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# fai - Friday 24 January, 2014

From The42 Ireland confirmed as second seeds in Euro 2016 draw Euro 2016

Ireland confirmed as second seeds in Euro 2016 draw

Qualifying draw takes place in Nice on 23 February.

# fai - Thursday 9 January, 2014

From The42 From captain to manager? Robbie Keane begins coaching qualifications Back To School

From captain to manager? Robbie Keane begins coaching qualifications

The 33-year old will start the UEFA A and B diploma course this week.

# fai - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

From The42 FAI appoints Sarah O’Shea as John Delaney’s deputy CEO New Role

FAI appoints Sarah O’Shea as John Delaney’s deputy CEO

The Irish football governing body made the announcement this evening.

# fai - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

The 9 at 9: Christmas Eve

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you begin your Christmas Eve.

# fai - Saturday 30 November, 2013

From The42 What does Martin O’Neill have to do next as Ireland manager? MONKeano

What does Martin O’Neill have to do next as Ireland manager?

Brian Kerr gives his thoughts on how the new boss will spend the coming months in the job.

# fai - Monday 25 November, 2013

From The42 POLL: Should Shamrock Rovers be allowed enter a ‘B’ team in the First Division? League Of Ireland This post contains a poll

POLL: Should Shamrock Rovers be allowed enter a ‘B’ team in the First Division?

Reports suggest the Dublin club could field a reserve side in the second tier next season.

# fai - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

From The42 Revamped Ireland hold toothless Poles in Poznan MONKeano

Revamped Ireland hold toothless Poles in Poznan

The Martin O’Neill era’s first away trip saw the Boys in Green make a satisfying return to Poznan.

From The42 Martin O’Neill: I’ve spoken to James McClean about latest Twitter gaffe Twitter

Martin O’Neill: I’ve spoken to James McClean about latest Twitter gaffe

But the Ireland boss says the young winger won’t be dropped because of his latest online outburst.

# fai - Sunday 17 November, 2013

From The42 Poll: Does it matter if John Delaney and Roy Keane don’t get on? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does it matter if John Delaney and Roy Keane don’t get on?

Today’s revelations have led to renewed speculation about the status of the pair’s relationship.

# fai - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

From The42 ‘Ireland should be getting better results’ – Keane Must Try Harder

‘Ireland should be getting better results’ – Keane

The new Ireland assistant believes the team has under-performed in recent years.

From The42 6 interesting snippets from today’s Roy Keane press conference Keano

6 interesting snippets from today’s Roy Keane press conference

The new Ireland assistant on doing your job, working with O’Neill and not talking about Alex Ferguson.

From The42 O’Neill won’t rush any decisions before Latvia friendly COYBIG

O’Neill won’t rush any decisions before Latvia friendly

New Ireland manager Martin O’Neill wants to use first his two games to examine all his options.

# fai - Sunday 10 November, 2013

From The42 A joke and a smile as O’Neill opens Ireland reign on a bright note Meet The New Boss

A joke and a smile as O’Neill opens Ireland reign on a bright note

Ireland boss insists he “never lost the energy, never lost the enthusiasm” on his first day at the office.

# fai - Saturday 9 November, 2013

From The42 ‘I’m not there to change Roy’ —  the dynamics of the O’Neill/Keane odd couple Bad Bad Cop

‘I’m not there to change Roy’ — the dynamics of the O’Neill/Keane odd couple

It only took Keane a few seconds to accept O’Neill’s offer. Now Ireland’s new management have to find a way to work together.

From The42 6 interesting snippets from today’s Martin O’Neill press conference In Brief

6 interesting snippets from today’s Martin O’Neill press conference

The new Ireland manager on contracts, Cloughie… and where was one Roy Maurice Keane this afternoon?

From The42 Opinion: Delaney’s Late Late Show interview an all-too-predictable affair Review

Opinion: Delaney’s Late Late Show interview an all-too-predictable affair

The FAI Chief Executive discussed his side’s new management team on the show last night.

From The42 VIDEO: Martin O’Neill discusses his new job as Ireland manager Interview

VIDEO: Martin O’Neill discusses his new job as Ireland manager

The 61-year-old said it was a “genuine privilege” to be given the position.

From The42 8 things Martin O’Neill needs to do in his first week in charge Party With Marty

8 things Martin O’Neill needs to do in his first week in charge

Ireland will be presented with a new manager later today but can he hit the ground running?

From The42 ‘Roy was probably right about me in Saipan’ – John Delaney Revealing

‘Roy was probably right about me in Saipan’ – John Delaney

The FAI chief appeared on the Late Late Show to discuss the move for Keane and Martin O’Neill.

# fai - Friday 8 November, 2013

From The42 Enda Kenny proposes an all-Ireland soccer team to play against England All-Ireland XI

Enda Kenny proposes an all-Ireland soccer team to play against England

Taoiseach raises idea of 32-county side to take part in occasional charity matches.

From The42 Three is the magic number as Rovers land Conor Kenna from Pat’s LOI

Three is the magic number as Rovers land Conor Kenna from Pat’s

The former Pats captain became Shamrock Rovers’ third signing of the week.

