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John Earley, head of the Schoolboys Football Association of Ireland (SFAI), has stood down. Photograph: Inpho

Moves for a plethora of governance reforms to be ratified at next month’s FAI AGM have suffered a set-back after the chairman of the association’s lar(...)

Republic of Ireland manager, Mick McCarthy says his team are not distracted by the ongoing crisis at the FAI. Photograph: Sportsfile

Mick McCarthy has dismissed the suggestion that the Irish players might be in any way affected by the ongoing crisis at the FAI with the Republic of I(...)

Noel Mooney, with John Delaney and   Fran Gavin in 2006. Mooney shares St Michael’s roots with the former FAI chief executive. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The cheery quotes from FAI president Donal Conway contained in the press release announcing that Noel Mooney would be taking a pivotal role in the ass(...)

Former FAI chief executive John Delaney. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Fifa will send representatives to Dublin next Wednesday to get a firsthand account of the governance crisis at the FAI, the association has confirmed.(...)

Interim FAI chief executive Rea Walshe will be part of the  governance review committee looking into how the association can be reformed. Photograph:   James Crombie/Inpho

Interim FAI chief executive Rea Walshe and current board member Niamh O’Donoghue are to be part of the five-person governance review committee which h(...)

Football in Ireland is facing a Catch-22 situation. The internal power for change lies with the delegates at general meetings. This is the body that a(...)

Sport Ireland chief executive John Treacy and chairman Kieran Mulvey. Photograph:   Nick Bradshaw

Notre Dame can count herself lucky. She might have lost her spire and her roof and seen centuries of history disappear in a couple of hours. But at le(...)

Former FAI chief executive John Delaney (centre) leaves Leinster House on Wednesday after appearing at the Oireachtas Sports Committee. Photo : Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

John Delaney’s future within the FAI remains under intense scrutiny and if, as is widely expected, he finally leaves the organisation, it will amount (...)

FAI president Donal Conway and FAI executive vice-president John Delaney arriving at Leinster House to give evidence to the Oireachtas Committee on Sport. Photograph:   Brian Lawless/PA Wire

FAI president Donal Conway told members of the Oireachtas Committee on Sport that the association’s current board would step aside if that was what it(...)

FAI executive vice-president John Delaney  arrives at Leinster House with representatives of the Football Association of Ireland . Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

For his own sake, it was just as well that John Delaney is such a shrinking violet. On Wednesday, the celebrity administrator bravely endured in sile(...)

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