As exits go, this one had it all. The nation watched as Roy Keane and Mick McCarthy verbally sparred on the island of Saipan before the Ireland captain packed his bags and headed home. Keane was furious with the manager, the preparation for the tournament and the general organisation within the FAI.
In the aftermath of his departure, the FAI turned to Scottish consultancy company Genesis, to provide a blueprint for reforming the organisation.
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