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#FAI

# fai - Tuesday 6 September, 2022

Sligo Rovers charged with fielding ineligible player against Dundalk
# Disciplinary Hearing
From The42
# Disciplinary Hearing

Sligo Rovers charged with fielding ineligible player against Dundalk

Sep 6th 2022, 8:43 AM 6,240 Views 2 Comments

The club have stated that they plan to contest the charge.

# fai - Friday 12 August, 2022

FAI recommend water breaks for all fixtures this weekend
# Feeling Hot Hot Hot
From The42
# Feeling Hot Hot Hot

FAI recommend water breaks for all fixtures this weekend

Aug 12th 2022, 5:00 PM 1,369 Views 0 Comments

A Status Yellow High Temperature warning is in place for the country.

# fai - Saturday 23 July, 2022

FAI report €6.7m surplus, debt remains at €63.5m
# AGM
From The42
# AGM

FAI report €6.7m surplus, debt remains at €63.5m

Jul 23rd 2022, 6:45 PM 6,183 Views 7 Comments

The association held their 2022 AGM at Dublin’s Mansion House today.

# fai - Saturday 16 July, 2022

'The people in Ireland, everyone made such an effort' - Vera Pauw grateful for Irish support
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

'The people in Ireland, everyone made such an effort' - Vera Pauw grateful for Irish support

Jul 16th 2022, 8:22 PM 27,513 Views 0 Comments

Pauw revealed she was raped as a young player in Holland.

# fai - Friday 1 July, 2022

FAI post small profit for 2021 as debt remains at €63.5 million
# Accounts
From The42
# Accounts

FAI post small profit for 2021 as debt remains at €63.5 million

Jul 1st 2022, 7:55 PM 2,969 Views 3 Comments

‘I am convinced we are turning the corner after our recent turmoil, as evident from a financial perspective at the very least,’ said chairperson Roy Barrett.

# fai - Wednesday 29 June, 2022

Who is the man with the most important job in Irish football?
# Profile
From The42
# Profile

Who is the man with the most important job in Irish football?

Jun 29th 2022, 1:00 PM 33,291 Views 11 Comments

A look at the early days of Marc Canham and how he rose to the position of Director of Football at the FAI.

# fai - Sunday 26 June, 2022

'Some of the girls just stopped being interested in playing because it was costing us money'
# Lost Generation
From The42
# Lost Generation

'Some of the girls just stopped being interested in playing because it was costing us money'

Jun 26th 2022, 8:00 AM 40,099 Views 3 Comments

Marian Leahy looks back on her football career and laments how Irish teams and players of the past often tend to get overlooked.

# fai - Thursday 16 June, 2022

'I hope he is proud' - Praise for the man who helped instigate Ireland's youth football rejuvenation
# Influence
From The42
# Influence

'I hope he is proud' - Praise for the man who helped instigate Ireland's youth football rejuvenation

Updated Jun 16th 2022, 8:05 AM 33,511 Views 8 Comments

A number of promising youngsters have emerged of late and Vera Pauw says Ruud Dokter deserves credit.

# fai - Monday 13 June, 2022

Former Republic of Ireland international Noel Campbell dies aged 72
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Former Republic of Ireland international Noel Campbell dies aged 72

Jun 13th 2022, 7:57 PM 7,499 Views 7 Comments

Noel Campbell was also a League of Ireland star with Shamrock Rovers and St Patrick’s Athletic.

# fai - Saturday 11 June, 2022

Teenager arrested following public order incident at League of Ireland match in Longford
# Teenager Arrested
# Teenager Arrested

Teenager arrested following public order incident at League of Ireland match in Longford

Jun 11th 2022, 1:44 PM 23,588 Views 0 Comments

The incident itself occurred within the away section of the stadium.

# fai - Monday 6 June, 2022

Smallbone stunner the highlight as Ireland edge closer to Euros qualification
# Report
From The42
# Report

Smallbone stunner the highlight as Ireland edge closer to Euros qualification

Jun 6th 2022, 6:59 PM 41,556 Views 9 Comments

If Italy avoid defeat against Sweden on Thursday, Jim Crawford’s men will be guaranteed second spot at least.

# fai - Thursday 2 June, 2022

Kerry Football Club's ambition to join the League of Ireland moves a step closer
# Future Plans
From The42
# Future Plans

Kerry Football Club's ambition to join the League of Ireland moves a step closer

Jun 2nd 2022, 7:58 PM 31,579 Views 19 Comments

The group behind the initiative includes former League of Ireland star and Tralee native Billy Dennehy.

# fai - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Premier League Coaching Director Marc Canham set to land FAI's crucial Director of Football role
# Big Job
From The42
# Big Job

Premier League Coaching Director Marc Canham set to land FAI's crucial Director of Football role

May 19th 2022, 12:09 PM 3,472 Views 0 Comments

Canham has worked at the Premier League since 2013.

