - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

From The42 Five years ago, Harry Arter was stuck in the Conference. Now he’s eyeing up an Ireland debut The New Boy

Five years ago, Harry Arter was stuck in the Conference. Now he’s eyeing up an Ireland debut

Work hard and don’t rest on your laurels – that’s Harry Arter’s recipe for success.

From The42 What big calls does Martin O’Neill need to make for Sunday’s crucial qualifier? Selection Headaches

# fai - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

From The42 Finders keepers? There was more talk today about who will play in goal for Ireland IRELAND V POLAND

Finders keepers? There was more talk today about who will play in goal for Ireland

“It’s the manager’s decision and there’s nothing I can do,” says David Forde.

From The42 A Premier League cult hero is now Ireland’s U21 goalkeeping coach Backroom

A Premier League cult hero is now Ireland’s U21 goalkeeping coach

Carlo Cudicini is working with Ireland ahead of their opening European Championship qualifier.

# fai - Monday 23 March, 2015

From The42 ‘You can’t have forever and a day to make your mind up’ – Townsend urges Grealish to commit Decision Time

‘You can’t have forever and a day to make your mind up’ – Townsend urges Grealish to commit

Villa youngster can have the same kind of impact as Spurs sensation Harry Kane, says Andy Townsend.

# fai - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

From The42 Man who helped Ireland secure Euro 2020 finals fronting new LOI initiative Improving The Game

Man who helped Ireland secure Euro 2020 finals fronting new LOI initiative

Declan Conroy will take charge of a taskforce which plans to speak to people inside and outside Irish football,

# fai - Saturday 28 February, 2015

From The42 Louis Bookman: Solving the mystery of a revolutionary and pioneering sportsman Trailblazer

Louis Bookman: Solving the mystery of a revolutionary and pioneering sportsman

The Jewish immigrant from Eastern Europe went on to make football history but his achievements are largely unknown.

# fai - Friday 20 February, 2015

From The42 Why are Northern Irish footballers declaring for the Republic? A TD wants to open talks It's Good To Talk

Why are Northern Irish footballers declaring for the Republic? A TD wants to open talks

Trend of players declaring for the Republic deserves careful consideration, writes Frank Feighan TD.

# fai - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From The42 League of Ireland refs won’t be using the vanishing free-kick spray this season Don't Spray It

League of Ireland refs won’t be using the vanishing free-kick spray this season

FAI “wish to carry out more research into its effectiveness.”

# fai - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

From The42 16 Airtricity League clubs awarded licences for 2015, while three left to wait Development

16 Airtricity League clubs awarded licences for 2015, while three left to wait

Clubs have five working days to lodge an appeal on the decision.

# fai - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From The42 Brian Kerr on the FAI losing interest in the Airtricity League, Euro 2016 and Roddy Collins Interview

Brian Kerr on the FAI losing interest in the Airtricity League, Euro 2016 and Roddy Collins

Ruaidhrí Croke chats to Brian Kerr about the current state of Irish football, both internationally and domestically.

# fai - Thursday 25 December, 2014

From The42 David Meyler and Steph Roche fluff their lines in the FAI’s best bloopers of 2014 Outtakes This post contains videos

David Meyler and Steph Roche fluff their lines in the FAI’s best bloopers of 2014

Aiden McGeady and Cyrus Christie are also here to wish fans a happy Christmas.

# fai - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From The42 FAI make anti-racism stance after ‘doctored’ image of Tweet Really Uncool

FAI make anti-racism stance after ‘doctored’ image of Tweet

The Association’s account has not been hacked. The image was never an actual Tweet.

# fai - Thursday 27 November, 2014

From The42 FAI Board back John Delaney following republican song controversy Stand By Your Man

FAI Board back John Delaney following republican song controversy

The chief executive had previously apologised for any offence caused.

# fai - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

From The42 FAI boss Delaney says that legal threat against media outlet was ‘a misunderstanding’ In Defence

FAI boss Delaney says that legal threat against media outlet was ‘a misunderstanding’

The chief executive released a statement last night in relation to the controversy over a video which showed him singing a Republican ballad.

# fai - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

From The42 ‘People use camera phones in a sly way’ – John Delaney apologises over republican song Underfire This post contains videos

‘People use camera phones in a sly way’ – John Delaney apologises over republican song

The FAI chief was filmed singing a Wolfetones ballad in a Dublin pub after Ireland’s recent win over the US.

# fai - Friday 21 November, 2014

From The42 FAI responds to criticism from fans by introducing new database for away tickets COYBIG

FAI responds to criticism from fans by introducing new database for away tickets

Fans Direct will allow supporters to apply through a new database.

From The42 6 things the FAI will spend their €1.2million funding on Future Plans

6 things the FAI will spend their €1.2million funding on

The association will spread this money across six projects in areas including Mayfield and Westport

From The42 Irish football receives €1.2million boost in funding Happy Days

Irish football receives €1.2million boost in funding

The money will go towards six projects selected by the Football Association of Ireland.

