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Dublin: 6 °C Friday 12 February, 2016


# fai - Monday 1 February, 2016

FAI complete deal to buy League of Ireland ground owned and developed by Mick Wallace

The purchase ensures the future of the sports complex.

# fai - Saturday 30 January, 2016

‘The soccer team are the people’s team. The country shuts down during major tournaments’

The FAI chief believes the whole country will shut down for this summer’s European Championships.

# fai - Friday 29 January, 2016

John Delaney and the FAI will be backing this man for the Fifa Presidency

The current general secretary of Uefa is one of five candidates in the running.

# fai - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Delaney backs Mayo plans to have League of Ireland team

The county is also hoping to host at least two international fixtures in the next four years.

# fai - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

From Alan Kelly is fine with John Delaney telling Tipperary people to vote for him Nothing To See Here

Alan Kelly is fine with John Delaney telling Tipperary people to vote for him

The Environment Minister’s trip around Tipperary with the FAI boss has sparked a political controversy.

# fai - Sunday 17 January, 2016

From Fine Gael minister defends photo of Alan Kelly ‘canvassing’ with FAI chief John Delaney Nothing To See Here

Fine Gael minister defends photo of Alan Kelly ‘canvassing’ with FAI chief John Delaney

“What anyone does in their own personal time is their own business,” says transport minister Paschal Donohoe.

# fai - Sunday 10 January, 2016

A Spanish football academy is giving Irish youngsters a chance to fulfil their dreams

Former Ireland U21 international Michael Keane chats about his role as recruitment manager for the project.

# fai - Friday 8 January, 2016

Robbie Keane has taken a big step in his future coaching ambitions

Keith Andrews and Andy Keogh have also completed parallel courses to the Ireland striker.

# fai - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

How well do you remember Ireland’s year of international football?

These questions will put your memory to the test.

# fai - Sunday 20 December, 2015

The talks that could have produced an all-Ireland soccer team in the 1970s

We came close enough at several stages to one national team on the island. This is why it didn’t work, writes Cormac Moore.

# fai - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Ireland’s group rivals Belgium are aiming for the Euro 2016 semi-finals, says boss

Marc Wilmots is confident of progression after yesterday’s draw.

# fai - Friday 4 December, 2015

Fans will need to gamble online to access League of Ireland streams

The service won’t be free.

# fai - Thursday 3 December, 2015

FAI announce deal to live stream League of Ireland games around the world

But the service won’t be available on this island.

# fai - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

The rising tide in League of Ireland attendances isn’t keeping all boats afloat

John O’Sullivan says the FAI’s figures for 2015 need to be broken down to be understood.

# fai - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: Rugby icon laid to rest, big boost for Andy Lee & all today’s sport

Elsewhere, League of Ireland attendances have increased while CJ Stander has signed a new deal with Munster.

FAI reveals increased attendance figures for League of Ireland

The numbers are encouraging but a couple of clubs continue to boost the figures.

# fai - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: We’re off to France, stadium threat in Germany & all today’s sport

Meanwhile, Munster’s clash with Stade Francais has been postponed and the Tipperary hurlers were hit by another retirement.

Isn’t it great to feel great again?

It’s not too long ago when the future seemed incredibly bleak.

# fai - Monday 16 November, 2015

‘It wasn’t working any more and we didn’t have anywhere to go after that’

The end of the Jack Charlton era came in a play-off twenty years ago, when it was a very odd time for Irish football.

# fai - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Another injury blow for Ireland as David Meyler is latest to be ruled out of play-off games

The Hull midfielder could be out for eight weeks due to a knee injury.

# fai - Sunday 8 November, 2015

From There’s outrage after Cork City players began their FAI cup warmup during women’s penalty shootout Women In Sport
From The Daily Edge There’s outrage after Cork players began their FAI cup warmup during women’s penalty shootout Women In Sport

# fai - Friday 6 November, 2015

FAI Cup final’s success has little to do with FAI and everything to do with people who actually care

In his latest column, John O’Sullivan criticises the association’s severe lack of promotion around this Sunday’s showcase.

# fai - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Dublin schoolboy coach banned for life by club after vicious assault on referee

St Paul’s Artane have moved quickly to ban the coach involved.

# fai - Monday 19 October, 2015

Ticket details for Euro 2016 play-off released as FAI request extra away allocation

Ireland fans will be able to purchase seats for the home leg next week.

# fai - Sunday 4 October, 2015

A familiar face has been called into the Republic of Ireland squad for upcoming qualifiers

Darron Gibson is back in the international fold after his recovery from injury.

# fai - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

17 things we learned from the FAI’s report on how to improve the League of Ireland

A 75-page document has been compiled to address the many issues in Irish football.

‘The most comprehensive and thorough review of senior domestic football in Ireland’

Declan Conroy is hoping his report can bring about improvements in Irish football.

FAI consultation report recommends smaller LOI Premier Division

The proposed plan would also include greater league prize money and increased TV markets.

# fai - Monday 28 September, 2015

‘This is spin! This is bull***t!’ – Dunphy not impressed with the FAI’s report on Irish football

The RTÉ pundit also gave his thoughts on the Jack Grealish saga.

# fai - Thursday 24 September, 2015

A potential Republic of Ireland prospect scored twice for Seattle last night

Lamar Neagle has been on the Irish radar since earlier this year.

# fai - Monday 14 September, 2015

Tributes paid to Grand Slam winner and Ireland’s oldest surviving football international RIP

# fai - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

‘I hear the phrase ‘best fans in the world’ and cringe every time’ – Sadlier

The RTÉ pundit was commenting on the low attendance for Ireland’s win over Georgia at the Aviva Stadium last night.

# fai - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Seamus Coleman is a January target of Paris Saint-Germain, according to reports

The Everton defender was the subject of an alleged bid from the French giants just days before the transfer window closed.

# fai - Friday 4 September, 2015

# fai - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Ireland drop in latest Fifa rankings (and Wales are officially better than England now!)

We’re 51st (just between Venezuela and Jamaica.)

# fai - Monday 31 August, 2015

‘It’s the start of a new era’ – Big day for Irish football as senior squad moves home

Martin O’Neill and his players had their first training ground in Abbottstown ahead of this week’s Euro 2016 qualifier.

Ireland’s new striker Rooney intent on taking his chance after first day with senior set-up

The Dubliner hopes to catch the eye during this week’s training camp.

# fai - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Wales are somehow still rated better than Spain, Italy & Holland

Wales remain in the top ten of the world rankings while there’s not much good news for Martin O’Neill’s side.

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