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# fai - Today’s News

Premier League Coaching Director Marc Canham set to land FAI's crucial Director of Football role
# Big Job
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# Big Job

Premier League Coaching Director Marc Canham set to land FAI's crucial Director of Football role

7 hours ago 2,079 Views 0 Comments

Canham has worked at the Premier League since 2013.

# fai - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

Unite the Union Champions Cup scrapped due to 'scheduling issues'
# Called Off
From The42
# Called Off

Unite the Union Champions Cup scrapped due to 'scheduling issues'

May 4th 2022, 11:57 AM 6,551 Views 1 Comment

The cross-border competition was postponed in 2021 because of Covid-19 concerns.

# fai - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Fine Gael senator apologises and retracts statement about Robbie Keane's salary
# FAI
# FAI

Fine Gael senator apologises and retracts statement about Robbie Keane's salary

Mar 31st 2022, 11:50 AM 33,456 Views 0 Comments

Senator Micheál Carrigy had said Keane should donate his FAI salary over the past two years to local soccer clubs.

# fai - Thursday 10 March, 2022

'To go back to where Ireland started in their first Euros, if it's back to Stuttgart or wherever it is - that's the big dream'
# Stephen Kenny
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# Stephen Kenny

'To go back to where Ireland started in their first Euros, if it's back to Stuttgart or wherever it is - that's the big dream'

Mar 10th 2022, 2:32 PM 2,889 Views 1 Comment

Stephen Kenny today set out his stall having finally signed a contract extension with the FAI.

# fai - Wednesday 9 March, 2022

Stephen Kenny finally agrees new Ireland contract
# Done Deal
From The42
# Done Deal

Stephen Kenny finally agrees new Ireland contract

Mar 9th 2022, 5:03 PM 21,492 Views 31 Comments

The deal is set to see the Dubliner in charge up until the end of Euro 2024.

# fai - Saturday 5 March, 2022

In Ireland, commitment, passion and progress, but still no pay for elite female footballers
# Amateur
From The42
# Amateur

In Ireland, commitment, passion and progress, but still no pay for elite female footballers

Mar 5th 2022, 8:00 AM 12,234 Views 9 Comments

The Women’s National League kicks off this weekend, and the fight for semi-professional status remains a big talking point.

# fai - Monday 28 February, 2022

No Irish football team will play Russia until further notice, FAI chiefs vow
# Solidarity
From The42
# Solidarity

No Irish football team will play Russia until further notice, FAI chiefs vow

Feb 28th 2022, 1:13 PM 3,261 Views 8 Comments

The Association has offered its ‘full and unequivocal’ support to the Ukraine FA ahead of planned fixtures later this year.

# fai - Friday 25 February, 2022

Treaty United v Athlone Town postponed due to unplayable pitch
# Markets Field
From The42
# Markets Field

Treaty United v Athlone Town postponed due to unplayable pitch

Feb 25th 2022, 2:36 PM 3,575 Views 9 Comments

Meanwhile, three Premier Division matches have been selected for live TV coverage on RTÉ.

# fai - Thursday 24 February, 2022

'Brexit is a golden opportunity' - What the FAI have done to improve youth development, and what they have yet to do
# Update
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# Update

'Brexit is a golden opportunity' - What the FAI have done to improve youth development, and what they have yet to do

Feb 24th 2022, 6:00 AM 4,944 Views 1 Comment

Academy manager Will Clarke offers an insight into the work being done in Ireland as the FAI launch this year’s national underage leagues.

# fai - Wednesday 23 February, 2022

Irish defender scores as QPR end winless streak
# Championship Wrap
From The42
# Championship Wrap

Irish defender scores as QPR end winless streak

Feb 23rd 2022, 10:05 PM 6,413 Views 1 Comment

Elsewhere, Eiran Cashin, Festy Ebosele and Jason Knight all started for Deby against Millwall.

# fai - Saturday 19 February, 2022

League of Ireland fixtures and GAA matches fall victim to weather
# Off
From The42
# Off

League of Ireland fixtures and GAA matches fall victim to weather

Updated Feb 19th 2022, 1:29 PM 8,793 Views 2 Comments

Sligo v Bohemians and Longford Town v Cobh Ramblers are among the games to be postponed.

# fai - Friday 18 February, 2022

Public row rumbles on as SIPTU workers accuse FAI of lack of engagement and criticise strategic plan
# Dispute
From The42
# Dispute

Public row rumbles on as SIPTU workers accuse FAI of lack of engagement and criticise strategic plan

Feb 18th 2022, 6:53 PM 2,192 Views 2 Comments

The FAI responded by defending the report and expressing ‘disappointment’ at SIPTU’s airing of their issues in the media.

# fai - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

FAI expect to finalise contract extension for Stephen Kenny by next month
# Nearly There
From The42
# Nearly There

FAI expect to finalise contract extension for Stephen Kenny by next month

Feb 8th 2022, 11:00 PM 2,343 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, the FAI CEO says Kenny will find a ‘bloody good coach’ to replace Anthony Barry.