# fai - Thursday 7 November, 2013

From The42 Mick McCarthy blanks questions about O’Neill and Keane in really awkward press conference The Other Guy
From The42 Setanta Sports buy rights for O’Neill and Keane’s first away game in Poland Box Office

Setanta Sports buy rights for O’Neill and Keane’s first away game in Poland

There’ll be no sing-song in Poznan this time though.

# fai - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

From The42 ‘A job like this might not come around for some time’ – O’Neill privileged to manage Ireland A New Dawn

‘A job like this might not come around for some time’ – O’Neill privileged to manage Ireland

The FAI’s new man also believes the players won’t have any issues with working under Roy Keane.

From The42 Ray Houghton: My two-hour chat with ‘humble’ Roy Keane surprised me Headhunter

Ray Houghton: My two-hour chat with ‘humble’ Roy Keane surprised me

One half of the FAI’s headhunting team says Keane is the right man for the assistant manager’s job.

# fai - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

From The42 It’s official: O’Neill and Keane confirmed as Ireland’s new double act COYBIG

It’s official: O’Neill and Keane confirmed as Ireland’s new double act

FAI chief executive made the announcement this morning with O’Neill reportedly penning a two-year deal.

From The42 John Delaney demands apology from Brian Kerr for Martin O’Neill dinner claims FAI

John Delaney demands apology from Brian Kerr for Martin O’Neill dinner claims

The FAI chief said he didn’t meet with the Derryman in a Dublin restaurant before the Sweden game.

From The42 Keane was O’Neill’s choice reveals Delaney ahead of Saturday unveiling When Saturday Comes

Keane was O’Neill’s choice reveals Delaney ahead of Saturday unveiling

John Delaney, the association’s chief executive, spoke at length with Newstalk about the new management duo.

# fai - Saturday 2 November, 2013

From The42 ‘I want to go to the press conferences’ – Dunphy on Keane’s Irish link Sceptical

‘I want to go to the press conferences’ – Dunphy on Keane’s Irish link

The controversial football pundit told RTÉ’s Saturday Sport that Martin O’Neill would be a good choice as Ireland manager.

From The42 Here’s how Twitter reacted to Ireland’s prospective appointment of Roy Keane and Martin O’Neill Twittersphere This post contains images

Here’s how Twitter reacted to Ireland’s prospective appointment of Roy Keane and Martin O’Neill

Annie West, Dion Fanning, Gary Lineker and others give their thoughts on last night’s shock news.

From The42 Keane and O’Neill scheduled for ITV duty in San Sebastian this week COYBIG

Keane and O’Neill scheduled for ITV duty in San Sebastian this week

The pair will be on the sidelines next to Adrian Chiles for Man Utd’s game with Real Sociedad.

# fai - Friday 1 November, 2013

From The42 POLL: Would Roy Keane and Martin O’Neill make a good management team? Party With Marty This post contains a poll

POLL: Would Roy Keane and Martin O’Neill make a good management team?

A stroke of genius or a recipe for disaster? You tell us.

From The42 The FAI has treated Mick McCarthy disrespectfully – Brian Kerr Bad Business

The FAI has treated Mick McCarthy disrespectfully – Brian Kerr

The former Ireland boss also claims that the FAI met Martin O’Neill before the Sweden game.

# fai - Thursday 31 October, 2013

From The42 Ipswich: No contact from FAI about Mick McCarthy Manager Hunt

Ipswich: No contact from FAI about Mick McCarthy

Ray Houghton and Ruud Dokter due to brief FAI on manager search tomorrow.

From The42 Managerless Ireland schedule Aviva friendly with Latvia COYBIG

Managerless Ireland schedule Aviva friendly with Latvia

The last home game of the year will be played on 15 November, it has been confirmed this afternoon.

# fai - Sunday 13 October, 2013

From The42 Trapattoni: ‘In a nation that doesn’t have its own football League, I think I did a good job’ Trap

Trapattoni: ‘In a nation that doesn’t have its own football League, I think I did a good job’

‘I got to know an exceptional country, humble and also proud,’ said the Italian.

# fai - Thursday 10 October, 2013

From The42 Ruud Dokter: Dutchman trying to find best medicine for Irish football Dokter Dokter

Ruud Dokter: Dutchman trying to find best medicine for Irish football

FAI’s new High Performance Director met the media for the first time yesterday.

# fai - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

From The42 Finding new manager will take time, says Ireland headhunter Ruud Dokter Job Hunt

Finding new manager will take time, says Ireland headhunter Ruud Dokter

Dokter and Ray Houghton continue their search for Giovanni Trapattoni’s replacement.

# fai - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

From The42 Check out this brilliant short documentary on former LOI player Mark Rutherford Story

Check out this brilliant short documentary on former LOI player Mark Rutherford

“McManaman’s a millionaire, Andy Cole’s a millionaire, I’m over here just paying my mortgage.”

From The42 King grasps opportunity to leave his mark on Ireland squad Interim

King grasps opportunity to leave his mark on Ireland squad

With little to play for in the remaining two World Cup qualifiers, the new caretaker manager will attempt to make the most of his short time in charge.