# fai - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

Unite the Union Champions Cup scrapped due to 'scheduling issues'
# Called Off
From The42
# Called Off

Unite the Union Champions Cup scrapped due to 'scheduling issues'

May 4th 2022, 11:57 AM 6,580 Views 1 Comment

The cross-border competition was postponed in 2021 because of Covid-19 concerns.

# fai - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Fine Gael senator apologises and retracts statement about Robbie Keane's salary
# FAI
# FAI

Fine Gael senator apologises and retracts statement about Robbie Keane's salary

Mar 31st 2022, 11:50 AM 33,488 Views 0 Comments

Senator Micheál Carrigy had said Keane should donate his FAI salary over the past two years to local soccer clubs.

# fai - Thursday 10 March, 2022

'To go back to where Ireland started in their first Euros, if it's back to Stuttgart or wherever it is - that's the big dream'
# Stephen Kenny
From The42
# Stephen Kenny

'To go back to where Ireland started in their first Euros, if it's back to Stuttgart or wherever it is - that's the big dream'

Mar 10th 2022, 2:32 PM 2,902 Views 1 Comment

Stephen Kenny today set out his stall having finally signed a contract extension with the FAI.

# fai - Wednesday 9 March, 2022

Stephen Kenny finally agrees new Ireland contract
# Done Deal
From The42
# Done Deal

Stephen Kenny finally agrees new Ireland contract

Mar 9th 2022, 5:03 PM 21,595 Views 31 Comments

The deal is set to see the Dubliner in charge up until the end of Euro 2024.

# fai - Saturday 5 March, 2022

In Ireland, commitment, passion and progress, but still no pay for elite female footballers
# Amateur
From The42
# Amateur

In Ireland, commitment, passion and progress, but still no pay for elite female footballers

Mar 5th 2022, 8:00 AM 12,319 Views 9 Comments

The Women’s National League kicks off this weekend, and the fight for semi-professional status remains a big talking point.

# fai - Monday 28 February, 2022

No Irish football team will play Russia until further notice, FAI chiefs vow
# Solidarity
From The42
# Solidarity

No Irish football team will play Russia until further notice, FAI chiefs vow

Feb 28th 2022, 1:13 PM 3,279 Views 8 Comments

The Association has offered its ‘full and unequivocal’ support to the Ukraine FA ahead of planned fixtures later this year.

# fai - Friday 25 February, 2022

Treaty United v Athlone Town postponed due to unplayable pitch
# Markets Field
From The42
# Markets Field

Treaty United v Athlone Town postponed due to unplayable pitch

Feb 25th 2022, 2:36 PM 3,611 Views 9 Comments

Meanwhile, three Premier Division matches have been selected for live TV coverage on RTÉ.

# fai - Thursday 24 February, 2022

'Brexit is a golden opportunity' - What the FAI have done to improve youth development, and what they have yet to do
# Update
From The42
# Update

'Brexit is a golden opportunity' - What the FAI have done to improve youth development, and what they have yet to do

Feb 24th 2022, 6:00 AM 5,020 Views 1 Comment

Academy manager Will Clarke offers an insight into the work being done in Ireland as the FAI launch this year’s national underage leagues.

# fai - Wednesday 23 February, 2022

Irish defender scores as QPR end winless streak
# Championship Wrap
From The42
# Championship Wrap

Irish defender scores as QPR end winless streak

Feb 23rd 2022, 10:05 PM 6,432 Views 1 Comment

Elsewhere, Eiran Cashin, Festy Ebosele and Jason Knight all started for Deby against Millwall.

# fai - Saturday 19 February, 2022

League of Ireland fixtures and GAA matches fall victim to weather
# Off
From The42
# Off

League of Ireland fixtures and GAA matches fall victim to weather

Updated Feb 19th 2022, 1:29 PM 8,824 Views 2 Comments

Sligo v Bohemians and Longford Town v Cobh Ramblers are among the games to be postponed.

# fai - Friday 18 February, 2022

Public row rumbles on as SIPTU workers accuse FAI of lack of engagement and criticise strategic plan
# Dispute
From The42
# Dispute

Public row rumbles on as SIPTU workers accuse FAI of lack of engagement and criticise strategic plan

Feb 18th 2022, 6:53 PM 2,217 Views 2 Comments

The FAI responded by defending the report and expressing ‘disappointment’ at SIPTU’s airing of their issues in the media.

# fai - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

FAI expect to finalise contract extension for Stephen Kenny by next month
# Nearly There
From The42
# Nearly There

FAI expect to finalise contract extension for Stephen Kenny by next month

Feb 8th 2022, 11:00 PM 2,355 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, the FAI CEO says Kenny will find a ‘bloody good coach’ to replace Anthony Barry.

FAI say CEO Hill's failure to relocate permanently to Ireland is a 'non-issue'
# Backing
From The42
# Backing

FAI say CEO Hill's failure to relocate permanently to Ireland is a 'non-issue'

Feb 8th 2022, 3:43 PM 17,636 Views 13 Comments

Jonathan Hill was appointed CEO of the FAI in November 2020, but has yet to move to Ireland on a full-time basis.

