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FAI interim CEO Gary Owens confirms he will not seek the job permanently

Fri, Sep 04 2020

Owens was appointed in January alongside his 'Visionary Group' colleagues Barrett and Niall Quinn, who took up the deputy interim ...

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Sean Maguire and Dara O'Shea called into Republic of Ireland squad

Sun, Aug 30 2020

Sean Maguire has been called into Stephen Kenny’s squad after the Ireland manager was forced into a change to his ...

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FAI call on Irish supporters to salute Jack Charlton next Tuesday

Fri, Jul 17 2020

The FAI are calling on Irish fans to give Jack Charlton a fitting send off next Tuesday by wearing green ...

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Mark Scanlon appointed new League of Ireland Director

Wed, Jul 15 2020

The FAI have announced changes to its Senior Leadership Team with Mark Scanlon being appointed as the new League of ...

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Goodbye to a Legend: Thanks for everything Jack

Sat, Jul 11 2020

Jack Charlton outlived his greatest achievement, but only just. For Irish football fans, Italia '90 was a moment in time ...

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He enriched so many lives through football - Tributes pour in as Jack Charlton passes away

Sat, Jul 11 2020

Tributes are pouring in across the internet today to mark the death of former Ireland manager and English World Cup ...

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Former Ireland manager Jack Charlton passes away aged 85

Sat, Jul 11 2020

Former Ireland manager Jack Charlton has passed away at the age of 85, his family have announced.

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FAI seeking further funding to ensure continued viability of the organisation

Sat, Jul 04 2020

With competitive football about to return to the pitch in Ireland later this month, the FAI are returning to look ...

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From the Archives - Euro 2016 Report: Italy 0 - 1 Republic of Ireland

Mon, Jun 22 2020

The lines between glorious success and heroic failure were defined at Stade Pierre Mauroy as Robbie Brady's late header sealed ...

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FAI welcome Resilience Fund to aid recovery from Covid-19

Fri, Jun 19 2020

The funding will be made up of four separate allocations, the first being ‘funding of up to €40 million for ...

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Finn Harps announce fundraising campaign in the hope of hosting League of Ireland games when season resumes

Tue, Jun 16 2020

Finn Harps have confirmed their intention to apply to host a number of games when the League of Ireland season ...

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Discretion with application of COVID-19 substitution changes

Thu, Jun 04 2020

Only some league will be implementing the temporary COVID-19 rule changes around increased substitutions

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Bohemians forced to issue apology to FAI

Thu, Jun 04 2020

The FAI have confirmed that they have received and accepted an official apology from Bohemians, after some members of the ...

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FAI publish dates for resumption of adult amateur and underage footballing activity

Fri, May 15 2020

Following lengthy discussions in recent weeks involving numerous stakeholders of the domestic game here in Ireland, the FAI have tonight ...

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FAI seek further clarification from Sport Ireland on three key factors

Tue, May 12 2020

The FAI steering group, led by facilitator Ger McDermott, has asked Government Officials for guidance regarding three key areas surrounding ...

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King of the Island - extratime.ie Sportscast Season 8 Episode 16

Fri, May 01 2020

On this week's pod Declan Marron and Andrew Dempsey discuss the first King of the Island since Ruaidhri Ua Conchubair

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FAI Development Officers to offer delivery service for Boots Ireland

Thu, Apr 23 2020

The Football Association of Ireland has linked with Boots Ireland to further reinforce links with local communities by facilitating delivery ...

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FAI to seek clarification from Department of Sport on mass gatherings ruling

Thu, Apr 23 2020

The FAI will seek meetings with Government and Department of Sport officials on new proposals to ban mass gatherings of ...

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Kenny positivity can provide hope in uncertain times

Sat, Apr 11 2020

Opining on the extraordinary hold that sport has on society and the human psyche veteran broadcaster Michael Parkinson declared that ...

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Stephen Kenny's goalkeeping options: Time for Talbot?

Sat, Apr 11 2020

Tom O'Connor takes a look at Stephen Kenny's goalkeeping options ahead of a busy second half of 2020 for the ...

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James McClean fined two weeks wages by Stoke City

Fri, Mar 27 2020

Stoke City have fined Republic of Ireland International James McClean two weeks wages following a post that appeared on his ...

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Galway United manager Alan Murphy keen to focus on one game at a time

Fri, Feb 14 2020

The Galway United season launch was held at An Pucan in Galway City on Wednesday the 12th of February. Special ...

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Minister for Sport Shane Ross loses seat in Dublin Rathdown

Sun, Feb 09 2020

The independent politician, who has been closely aligned with the ruling Fine Gael party in recent years, has served as ...

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FAI welcome news of 'joint plan to safeguard the future of Irish football'

Thu, Jan 30 2020

Confirmation of this agreement is the result of weeks of talks between the four parties – ‘with a detailed agreement’ ...