FAI say CEO Hill's failure to relocate permanently to Ireland is a 'non-issue'
# Backing
From The42
# Backing

FAI say CEO Hill's failure to relocate permanently to Ireland is a 'non-issue'

Feb 8th 2022, 3:43 PM 17,608 Views 12 Comments

Jonathan Hill was appointed CEO of the FAI in November 2020, but has yet to move to Ireland on a full-time basis.

# fai - Monday 7 February, 2022

Qualification for Euro 2024, a third-tier LOI and improved facilities - FAI unveil strategic targets to 2025
# Planning
From The42
# Planning

Qualification for Euro 2024, a third-tier LOI and improved facilities - FAI unveil strategic targets to 2025

Updated Feb 7th 2022, 9:32 PM 17,938 Views 19 Comments

The FAI have tonight unveiled their overall plans for the game in Ireland up to 2025.

Poll: Do you support the FAI's bid to co-host Euro 2028?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Poll: Do you support the FAI's bid to co-host Euro 2028?

Feb 7th 2022, 3:40 PM 6,307 Views 8 Comments

Have your say on whether the FAI’s involvement in the bid is the right step for Irish football.

# fai - Thursday 3 February, 2022

FAI confirms contentious July start for national U14 league
# Divisive Move
From The42
# Divisive Move

FAI confirms contentious July start for national U14 league

Feb 3rd 2022, 11:23 AM 3,563 Views 3 Comments

There have also been some changes to the later age-groups, including a provision for overage players to play at U19 level.

# fai - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

Gary Dicker named Brighton's U18s coach following retirement
# Next Steps
From The42
# Next Steps

Gary Dicker named Brighton's U18s coach following retirement

Feb 1st 2022, 11:42 AM 2,759 Views 0 Comments

The Dubliner called time on a 17-year career last week.

Deadline Day: Ex-United teenager Sotona returns to England, Aiden O'Brien swaps Sunderland for Portsmouth From The42

Deadline Day: Ex-United teenager Sotona returns to England, Aiden O'Brien swaps Sunderland for Portsmouth

Feb 1st 2022, 10:54 AM 4,758 Views 0 Comments

Ali Reghba, meanwhile, has left Leicester for Algerian table-toppers CR Belouizdad.

# fai - Sunday 30 January, 2022

Irish football has always been defined by Britain - so what has changed since Brexit?
# The British Question
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# The British Question

Irish football has always been defined by Britain - so what has changed since Brexit?

Jan 30th 2022, 8:00 AM 23,457 Views 9 Comments

We take a big-picture look at what is happening with the men’s national team, the men’s national league and youth development at a time of great change for Irish football.

# fai - Thursday 20 January, 2022

Ireland confirmed to play 8-team tournament in Spain
# Ready To Go
From The42
# Ready To Go

Ireland confirmed to play 8-team tournament in Spain

Jan 20th 2022, 6:41 PM 4,909 Views 0 Comments

Belgium, Hungary, Poland, Russia, Scotland, Slovakia and Wales are all set to compete.

# fai - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

Hearing of outstanding issues between Delaney and ODCE may not take place for months
# High Court
# High Court

Hearing of outstanding issues between Delaney and ODCE may not take place for months

Jan 11th 2022, 4:49 PM 10,885 Views 0 Comments

The Judge today expressed the court’s strong desire to bring the matter to a conclusion.

# fai - Friday 31 December, 2021

The A-Z of the Irish football year, 2021
# Reflection
From The42
# Reflection

The A-Z of the Irish football year, 2021

Dec 31st 2021, 7:00 PM 3,281 Views 0 Comments

Our look back on another dramatic year on and off the field.

# fai - Friday 17 December, 2021

Confirmed: 9 teams will compete in First Division next year
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

Confirmed: 9 teams will compete in First Division next year

Dec 17th 2021, 5:54 PM 8,494 Views 6 Comments

It was recently announced that Cabinteely and Bray Wanderers have merged.

# fai - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

'If they are speaking up together, hopefully they can have a similar response to what our players did'
# Solidarity
From The42
# Solidarity

'If they are speaking up together, hopefully they can have a similar response to what our players did'

Dec 14th 2021, 12:37 PM 6,136 Views 0 Comments

Ireland WNT assistant manager Tom Elmes was asked about the women’s rugby revolution and the parallels drawn with his team.

# fai - Wednesday 1 December, 2021

Two-thirds of referees leave within two years over abuse, FAI says
# Sport
# Sport

Two-thirds of referees leave within two years over abuse, FAI says

Dec 1st 2021, 6:30 PM 9,419 Views 31 Comments

An Oireachtas committee heard evidence from Ireland’s largest sporting organisations about the abuse that referees face.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to street violence outside Irishtown pub ahead of FAI Cup final
# Garda Appeal
# Garda Appeal

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to street violence outside Irishtown pub ahead of FAI Cup final

Dec 1st 2021, 3:53 PM 11,157 Views 1 Comment

Damage was caused to a number of vehicles outside the premises during the incident and a number of people were assaulted.

