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Dublin: 18 °C Friday 28 August, 2015


# fai - Thursday 4 September, 2014

5 talking points from last night’s Ireland-Oman game

Should O’Neill go with 4-5-1 or 4-4-2? What will be the starting XI against Georgia?

# fai - Saturday 23 August, 2014

# fai - Saturday 26 July, 2014

# fai - Friday 25 July, 2014

Cork v Bohs, and the rest of the draw for the FAI Cup Third Round

The last 16 clashes are scheduled for the week ending 24 August.

# fai - Thursday 17 July, 2014

John Delaney agrees to five more years with the FAI

The Waterford man says he ‘understands certain criticisms’ of his salary, but points to increasing turnover on the FAI books.

# fai - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

John O’Shea, Seamus Coleman and Damien Delaney to miss US trip

The Boys in Green head for New York tomorrow.

From Concerns raised about some Irish businesses involved with Qatar World Cup Exploitation

Concerns raised about some Irish businesses involved with Qatar World Cup

As fresh bribery allegations throw the spotlight back on to Qatar, an Irish human rights lawyer has warned that the country’s ‘kafala’ labour system is leading to the exploitation of migrant workers.

# fai - Saturday 31 May, 2014

The man who’s helping women’s soccer in Ireland to flourish

Dave Connell chats to about overseeing the Irish team’s qualification for the European Championships.

# fai - Monday 26 May, 2014

‘Next year is a big year for us’ – Delaney expects Irish crowds to return in 2015

The FAI’s chief executive maintains meetings with England, Scotland, Germany and Poland will attract supporters to the Aviva Stadium after an indifferent turn-out yesterday.

We’ll Leave It There So: International call-ups, the Déise’s new star and all today’s sport

A long-term contract for Brendan Rodgers, Robbie Keane’s latest goal and Toulon’s spending power also made the news.

‘O’Neill and Keane are committed to getting this team to France 2016’ – John Delaney

Speculation linking the Ireland manager and his assistant to club jobs doesn’t worry the FAI chief executive.

# fai - Friday 23 May, 2014

13 small moments in sport that made us happy

The little victories that made us smile.

# fai - Monday 12 May, 2014

Joey O’Brien withdraws from provisional Irish squad

The West Ham defender only recently returned to action following a longstanding injury.

# fai - Friday 9 May, 2014

Omission doesn’t rule Stephen Ireland out of summer tour — Martin O’Neill

The Ireland manager will speak to the Stoke midfielder personally after the Premier League concludes this weekend.

No new faces in sight as O’Neill names Ireland squad for summer friendlies

Only Rob Elliot and Shane Duffy have not won caps from the experienced grouping selected.

# fai - Friday 25 April, 2014

FAI and Dublin City Council joint bid for Euro 2020 games confirmed

The association is hoping to host three games and a last 16 match in the Aviva Stadium.

# fai - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

The Government will invest €7.4 million in grassroots soccer, rugby and GAA this year

Irish Sports Council funding aims to encourage and create opportunities for young people.

# fai - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Government gives thumbs up to FAI bid for Euro 2020 games

FAI’s final bid must be submitted to UEFA this month.

# fai - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

FAI confirm Liverpool v Shamrock Rovers friendly for Aviva Stadium in May

Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge will be bringing their goalscoring double act to Dublin soon.

# fai - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Ireland drop to 68th in the FIFA world rankings

Having lost out to Serbia last week, Ireland hold their lowest ever position in the table.

# fai - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Quick-fire goals end Ireland’s hopes of U21 Euro qualification

Montenegro came away from Tallaght Stadium with a 2-1 win this afternoon.

# fai - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Murphy thought his Ireland days were over during six-year exile

The Ipswich Town striker is over-the-moon after making his return to the squad and hopes to be involved tomorrow night.

# fai - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Poll: Who do you think should win the FAI International Goal of the Year? Burning Question This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think should win the FAI International Goal of the Year?

Seamus Coleman, David Forde and Robbie Keane are all up for the top prize.

# fai - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

England set for friendly in Dublin next year

FAI chief executive John Delaney confirmed that the teams will meet in 2015.

# fai - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Coleman, Forde or Keane? Here are the nominees for the 3/FAI International Awards Awards Season This post contains a poll

Coleman, Forde or Keane? Here are the nominees for the 3/FAI International Awards

The winners will be announced at an event in RTÉ next month.

# fai - Friday 14 February, 2014

Ireland to take on Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal in New Jersey this June

Martin O’Neill will lead his side out at the MetLife Stadium this summer, promoters say.

# fai - Friday 7 February, 2014

Ireland to take on Turkey in Dublin

The FAI has announced news that Martin O’Neill’s side will play a friendly at Lansdowne Road on 25 May.

# fai - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Real Madrid, Ajax and Arsenal youth teams to play in Dublin tournament

The six-team St Kevin’s Boys Academy Cup will see the prestigious sides compete in April.

# fai - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Ireland set for May friendly with Italy

The Boys in Green are in discussions to take on the European heavyweights at a neutral venue later this year.

# fai - Monday 27 January, 2014

Big names among 17 candidates picked to do UEFA Pro Licence course

The FAI has confirmed a shortlist of those who will attend the fourth course of its kind in this country.

# fai - Friday 24 January, 2014

Ireland confirmed as second seeds in Euro 2016 draw

Qualifying draw takes place in Nice on 23 February.

# fai - Thursday 9 January, 2014

From captain to manager? Robbie Keane begins coaching qualifications

The 33-year old will start the UEFA A and B diploma course this week.

# fai - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

FAI appoints Sarah O’Shea as John Delaney’s deputy CEO

The Irish football governing body made the announcement this evening.

# fai - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

From The 9 at 9: Christmas Eve 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Christmas Eve

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you begin your Christmas Eve.

# fai - Saturday 30 November, 2013

What does Martin O’Neill have to do next as Ireland manager?

Brian Kerr gives his thoughts on how the new boss will spend the coming months in the job.

# fai - Monday 25 November, 2013

POLL: Should Shamrock Rovers be allowed enter a ‘B’ team in the First Division? League Of Ireland This post contains a poll

POLL: Should Shamrock Rovers be allowed enter a ‘B’ team in the First Division?

Reports suggest the Dublin club could field a reserve side in the second tier next season.

# fai - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Revamped Ireland hold toothless Poles in Poznan

The Martin O’Neill era’s first away trip saw the Boys in Green make a satisfying return to Poznan.

Martin O’Neill: I’ve spoken to James McClean about latest Twitter gaffe

But the Ireland boss says the young winger won’t be dropped because of his latest online outburst.

# fai - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Poll: Does it matter if John Delaney and Roy Keane don’t get on? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does it matter if John Delaney and Roy Keane don’t get on?

Today’s revelations have led to renewed speculation about the status of the pair’s relationship.

# fai - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

‘Ireland should be getting better results’ – Keane

The new Ireland assistant believes the team has under-performed in recent years.