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Eircom League posts poor results

It has tackled one crisis after another with little public support and even less cash, writes Ian Kehoe.

17th February, 2007

Two years ago, the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) hired Scottish sports consultants Genesis to take a hard look at the Eircom League.

Genesis had previously recommended a root-and-branch review of the FAI itself, and the association was hoping it could work some more magic on Ireland’s ailing domestic soccer league.

For the 22 clubs in the league, the Genesis report made for some uncomfortable reading. It concluded that the league was a...

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