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Rice appointed to full-time role in Kenny's Republic of Ireland backroom team
The 36-year-old former Shamrock Rovers captain will join Ireland as head scout and opposition analyst after departing Crystal Palace.
Judge says she's not yet prepared to make order over files sought by ODCE in FAI investigation
The case will return before the court after the new legal terms commences in October.
FAI chief Hill targets World Cup wins and opens up on 'emotion' of Irish football
Chief executive says he will push government hard to have 25,000 fans in Aviva Stadium for games against Azerbaijan and Serbia which he admits ‘Ireland have to win’.
No 'international decisions yet' for promising West Ham forward - Kenny
Mipo Odubeko was born in Dublin and qualifies for Nigeria and England.
Judgement reserved on watchdog's application for disputed John Delaney documents
The judge said she would do her best to give judgement as soon as possible.
Ex-FAI chief Noel Mooney appointed new CEO of Welsh FA
He spent six months as the interim General Manager of the FAI during the Association’s fire-fighting days in 2019.
Revenue Commissioners yet to accept voluntary payment from the FAI
The Association yesterday posted their annual accounts for 2020.
Rea Walshe to leave role at FAI
She was briefly the FAI’s Chief Executive in 2019, when John Delaney became Executive Vice-President.
FAI exploring potential Irish eligibility of Colombian-born teenage prospect Hollman McCormick
The 15-year-old striker last week became the fifth-youngest player to appear in South America’s version of the Champions League.
'My impression of him is absolutely that he is a man of significant integrity'
11 years after being made redundant, Packie Bonner has made a return to the FAI.
Gerry McAnaney re-elected FAI President
Paul Cooke also held onto his seat as Vice-President.
Ireland legend Packie Bonner to make FAI return after 11 years
The Donegal native will be one of six independent directors ratified at Sunday’s EGM.
Judge wants LPP issues between ODCE, FAI and John Delaney completed by end of legal year
The comments were made by Ms Justice Leonie Reynolds when the matter came before her today.
Judge to receive report next week concerning documents seized from FAI by ODCE
Many of the documents at issue relate to the FAI’s former CEO John Delaney.
State funding of €5.8 million to FAI on hold pending approval by Sport Ireland
Meanwhile, the GAA has been granted €2.4 million while €2.25 million has gone to the IRFU.
FAI voices opposition to plans for 'elitist' European Super League
Irish football’s governing body is backing Uefa.
'Feels like yesterday making my first' - 50th Irish cap for Arsenal star as World Cup qualifiers loom
Katie McCabe reached the half century mark against Belgium on Sunday.
Monday 19 April is D-Day for FAI's Euro hopes
Irish fans will find out in 10 days if Dublin will get to host four games in this year’s tournament.
'Frustrated' SIPTU staff at the FAI hit out at lack of engagement from new CEO Jonathan Hill
The union say they have referred a number of issues to the Workplace Relations Commission.
Details confirmed as Stephen Kenny's Ireland to return to action with June friendlies
The Boys In Green will face Andorra and Hungary in early June as Kenny looks for his first win at the helm.
FAI deny claim of 'gerrymandering' board elections process after structural overhaul
A new structure sees the FAI’s membership split into three groups, with only one of them guaranteed two seats on the board.
FAI Chairman Barrett fears staff morale may be affected by ongoing Robbie Keane situation
Keane remains under contract at the FAI but has not had a role at the Association for almost a year.
FAI give vote of confidence to Stephen Kenny
The manager’s job is not under immediate threat in spite of last night’s defeat to Luxembourg.
'If the player isn't ready, we'll accept that' - Highly rated West Ham teen's absence from Ireland U21 squad explained
Jim Crawford says ‘fatigue’ led to Ademipo Odubeko’s withdrawal.
High Court rules that case about investigation into FAI can be heard in public for now
Delaney has applied for the proceedings to be held in private.
Highly rated West Ham teenager among 14 new call-ups to Crawford's U21 squad
Bohemians pair Dawson Devoy and Andy Lyons join Bray Wanderers’ Brian Maher as the three players selected from the League of Ireland.
FAI 'very comfortable' with new Dundalk coaching set-up that sees Giovagnoli take reduced role
Dundalk may face punishment if Giovagnoli is deemed to be performing managerial duties, however.
Ireland to play Qatar in Hungary later this month
The fixture had originally been due to take place in Dublin.
Second barrister appointed to help with inspection of seized FAI documents
Delaney’s application to have the hearing held in private remains outstanding.
Court appoints one extra person to examine files seized from FAI
The ODCE’s application to appoint more people was objected by former FAI CEO John Delaney.
FAI 'delighted' after UK government commit to support joint bid to host 2030 World Cup
The FAI could launch a bid to host the tournament with the football associations of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
The Premier League club Ireland might have had: an oral history of the Dublin Dons
More than 25 years ago, an Irish consortium led by Eamon Dunphy tried to buy Wimbledon FC and move it to Dublin. Some of the key players recall the story, and wonder what Irish football might look like now had it happened.
Finding a sponsor, hosting a World Cup and not needing to read Champagne Football - New FAI boss lays out his vision
Jonathan Hill is the FAI’s first permanent CEO since John Delaney, and yesterday he explained how he plans to drag Irish football from its miserable recent past.
New FAI boss yet to meet Robbie Keane to resolve his future
New CEO Jonathan Hill spoke to the Irish press today, where he revealed the FAI are saying no to a gambling sponsor, and that he has yet to read Champagne Football.
FAI announce major broadcast deals for League of Ireland and Women's National League
There’ll be plenty of live domestic football to watch over the coming months.
High Court told that John Delaney bid for court proceedings to be held in private is 'very draconian'
Delaney’s legal team has said that the potential dissemination of legal documents is “a matter of enormous concern” to him.
Concussion subs to be trialled in League of Ireland this season
The FAI explained the process in a statement this evening.
FAI and PFA condemn social media abuse and death threats directed at James McClean
The Ireland and Stoke City winger has highlighted the ‘anti-Irish abuse’ he has received.
ODCE wants more people appointed to help examine files seized from FAI
The office wants to appoint five more people to review materials over which claims of legal privilege are made by the FAI.
The FAI has settled a €368k bill with An Garda Síochána for policing major football matches
The FAI’s ability to repay the monies owed follows a €55 million government package which saved the organisation last year.