# fai - Monday 7 February, 2022

Qualification for Euro 2024, a third-tier LOI and improved facilities - FAI unveil strategic targets to 2025
# Planning
From The42
# Planning

Qualification for Euro 2024, a third-tier LOI and improved facilities - FAI unveil strategic targets to 2025

Updated Feb 7th 2022, 9:32 PM 18,062 Views 20 Comments

The FAI have tonight unveiled their overall plans for the game in Ireland up to 2025.

Poll: Do you support the FAI's bid to co-host Euro 2028?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Poll: Do you support the FAI's bid to co-host Euro 2028?

Feb 7th 2022, 3:40 PM 6,331 Views 8 Comments

Have your say on whether the FAI’s involvement in the bid is the right step for Irish football.

# fai - Thursday 3 February, 2022

FAI confirms contentious July start for national U14 league
# Divisive Move
From The42
# Divisive Move

FAI confirms contentious July start for national U14 league

Feb 3rd 2022, 11:23 AM 4,054 Views 3 Comments

There have also been some changes to the later age-groups, including a provision for overage players to play at U19 level.

# fai - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

Gary Dicker named Brighton's U18s coach following retirement
# Next Steps
From The42
# Next Steps

Gary Dicker named Brighton's U18s coach following retirement

Feb 1st 2022, 11:42 AM 2,777 Views 0 Comments

The Dubliner called time on a 17-year career last week.

Deadline Day: Ex-United teenager Sotona returns to England, Aiden O'Brien swaps Sunderland for Portsmouth From The42

Deadline Day: Ex-United teenager Sotona returns to England, Aiden O'Brien swaps Sunderland for Portsmouth

Feb 1st 2022, 10:54 AM 4,775 Views 0 Comments

Ali Reghba, meanwhile, has left Leicester for Algerian table-toppers CR Belouizdad.

# fai - Sunday 30 January, 2022

Irish football has always been defined by Britain - so what has changed since Brexit?
# The British Question
From The42
# The British Question

Irish football has always been defined by Britain - so what has changed since Brexit?

Jan 30th 2022, 8:00 AM 23,730 Views 9 Comments

We take a big-picture look at what is happening with the men’s national team, the men’s national league and youth development at a time of great change for Irish football.

# fai - Thursday 20 January, 2022

Ireland confirmed to play 8-team tournament in Spain
# Ready To Go
From The42
# Ready To Go

Ireland confirmed to play 8-team tournament in Spain

Jan 20th 2022, 6:41 PM 4,940 Views 0 Comments

Belgium, Hungary, Poland, Russia, Scotland, Slovakia and Wales are all set to compete.

# fai - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

Hearing of outstanding issues between Delaney and ODCE may not take place for months
# High Court
# High Court

Hearing of outstanding issues between Delaney and ODCE may not take place for months

Jan 11th 2022, 4:49 PM 10,932 Views 0 Comments

The Judge today expressed the court’s strong desire to bring the matter to a conclusion.

# fai - Friday 31 December, 2021

The A-Z of the Irish football year, 2021
# Reflection
From The42
# Reflection

The A-Z of the Irish football year, 2021

Dec 31st 2021, 7:00 PM 3,300 Views 0 Comments

Our look back on another dramatic year on and off the field.

# fai - Friday 17 December, 2021

Confirmed: 9 teams will compete in First Division next year
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

Confirmed: 9 teams will compete in First Division next year

Dec 17th 2021, 5:54 PM 8,550 Views 6 Comments

It was recently announced that Cabinteely and Bray Wanderers have merged.

# fai - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

'If they are speaking up together, hopefully they can have a similar response to what our players did'
# Solidarity
From The42
# Solidarity

'If they are speaking up together, hopefully they can have a similar response to what our players did'

Dec 14th 2021, 12:37 PM 6,153 Views 0 Comments

Ireland WNT assistant manager Tom Elmes was asked about the women’s rugby revolution and the parallels drawn with his team.

# fai - Wednesday 1 December, 2021

Two-thirds of referees leave within two years over abuse, FAI says
# Sport
# Sport

Two-thirds of referees leave within two years over abuse, FAI says

Dec 1st 2021, 6:30 PM 9,447 Views 31 Comments

An Oireachtas committee heard evidence from Ireland’s largest sporting organisations about the abuse that referees face.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to street violence outside Irishtown pub ahead of FAI Cup final
# Garda Appeal
# Garda Appeal

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to street violence outside Irishtown pub ahead of FAI Cup final

Dec 1st 2021, 3:53 PM 11,179 Views 1 Comment

Damage was caused to a number of vehicles outside the premises during the incident and a number of people were assaulted.

# fai - Friday 19 November, 2021

Fixture farce with clubs in dark over dates for Unite the Union Champions Cup
# Disarray
From The42
# Disarray

Fixture farce with clubs in dark over dates for Unite the Union Champions Cup

Nov 19th 2021, 6:00 AM 3,825 Views 0 Comments

‘I genuinely don’t know. We’ve no game. Our players are off now from Monday. We’ve heard nothing,’ Shamrock Rovers boss Stephen Bradley said.

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