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#Niall Quinn

# niall-quinn - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

From The42 FAI agree to undergo restructuring and 'required constitutional reform' Future Plans

FAI agree to undergo restructuring and 'required constitutional reform'

A new set-up has seen an increase in the number of independent directors from four to six.

# niall-quinn - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

From The42 FAI trying to find 'soft landing' for League of Ireland but uncertainty reigns over its return - Quinn Forward Thinking

FAI trying to find 'soft landing' for League of Ireland but uncertainty reigns over its return - Quinn

The Interim Deputy CEO of the FAI was speaking on RTÉ 2fm’s Game On this evening.

# niall-quinn - Friday 24 April, 2020

From The42 Niall Quinn says FAI must give Stephen Kenny time to bring 'sea-change' to Irish football Support

Niall Quinn says FAI must give Stephen Kenny time to bring 'sea-change' to Irish football

The new Irish manager will begin contacting his players next week.

# niall-quinn - 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.

# niall-quinn - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

From The42 Niall Quinn pays tribute to long-serving Arsenal scout who spotted legendary Irish Gunners RIP

Niall Quinn pays tribute to long-serving Arsenal scout who spotted legendary Irish Gunners

Bill Darby, who worked for North London club for over 40 years and is associated with Liam Brady, Dave O’Leary and Frank Stapleton, passed away over the weekend.

# niall-quinn - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

From The42 League of Ireland's scheduled April return 'looks unlikely' Worry

League of Ireland's scheduled April return 'looks unlikely'

The FAI’s deputy CEO Niall Quinn also admitted new plans to hold Ireland’s Euros play-off semi-final with Slovakia in June were ‘aspirational’.

# niall-quinn - 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.

# niall-quinn - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

From The42 FAI chief Quinn doubts whether Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off with Slovakia will take place at all Fears

FAI chief Quinn doubts whether Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off with Slovakia will take place at all

The FAI interim deputy chief executive says he ‘wouldn’t like to bet one way or the other’ on the fixture being fulfilled as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to escalate.

# niall-quinn - Monday 9 March, 2020

From The42 Niall Quinn says Mourinho is right to overlook Parrott - for now Earn Your Spurs

Niall Quinn says Mourinho is right to overlook Parrott - for now

The former Ireland international believes Parrott can reach the top if he listens to Mourinho’s advice.

# niall-quinn - 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.

# niall-quinn - Friday 7 February, 2020

From The42 2 weeks before the season starts, the League of Ireland's First Division remains mired in uncertainty Explainer

2 weeks before the season starts, the League of Ireland's First Division remains mired in uncertainty

Two fixture lists have been released with question marks over the participation of Limerick and Shamrock Rovers II.

# niall-quinn - Thursday 6 February, 2020

From The42 Niall Quinn wants Irish football representatives making 'regular trips' to the Dáil Interview

Niall Quinn wants Irish football representatives making 'regular trips' to the Dáil

The former Ireland striker, along with his new colleagues at the FAI, have been tasked with reinvigorating the game in this country.

# niall-quinn - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

From The42 Niall Quinn defends FAI's €30 million rescue package after Basketball Ireland criticism Under Fire

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.

# niall-quinn - Friday 31 January, 2020

Poll: Was the government right to give a bailout to the FAI? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Was the government right to give a bailout to the FAI?

Minister Shane Ross outlined the refinancing package for the troubled association yesterday.

From The42 FAI chief Owens explains process of hiring Niall Quinn and gives further clarity on salary Moving On

FAI chief Owens explains process of hiring Niall Quinn and gives further clarity on salary

Quinn, meanwhile, compared the saving of the FAI from financial implosion favourably to his playing days.

# niall-quinn - Thursday 23 January, 2020

From The42 Quinn defers salary and will be paid 'a fraction of what the old gang were' in new FAI role New Gig

Quinn defers salary and will be paid 'a fraction of what the old gang were' in new FAI role

The Association’s latest recruit has also not put a time-frame on his interim role.

From The42 Niall Quinn appointed FAI Interim Deputy CEO Pastures New

Niall Quinn appointed FAI Interim Deputy CEO

The former Arsenal striker has been heavily linked with a role in the association in recent months.

# niall-quinn - Thursday 9 January, 2020

From The42 Niall Quinn 'absolutely' rules himself out of being the FAI's next CEO Not Interested

Niall Quinn 'absolutely' rules himself out of being the FAI's next CEO

The former Irish striker is open to a role within the organisation, but it won’t be at the very top of the FAI.

# niall-quinn - Thursday 12 December, 2019

From The42 Independent chairperson to do 'thorough analysis' before deciding on FAI appointment Reform

Independent chairperson to do 'thorough analysis' before deciding on FAI appointment

The arrival of four external members to the football body’s board has been made a priority by sports minister Shane Ross.

# niall-quinn - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

From The42 'The game here is devoid of ethic and its integrity is in tatters, but let's not waste this crisis' Speaking Out

'The game here is devoid of ethic and its integrity is in tatters, but let's not waste this crisis'

Niall Quinn says there is no place for the old ‘Banana Republic FAI’ if the game in this country is to recover from the crisis currently engulfing it.

