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# fai - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

6 interesting snippets from today’s Roy Keane press conference

The new Ireland assistant on doing your job, working with O’Neill and not talking about Alex Ferguson.

O’Neill won’t rush any decisions before Latvia friendly

New Ireland manager Martin O’Neill wants to use first his two games to examine all his options.

# fai - Sunday 10 November, 2013

A joke and a smile as O’Neill opens Ireland reign on a bright note

Ireland boss insists he “never lost the energy, never lost the enthusiasm” on his first day at the office.

# fai - Saturday 9 November, 2013

‘I’m not there to change Roy’ — the dynamics of the O’Neill/Keane odd couple

It only took Keane a few seconds to accept O’Neill’s offer. Now Ireland’s new management have to find a way to work together.

6 interesting snippets from today’s Martin O’Neill press conference

The new Ireland manager on contracts, Cloughie… and where was one Roy Maurice Keane this afternoon?

Opinion: Delaney’s Late Late Show interview an all-too-predictable affair

The FAI Chief Executive discussed his side’s new management team on the show last night.

VIDEO: Martin O’Neill discusses his new job as Ireland manager

The 61-year-old said it was a “genuine privilege” to be given the position.

8 things Martin O’Neill needs to do in his first week in charge

Ireland will be presented with a new manager later today but can he hit the ground running?

‘Roy was probably right about me in Saipan’ – John Delaney

The FAI chief appeared on the Late Late Show to discuss the move for Keane and Martin O’Neill.

# fai - Friday 8 November, 2013

Enda Kenny proposes an all-Ireland soccer team to play against England

Taoiseach raises idea of 32-county side to take part in occasional charity matches.

Three is the magic number as Rovers land Conor Kenna from Pat’s LOI

Three is the magic number as Rovers land Conor Kenna from Pat’s

The former Pats captain became Shamrock Rovers’ third signing of the week.

# fai - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Setanta Sports buy rights for O’Neill and Keane’s first away game in Poland

There’ll be no sing-song in Poznan this time though.

# fai - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

‘A job like this might not come around for some time’ – O’Neill privileged to manage Ireland

The FAI’s new man also believes the players won’t have any issues with working under Roy Keane.

Ray Houghton: My two-hour chat with ‘humble’ Roy Keane surprised me

One half of the FAI’s headhunting team says Keane is the right man for the assistant manager’s job.

# fai - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

It’s official: O’Neill and Keane confirmed as Ireland’s new double act

FAI chief executive made the announcement this morning with O’Neill reportedly penning a two-year deal.

John Delaney demands apology from Brian Kerr for Martin O’Neill dinner claims FAI

John Delaney demands apology from Brian Kerr for Martin O’Neill dinner claims

The FAI chief said he didn’t meet with the Derryman in a Dublin restaurant before the Sweden game.

Keane was O’Neill’s choice reveals Delaney ahead of Saturday unveiling

John Delaney, the association’s chief executive, spoke at length with Newstalk about the new management duo.

# fai - Saturday 2 November, 2013

‘I want to go to the press conferences’ – Dunphy on Keane’s Irish link

The controversial football pundit told RTÉ’s Saturday Sport that Martin O’Neill would be a good choice as Ireland manager.

Here’s how Twitter reacted to Ireland’s prospective appointment of Roy Keane and Martin O’Neill Twittersphere This post contains images

Here’s how Twitter reacted to Ireland’s prospective appointment of Roy Keane and Martin O’Neill

Annie West, Dion Fanning, Gary Lineker and others give their thoughts on last night’s shock news.

Keane and O’Neill scheduled for ITV duty in San Sebastian this week

The pair will be on the sidelines next to Adrian Chiles for Man Utd’s game with Real Sociedad.

# fai - Friday 1 November, 2013

POLL: Would Roy Keane and Martin O’Neill make a good management team? Party With Marty This post contains a poll

POLL: Would Roy Keane and Martin O’Neill make a good management team?

A stroke of genius or a recipe for disaster? You tell us.

The FAI has treated Mick McCarthy disrespectfully – Brian Kerr

The former Ireland boss also claims that the FAI met Martin O’Neill before the Sweden game.

# fai - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Ipswich: No contact from FAI about Mick McCarthy

Ray Houghton and Ruud Dokter due to brief FAI on manager search tomorrow.

Managerless Ireland schedule Aviva friendly with Latvia

The last home game of the year will be played on 15 November, it has been confirmed this afternoon.

# fai - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Trapattoni: ‘In a nation that doesn’t have its own football League, I think I did a good job’

‘I got to know an exceptional country, humble and also proud,’ said the Italian.

# fai - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Ruud Dokter: Dutchman trying to find best medicine for Irish football

FAI’s new High Performance Director met the media for the first time yesterday.

# fai - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Finding new manager will take time, says Ireland headhunter Ruud Dokter

Dokter and Ray Houghton continue their search for Giovanni Trapattoni’s replacement.

# fai - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Check out this brilliant short documentary on former LOI player Mark Rutherford

“McManaman’s a millionaire, Andy Cole’s a millionaire, I’m over here just paying my mortgage.”

King grasps opportunity to leave his mark on Ireland squad

With little to play for in the remaining two World Cup qualifiers, the new caretaker manager will attempt to make the most of his short time in charge.

# fai - Friday 27 September, 2013

A few words from the new Ireland (caretaker) manager

The FAI caught up with Kinger before he heads over to England to take in a few games.

# fai - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Opinion: Have the FAI gotten us into another fine mess?

Why appointing Noel King seems tantamount to snubbing Martin O’Neill.

Everything you wanted to know about Noel King but were afraid to ask

Including his four stints with Shamrock Rovers, beating Italy away and fond memories in the north of France.

# fai - Monday 23 September, 2013

Noel King appointed as Ireland caretaker manager

The FAI look set to delay bringing in a full-time manager until qualification for Euro 2016 begins.

# fai - Friday 20 September, 2013

Ireland confirmed as one of 32 possible hosts for Euro 2020

Host cities for the 60th anniversary tournament will be chosen in September of next year.

Ireland job? Give it to Keano, says Katie Taylor

Strong Cork bias as Taylor names Keane and Sonia O’Sullivan as her childhood heroes.

# fai - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Ireland’s Over 40s downed by Czech great Jan Koller

The legendary striker was the difference between the two sides over the weekend.

# fai - Monday 16 September, 2013

Opinion: Why Stephen Ireland deserves sympathy rather than scorn

The Stoke City midfielder has this week suggested he is considering a return to the international set-up.

# fai - Saturday 14 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach calls on Government to ‘look busy’: The week’s news skewed Not The News

Taoiseach calls on Government to ‘look busy’: The week’s news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: FAI looks for a manager who speaks English, Obama considers what to do about the Seanad, and Dáil reform ‘completely unnecessary’.

# fai - Friday 13 September, 2013

John Giles cares about the Boys in Green again

A week on from the defeat to Sweden, John Giles has rediscovered reason to be hopeful for Irish football.