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# Football Association of Ireland

This year
FAI laments ‘chronic’ underfunding as it unveils €863m investment plan for the next 15 years
The FAI today unveiled a €863 million wishlist of facility improvements.
'We have a sport which has been chronically under invested for a long period of time'
The FAI today unveiled a €863 million wishlist of facility improvements.
All time
David Courell leaves English FA to take up key FAI role
The Castlebar native will succeed Rea Walshe as Chief Operating Officer of the Football Association of Ireland.
FAI voices opposition to plans for 'elitist' European Super League
Irish football’s governing body is backing Uefa.
High Court rules that case about investigation into FAI can be heard in public for now
Delaney has applied for the proceedings to be held in private.
Court appoints one extra person to examine files seized from FAI
The ODCE’s application to appoint more people was objected by former FAI CEO John Delaney.
Another possible false positive in Stephen Kenny's Ireland camp, FAI say
The player was tested by Uefa ahead of the Finland game.
4 League of Ireland clubs set to return in behind-closed-doors tournament
Dundalk, Shamrock Rovers, Derry City and Bohemians will be the first teams back in action.
'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 postpone all football activity in Ireland
Everything has been cancelled until at least 29 March.
Some opposition anticipated as FAI Council set for vote to approve terms of government bailout
In spite of the importance of the State aid, there is opposition to certain reforms among some voting Council members.
Niall Quinn defends FAI's €30 million rescue package after Basketball Ireland criticism
The former Ireland striker has recently taken over as the association’s Interim Deputy CEO.
FactCheck: Was the FAI's rescue package from the government a 'bailout'?
Shane Ross insisted the €20m package is not a bailout – but is he right?
Poll: Was the government right to give a bailout to the FAI?
Minister Shane Ross outlined the refinancing package for the troubled association yesterday.
FAI refinancing deal: Interest-free loans of €7.5 million and government funding restored
The FAI is currently saddled with debts of around €62 million.
FAI confirm two candidates in the running for upcoming presidential election
Martin Heraghty and Gerry McAnaney will stand for election on 25 January.
Board of the FAI issues public apology 'for the mistakes of the past'
The apology was made after a request had been made to FAI President Donal Conway at today’s AGM.
Shane Ross says government will 'look at' proposal to split FAI
A plan has been created by FAI members to split the organisation into two sections, the Irish Independent has reported.
'I haven't heard the FAI apologise': Concerns of staff, players and fans after 'shocking' FAI accounts
“How can we be in a scenario where we’re fighting for our jobs, and we did nothing wrong?”
FAI 'unable to accept' Oireachtas invitation
The association say they want to prioritise ‘the refinancing package that will guarantee the future of the FAI and safeguard jobs’.
FAI's chosen one for top job decides at last minute not to take CEO role
The FAI has said that John Foley “would have been invaluable” to the association.
Government not in position to reinstate State funding to FAI 'in near future', Ross confirms
Sport Ireland decided to suspend and withhold future funding to the FAI in April.
Independent audit of FAI pushed back to 'review extra material' following Delaney's departure
Sport Ireland has requested its scheduled appearance at an Oireachtas committee later this month be delayed.
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 hit back at claims they are not doing enough to stamp out violence against referees
20-year-old official Harry McCann said an U13 manager attempted “to strike me” in a game on Saturday.
FAI board member resigns after association's 'failure' to address his concerns
John Earley has confirmed he is stepping down.
FAI's Abbotstown computer servers the subject 'of external hacking'
The Association has assured customers no payment details were accessed.
FAI 'welcome visit' from Fifa delegation to Dublin having met with Uefa president Ceferin
An FAI delegation met with the Uefa president on Tuesday and will welcome Fifa to Dublin next week.
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.
'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.
Paschal Donohoe says John Delaney deserves 'due process' - but says funding of new role needs clarity
Delaney is set to take up a position as the FAI’s Executive Vice-President.
John Delaney confirms he gave €100,000 loan to FAI
He said the loan was needed to “aid a very short-term cash flow issue” in 2017.
Mick McCarthy to be unveiled as Ireland manager tomorrow
The Association have made a quick decision in the wake of Martin O’Neill’s departure.
FAI wants to build 'an exciting and interactive exhibition' about Irish football history
The FAI said that Dublin’s hosting of four games at the Euros is the “single biggest international event ever to take place in Ireland”.
FAI and women's national team reach deal after overnight talks
Players had said they were forced to train under “humiliating” conditions.
First for Irish football as FAI to broadcast league game live on YouTube this weekend
Former Ireland international Stephen Elliot will be part of the coverage.
Former GAA president says FAI should give back the €5 million
…and then Fifa should hand it over to us again as a legitimate grant.
Police taking 'triple measures' to stop banned English fans travelling to Ireland friendly
Over 1,800 fans are subject to football banning orders.
'Next year is a big year for us' - Delaney expects Irish crowds to return in 2015
The FAI’s chief executive maintains meetings with England, Scotland, Germany and Poland will attract supporters to the Aviva Stadium after an indifferent turn-out yesterday.
Ruud Dokter: Dutchman trying to find best medicine for Irish football
FAI’s new High Performance Director met the media for the first time yesterday.