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“We’ve Had More Statements From FAI Than BOI Would Issue In A Year”

Former Republic of Ireland manager Brian Kerr has criticised the FAI’s handling of the recent controversies surrounding the organisation. Requested members of the FAI, including Executive Vice President John Delaney, will appear in front of the Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport on Wednesday amidst controversy surrounding a €100,000 bridging loan he gave to the organisation. Sport Ireland today …

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FAI Release Statement In Response To Sport Ireland Withholding Funding

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The FAI have released a statement responding to Sport Ireland’s decision to suspend and withhold future funding to the organisation. In a response shortly after the Sport Ireland statement was released, the FAI President Donal Conway expressed in his statement that “it is unfortunate that Sport Ireland now feel compelled to take this action in the wake of recent events.” …

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Sport Ireland To Suspend & Withhold Future Funding To The FAI

UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifying Round Group D, Victoria Stadium, Gibraltar 23/3/2019 Gibraltar vs Republic of Ireland FAI Chief Executive John Delaney during the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Sport Ireland have released a statement outlining that they have decided to suspend and withhold future funding to the FAI. They released the following statement to the media. The Board of Sport Ireland at its meeting today (April 9th) has decided to suspend and withhold future funding to the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) in accordance with Clause 1.1 of …

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Two FAI Board Members Reportedly Want John Delaney To Resign

With John Delaney set to stand before the Oireachtas committee tomorrow, it has been reported that two FAI board members want him to stand down.  The Times have reportedly spoken to two current FAI board members who both wish to apply for the newly incumbent chief executive role. According to the report, neither wishes to work alongside Delaney in his …

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“People Said ‘Jesus, Ireland Were Great,’ I Hadn’t Heard That In Years”

Former Ireland striker Kevin Doyle was one of the many onlookers impressed by Mick McCarthy’s side’s victory against Georgia in their opening home game of the Euro 2020 qualifiers. Ireland safely negotiated the tricky task of familiar foes Georgia, defeating them by 1-0 but looking much improved in McCarthy’s return to Landsdowne Road. The win was their second in the …

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FAI Confirm John Delaney To Appear In Front Of Oireachtas Committee

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The FAI have today confirmed that their Executive Vice President John Delaney will be appearing in front of Wednesday’s Oireachtas committee. The Football Association of Ireland were due to confirm Delaney’s attendance before the Oireachtas committee on Wednesday by 12 pm today however the news broke a number of hours later via a statement from their President Donal Conway. The …

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Ireland U21s Handed Tricky Group For Upcoming Toulon Tournament

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Stephen Kenny’s U21s side have been drawn against Bahrain, China and Mexico in the 2019 Maurice Revello Toulon Tournament. 12 teams will compete in the tournament, split into three groups, with France, England, Brazil, Portugal, Chile, Japan, Guatemala and Qatar set to complete the lineup. Ireland will begin their group on June 3rd against China and they will then face …

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Irish Striker Pips McGeady To Win League One Player Of The Season

Luton Town striker, James Collins picked up the League One Player of the Season award last night at the English Football League Awards ceremony London’s Grosvenor Hotel.  The former Ireland u21 striker was nominated for the award alongside Irish international Aidan McGeady who’s been plying his trade at Sunderland and John Marquis of Doncaster Rovers. However, it was Collins who …

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Watch: Ireland’s Matt Doherty Puts Wolves Ahead In FA Cup Semi-Final

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At halftime, Wolves lead Watford 1-0 in their FA Cup semi-final at Wembley thanks to a goal from Republic of Ireland international Matt Doherty.  The Dubliner got on the end of a lovely cross from Diego Jota as he got away from his marker Abdoulaye Doucouré to glance a neat header home. 💥 | @MattDoherty20 heads @Wolves in front!#EmiratesFACup pic.twitter.com/503fWWCANJ …

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Sean Cox To Attend Charity Legends Game In His Honour

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Liverpool supporter, Sean Cox, will leave his hospital surroundings for the first time since his attack, to attend a charity football match arranged in his honour.  This Friday, April 12, a team of Republic of Ireland legends will face a team of Liverpool legends in the Aviva Stadium to raise money for the Sean Cox Rehabilitation Fund. Mr Cox was …

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