“I see many opportunities for Irish football and I am looking forward to the coming years with the FAI.”

FAI High Performance Director, Ruud Dokter, has signed a new five year contract with the association intended to keep him in the position up until the(...)

The FAI are yet to confirm if Martin O’Neill has signed a new contract. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The new €2.5 million deal secured by Michael O’Neill from the Irish Football Association, some four months after his Northern Ireland side completed (...)

FAI CEO John Delaney has not done a press conference to which any and every soccer reporter could go for more than three years. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

First the good news . . . there is nothing in John Delaney’s introduction to the FAI’s newly released five-year Strategic Plan about the organisation (...)

Republic of Ireland fans will do well to gets tickets to support their side at Euro 16 in France. Photograph: Eric Luke.

Tickets to see the Republic of Ireland’s games at next summer’s European Championships in France were among the most sought after in the latest round(...)

Former Ireland manager Jack Charlton is introduced to the crowd before the game. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The lunchtime kick-off suggested that the Gardai would have had this game played at dawn if they’d had their way but they needn’t have worried; the cr(...)

Republic of Ireland fans can find tickets on the official Uefa website. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

With Uefa accepting applications for its final distribution of tickets and the FAI continuing to work on its end of the process, tickets to all of Ir(...)

Dundalk players celebrate after capturing the league title for the second time in a row. John Delaney described the league as the Irish game’s “problem child”. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Premier Division Airtricity League clubs have written to the FAI to say that they wish to be represented by a senior barrister in the consultation (...)

An overview of the Stadium Bilino Polje in Zenica. Photograph: Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images

Friday 13th will prove an unlucky date for over 200 Irish fans who will be unable to secure tickets for the upcoming first leg of the Republic of I(...)

John Delaney  speaks at the FAI agm. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The honour of giving the final speech at the FAI agm in Sligo last Saturday fell to the high performance director Ruud Dokter. A tall, slim Dutchma(...)

John Delaney and FAI executives at the FAI agm in Sligo.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Two years ago John Delaney declined to take questions from journalists at an FAI agm on the basis – he told delegates at the time – that it was not in(...)