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Matt Doherty Ruled Out Of Upcoming Fixtures Through Injury

The FAI have confirmed that Republic Of Ireland defender, Matt Doherty, has been ruled out of the upcoming clashes against Northern Ireland and Denmark after picking up a facial injury on club duty.  Doherty featured for Wolves at the weekend in their Premier League draw with Arsenal. However, in the closing stages of the game, Doherty fell to the floor …

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Report: FAI & IFA Set To Host European U21 Championships

Ireland and Northern Ireland look set to co-host the Under 21s European Championship in either 2021 or 2023 according to reports. Daniel McDonnell of the Independent.ie is reporting that the meeting between the FAI chief executive John Delaney and his IFA counterpart Patrick Nelson will have the announcement of the tournament at the top of the agenda. The pair are in …

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“We Spoke Like Men” – Arter Gives Insight Into “Resolved” Keane Dispute

Irish midfielder Harry Arter has revealed that he and assistant manager Roy Keane have put their issues behind them with the Cardiff City man insisting the pair “spoke like men” to resolve the tension. Arter and Keane had a hugely publicised row over the summer which led to the 28-year-old making himself unavailable for international selection. The Cardiff City man …

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FAI Welcomes DCC Plans For Dalymount Park Redevelopment

The FAI have welcomed the plans made by Dublin City Council to redevelop Dublin’s Dalymount Park into a 6000-seater arena. Wrenbridge Sport Ltd were engaged by Dublin City Council to complete a detailed appraisal of the Dalymount Park Redevelopment Options. All relevant stakeholders including the two clubs, Bohemian FC, Shelbourne FC, Football Association of Ireland, and a number of local …

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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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