# fai - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From The42 Irish supporters’ group ‘shocked and angered’ by treatment during FAI protest Unrest

Irish supporters’ group ‘shocked and angered’ by treatment during FAI protest

YBIG say fans were intimidated and manhandled at the international friendly at the Aviva Stadium last night.

# fai - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From The42 Delaney’s ‘deeply unhelpful’ comments on ticket row are stoking tension – YBIG fan group Ticket Trouble

Delaney’s ‘deeply unhelpful’ comments on ticket row are stoking tension – YBIG fan group

FAI chief executive predicts “tension in the air” with Irish and Scottish fans sitting side-by-side on Friday night.

# fai - Monday 3 November, 2014

From The42 Collins’ comments are an unfair assessment of football in Ireland Opinion

Collins’ comments are an unfair assessment of football in Ireland

Collins has brought up the classic League of Ireland debate again.

# fai - Sunday 2 November, 2014

From The42 The relationship between rugby + NFL and the FAI’s ticketing fiasco; it’s the week’s best sportswriting Essential Reads

# fai - Thursday 30 October, 2014

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Donal Óg’s dickie bow, Roy’s reality TV & all today’s sport Thursday

We’ll Leave It There So: Donal Óg’s dickie bow, Roy’s reality TV & all today’s sport

Catch up on all of the biggest stories of the day including John Delaney’s mistakes and an injury blow for Joe Schmidt.

From The42 John Delaney accepts that ‘mistakes were made’ over ticket allocation for Scotland game Tickets There

John Delaney accepts that ‘mistakes were made’ over ticket allocation for Scotland game

The statement comes after news that the Scottish FA would not be releasing more tickets for the upcoming Euro qualifier.

# fai - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

From The42 UCC awarded first Munster Senior League as Avondale lose out after months of appeals Controversy

UCC awarded first Munster Senior League as Avondale lose out after months of appeals

A court of arbitration ruling on a match which took place 11 months ago has handed UCC two additional points.

# fai - Sunday 19 October, 2014

From The42 ‘I can’t understand why the FAI aren’t listening to the best footballers in the world’ Template

‘I can’t understand why the FAI aren’t listening to the best footballers in the world’

Patrick Szafranski chats to TheScore.ie about how Futsal can help improve the standard of soccer in Ireland.

# fai - Friday 10 October, 2014

Who’s that beardless stranger? Oh wait, it’s Roy Keane!

Undoubtedly the most important story about the Ireland assistant you’ll read this week.

# fai - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From The42 Roy Keane talks Grealish, Germany, Cork and definitely not his new book in this FAI interview Close The Book This post contains videos

Roy Keane talks Grealish, Germany, Cork and definitely not his new book in this FAI interview

See how long you can listen without getting lost in all that facial hair.

From The42 Martin O’Neill: Keane book is no distraction ahead of crucial qualifiers The Boss

Martin O’Neill: Keane book is no distraction ahead of crucial qualifiers

The Ireland boss says he’s largely unaware of the detail in the leaked autobiography.

# fai - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

From The42 13 things we learned from John Delaney’s ‘Game On’ interview Interview

13 things we learned from John Delaney’s ‘Game On’ interview

The FAI CEO discussed Roy Keane and the state of the League of Ireland among other issues.

# fai - Monday 22 September, 2014

From The42 5 questions ahead of Martin O’Neill’s Ireland squad announcement tomorrow Looking Ahead

5 questions ahead of Martin O’Neill’s Ireland squad announcement tomorrow

The Boys in Green take on Gibraltar and Germany next month.

Why did farmers bring a Grim Reaper to an Aldi store?

They also brought a coffin full of vegetables.

# fai - Friday 19 September, 2014

From The42 Opinion: Euro 2020 news a much-needed boost for Irish soccer Lifeline

Opinion: Euro 2020 news a much-needed boost for Irish soccer

The sense of disillusionment with the national team remains, but this latest development is a step in the right direction.

From The42 John Delaney: ‘Great pride and relief are the two overarching feelings’ On The Record

John Delaney: ‘Great pride and relief are the two overarching feelings’

FAI head is understandably delighted though was concious of political games ahead of vote.

From The42 Dublin announced as UEFA Euro 2020 host city Success

Dublin announced as UEFA Euro 2020 host city

The capital will play host to four fixtures.

# fai - Sunday 7 September, 2014

From The42 This stunning strike cancelled out Aiden McGeady’s opener against Georgia COYBIG

This stunning strike cancelled out Aiden McGeady’s opener against Georgia

Tornike Okriashvili will be dining out on this one for a while.

From The42 ‘I don’t remember the FAI saying we should give them a replay’ – 5 other times Ireland met Georgia Memory Lane

‘I don’t remember the FAI saying we should give them a replay’ – 5 other times Ireland met Georgia

The Boys in Green meet their opponents for the sixth time later today.

# fai - Thursday 4 September, 2014

From The42 5 talking points from last night’s Ireland-Oman game Analysis

5 talking points from last night’s Ireland-Oman game

Should O’Neill go with 4-5-1 or 4-4-2? What will be the starting XI against Georgia?

# fai - Saturday 23 August, 2014

From The42 On the road again… here’s the games Martin O’Neill will take in this weekend COYBIG
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