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#Niall Quinn

# niall-quinn - Friday 7 February, 2020

2 weeks before the season starts, the League of Ireland's First Division remains mired in uncertainty

Two fixture lists have been released with question marks over the participation of Limerick and Shamrock Rovers II.

# niall-quinn - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Niall Quinn wants Irish football representatives making 'regular trips' to the Dáil

The former Ireland striker, along with his new colleagues at the FAI, have been tasked with reinvigorating the game in this country.

# niall-quinn - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Niall Quinn defends FAI's €30 million rescue package after Basketball Ireland criticism

The former Ireland striker has recently taken over as the association’s Interim Deputy CEO.

# niall-quinn - Friday 31 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Was the government right to give a bailout to the FAI? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Was the government right to give a bailout to the FAI?

Minister Shane Ross outlined the refinancing package for the troubled association yesterday.

FAI chief Owens explains process of hiring Niall Quinn and gives further clarity on salary

Quinn, meanwhile, compared the saving of the FAI from financial implosion favourably to his playing days.

# niall-quinn - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Quinn defers salary and will be paid 'a fraction of what the old gang were' in new FAI role

The Association’s latest recruit has also not put a time-frame on his interim role.

Niall Quinn appointed FAI Interim Deputy CEO

The former Arsenal striker has been heavily linked with a role in the association in recent months.

# niall-quinn - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Niall Quinn 'absolutely' rules himself out of being the FAI's next CEO

The former Irish striker is open to a role within the organisation, but it won’t be at the very top of the FAI.

# niall-quinn - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Independent chairperson to do 'thorough analysis' before deciding on FAI appointment

The arrival of four external members to the football body’s board has been made a priority by sports minister Shane Ross.

# niall-quinn - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

'The game here is devoid of ethic and its integrity is in tatters, but let's not waste this crisis'

Niall Quinn says there is no place for the old ‘Banana Republic FAI’ if the game in this country is to recover from the crisis currently engulfing it.

# niall-quinn - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Quinn's Visionary Group reject claims they have withdrawn interest in revamping League of Ireland

The Group are no longer involved in the FAI-organised process of reform, but remain open to working with clubs on a ‘ better future for the League of Ireland.’

# niall-quinn - Monday 7 October, 2019

Niall Quinn's group withdraw as FAI and clubs to meet about future of the League of Ireland

Kieran Lucid’s proposal for an all-island league remains on the table.

# niall-quinn - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

'Donal Conway said the two of us would be old and grey by the time the FAI changes' - Quinn Not Good Enough This post contains videos

'Donal Conway said the two of us would be old and grey by the time the FAI changes' - Quinn

The former Ireland international does not believe the association is ready to make a fresh start.

# niall-quinn - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

'It wasn't attractive. The old FAI is alive and well': Disillusioned Quinn withdraws interest in director role In With The Old This post contains videos

'It wasn't attractive. The old FAI is alive and well': Disillusioned Quinn withdraws interest in director role

‘The current president, having been involved in the previous regime, has hardly come out of it as a shining light,’ added Brian Kerr.

# niall-quinn - Monday 15 July, 2019

FAI open to All-Ireland league 'if it's the right thing for clubs'

Kieran Lucid’s plan received positive feedback at a two-day National League strategic planning convention at the weekend.

# niall-quinn - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Quinn: 'If governance proposals aren't followed I'd be afraid of where Irish football goes next'

The former Ireland international went on to say that constructive talks had been held between his consortium and League of Ireland clubs.

# niall-quinn - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

'My first memory is being so gutted to miss out... Man City wouldn't let me play'

Niall Quinn felt he was fit to play in the 1994 World Cup, but his club thought otherwise.

# niall-quinn - Friday 31 May, 2019

10 key points from Niall Quinn's plan to rejuvenate Irish football

The report was unveiled during an event in Dublin’s Mansion House today.

The FAI needs a full-time executive board with appropriate governance... not a social club

Today Shane Ross hosts a stakeholder event to kick-off a transformation of Irish football. Expect a lot of what, a little how and even less why, writes John O’Sullivan.

# niall-quinn - Monday 22 April, 2019

‘They don’t care about anyone but themselves’ – Ex-Ireland international hits out at FAI

Dave Langan has criticised the organisation and says Niall Quinn is the man to bring about change.

