Fri, 19 Jun, 2020
Mon, 18 May, 2020
Notice was given that the 2020 AGM will take place on July 25 next year in Ballybrit, Co Galway – which, given the extent of the FAI’s current crisis, felt like a major act of faith.
Sun, 29 Dec, 2019
The new Football Association of Ireland board is set to have its first female director after the Schoolboys FAI (SFAI) last night proposed Ursula Scully as their nominee to replace John Earley.
Fri, 20 Dec, 2019
The FAI’s executive lead Paul Cooke tonight refused to deny a claim by Sports Minister Shane Ross that the association have sought a bailout of over €10m.
Mon, 16 Dec, 2019
The change of guard on the the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) board will continue in the coming weeks as Paddy Dempsey is set to replace John Earley as the schoolboys' sector delegate.
Sat, 14 Dec, 2019
The schoolboys’ clubs responsible for nurturing exciting starlets like Troy Parrott and Aaron Connolly want the FAI to ditch the U13 National League after just one season.
Fri, 13 Dec, 2019
You’d almost feel sorry for Donal Conway.
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019
Niall Quinn has slammed the FAI’s reform bid, claiming he’s no interest in joining the new board.
Tue, 27 Aug, 2019
FAI board member John Earley is pleading with Minister Shane Ross not to punish Irish football for the mistakes of the past.
Thu, 01 Aug, 2019
Neal Horgan says the FAI must open up in order to renew trust and confidence.
Sat, 20 Jul, 2019
The numbers are not adding up for the FAI in their bid to push through governance reforms next month to restore state funding.
Mon, 24 Jun, 2019
Radical changes in the make-up of the FAI board and council are imminent after the governance review committee today published their report at Abbotstown.
Fri, 21 Jun, 2019
John Earley, chairman of the Schoolboys Football Association of Ireland (SFAI), has resigned from the board of the FAI.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
Fifa are believed to have underlined the importance they attach to the autonomy of their member associations in their discussions with Sport Ireland yesterday.
Fri, 17 May, 2019
A dispute in Cork schoolboy football over an over-age player is set for a costly arbitration case.
Mon, 14 Dec, 2015
An investigation has been launched after a 22-year-old referee was assaulted by an adult at an U15s Dublin schoolboys football match at the weekend.
Tue, 27 Oct, 2015
Joe Corcoran used to like to be known as a mere postman with a passion for football but he was so much more.
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015
The FAI last night paid tribute to board member Tim Fitzgerald who passed away at the Mercy Hospital in Cork after a recent battle with illness.
Mon, 02 Feb, 2015
Summer soccer may well become the norm in Ireland as the FAI are proposing to switch all underage leagues from the traditional season in 2016.
Sat, 20 Dec, 2014
Schoolboy football will have a voice at the FAI top table for the first time since 2007, after Schoolboys FAI (SFAI) chairman Tim Fitzgerald was voted onto the association’s 10-man board.
Fri, 29 Aug, 2014
For Belgium the penny dropped in 2000 while Germany’s nadir arrived four years later but both have shown Ireland there’s plenty to be gained by recognising the inherent faults of their football systems.
Sat, 19 Jul, 2014
FAI chief executive John Delaney last night admitted Ireland’s proposed United States summer tour is in jeopardy.
Tue, 04 Mar, 2014
Growing anger amongst Cork schoolboy clubs with the FAI has morphed into action as they last night withdrew from the Schoolboy Football Association of Ireland (SFAI) cups.
Sat, 01 Feb, 2014
The debacle over the Schoolboys Football Association of Ireland (SFAI) national cups is set to continue after the Cork League last night withdrew their co-operation.
Fri, 17 Jan, 2014
Continued infighting within Irish football appears inevitable after the FAI narrowly succeeded yesterday in having their first-ever rule on restricting the movement of players passed at an emergency general meeting in Dublin.
Wed, 18 Sep, 2013
Members of the Schoolboy Football Association of Ireland (SFAI) have voted unanimously to alter the sanctions imposed on teams caught in breach of its 50km rule at an EGM in Galway at the weekend.
Mon, 16 Sep, 2013
Quite why it takes a crisis at senior international level to trigger calls for an overhaul of a grassroots system that has for years been dysfunctional must be unique to Ireland.
Wed, 11 Sep, 2013
A leading schoolboy football official threatened to enlist Gardaí intervention when he was ordered to leave a meeting of all 32 underage leagues in Ireland on Saturday.
Mon, 02 Sep, 2013
IT sounds like there won’t be too much fun in the sun for Ireland’s footballers in May.
Thu, 30 Mar, 2006
THERE will be no glamour tie against the French for the young U-12 Irish team at the Danone Nations Cup World Finals in Lyon, unless they make it through to the quarter-finals.
Fri, 02 Sep, 2005
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