John Earley resigns from FAI board

John Earley has resigned from the Board of the FAI with immediate effect.

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Arsenal fight back as Freddie Ljungberg celebrates first win at West Ham

Arsenal hit three quickfire goals to seal a 3-1 comeback victory at West Ham and end a nine-match winless run in the process.

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European wrap: Messi blasts hat-trick for brilliant Barca

With the Chrismas clasico just a few weeks away, Barcelona and Real Madrid put on impressive weekend displays at the top of La Liga.

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FAI invited to talks with Shane Ross

The embattled Football Association of Ireland have been invited to an emergency meeting with Sports Minister Shane Ross on Wednesday.

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John Delaney made second payment to FAI last year

It has emerged that John Delaney made a second payment to the FAI as recently as December of last year.

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Donal Conway: ‘My guilt is not a sin of commission; it is a sin of omission’

Donal Conway, who is to step down as FAI President in January, says he believes he has done Irish football some service and that his culpability in the crisis which has engulfed the organisation is more a sin of omission than one of commission.

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The FAI owes €62.3m, around half of it related to Lansdowne Road mortgage

Amid the scattergun of figures dished out at the FAI press conference yesterday, some mattered more than others.

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New directors should be in FAI boardroom by early 2020

The post-mortem from the revelations of the FAI’s Black Friday should consume public discourse for a long time, but so should the new broom tasked with rectifying them.

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Bernard O’Byrne predicts at least five years of austerity for FAI

Former FAI chief executive Bernard O’Byrne has predicted at least five years of austerity are in store for the troubled Association.

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Nigel Pearson appointed new Watford manager

Watford have appointed Nigel Pearson as their new head coach, initially until the end of the season.

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FAI expected to reveal €55m debt as accounts published

The association is to publish its accounts for 2018, as well as the revised figures for 2017 and 2016 today.

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Celtic move two points clear of Rangers after Scott Brown’s late winner

Scott Brown’s dramatic added-time strike gave Celtic a 2-1 win over Hamilton at Parkhead and put daylight between the Hoops and Rangers at the top of the Ladbrokes Premiership.

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Three Ireland to end sponsorship of Irish football team

Three Ireland is to end its sponsorship deal with the of the Republic of Ireland football team next year.

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FAI risks Ross wrath and government funding with Cooke’s CEO appointment

The Football Association of Ireland are prepared to defy Sports Minister Shane Ross by appointing a new chief executive without his imprimatur.

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Ireland Under-17s learn opponents for Elite Round European qualifiers

The Republic of Ireland will head to Scotland for their Elite Round qualifiers to the 2020 European Under-17 Championship.

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Former CEO urges FAI to consider selling stake in Aviva Stadium

The Chair of the Oireachtas Sport Committee Fergus O’Dowd has said the FAI needs to appoint an independent chairperson quickly in order to restore some form of credibility.

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John Foley turns down interim FAI post

John Foley has chosen not to take up an appointment as new interim CEO of the FAI.

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The underwear model exposed by Arsenal’s old failings

It took only seconds for “#LjungbergOut” to appear.

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Christie at the double as Celtic rout Ross County

Ryan Christie’s first-half brace helped Celtic to an accomplished 4-1 Ladbrokes Premiership win over Ross County at the Global Energy stadium.

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Man City suffer a further title blow as Jonjo Shelvey earns Newcastle a draw

Jonjo Shelvey further dented Manchester City’s hopes of retaining their Premier League title as they were held to a 2-2 draw at Newcastle.

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