FIFA Steps Firmly into FAI Crisis

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We have been writing about the threat of this consistently since April. We have been shouted down by a number of commentators saying that it was scaremongering and would never happen. We have outlined exactly the provisions detailed in the letter received by the FAI this evening. As lately as this week, in response to Minister Ross’s letter, we suggested that the threat was once again real and present. Continue reading

FAI Pushes Back on Minister

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Were it not for the fact of Dublin being an integral part of the EURO2020 Finals next year yesterday’s move on the FAI might have drawn a yellow card from the international bodies.  Bearing in mind that a red card would be the suspension of the Republic of Ireland from international competition at every level, something which is unlikely but still not impossible. Continue reading