Martin O’Neill: “There’s a fairly decent chance he might have had a few caps for us before he actually makes his debut for England considering the way he’s playing but he said he wanted to play for England and that has remained the same. Fine, if that’s the case.”

Martin O’Neill says he has given up any hope of Tottenham striker Harry Kane playing for Ireland but insists he is still exploring a number of other (...)

FAI chief executive John Delaney has said the saga over when the 2022 Qatar World Cup will be played has been damaging for Fifa. (Photograph: David Maher / SPORTSFILE)

FAI chief executive John Delaney has said the debate over what time of year the 2022 Qatar World Cup will be played has been damaging for Fifa. A Fifa(...)

FAI CEO John Delaney, at 47, won’t be affected by the age limit for senior council members for a while yet.

EMMET MALONE Soccer Correspondent Eight months after the rules were similarly changed so as to allow a number of the association’s officer board to e(...)

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill is delighted assistant manager Roy Keane has committed fully to his role with the national side after leaving his position as Paul Lambert’s number two

Ireland boss Martin O’Neill has expressed his “delight” over assistant manager Roy Keane opting to leave his position as Paul Lambert’s number two at (...)

Republic of Ireland assistant manager has reportedly been involved in an altercation with a fan at the team hotel ahead of Friday night’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Scotland in Glasgow.
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  • November 13, 2014, 08:01

Dominating today’s headlines is the news Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane was involved in an altercation with a supporter at the team h(...)

Cyrus Christie qualifies for Ireland through his grandmother, who now lives in England but grew up in Dublin’s North Wall, and whom Christie used to visit when she lived in Clontarf and Kildare. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

EMMET MALONE Quite how Cyrus Christie made it this far without being more actively engaged by the FAI seems something of a mystery as he stands pitch(...)

The Uefa Europa League Trophy is pictured at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, on May 18th, 2011, before the match between Portuguese teams FC Porto and SC Braga. Photograph: Miguel Riopa/AFP/Getty Images

More than a decade after their bid with Scotland to host Euro 2008 went down in flames, the FAI are back in Geneva, rather more hopeful of having some(...)

FAI chief executive John Delaney addresses delegates to the FAI’s agm at the Radisson Blu hotel in Athlone. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

The FAI have declined to respond to questions asked over the weekend concerning their new mortgage on the Aviva Stadium, the dramatic cut to the price(...)

FAI Chief executive John Delaney (second left) presents the Aviva club of the year award to David Tully, Chairman of Trim Celtic AFC with Gerry Gorman (left), Secretary of the Meath and District Leagues and Justin Burke (right), Meath and District League PRO. Photograph: Sportsfile

The FAI has slashed the price of its 10 year tickets for the best premium seats in the Aviva stadium with its new Club Ireland package costing €4,933,(...)

FAI CEO John Delaney with, from left, Donal Conway, FAI and chairman of the judging panel for the Aviva FAI Club of the Year, David Cummins, PRO Manor Rangers, Co Leitrim, and Mark Russell, Aviva. Photo: David Maher/Sportsfile

The Irish branch of the “football family” will gather in Athlone this afternoon for the FAI’s AGM which will be John Delaney’s 10th as chief executive(...)