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#FAI

# fai - Saturday 12 October, 2019

From The42 The Vera Era: Oh, what a night as Pauw's Ireland look in good stead to reach next level Reflections

The Vera Era: Oh, what a night as Pauw's Ireland look in good stead to reach next level

Plenty of positives for the Girls in Green on an historic night in Tallaght.

# fai - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

From The42 Quinn's Visionary Group reject claims they have withdrawn interest in revamping League of Ireland Reform

Quinn's Visionary Group reject claims they have withdrawn interest in revamping League of Ireland

The Group are no longer involved in the FAI-organised process of reform, but remain open to working with clubs on a ‘ better future for the League of Ireland.’

# fai - Monday 7 October, 2019

From The42 Niall Quinn's group withdraw as FAI and clubs to meet about future of the League of Ireland Decision Time

Niall Quinn's group withdraw as FAI and clubs to meet about future of the League of Ireland

Kieran Lucid’s proposal for an all-island league remains on the table.

# fai - Friday 4 October, 2019

From The42 FAI request postponement of return appearance before Oireachtas Committee Added Time

FAI request postponement of return appearance before Oireachtas Committee

The Association were due at government buildings on 16 October, a day after Ireland’s Euro 2020 qualifier away to Switzerland.

# fai - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

From The42 'Donal Conway said the two of us would be old and grey by the time the FAI changes' - Quinn Not Good Enough This post contains videos

'Donal Conway said the two of us would be old and grey by the time the FAI changes' - Quinn

The former Ireland international does not believe the association is ready to make a fresh start.

# fai - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

From The42 'I think we're at the end of a disgraceful era' - Brian Kerr on state of play after Delaney departure FAI

'I think we're at the end of a disgraceful era' - Brian Kerr on state of play after Delaney departure

The former Ireland boss summed up the state of Irish football in the wake of the news from Abbotstown this week. .

# fai - Monday 30 September, 2019

From The42 John Delaney leaves the FAI in a worse state than he found it 14 years ago The End

John Delaney leaves the FAI in a worse state than he found it 14 years ago

The former CEO had some achievements in his time with the FAI, but they were outweighed by his failures.

From The42 'This smacks of the old FAI' - Former chief executive calls for transparency in Delaney deal Full Disclosure

'This smacks of the old FAI' - Former chief executive calls for transparency in Delaney deal

Fran Rooney says questions need to be answered in relation to John Delaney’s departure over the weekend.

Details of payout to John Delaney must be disclosed by FAI, says Oireachtas Sports Committee chairman

Delaney’s resignation was announced by the FAI at 11.15pm on Saturday night.

# fai - Saturday 28 September, 2019

From The42 John Delaney resigns from FAI with immediate effect Full Time

John Delaney resigns from FAI with immediate effect

The Association will ‘fulfil certain notice and pension obligations’.

# fai - Thursday 26 September, 2019

From The42 Absentees return as Ireland boss Pauw names first squad for Euro 2021 qualifier Interesting Mix

Absentees return as Ireland boss Pauw names first squad for Euro 2021 qualifier

2014 FAI Player of the Year Julie-Ann Russell is one interesting inclusion in the 23-strong group.

# fai - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

From The42 FAI abandon controversial Pro Licence demand of Premier Division managers Back To The Old Way

FAI abandon controversial Pro Licence demand of Premier Division managers

The rule which brought John Gill and Vinny Perth together at Dundalk is now being changed and brought into line with the rest of Europe.

# fai - Sunday 15 September, 2019

From The42 Eileen Gleeson appointed assistant to new Ireland boss Vera Pauw Come On Eileen

Eileen Gleeson appointed assistant to new Ireland boss Vera Pauw

‘Eileen knows the Ireland players and the Irish game inside out,’ says FAI High Performance Director, Ruud Dokter.

# fai - Thursday 12 September, 2019

From The42 Kenny hospitalised in Sweden after falling ill on way home from U21 qualifier Get Well Soon

Kenny hospitalised in Sweden after falling ill on way home from U21 qualifier

The 47-year-old expects to be discharged in the coming days.

# fai - Friday 6 September, 2019

From The42 FAI should send message by refusing to enter into sponsorship deals with gambling companies Opinion

FAI should send message by refusing to enter into sponsorship deals with gambling companies

The League of Ireland needs protection in battle to maintain game’s integrity, writes John O’Sullivan.

# fai - Thursday 5 September, 2019

From The42 How Vera Pauw's husband and the 'honesty' of the FAI convinced her to take the Ireland job Dutch Courage

How Vera Pauw's husband and the 'honesty' of the FAI convinced her to take the Ireland job

A wide-ranging interview with the woman tasked with guiding the Ireland WNT to a first-ever major tournament.

# fai - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

From The42 FAI confirm investigation into suspicious betting patterns around Limerick FC games Match-Fixing

FAI confirm investigation into suspicious betting patterns around Limerick FC games

Two Limerick FC games are being looked into by the Football Association of Ireland.

'When you really wanted us to deliver, we did deliver for Irish football'

The FAI are pleased with the capture of new Ireland WNT boss Vera Pauw, who boasts an impressive CV both as a player and manager.

From The42 'There is no anxiety because Shaqiri is missing' Looking Ahead

'There is no anxiety because Shaqiri is missing'

Switzerland insist they can cope with the absence of key players ahead of tomorrow’s crunch Ireland clash.

