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Noel Mooney: A shame shadow has been cast on good work of FAI

It might be only for six months but Noel Mooney has clarified that he is joining the FAI “full-time to lead the administration” for that period.

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New FAI sub-committee member Cooke hails ‘constructive’ meeting

Paul Cooke, the new member on the FAI’s sub-committee overseeing a number of investigations, said today’s meeting of the council was ‘constructive’.

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Paul Cooke appointed to FAI investigation sub-committee

Mr Cooke was nominated unopposed for the position of Honorary Treasurer by the FAI board.

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FIFA delegation to meet with FAI to discuss its governance

A delegation from the world governing body FIFA will meet with the FAI on Wednesday to discuss governance of the FAI.

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O’Brien hails luckless U17s who ‘represented Ireland brilliantly’

Colin O’Brien has heaped praise on the efforts of his U17 players after a 1-1 draw with Belgium in Tallaght on Thursday saw Ireland fall short of claiming a quarter-final berth in the European Championships.

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James McCarthy needs to look to the future

Mick McCarthy has said that it’s a straightforward case of lack of game time at Everton which has cost James McCarthy his place in the Ireland squad.

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Ex-Ireland defender retires from professional football

Former Republic of Ireland defender Darren O’Dea has announced his retirement from professional football.

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FAI welcome ‘help and support’ ahead of meeting with UEFA delegation

UEFA officials have arrived in Ireland to help the FAI sort out governance issues.

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FAI, Sport Ireland issue terms of reference for governance review; FAI fined €10k for tennis ball protest

The FAI and Sport Ireland have established a Governance Review Group to develop reform proposals for the FAI.

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John Giles ‘sad to have to justify myself’ over foundation

John Giles has said John Delaney should resign from the FAI.

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Waterford FC will not compete in Europa League next season

The FAI have confirmed that Waterford have been denied entry to next season’s Europa League.

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People shouldn’t be in it for a ‘bigger fancier blazer’: Kerr makes passionate call for FAI revamp

Brian Kerr has called for people in the FAI to be there for the right reasons and not for “a bigger fancier blazer”.

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Footballers’ group says this week was ‘new low’ for Irish game; calls for FAI reform

The appearance of senior FAI officials before an Oireachtas committee this week has been described as a “new low” for Irish football.

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‘As low a point as I can remember’: Quinn and Kerr embarrassed by FAI responses

Former Republic of Ireland international Niall Quinn has said he was embarrassed by the FAI’s response to politicians’ questions at an Oireachtas committee meeting yesterday.

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FAI ‘should be very, very embarrassed’ over Sport Ireland withholding funding

“I think they should be very, very embarrassed tonight that they’ve been sanctioned by Sport Ireland in this way.”

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Sport Committee meeting corporate governance expert for guidance ahead of Delaney questioning

The Oireachtas Sport Committee is meeting a corporate governance expert for guidance this afternoon, ahead of questioning former FAI CEO John Delaney.

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John Treacy disappointed by timing and content of FAI letter

Sport Ireland’s chief executive John Treacy has confirmed his organisation had no knowledge of a “bridging loan” to the FAI by former chief executive John Delaney or that the FAI were paying Mr Delaney’s rent.

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John Delaney says new FAI position created in response to ‘impossible’ workload

Former FAI CEO John Delaney has said that his new position in the governing body was created due to the impossible workload.

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Limerick FC chairman hails ‘contribution of Mr Delaney to the game’

Limerick FC chairman Pat O’Sullivan has come out in support of former FAI CEO John Delaney.

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‘All in the grassroots game are very grateful’: Provincial football associations unite to back John Delaney

The administrators of the four provincial football associations have issued a statement backing John Delaney’s tenure as FAI CEO, praising the “contribution of Mr Delaney to the grassroots game”.

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