# John Delaney

This year
Court dismisses former FAI chief John Delaney's appeal over CEA's access to seized documents
The former FAI chief had claimed that the documents were covered by Legal Professional Privilege.
Court dismisses former FAI chief John Delaney's appeal over CEA's access to seized documents
The former FAI chief had claimed that the documents were covered by Legal Professional Privilege.
Ryan Tubridy's Public Accounts Committee appearance most viewed Oireachtas event ever
Before the RTÉ debacle made its way into the Houses of the Oireachtas, the John Delaney and FAI saga was one of the most viewed events on Oireachtas TV.
Court to rule at later date on former FAI CEO John Delaney's appeal over seized documents
The court did not say when it would rule on the appeal.
Court to rule at later date on former FAI CEO John Delaney's appeal over seized documents
The court did not say when it would rule on the appeal.
Remembering the tumultuous reign and assessing the legacy of FAI Chairman Roy Barrett
Barrett was appointed to deal with the wreckage left after John Delaney’s exit, and announced this week that he he is stepping away from the role.
Last year
Court rules against John Delaney in claim over documents seized from FAI by ODCE
He argued that the Corporate Watchdog was not entitled to use just over 1,100 documents relating to him from the FAI
Hearing of outstanding issues between Delaney and ODCE may not take place for months
The Judge today expressed the court’s strong desire to bring the matter to a conclusion.
All time
'Steve Staunton is an icon of Irish football and will always be' - remembering Stan's remarkable reign
The young Boys in Green boss dealt with controversies, landmark defeats and media battles.
John Delaney directed to provide ODCE with certain details about litigation
Justice Leonie Reynolds gave Delaney two weeks to provide the ODCE with the information.
ODCE may make submissions on 1,100 documents John Delaney claims are covered by legal privilege
Mr Delaney says the material cannot be used as part of the investigation because they are covered by Legal Professional Privilege (LPP).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An A-Z of the Irish football year in 2020
We run through what has been a fairly desperate 12 months for Irish football, on and off the pitch.
FAI paying Mike Ashley's Sports Direct €100,000 a month until October 2025
The Association’s dreadful financial position was outlined in an Annual General Meeting today.
'Ireland’s leading goalscorer and all-time caps holder had been spectacularly snubbed'
Read an extract from the acclaimed ‘Champagne Football’.
'We were very much on the wrong side of the Delaney ire for a number of years'
In part two of our series looking at the impact of the old FAI, we chat to Stuart Gilhooly of the PFAI.
‘Did I regret resigning? No, I couldn’t survive in that environment’ - John Delaney's predecessor
In part one of our series on the legacy of the old FAI one year on from when the extent of its financial issues were revealed, we chat to ex-General Secretary Brendan Menton.
FAI post loss of €5 million for 2019 and show debts of almost €70 million in grim set of accounts
Chairperson Roy Barrett says the figures show ‘how deep that pain runs throughout our game.’
High Court rules that John Delaney must examine documents seized by ODCE by mid-January
The court has been asked by the ODCE to determine if some files are covered by legal professional privilege.
Michael Healy-Rae apologises for supporting John Delaney during 2019 Oireachtas appearance
The Kerry TD said in April 2019 that he was “quite confident” that Delaney could only be accused of being “passionately committed to his job”.
Champagne Football among six-strong shortlist for Sports Book of the Year
The42′s Niall Kelly has also been nominated for his work on Barry Geraghty’s autobiography ‘True Colours’.
ODCE objects to John Delaney getting extra time to complete file inspection process
The matter will return before the High Court in two weeks’ time.
Go inside John Delaney's FAI with Champagne Football on TV tonight
The show will air at 9pm on Virgin Media.
'In some ways, he was somebody who was desperate to be loved by everybody'
Mark Tighe and Paul Rowan, authors of the remarkable Champagne Football, are our guests on this week’s Behind the Lines.
John Delaney seeks extra time to inspect documents seized by ODCE
Documents and a digital device containing 270,000 files were seized from the FAI’s offices last February.
FAI send Mazars report to Gardaí and ODCE
The report was commissioned in April 2019.
Ex FAI boss John Delaney living and working abroad, court hears
The ODCE reached an agreement with Delaney over how the inspection of certain documents and emails seized from the association is to be conducted.
20 years of drama in Irish football, Chapter 1: the rise and fall of John Delaney
In the first in the series, Garry Doyle speaks to figures in the game about the man who rose to become chief executive and oversaw the Association for almost a decade and a half.
Quiz: How well do you remember John Delaney and the FAI's infamous Oireachtas appearance?
It’s a year today since the remarkable theatre that proved so damaging to the now-former FAI regime.
Why have we stopped producing top-level players? Ireland needs a new philosophy
Irish football requires a new plan if this decade is to be better than the last one.