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Frank Murphy & John Delaney – Brothers In Arms?

The Football Association of Ireland recently endured a much publicised controversy, spearheaded by Chief Executive John Delaney. This was quickly been followed by the confirmation of the redevelopment of Pairc Ui Chaoimh, which was controversial to some GAA folk. This sparked a question at Pundit Arena. Could similarities be drawn between the chief executive of the FAI, John Delaney, and …

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AUDIO: We Look At The Delaney Decade

John Delaney celebrates his ten year anniversary as the FAI Chief Executive this month. We take a look at the Delaney Decade. Sean Curtin narrates. Check it out on our Pundit Arena YouTube channel: Or listen to it on SoundCloud: The Delaney Decade was scripted and produced by Richard Barrett, Sean Curtin and Rob Lyons.

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5 Financial Figures That Define A Decade of Delaney

As we reach the ten year anniversary of one of Ireland’s most controversial figures, we examine the numbers that have defined the John Delaney Decade.   1. €360,000 It’s funny really. Ireland is still paying back for the ineptitude, corruption and mistakes of its bankers six years on from the 2008 crash. For a subject that boils the blood of the …

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10 Years Of John Delaney: How Has The LOI Changed?

For the last ten years John Delaney has taken the reins as the Chief Executive of the Football Association of Ireland. It’s been a tenure in which the national side has at times prospered and punched above its weight. For an island with a population of just over 4.5 million people, albeit with the ‘granny’ rule coming into play, Ireland …

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John Delaney: A LOI Fan’s Perspective

Resident League of Ireland writer Rob Lyons gives his take on the current furore that has engulfed John Delaney.   Where does one start with John Delaney? The obvious place for a League of Ireland fan is at the FAI Chief Executive’s hefty salary of €360,000. The questionable justification by the FAI of John Delaney’s exorbitant wage is a real sticking point …

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10 Times Roy Keane Broke The Internet

Roy Keane has today relinquished his post as assistant manager of Aston Villa and with the onslaught of media coverage which will inevitably surround the former Manchester United player we’ve decided to look chronologically at 10 times in the past where Roy Keane has ‘broke the internet’. 10. Keane hits out at Manchester United fans Following a Champions League clash against …

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Roy Keane: ‘It Isn’t Fair To Either Villa Or Ireland’

Breaking news has been filtering through of Roy Keane’s departure from Aston Villa as assistant manager and quoted on Irishtimes.com Keane explains how the two roles were becoming too much of a strain. “Ultimately, my roles with Villa and Ireland and combining my commitment to these have become too much,” “I’d like to thank Paul for giving me a great opportunity to …

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Breaking: Roy Keane Leaves Aston Villa

Aston Villa assistant manager Roy Keane has left his post with ‘immediate effect’ the club have announced on Twitter. Roy Keane has relinquished his role as #AVFC assistant manager with immediate effect. Full details to follow on our website. — Aston Villa FC (@AVFCOfficial) November 28, 2014 Keane, who is also Martin O’Neill’s assistant with the Republic of Ireland leaves the …

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FIFA World Rankings: Republic Of Ireland Stay At 61

The latest FIFA World rankings are out and the Republic of Ireland stick at number 61, now sandwiched by Egypt at 60 and Zambia at 62.  This may not sound very good but Ireland had risen to 61 last month from 66 in August and 62 in September, following a drop from 42 down to 67 between 2012 and 2013. …

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Ireland To Debut At Amputee Football World Cup

Ireland are set to compete in their first ever Amputee Football World Cup, which is being hosted in Culican, Mexico and kicks-off in just five days time.  The eight day tournament will see Ireland make their debut in the Amputee World Cup. Ireland will be up against 22 other countries, including the current World Champions Uzbechistan. Ireland are set to fly out to Mexico on the 28th of …

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