John delaney

Gift Grub: FAI Tapes

As you’d imagine, Gift Grub’s take on the O’Neill/Keane appointment is simply superb.

Delaney: “Past is Irrelevant” as Ireland look to the Future

FAI Chief Executive John Delaney has confirmed that the appointment of Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane as the new Irish management is imminent with an unveiling expected on Saturday. Contracts are in the final stages of being drawn up. The fact that both are away on punditry duty with ITV has postponed the signing but everything should be in place by the weekend.

Where Have the Best Fans in The World Gone?

About three weeks ago Poland’s men’s volleyball team crashed out of the Olympic Games at the quarter-final stage. Odds on for the gold medal, their failure sparked a tidal wave of criticism at home. The debate soon turned to discussion of the Irish football fans as the Polish asked why they coudn’t follow the example set by the Green Army at Euro 2012. We wonder if they’d ask the same question this week.

JD and Spoke: Chief Reacts to Draw

John Delaney reflects on the 2014 World Cup draw for Ireland. The FAI chief also pointed out that Giovanni Trapattoni has coached in both Germany and Austria.

Having a Domestic: Delaney will Cough Up Sligo Euros

Such was FAI chief John Delaney’s desire to see Sligo Rovers host their upcoming Europa League tie at the Showgrounds, he has vowed to stump up his own money to ensure the stadium meets UEFA requirements.