Government happy to leave FAI to own devices despite controversy

The government is happy to take a hands-off role with the FAI despite the organisation coming in for heavy criticism.

27th July, 2013
John Delaney.

The government is happy to take a hands-off role with the Football Association of Ireland despite the organisation coming in for heavy criticism after chief executive John Delaney refused to answer press questions about the association's finances.

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport told *The Sunday Business Post* that the finances of the FAI were "an internal matter for them".

The FAI faces a tough task to pay back its debt by its self-imposed...

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