Donal Conway: by April 15th he was sitting across a table from his long-time friend at an airport hotel, attempting to negotiate the first stage of Delaney’s exit from the organisation. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

If there is one thing everyone seems agreed upon ahead of this weekend’s FAI AGM in Trim it is that the current crisis at the association has been th(...)

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 with executive vice president John Delaney. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The FAI has had Dublin accountancy firm Grant Thornton onsite at Abbotstown for the past week to review its “books, records and ledgers”, the associat(...)

 John Delaney will appear before an Oireachtas committee to face questions about a €100,000 loan he gave the organisation in 2017. Photograph: ©INPHO/ James Crombie

The Football Association of Ireland (FAI)’s failure to notify authorities of former chief executive John Delaney’s loan to the organisation did not ob(...)

FAI chief executive John Delaney with new manager Mick McCarthy. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The FAI are to stage an emergency general meeting in February to introduce term limits on their all-powerful board. Seven of the FAI’s 11-person comm(...)