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# fai - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Why coaches quickly learning young players' names is so important

A human connection is key to coaching, James Scott tells Shane Keegan on the latest episode of How To Win At Dominoes.

# fai - Thursday 14 May, 2020

From The42 'Arrangements are all in place': Aviva Stadium ready to host matches Behind Closed Doors

'Arrangements are all in place': Aviva Stadium ready to host matches

10 years on from its official reopening, the Lansdowne Road venue is planning for another.

From The42 20 years of drama in Irish football, Chapter 4: The gaffer, the grannies and Miss Piggy Stan

20 years of drama in Irish football, Chapter 4: The gaffer, the grannies and Miss Piggy

When he got the Ireland job Steve Staunton spoke passionately about bringing the granny rule back into Irish football. What happened in Slovakia was not quite what he had in mind.

# fai - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Caught in a trap, Chapter 3: 'In my head I felt we could win the World Cup'

Brian Kerr lifts the lid on what it was like to manage Ireland and his year-long chase to get Roy Keane back in an Ireland shirt.

# fai - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

20 years of drama in Irish football, Chapter 2: Saipan - Paradise Lost

If everything had gone to plan, the 2002 World Cup would have been the crowning moment of Roy Keane’s career. Instead he came home before the tournament began and the inquest lasted for months.

# fai - Monday 11 May, 2020

From The42 FAI seeks Government advice on return to play protocols for amateur adult and underage games Statement

FAI seeks Government advice on return to play protocols for amateur adult and underage games

The association’s Steering Group has highlighted three key areas which have been submitted to Government officials.

From The42 20 years of drama in Irish football, Chapter 1: the rise and fall of John Delaney Political Football

20 years of drama in Irish football, Chapter 1: the rise and fall of John Delaney

In the first in the series, Garry Doyle speaks to figures in the game about the man who rose to become chief executive and oversaw the Association for almost a decade and a half.

# fai - Friday 1 May, 2020

From The42 'A shocking exposé' - Book detailing the rise and fall of John Delaney to be released FAI

'A shocking exposé' - Book detailing the rise and fall of John Delaney to be released

‘Champagne Football’ by Mark Tighe and Paul Rowan will be published in September.

From The42 Government re-affirm commitment to hosting rescheduled Euro 2020 games in Dublin Go Ahead

Government re-affirm commitment to hosting rescheduled Euro 2020 games in Dublin

Uefa asked all hosts to confirm if they are in a position to host the delayed competition.

# fai - Monday 27 April, 2020

From The42 Uefa release €236.5 million to help member associations - but FAI may not benefit Money Money Money

Uefa release €236.5 million to help member associations - but FAI may not benefit

‘Our sport is facing an unprecedented challenge brought about by the Covid-19 crisis.’

From The42 Ireland boss set to sign contract extension after flying start and Euros delay Dutch Gold

Ireland boss set to sign contract extension after flying start and Euros delay

Vera Pauw is focused on the Girls in Green qualifying for Euro 2021, which has been rescheduled for 2022.

From The42 Getting FAI and IFA on board the next step as All-Island League format is unveiled AIL

Getting FAI and IFA on board the next step as All-Island League format is unveiled

A cross-border, ‘split season’ is favoured by clubs.

# fai - Friday 24 April, 2020

From The42 FAI given advance of €460,000 as Fifa help out all members amid Covid-19 shutdown Relief

FAI given advance of €460,000 as Fifa help out all members amid Covid-19 shutdown

The governing body have granted an advance to all 211 of their member associations.

# fai - Thursday 23 April, 2020

From The42 Quinn: FAI looking at streaming League of Ireland matches behind a paywall Restart Options

Quinn: FAI looking at streaming League of Ireland matches behind a paywall

St Patrick’s Athletic president Tom O’Mahony believes playing behind closed doors is not an option, however.

# fai - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

From The42 Going behind closed doors a possibility as clubs and FAI bid to save LOI season Measures

Going behind closed doors a possibility as clubs and FAI bid to save LOI season

A number of different options are now on the table, including a curtailed season to begin in the Autumn.

From The42 Keane reiterates intention to become a manager and predicts 'exciting' times for Irish football TV Appearance This post contains videos

Keane reiterates intention to become a manager and predicts 'exciting' times for Irish football

Ireland’s all-time record goalscorer didn’t address his contractual situation with the FAI, however.

# fai - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

From The42 FAI 'seek clarity' from government over mass gatherings ruling Development This post contains videos

FAI 'seek clarity' from government over mass gatherings ruling

The association are unsure what today’s announcement will mean for future League of Ireland fixtures and international matches.

From The42 Ireland's Euros play-off 'likely' to be played in October Future Plans

Ireland's Euros play-off 'likely' to be played in October

The FAI have confirmed the expected time of the clash with Slovakia.

# fai - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

John O'Shea and Carlo Cudicini among FAI's latest candidates for top coaching badge

The Association have announced the latest batch of coaches to undertake their Uefa Pro Licence.

# fai - Monday 13 April, 2020

'It should not be seen as the government having sold out': Ross's message to officials before FAI bailout

There was a lot of back and forth before the government agreed to bail out the FAI in late January.