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Extratime.ie's 2020 general election manifesto review

Wed, Jan 29 2020

The programme for any incoming government will be shaped by the various party election manifestos and extratime.ie has had a ...

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Former Ireland striker Niall Quinn appointed interim deputy CEO of the FAI

Thu, Jan 23 2020

Quinn had been tentatively linked with a role in the association recently but had ruled himself out of the running ...

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FAI appoint Gary Owens as interim CEO

Mon, Jan 20 2020

The crisis-ridden organisation have also confirmed that the process to commence a recruitment process to appoint a new CEO has ...

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Former FAI executive vice-president John Delaney resigns from UEFA Executive Committee

Mon, Jan 20 2020

The disgraced former FAI CEO’s term was due to end in 2021, at which point he would be ineligible to ...

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Former FAI executive vice-president John Delaney resigns from UEFA Executive Committee

Mon, Jan 20 2020

The disgraced former FAI CEO’s term was due to end in 2021, at which point he would be ineligible to ...

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FAI board appoint Independent Chairperson and two Independent Directors

Wed, Jan 08 2020

Roy Barrett has been appointed to the role of Independent Chairperson, while Catherine Guy and Liz Joyce are joining the ...

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Tom O'Connor: The time for unity is now

Wed, Dec 25 2019

‘My guess is that if the FAI goes, the League of Ireland goes'. Shane Ross Minister of Sport and Tourism ...

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IRFU confirm they have 'no interest' in buying the FAI's Aviva Stadium shares

Thu, Dec 19 2019

There have been calls in recent weeks for the football association to sell its interest in the historic stadium in ...

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John Earley steps down from the FAI Board

Thu, Dec 12 2019

Earley’s departure comes just days following the news that President Donal Conway is to also step down in his position

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FAI reveal net current liabilities of over 55 million euro, with a 8.9 million euro deficit recorded in 2018

Fri, Dec 06 2019

The governing body of football have posted net current liabilities of €55,067,472, after details of the worrying developments within the ...

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Donal Conway to step down in role as FAI President

Fri, Dec 06 2019

The FAI board will take nominations for the vacant role over the next 30 day

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Sport Ireland refers KOSI report on FAI governance to An Garda Siochana

Thu, Nov 28 2019

The independent audit was undertaken by Sport Ireland after it suspended funding to the FAI following alleged irregularities in the ...

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Refwatch - Felix Brych to officiate crucial clash in Aviva

Sun, Nov 17 2019

UEFA have assigned experienced referee Felix Brych to lead the match officials in Dublin for Monday's crucial EURO 2020 qualifier ...

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Limerick retroactively deducted 26 points following examinership

Wed, Nov 06 2019

The Blues were beset by financial problems during the season and multiple instances of unpaid wages led players to vote ...

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FAI Council elect six to new Business Committee

Sun, Oct 27 2019

Cabinteely’s Larry Bass and Shelbourne’s Andrew Doyle will bring their commercial experience to the Finance Committee.

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FAI board confirm resignation of former CEO John Delaney

Sat, Sep 28 2019

The FAI have confirmed his resignation following talks between both parties which will come into immediate effect

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The Extratime.ie Sportscast Episode 155 - Ronan Hale, Europa League reaction and FAI Cup previews

Thu, Aug 08 2019

Macdara Ferris also dials in to talk about FAI Cup games (38.17), Shamrock Rovers European exit (27.02) and whether he ...

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The Extratime.ie Sportscast Episode 154 - Dean Byrne - Funny how, do I amuse you episode

Tue, Jul 30 2019

This week Declan Marron speaks with Andrew Dempsey and Dave Donnelly on the different ethos in team building between Dundalk ...

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FAI confirm 'current circumstances' of association made them unable to prevent Colin Bell's resignation

Sun, Jun 30 2019

Bell has taken up the role of assistant manager to Jan Siewert at Huddersfield Town after ending his two-year spell ...

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Governance Review Group publishes 133-page report recommending overhaul of FAI governance structure

Fri, Jun 21 2019

The report makes 78 key recommendations for the improvement of governance in Irish football, including the dissolution of the honorary ...

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On this Day: The Irish beat the Italians in the Giants Stadium

Tue, Jun 18 2019

On this day 25 years ago, Ray Houghton delivered another piece of magic as Ireland would record their first ever ...

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All about a win in Aviva for Mick McCarthy

Mon, Jun 10 2019

Last time out in the Aviva Stadium, the Republic of Ireland put in a decent performance against Georgia.

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Niall Quinn's meagre plan for Irish football will need more than soft media coverage to pass muster

Tue, Jun 04 2019

Red Strike is the marketing company that underwrote the ‘Visionary Group’ blueprint for the future of Irish football presented at ...

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