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“Donal Conway Mentioned The Two Of Us Will Be Old & Grey Before FAI Changes”

Ex-Ireland international, Niall Quinn gave his despondent thoughts on the current state of the FAI during Wednesday’s Champions League coverage on Virgin Media Sports. The Association has come under intense scrutiny over the last few months which has resulted in numerous Oireachtas Committees, lengthy statements and, ultimately, the resignation of former CEO and Executive Vice President John Delaney. Quinn, who …

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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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Tipperary Recruit Niall Quinn & Alan Quinlan To Commercial Board

A host of prominent figures from the world of business and sport have been recruited to a commercial board, established by Tipperary GAA, to help with fundraising efforts for the county’s hurlers.  The board will be headed up by Portroe native, Declan Kelly, who is the Chairman and CEO of Teneo, who recently took over from Elverys Intersport as the official …

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Niall Quinn Gives Verdict On McAteer And Owen’s Star Sixes Clash

Former Republic of Ireland and Sunderland striker Niall Quinn has had his say on the now infamous clash between Jason McAteer and Michael Owen from last weekend’s Star Sixes tournament in Glasgow. Quinn was a part of the Republic of Ireland team which shared the tournament’s third-place spot with Scotland, and speaking at the launch of Virgin Media’s spring schedule …

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Niall Quinn Wants FAI To Prioritise LOI In O’Neill Fallout

Former Ireland international Niall Quinn has had his say on the state of Irish football. The post-mortem continues after the departure of Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane from the Irish managerial set-up. Attention has focused on the senior level, with some clamouring as always for either a change in playing style or the dropping of FAI chief executive John Delaney. …

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Five Potential Appointments That Could Positively Impact The FAI

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JANUARY 20: Former Liverpool Captain Steven Gerrard with Steve Heighway at The Academy on January 20, 2017 in Liverpool, England. Steven Gerrard has today been announced as a coach in the Liverpool Academy. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

The FAI pulled off a major coup by appointing Englishman Colin Bell to the Republic of Ireland Women’s team. A Champions League-winning coach, Bell represents a signal of intent.  However, some appointments by the organisation in the past have been questionable. Signing up Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane has been a masterstroke so far, but many Irish fans have divided opinions on …

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Tournament Football: Ireland’s Greatest XI Selection

Now that the dust has well and truly settled on the Republic of Ireland’s heroics at the European Championships in France and Robbie Brady can be content in the knowledge that he has earned himself a ‘Reeling in the Years’ clip to rival Ray Houghton’s and David O’Leary’s, it’s interesting to look back on the six major tournaments that the …

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Picture: Some Sporting Legends Wish The Ireland Rugby Team Luck

Excitement is building as Ireland face into the business end of the Rugby World Cup. Joe Schmidt’s side face France in Cardiff on Sunday, and play in the quarter-final the following weekend. The whole country is getting behind the ‘Boys in Green’, and some famous faces stopped by the Irish hotel to talk to Paul O’Connell and Co. Some of Ireland’s greatest …

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The Greatest Irish XI To Play In The Premier League

It’s Paddy’s Day. We’re wearing our green socks, singing ditties and doing a bit of a jig in the office. We got the cans of Guinness out this morning and given the day in question, we started shouting at each other about the greatest Irish players ever to play in the Premier League.  So, after much debate (and just a …

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