# fai - Friday 19 November, 2021

Fixture farce with clubs in dark over dates for Unite the Union Champions Cup
# Disarray
From The42
# Disarray

Fixture farce with clubs in dark over dates for Unite the Union Champions Cup

Nov 19th 2021, 6:00 AM 3,802 Views 0 Comments

‘I genuinely don’t know. We’ve no game. Our players are off now from Monday. We’ve heard nothing,’ Shamrock Rovers boss Stephen Bradley said.

# fai - Wednesday 17 November, 2021

'We cannot be reliant on what happens over in England. We have to put a structure in place here'
# Youth Development
From The42
# Youth Development

'We cannot be reliant on what happens over in England. We have to put a structure in place here'

Nov 17th 2021, 11:00 PM 6,234 Views 6 Comments

Packie Bonner has returned to the FAI board, and spoke about the importance of Irish football meeting the challenge of Brexit.

# fai - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

‘Loads more in locker’ – Jason Knight sees better times for Ireland and himself
# Oh What A Knight
From The42
# Oh What A Knight

‘Loads more in locker’ – Jason Knight sees better times for Ireland and himself

Nov 16th 2021, 9:55 AM 6,356 Views 4 Comments

The 20-year-old had a hand in all three goals in Luxembourg.

# fai - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Ireland U21 international grateful for departing Mick McCarthy's assistance
# Influence
From The42
# Influence

Ireland U21 international grateful for departing Mick McCarthy's assistance

Nov 9th 2021, 9:32 PM 9,194 Views 0 Comments

Joel Bagan has been getting plenty of game time with Cardiff in the Championship this season.

FAI promise action as Dublin leagues forced to postpone games over referee abuse
# Ref Justice
From The42
# Ref Justice

FAI promise action as Dublin leagues forced to postpone games over referee abuse

Nov 9th 2021, 9:47 AM 2,509 Views 6 Comments

FAI chief Jonathan Hill has promised a ‘zero tolerance’ policy towards abuse of any match official

# fai - Friday 5 November, 2021

Ruud Dokter to leave role as FAI's High Performance Director
# Dokters Last Orders
From The42
# Dokters Last Orders

Ruud Dokter to leave role as FAI's High Performance Director

Nov 5th 2021, 2:33 PM 5,656 Views 4 Comments

The Dutchman was first appointed by John Delaney in 2013.

# fai - Wednesday 27 October, 2021

All events at Aviva Stadium, including Ireland-Portugal match, to be covered by anti-touting law
# Ticket Touts
# Ticket Touts

All events at Aviva Stadium, including Ireland-Portugal match, to be covered by anti-touting law

Updated Oct 27th 2021, 6:15 PM 28,711 Views 36 Comments

Tickets have appeared online at three times their face value.

# fai - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

FAI issue ticket tout warning for sold-out Portugal clash
# Ticket Touting
From The42
# Ticket Touting

FAI issue ticket tout warning for sold-out Portugal clash

Oct 26th 2021, 7:31 PM 4,644 Views 4 Comments

Tickets have appeared online at three times their face value.

# fai - Friday 22 October, 2021

John Delaney directed to provide ODCE with certain details about litigation
# High Court
# High Court

John Delaney directed to provide ODCE with certain details about litigation

Oct 22nd 2021, 9:50 PM 26,177 Views 0 Comments

Justice Leonie Reynolds gave Delaney two weeks to provide the ODCE with the information.

# fai - Monday 18 October, 2021

FAI contradict SIPTU claim of 'continued refusal to engage' as row rumbles on
# Discord
From The42
# Discord

FAI contradict SIPTU claim of 'continued refusal to engage' as row rumbles on

Oct 18th 2021, 8:51 PM 3,821 Views 0 Comments

Tensions between SIPTU and the FAI hierarchy first erupted earlier this year.

# fai - Friday 15 October, 2021

Ireland squad announced for upcoming World Cup qualifiers
# Girls In Green
From The42
# Girls In Green

Ireland squad announced for upcoming World Cup qualifiers

Oct 15th 2021, 11:16 AM 2,464 Views 0 Comments

Vera Paul has named 27 players for the clashes against Sweden and Finland.

# fai - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

Stephen Kenny is building something exciting and deserves a new contract
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Stephen Kenny is building something exciting and deserves a new contract

Oct 13th 2021, 7:30 AM 30,963 Views 55 Comments

The manager oversaw an impressive win against Qatar at the Aviva Stadium last night.

# fai - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

'Optimistic we'll reach that 100%' - Ireland's November internationals set for full crowds
# Take Your Seat
From The42
# Take Your Seat

'Optimistic we'll reach that 100%' - Ireland's November internationals set for full crowds

Oct 6th 2021, 5:15 PM 15,737 Views 12 Comments

Ireland’s international rugby and football teams have important fixtures at home this autumn.

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