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John Treacy: ‘FAI Clubs, Leagues & Members All Have A Responsibility’

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Sport Ireland CEO, John Treacy says it is the responsibility of the clubs, leagues and council members and the incoming board to ensure that what has happened within the FAI can never happen again. Disgraced former CEO, John Delaney voluntarily stepped aside from his role this week pending an investigation following numerous allegations made against him and the association. The …

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Brian Kerr Speaks Passionately About Future Of The FAI

Airtricity League Premier Division 29/6/2012 St Patrick's Athletic vs Shelbourne Former Republic of Ireland and St.Pats' Manager Brian Kerr at tonight's game

Brian Kerr gave a powerful speech about what needs to change within the next incarnation of the FAI if the country’s football is to continue to evolve. The former Irish manager Kerr has found his name in the headlines quite a bit recently, and deservedly so, after a number of passionate speeches about the current state of the governing body …

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FAI Reported For Breaking Company Law By Official Auditor

The FAI have been reported for breaking company law by Deloitte, the official auditor of the Football Association of Ireland.  The auditing company filed the report four days ago to the Companies Registration Offices (CRO) claiming that the FAI’s accounts were not being properly kept. The CRO is the governing body of public statutory information on Irish businesses Deloitte declared …

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Shane Ross: Entire FAI Board Intend To Step Down

Rio 2016 Olympic Games Day 11, Riocentro Pavilion, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 16/8/2016 Men's Bantamweight 56kg Quarter-Final Michael Conlan (Red) vs Vladimir Nikitin (Blue) Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross TD watches today's bout Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross, has indicated that the FAI board have written to him and intend to step down. Speaking at a Joint Oireachtas Committee, Minister Ross said that the FAI have written to him indicating that decisive action will be taken with an EGM likely to take place. Earlier today, it emerged that proper accounts …

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Top Five Candidates For FAI Chief Executive Role

The John Delaney era looks to be over. After weeks of speculation surrounding the much-maligned former CEO turned Executive Vice-President, the Football Association of Ireland released a statement on Monday claiming that Delaney has voluntarily ‘stepped aside pending the completion of an independent investigation’. “The Board of the Football Association of Ireland met in Dublin today. Following that meeting, the …

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John Delaney Voluntarily Steps Aside Pending Investigation

The FAI have confirmed that John Delaney has offered to step aside as Executive Vice President of the association pending an investigation. The full statement from the FAI can be read below: The Board of the Football Association of Ireland met in Dublin today. Following that meeting, the sub-committee of the Board met with Executive Vice-President John Delaney. John Delaney …

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Report: John Delaney’s FAI Future In Doubt As “High-Level” Talks Intensify

John Delaney’s future in the FAI is reportedly in doubt with former supportive members of the board now harbouring reservations about the Executive Vice President. According to Dan McDonnell and Ger Keville of The Independent.ie, Delaney’s position has been the subject of “high-level talks” with further developments expected over the weekend. Delaney has come under renewed scrutiny this week following …

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Irish Underage Star O’Connor Added To United Champions League Squad

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Republic of Ireland underage talent, Lee O’Connor, has been added to Manchester United’s Champions League squad for the second leg of their quarter-final against Barcelona. The 18-year-old United Academy player was included in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad prior to last night’s 1-0 defeat to Barcelona in Old Trafford but could yet be named in the matchday squad for the return …

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