Business of Sport : FAI left at a disadVantage as ten-year ticket deal turns sour

Six years after being launched in a blaze of publicity, the FAI's ten-year premium corporate tickets scheme has fallen hopelessly flat, writes John Fallon.

24th August, 2014

What began in lavish surrounds between the Football Association of Ireland and International Stadia Group (ISG) as a united front to transform the rebuilt Lansdowne Road stadium into a cash cow for Irish football is heading towards a High Court battle between the now warring factions in February.

Back in September 2008, the top floor of the Watermarque Building in Dublin, overlooking the half-built stadium, provided the setting for business leaders to mix freely with...

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