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#FAI

# fai - Today’s News

From The42 ‘They don’t care about anyone but themselves’ – Ex-Ireland international hits out at FAI Anger

‘They don’t care about anyone but themselves’ – Ex-Ireland international hits out at FAI

Dave Langan has criticised the organisation and says Niall Quinn is the man to bring about change.

# fai - Yesterday’s News

Sport Ireland claims 'drip feed' of media reports about FAI is harming attempts to reform organisation

It follows another revelation about the FAI and its former CEO.

# fai - Friday 19 April, 2019

John Delaney told Ross of 'valuable project' losing funding and threats to underage football over Brexit

While still CEO, Delaney asked the government to bear this in mind during its negotiations with the EU and UK.

From The42 Waterford to lodge appeal against Europa League expulsion Lee Power

Waterford to lodge appeal against Europa League expulsion

Blues owner Lee Power issued a statement today, saying the club feel ‘misled’ by the FAI.

# fai - Thursday 18 April, 2019

From The42 Waterford FC not granted Uefa license following qualification to Europa League Ineligible

Waterford FC not granted Uefa license following qualification to Europa League

The fourth European place is now set to go to St Pat’s.

# fai - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

From The42 St Pat's write to FAI over Uefa licensing Uncertainty

St Pat's write to FAI over Uefa licensing

It is understood the matter relates to European qualification.

# fai - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

From The42 'The beginning of the end for the old FAI'- Dramatic day sends crisis-hit Association into endgame What We Learned

'The beginning of the end for the old FAI'- Dramatic day sends crisis-hit Association into endgame

The drama unfolded before today’s Oireachtas Committee meeting, and from there a very bad day got worse for the FAI.

Niall Quinn says renaming the FAI might help reform the organisation and 'regain trust'

Quinn met with politicians and members of the local football groups in Leinster House today.

John Delaney 'is still on the payroll' of FAI - Sport Ireland CEO

John Treacy said it is his understanding that Delaney has stepped aside from the association.

Auditors report FAI for breaking company law CRO

Auditors report FAI for breaking company law

The public body issued a statement this afternoon.

From The42 Chair of Oireachtas Committee calls for entire FAI board to resign Fall-out

Chair of Oireachtas Committee calls for entire FAI board to resign

Fine Gael TD Fergus O’Dowd believes a ‘full forensic audit’ of the association’s finances is necessary.

From The42 Uefa silent on John Delaney's role as he steps aside from the FAI Not Talking Either

Uefa silent on John Delaney's role as he steps aside from the FAI

He needs an active role at Abbottstown to run for re-election to the Executive Committee of the European football governing body.

Shane Ross and Sport Ireland to appear before committee over FAI today

Last week, the FAI appeared before the committee.

# fai - Monday 15 April, 2019

FAI say they had 'utilised all funding' at time of €100k loan in response to unanswered questions

The Association have not responded to all of the outstanding issues, however.

Taoiseach: 'Government can't continue funding the FAI unless it's confident the organisation is run properly'

In an interview with TheJournal.ie this evening, the Taoiseach stopped short of stating there should be a clear out of the entire Board

From The42 John Delaney offers to step aside from the FAI while an independent investigation takes place Delexit

John Delaney offers to step aside from the FAI while an independent investigation takes place

Michael Cody and Eddie Murray have also left the FAI Board.

From The42 FAI subject to 'substantial' enquiries from Office for Director of Corporate Enforcement Further Scrutiny

FAI subject to 'substantial' enquiries from Office for Director of Corporate Enforcement

Sport Ireland are also refusing to rule out a wide-scale, independent audit of the beleaguered football body.

FAI board meeting today set to discuss Delaney's departure

The former FAI CEO has faced criticism after he refused to answer questions on the €100k loan, citing legal advice.

# fai - Sunday 14 April, 2019

From The42 FAI says it is taking 'urgent steps to address its current governance and financial issues' Statement

FAI says it is taking 'urgent steps to address its current governance and financial issues'

A statement released tonight failed to mention under-fire former CEO John Delaney.

Poll: Do you think John Delaney should leave the FAI? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think John Delaney should leave the FAI?

Delaney faced criticism after he refused to address questions regarding the €100,000 loan and his time as CEO, citing legal advice.

# fai - Saturday 13 April, 2019

Cork City FC says 'no breach to regulations' after TD was removed from stadium amid Delaney protest

Gardaí said that they intervened “following a complaint of a minor assault” at the stadium.

From The42 John Delaney set to leave the FAI End Of An Era

John Delaney set to leave the FAI Exclusive

Another two Board members may leave along with the Executive Vice-President.