# niall-quinn - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Niall Quinn says renaming the FAI might help reform the organisation and 'regain trust' Fai Overhaul

Niall Quinn says renaming the FAI might help reform the organisation and 'regain trust'

Quinn met with politicians and members of the local football groups in Leinster House today.

# niall-quinn - Sunday 31 March, 2019

A former Ireland international on why the FAI needs drastic change

Gareth Farrelly believes there are institutional issues within the organisation.

# niall-quinn - Monday 25 March, 2019

'Anyone going in there will have a huge shadow over them' - Niall Quinn rules out applying for FAI CEO job No Dice This post contains videos

'Anyone going in there will have a huge shadow over them' - Niall Quinn rules out applying for FAI CEO job

John Delaney stepped down from the position on Saturday.

# niall-quinn - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

'It's an embarrassment' - Kilbane slams FAI award for Declan Rice Not Happy This post contains videos

'It's an embarrassment' - Kilbane slams FAI award for Declan Rice

The West Ham star was named the 2018 Young the Player of the year after recently declaring for England.

# niall-quinn - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Sports minister Griffin says Niall Quinn's proposal for Irish football is a 'matter for the FAI'

Quinn has ambitions of attracting state funding for his proposal, but he must first meet with the FAI.

# niall-quinn - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

'This is not an anti-FAI crusade' - Niall Quinn furthers plan to change Irish football

The former Irish striker spoke of his ambitions for the game here at a public meeting in Dublin last night.

# niall-quinn - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Former Ireland players Quinlan and Quinn to sit on new commercial board for Tipperary GAA

An event to celebrate Tipperary hurling will be held at the Mansion House in Dublin on 10 April.

# niall-quinn - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Don't expect Niall Quinn to be a white knight for the League of Ireland

The former Ireland international’s proposals are not encouraging, writes John O’Sullivan.

# niall-quinn - Saturday 25 August, 2018

'They had this God that they looked up to in Georgi Kinkladze, but the team got relegated twice'

Ex-Ireland striker Niall Quinn on how times have changed at his former club and his reasons for getting back into punditry.

# niall-quinn - Thursday 23 August, 2018

'It is a defining moment. This is the first club that has paid a lot of money for a kid then allowed him to stay in Ireland'

Niall Quinn has hailed the decision of Man City-bound Gavin Bazunu to stay in Dublin to complete the Leaving Cert.

Niall Quinn returns to punditry as part of Virgin Media Sport's line-up

The former Ireland striker left his role with Sky Sports last summer.

# niall-quinn - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

'It’s not me' - Quinn shoots down speculation of Sunderland takeover

The ex-Black Cats chairman was linked with a return to the struggling Championship club earlier this week.

# niall-quinn - Monday 26 March, 2018

Niall Quinn in Sunderland takeover talks - report

The former Black Cats chairman has spoken to current owner Ellis Short about returning with a new consortium.

# niall-quinn - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Niall Quinn quits role as Sky Sports pundit

The former Ireland striker is stepping away from the job to concentrate on a business opportunity.

# niall-quinn - Saturday 10 June, 2017

'Irish people were not as comfortable with the English as they are today' Inspiration This post contains videos

'Irish people were not as comfortable with the English as they are today'

Journalist and author Colin Young chats to The42 about Jack Charlton’s place in Irish football’s history.

# niall-quinn - Friday 12 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Richie Sadlier says he contemplated suicide after injuries forced him to retire at 24 Richie Sadlier

Richie Sadlier says he contemplated suicide after injuries forced him to retire at 24

“I retired in the first week of September. By December, I had contacted a solicitor. I had started writing a will.”

# niall-quinn - Saturday 8 April, 2017

# niall-quinn - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Ex-Ireland striker calls on feuding O'Neill and Koeman to bury the hatchet

The two managers have been involved in an ongoing dispute over James McCarthy.

'Hopefully Seamus looks at what people like me did and realises there's a way back from this'

Former Ireland striker Niall Quinn is upbeat that the current captain can return for next year’s World Cup finals — provided the team qualifies.

# niall-quinn - Saturday 24 December, 2016

'In my kindest calculations, I hadn't got Ireland in this position. It's a fantastic place to be'

Former striker and Sky Sports pundit Niall Quinn has seen this group of players grow and mature under Martin O’Neill.

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