# fai - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

From The42 'It wasn't attractive. The old FAI is alive and well': Disillusioned Quinn withdraws interest in director role In With The Old This post contains videos

'It wasn't attractive. The old FAI is alive and well': Disillusioned Quinn withdraws interest in director role

‘The current president, having been involved in the previous regime, has hardly come out of it as a shining light,’ added Brian Kerr.

# fai - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

From The42 FAI chief Mooney says he was unaware of €300,000 walk payments Claim

FAI chief Mooney says he was unaware of €300,000 walk payments

The former Cork City goalkeeper was appointed general manager of the John Giles Foundation in 2010.

Catherine Murphy 'not surprised' John Delaney used defamation actions against Irish media

The Social Democrats co-leader said ‘others have done exactly the same’.

# fai - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

From The42 FAI take further step to finally appointing independent directors to Board Progress

FAI take further step to finally appointing independent directors to Board

Almost 17 years after the Genesis Report recommended so, the football body today went closer to bringing an outside perspective to its decision-making.

# fai - Saturday 27 July, 2019

From The42 Departing Board member Fitzroy may re-appear on FAI's new football committee AGM

Departing Board member Fitzroy may re-appear on FAI's new football committee

Elsewhere, Shane Ross last night met with Fifa and Uefa, amid warnings over government interference at the Association.

From The42 Conway sails through re-election as Paul Cooke voted FAI vice-president Reform

Conway sails through re-election as Paul Cooke voted FAI vice-president

Incumbent Noel Fitzroy dramatically withdrew his nomination for Vice-President to avoid ‘further crisis’ at the Association.

# fai - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

ODCE asks High Court to determine if documents held by FAI auditors are legally privileged

The material from Deloitte was briefly mentioned before the judge today.

From The42 'I’m almost in despair' - Brian Kerr slams FAI's proposals for reform Unimpressed

'I’m almost in despair' - Brian Kerr slams FAI's proposals for reform

In a wide-ranging interview, the former Irish boss flags his concerns with the FAI’s new rules and how little respect he has for those that got Irish football into this mess.

FAI staff go public to pile further pressure on President Donal Conway

Trade union SIPTU have called his comment refusing to rule out job losses at the Association ‘unacceptable.’

# fai - Sunday 21 July, 2019

From The42 FAI 'a couple of weeks away' from securing funding package from Uefa EGM

FAI 'a couple of weeks away' from securing funding package from Uefa

Donal Conway spoke to media before Saturday’s FAI EGM in Meath.

# fai - Saturday 20 July, 2019

From The42 Donal Conway to seek reelection at next week's FAI AGM after 'resounding victory' Poliical Football

Donal Conway to seek reelection at next week's FAI AGM after 'resounding victory'

The package of 78 recommendations put forward by the Sport Ireland/FAI Governance Review Group was passed with a margin of 116-2 at an EGM this evening.

# fai - Friday 19 July, 2019

From The42 Fifa and Uefa 'seriously concerned' over government interference on FAI Letter

Fifa and Uefa 'seriously concerned' over government interference on FAI

The FAI announced that they received a joint letter from the governing bodies today.

From The42 Qualities of those making the changes are key, not the noise of critics and opportunists sitting back Column

Qualities of those making the changes are key, not the noise of critics and opportunists sitting back

John O’Sullivan takes a look at the criticisms directed at the FAI and Cork City, who have both been in the firing line of late.

From The42 Donal Conway to consider his position as FAI President amid political pressure The Latest Review

Donal Conway to consider his position as FAI President amid political pressure

Shane Ross, a host of politicians and Sport Ireland have all called on him to step away this week.

# fai - Thursday 18 July, 2019

From The42 FAI sticking to policy of excluding media from crunch EGM Unmoved

FAI sticking to policy of excluding media from crunch EGM

FAI President Donal Conway has also rejected the idea Saturday’s meeting is being ‘rushed.’

# fai - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

From The42 'More of the same' - Oireachtas meeting casts doubt on true extent of change at the FAI Another Dail Day

'More of the same' - Oireachtas meeting casts doubt on true extent of change at the FAI

The state of the football body was again the topic of discussion at Government buildings today.

From The42 Oireachtas Committee writes to FAI to ask for reversal of media ban at crucial EGM Transparency

Oireachtas Committee writes to FAI to ask for reversal of media ban at crucial EGM

It was also revealed that the FAI rang the Committee Chair on Sunday, offering a private briefing.

From The42 Sport Ireland echo Shane Ross's demand that FAI President stand down Reform Process

Sport Ireland echo Shane Ross's demand that FAI President stand down

The mess at the FAI was under discussion again today at Government buildings.

# fai - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Ross asks FAI president to withdraw nomination for re-election, stating it is in the 'best interest of football' FAI

Ross asks FAI president to withdraw nomination for re-election, stating it is in the 'best interest of football'

In a strongly-worded letter to FAI president Donal Conway, the minister says the upcoming election falls short of the transparency.

# fai - Monday 15 July, 2019

From The42 All Irish sports bodies to disclose CEO's pay to Sport Ireland in light of FAI fiasco Knock-on Effect

All Irish sports bodies to disclose CEO's pay to Sport Ireland in light of FAI fiasco

After all of the controversy at Abbottstown, the State body are beefing up their terms and conditions to avoid a repeat elsewhere.

From The42 Donal Conway nominated unopposed to continue as FAI President The Reform Process

Donal Conway nominated unopposed to continue as FAI President

There are three nominees for the role of Vice-President.

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