# niall-quinn - 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.’

# niall-quinn - 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.

# niall-quinn - 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.

# niall-quinn - 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.

# niall-quinn - Monday 15 July, 2019

From The42 FAI open to All-Ireland league 'if it's the right thing for clubs' New Era

FAI open to All-Ireland league 'if it's the right thing for clubs'

Kieran Lucid’s plan received positive feedback at a two-day National League strategic planning convention at the weekend.

# niall-quinn - Sunday 14 July, 2019

From The42 Quinn: 'If governance proposals aren't followed I'd be afraid of where Irish football goes next' Concerns

Quinn: 'If governance proposals aren't followed I'd be afraid of where Irish football goes next'

The former Ireland international went on to say that constructive talks had been held between his consortium and League of Ireland clubs.

# niall-quinn - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

From The42 'My first memory is being so gutted to miss out... Man City wouldn't let me play' Looking Back

'My first memory is being so gutted to miss out... Man City wouldn't let me play'

Niall Quinn felt he was fit to play in the 1994 World Cup, but his club thought otherwise.

# niall-quinn - Friday 31 May, 2019

From The42 10 key points from Niall Quinn's plan to rejuvenate Irish football Starting Over

10 key points from Niall Quinn's plan to rejuvenate Irish football

The report was unveiled during an event in Dublin’s Mansion House today.

From The42 The FAI needs a full-time executive board with appropriate governance... not a social club Mansion House

The FAI needs a full-time executive board with appropriate governance... not a social club

Today Shane Ross hosts a stakeholder event to kick-off a transformation of Irish football. Expect a lot of what, a little how and even less why, writes John O’Sullivan.

# niall-quinn - Monday 22 April, 2019

From The42 ‘They don’t care about anyone but themselves’ – Ex-Ireland international hits out at FAI Anger

‘They don’t care about anyone but themselves’ – Ex-Ireland international hits out at FAI

Dave Langan has criticised the organisation and says Niall Quinn is the man to bring about change.

# niall-quinn - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Niall Quinn says renaming the FAI might help reform the organisation and 'regain trust'

Quinn met with politicians and members of the local football groups in Leinster House today.

# niall-quinn - Sunday 31 March, 2019

From The42 A former Ireland international on why the FAI needs drastic change Looking Ahead

A former Ireland international on why the FAI needs drastic change

Gareth Farrelly believes there are institutional issues within the organisation.

# niall-quinn - Monday 25 March, 2019

From The42 'Anyone going in there will have a huge shadow over them' - Niall Quinn rules out applying for FAI CEO job No Dice This post contains videos

'Anyone going in there will have a huge shadow over them' - Niall Quinn rules out applying for FAI CEO job

John Delaney stepped down from the position on Saturday.

# niall-quinn - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

From The42 'It's an embarrassment' - Kilbane slams FAI award for Declan Rice Not Happy This post contains videos

'It's an embarrassment' - Kilbane slams FAI award for Declan Rice

The West Ham star was named the 2018 Young the Player of the year after recently declaring for England.

# niall-quinn - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

From The42 Sports minister Griffin says Niall Quinn's proposal for Irish football is a 'matter for the FAI' Vision

Sports minister Griffin says Niall Quinn's proposal for Irish football is a 'matter for the FAI'

Quinn has ambitions of attracting state funding for his proposal, but he must first meet with the FAI.

# niall-quinn - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

From The42 'This is not an anti-FAI crusade' - Niall Quinn furthers plan to change Irish football Grand Plan

'This is not an anti-FAI crusade' - Niall Quinn furthers plan to change Irish football

The former Irish striker spoke of his ambitions for the game here at a public meeting in Dublin last night.

# niall-quinn - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

From The42 Former Ireland players Quinlan and Quinn to sit on new commercial board for Tipperary GAA Fundraising

Former Ireland players Quinlan and Quinn to sit on new commercial board for Tipperary GAA

An event to celebrate Tipperary hurling will be held at the Mansion House in Dublin on 10 April.

# niall-quinn - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

From The42 Don't expect Niall Quinn to be a white knight for the League of Ireland Grassroots

Don't expect Niall Quinn to be a white knight for the League of Ireland

The former Ireland international’s proposals are not encouraging, writes John O’Sullivan.

# niall-quinn - Saturday 25 August, 2018

From The42 'They had this God that they looked up to in Georgi Kinkladze, but the team got relegated twice' Different Times

'They had this God that they looked up to in Georgi Kinkladze, but the team got relegated twice'

Ex-Ireland striker Niall Quinn on how times have changed at his former club and his reasons for getting back into punditry.

# niall-quinn - Thursday 23 August, 2018

From The42 'It is a defining moment. This is the first club that has paid a lot of money for a kid then allowed him to stay in Ireland' Hot Prospect

'It is a defining moment. This is the first club that has paid a lot of money for a kid then allowed him to stay in Ireland'

Niall Quinn has hailed the decision of Man City-bound Gavin Bazunu to stay in Dublin to complete the Leaving Cert.

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