Ross takes aim at Delaney and ‘dysfunctional’ FAI

The former Minister for Sport’s account of his time in government also describes former FAI boss John Delaney as ‘a politician masking as a chief executive’

1st November, 2020
Ross takes aim at Delaney and ‘dysfunctional’ FAI
The former Minister for Sport’s account of his time in government also describes former FAI boss John Delaney as ‘a politician masking as a chief executive’

The Football Association of Ireland was rotten at the top and in the grip of greed and inefficiency, according to former Minister for Sport Shane Ross.

“Irish football was dysfunctional,” he writes in a newly-published book. “At the bottom it flourished on a shoestring. At the top it rotted in the grip of an unseen malaise of greed and inefficiency.”

In Bed With the Blueshirts, an account of his time in...

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