From The42 'The Day of the White Noise' - Risible silence causes most damaging week in FAI history The Week That Was

'The Day of the White Noise' - Risible silence causes most damaging week in FAI history

Sponsors are asking questions, domestic players are in open revolt, fans are protesting and even the Taoiseach is unimpressed with the FAI.

# fai - Friday 12 April, 2019

'I don't think anybody would be satisfied by it': Leo Varadkar on John Delaney's Oireachtas appearance

Leo Varadkar said the FAI was answerable to the ODCE which has questions that need to be answered.

From The42 Anger among TDs as FAI fail to follow through with answers to Oireachtas questions Staying Silent

Anger among TDs as FAI fail to follow through with answers to Oireachtas questions

Jonathan O’Brien says the FAI’s failure to respond to him by their agreed deadline ‘shows the level of contempt they have for the Committee and the Oireachtas members.’

From The42 Uefa 'aware' of decision to withdraw State funding from the FAI From The Top

Uefa 'aware' of decision to withdraw State funding from the FAI

Sport Ireland announced on Tuesday that they were to cease providing grants to Irish football.

From The42 'We’ve about 50 clubs back - it’s not positive': Leinster clubs voice their concerns over FAI board Statement

'We’ve about 50 clubs back - it’s not positive': Leinster clubs voice their concerns over FAI board

Leinster Senior League chairman David Moran has called on the FAI to restore the public’s confidence in the organisation.

# fai - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Top sponsors heap further pressure on embattled FAI

Three and New Balance have called on the FAI to adopt the recommendations of ongoing external reviews.

From The42 'Something is rotten in the state of the FAI' - Players' body slam Association in remarkable statement Open Revolt

'Something is rotten in the state of the FAI' - Players' body slam Association in remarkable statement

PFAI Chairman and Dundalk goalkeeper Gary Rogers has called the FAI’s Oireachtas hearing a ‘new low point for Irish football.’

From The42 Ruth Coppinger calls on FAI Board to step down in wake of Oireachtas Committee frustration Pressure

Ruth Coppinger calls on FAI Board to step down in wake of Oireachtas Committee frustration

She referred to John Delaney’s decision not to engage with all questioning as turning the meeting into ‘Hamlet without the Prince.’

# fai - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

From The42 Comfort breaks, a Healy-Rae and Brexit? John Delaney's 'long' day at Leinster House Political Football

Comfort breaks, a Healy-Rae and Brexit? John Delaney's 'long' day at Leinster House

Ruth Coppinger said that Delaney’s refusal to fully engage with all questions, citing legal advice, turned today’s hearing into “Hamlet without the prince.”

From The42 'I had 92 caps for the country and today, for the first time in my life, I was truly embarrassed by my association' Reaction

'I had 92 caps for the country and today, for the first time in my life, I was truly embarrassed by my association'

Niall Quinn and Brian Kerr were disappointed in today’s Oireachtas Committee hearing involving the FAI.

As it happened: John Delaney and FAI quizzed by Oireachtas committee on €100k loan

Here’s how the much-anticipated committee hearing went.

From The42 John Delaney says he can't answer questions on €100,000 loan to FAI due to legal advice Political Football

John Delaney says he can't answer questions on €100,000 loan to FAI due to legal advice

And the former FAI chief cited ‘highly prejudicial’ comments at Oireachtas committee.

From The42 FAI president Donal Conway provides new details on John Delaney's €100,000 loan Oireachtas Hearing

FAI president Donal Conway provides new details on John Delaney's €100,000 loan

Conway delivered the FAI’s opening statement to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport.

From The42 John Delaney under pressure like never before as he faces Oireachtas Committee Questions To Answer

John Delaney under pressure like never before as he faces Oireachtas Committee

There will be an intense focus on the former CEO as the Association head for Kildare Street today.

'The €100,000 issue': A timeline of statements as FAI, John Delaney to face politicians today

Here’s what the FAI has been saying over the past few weeks ahead of today’s Oireachtas hearing.

# fai - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

From The42 'The FAI should be very embarrassed by the sanction' Reaction This post contains videos

'The FAI should be very embarrassed by the sanction'

RTÉ pundit Richie Sadlier criticised the organisation following the latest development in the saga.

From The42 Sport Ireland has decided to suspend and withhold future funding to the FAI Suspended

Sport Ireland has decided to suspend and withhold future funding to the FAI

The body said the FAI did not comply with Sport Ireland’s Terms & Conditions of Grant Approval.

# fai - Monday 8 April, 2019

ODCE is investigating a second official complaint regarding FAI's finances FAI

ODCE is investigating a second official complaint regarding FAI's finances Exclusive

The FAI is due before an Oireachtas Committee on Wednesday.

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