FAI chief executive John Delaney: was recently awarded a contract extension to 2020. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

In a statement released by the FAI, its president Tony Fitzgerald says that the organisation’s board is entirely happy with the way chief executive(...)

Christy Fagan scores for St Patrick’s Athletic during the FAI Ford Cup Final against Derry City at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Derry City 0 St Patrick’s Athletic 2 In a league the size of Ireland’s and with the Dubliners generally up there amongst the better teams, sometimes t(...)

Derry City manager Peter Hutton: has played his cards close to his chest in the run-up to the FAI Cup final against St Patrick’s Athletic. Photo: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

If they accepted the league table was really a true reflection of the difference between the two teams in tomorrow’s Ford FAI Cup final then Derry Cit(...)

Prolific St Patrick’s Athletic striker hopes to help his side beat Derry City and win FAI Cup final. Photograph: Inpho.

All that talk from managers about “projects” in football could throw you when you meet St Patrick’s Athletic winger Conan Byrne these days. The(...)

Derry City manager Peter Hutton: played over 600 games for the Candystripes in an honour-laden career. Photo: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

Far from being daunted by it, players should look to write themselves into their club’s history; that’s been Liam Buckley’s message to everyone at St(...)

St Patrick’s Athletic manager Liam Buckley at Richmond Park. “As a footballer, you want to be at the cutting edge of the league, or in semi-finals or finals of cups,” he says.  Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic manager Liam Buckley insists t the club’s remarkable run of FAI Cup final defeats will be only become a talking point within th(...)

St Patrick’s Athletic’s   Sean Hoare scores their second goal during the FAI Ford Cup semi-final against Finn Harps at  Richmond Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 6 Finn Harps 1If Finn Harps and their supporters had travelled to Dublin hoping against hope that the romance of the cup might m(...)

Finn Harps American midfielder Pat McCann (right) in action against Shelbourne. McCann is excited about the prospect of being involved in what will be his biggest game for the club since arriving in Ballybofey a little over a year ago. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic will be without Greg Bolger and Aaron Greene for the first of tomorrow’s semi-finals, with the pair suspended and cup-tied resp(...)

Limerick FC striker  Rory Gaffney with his SSE Airtricity/SWAI Player of the Month Award for August at Thomond Park, Limerick. Photo:  Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

Conan Byrne wants St Patrick’s Athletic’s form and focus to ensure they move a major step closer to securing a European place next summer when Shamroc(...)

Derry City manager Peter Hutton (left) and his Shamrock Rovers counterpart Pat Fenlon at yesterday’s FAI Ford Cup semi-final draw. Photograph: Inpho.

The Shamrock Rovers manager, Pat Fenlon, has led calls for the reintroduction of neutral venues for the FAI Ford Cup semi-finals despite his side las(...)