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FAI Backtrack And Will Provide 100% Of Emergency Fund To Struggling Clubs

The FAI have backtracked on their original proposal for a €300,000 fund to be co-financed equally by themselves and the Professional Footballers Association of Ireland (PFAI).  Instead, the FAI will finance this €300,000 fund completely themselves. When the FAI originally announced the proposal, there was considerable outrage from the PFAI who were not consulted by the FAI over the idea. …

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FAI Confirm New 3,000-Seater Stadium For Drogheda

The FAI have confirmed that a new 3,000 seater stadium is to be built in Drogheda with scope to increase the capacity to 10,000. The stadium is part of Louth County Council’s plans for a Municipal Playing Pitch facility at North Drogheda which includes space for several full-size pitches and smaller artificial pitches, which will be accessible to the local community. Drogheda …

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PFAI Slams FAI Proposal As “Mind Boggling” And “Insulting”

The Professional Footballers Association of Ireland (PFAI) have released a statement tonight outlining their shock at what the FAI proposed to help solve the financial difficulties surrounding Irish clubs paying their players.  The FAI, this afternoon proposed that a €300,000 fund be created so that clubs can access this if they face financial difficulty which results in players not being …

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Bray Wanderers Pledge To Pay Outstanding Player Wages Imminently

Bray Wanderers have promised that all money owed to their playing staff will be paid on Thursday. The Premier Division side, who last night confirmed that manager Martin Russell had stepped down in the midst of a particularly turbulent period for the club, have not paid the players since May 25th – but have released a statement confirming that all …

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Bray Wanderers Players Release Statement Confirming Strike Action

Bray Wanderers’ playing staff have released a statement via the PFAI confirming their plans for industrial action. The Seagulls’ players have not been paid since May 25th as, for the second year running, financial problems have been a major issue at the Carlisle Grounds. Chairman Gerry Mulvey informed the players last week that they would be free to leave the club …

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Germany & Brazil Top Latest FIFA Rankings As Ireland Stay Put Despite Turkey Defeat

With the 2018 World Cup looming, defending champions Germany sit atop the FIFA world standings despite three draws and a defeat in their last four games. Germany drew 0-0 with England at Wembley, 2-2 with seventh-placed France in Cologne, 1-1 with eighth-placed Spain in Duesseldorf and were beaten by second-placed Brazil in Berlin two weeks ago. When Joachim Loew’s youthful …

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