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# FAI

This week
7th July 2024 - 13th July 2024
How have the FAI made a nine-month search for a manager feel like a rush job?
No coaching staff and a deal for the new manager only struck over the last 10 days, director of football Marc Canham needs Heimir Hallgrímsson to deliver.
FAI insist Hallgrímsson was always first choice as Canham goes on defensive
FAI insist Hallgrímsson was always first choice as Canham goes on defensive
The 'top secret' appointment even FAI board members didn't know about
Marc Canham personally collected new Ireland manager Heimir Hallgrímsson from Dublin airport ahead of unveiling.
'I would raze Abbotstown to the ground' - Damien Duff on need for reset in Irish football
Who is Heimir Hallgrímsson, the new Ireland men's football manager?
Heimir Hallgrímsson confirmed as new Republic of Ireland manager
The former Iceland and Jamaica boss will take charge of his first game against England on 7 September.
Heimir Hallgrímsson confirmed as new Republic of Ireland manager
Women and girls in Ireland are 'primed for violence' on a daily basis, Holly Cairns tells Dáil
Ivana Bacik presses for mechanism to allow victims of sexual harassment in sports to speak out
Holly Cairns: When it comes to abuse of women, we keep saying 'never again', then nothing
Holly Cairns
What are the safeguarding rules for football coaches in Ireland?
FAI CEO 'deeply shocked' by historical abuse allegations, encourages others to come forward
David Courell said that the FAI were first made aware of the allegations earlier this year and that the organisation has met with the women.
FAI CEO 'deeply shocked' by historical abuse allegations and encourages others to come forward
David Courell said that the FAI were first made aware of the allegations earlier this year and that the organisation has met with the women involved.
'Our pain will be the next generation's gain': Footballers speak out about alleged historical abuse
'Our pain will be the next generation's gain': Footballers speak out about alleged historical abuse
Last week
30th June 2024 - 13th July 2024
FAI says 'series of historical abuse allegations' from 1990s have been made by female players
Gardaí confirmed an investigation into at least one complaint is now underway and it is speaking to other potential complainants.
FAI says 'series of historical abuse allegations' from 1990s have been made by female players
Last month
June 2024
'We need a bigger vision': New MEP Aodhán Ó Riordáin vows to fight for Irish soccer in Europe
Last night’s win should not determine John O’Shea’s future as Ireland manager
The interim boss oversaw an impressive victory against Euros-bound Hungary.
May
May 2024
'It would drive me insane' - Damien Duff has no interest in Ireland job
CEO Courell: FAI 'rightly criticised' for missed deadlines in manager hunt
Former FAI CEO Fran Rooney dies aged 67
‘If I mentioned Stuart Lancaster, Ronan O'Gara, Andy Farrell… Who’s our footballing equivalent?’
Irish football has achieved miracles despite itself - imagine what's possible if we get our act together
The sport has been fighting against its many, many problems – it can flourish if we choose to do the right things.
April
April 2024
FAI confirm John O'Shea to continue as interim head coach for June friendlies
FAI confirm John O'Shea to continue as interim head coach for June friendlies
O’Shea will remain in charge for the games against Hungary and Portugal.
Irish football's grave diagnosis cannot be allowed become terminal
Appointment of new FAI chief executive will be crucial to implenting changes required to halt country’s decline.
'The politics within Irish football are unbelievable' - Calls for unity to implement pathways plan
FAI seek €5 million a year to fund LOI academies and have chance of 'being competitive'
'I don't know what's going on over there' - Matt Doherty puzzled by FAI's manager search
Jonathan Hill: The remote CEO who underwhelmed in an impossible job
Outgoing CEO struggled for big wins in a role that came with plenty of baggage.
Chief executive Jonathan Hill to leave FAI at end of April
Jonathan Hill to leave role as FAI chief executive
Dingley appointed as new FAI Head of Women and Girls’ Football
FAI planning to announce new manager next week as job unlikely to interest Barry
The 42 understands that Anthony Barry prefers to take on his next full-time position in club football.
Gus Poyet still keen to be Ireland manager as FAI talks not dead in water
The former Greece boss wanted to bring four staff members with him for the role.
March
March 2024
'I don’t know whether I would want to do any more' - Brian Kerr on Ireland future
Jonathan Hill continues as FAI CEO following crucial board meeting
Jonathan Hill continues as FAI CEO following board meeting