# fai - Friday 10 April, 2020

From The42 FAI committed to June return for domestic leagues as ban on all activity extended until May Statement

FAI committed to June return for domestic leagues as ban on all activity extended until May

The news comes following the announcement that Covid-19 restrictions are to remain in place until next month.

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember John Delaney and the FAI's infamous Oireachtas appearance? Jog Your Memory

Quiz: How well do you remember John Delaney and the FAI's infamous Oireachtas appearance?

It’s a year today since the remarkable theatre that proved so damaging to the now-former FAI regime.

# fai - Thursday 9 April, 2020

From The42 Why have we stopped producing top-level players? Ireland needs a new philosophy Crossroads

Why have we stopped producing top-level players? Ireland needs a new philosophy

Irish football requires a new plan if this decade is to be better than the last one.

# fai - Sunday 5 April, 2020

From The42 Stephen Kenny's tortuous road to the biggest and hardest job in Irish sport Profile

Stephen Kenny's tortuous road to the biggest and hardest job in Irish sport

It has not been easy for Stephen Kenny but he has overcome setbacks to end up as Ireland manager.

From The42 'We're in discussions with Robbie' - Keane could still have role with FAI Future

'We're in discussions with Robbie' - Keane could still have role with FAI

The 39-year-old is not part of Stephen Kenny’s new Ireland backroom staff.

From The42 Damien Duff and Keith Andrews join Kenny's Ireland backroom team Familiar Faces

Damien Duff and Keith Andrews join Kenny's Ireland backroom team

Meanwhile, Jim Crawford takes over the Ireland U21s and will be assisted by John O’Shea.

From The42 Dignified McCarthy leaves Ireland enriched but again without a proper goodbye An Unfortunate End

Dignified McCarthy leaves Ireland enriched but again without a proper goodbye

Mick is a former Irish manager again, and while it is tempered with a seven-figure bonus, he will regret another unfortunate exit.

# fai - Saturday 4 April, 2020

From The42 Mick McCarthy's reign as Ireland manager ends, Stephen Kenny takes over with immediate effect OFFICIAL

Mick McCarthy's reign as Ireland manager ends, Stephen Kenny takes over with immediate effect

The FAI released a statement this afternoon.

# fai - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

From The42 Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off in June shelved as FAI face manager contract dilemma On The Backburner

Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off in June shelved as FAI face manager contract dilemma

The rescheduled games have been postponed again today after Uefa’s conference call with its 55 member associations.

# fai - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

From The42 FAI introduce pay deferrals of up to 50% amid Covid-19 crisis Measures

FAI introduce pay deferrals of up to 50% amid Covid-19 crisis

The scheme extends to all staff, including Mick McCarthy and his backroom team.

# fai - Friday 27 March, 2020

From The42 Women's National League season to kick off in late June Refixed

Women's National League season to kick off in late June

Originally scheduled to begin on 14 March, plans to start the campaign on the weekend of 28 June have been announced today.

# fai - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

From The42 FAI will wait until June before resolving Kenny-McCarthy conundrum - Niall Quinn Dilemma

FAI will wait until June before resolving Kenny-McCarthy conundrum - Niall Quinn

The Interim Deputy CEO also spoke about the impact of the coronavirus crisis on League of Ireland clubs.

From The42 Ireland's Euros play-off with Slovakia rescheduled for June Change Of Plans

Ireland's Euros play-off with Slovakia rescheduled for June

It has also been announced that the four Euros matches set for Dublin will now take place in the summer of 2021.

# fai - Monday 16 March, 2020

From The42 FAI officials vote 'strongly in favour' of €50 million rescue deal Political Football

FAI officials vote 'strongly in favour' of €50 million rescue deal

FAI chairperson Roy Barrett welcomed the news as ‘a major step forward for our game’.

From The42 Clare footballer has suspension lifted following league's disrepute charge Free To Play

Clare footballer has suspension lifted following league's disrepute charge

The saga began over a series of social media comments, some of which questioned the league’s support of John Delaney.

# fai - Sunday 15 March, 2020

From The42 Irish football's €50 million rescue deal set to be voted on Future Plans

Irish football's €50 million rescue deal set to be voted on

Doubts continue to be raised over whether the summit of the 79 council goes ahead in a meeting format due to coronavirus.

# fai - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

From The42 FAI developing contingency plan to protect LOI clubs amid coronavirus uncertainty Uncertainty

FAI developing contingency plan to protect LOI clubs amid coronavirus uncertainty

Staging games behind closed doors would have a devastating impact on clubs in Ireland.

# fai - Saturday 29 February, 2020

From The42 'I got very, very angry last year' - Niall Quinn on his new FAI role and helping to make changes for Irish football Change Management

'I got very, very angry last year' - Niall Quinn on his new FAI role and helping to make changes for Irish football

The former Ireland target man appeared on the Late Late Show last night.

# fai - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

From The42 FAI confirm rescheduled dates for postponed Premier Division games Fixtures

FAI confirm rescheduled dates for postponed Premier Division games

The dates and times for the first round of the EA Sports Cup have also been announced.

# fai - Friday 21 February, 2020

From The42 'I actually work in UCD as well... So I don't have far to go for training' Mature Student

'I actually work in UCD as well... So I don't have far to go for training'

New boss Andy Myler is expecting a tough season in the First Division amid a rebuilding job at the club.

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