Wednesday February 26, 2020

Tactical decisions for the FAI

John Delaney’s ‘near midnight’ resignation as FAI chief executive didn’t set a great tone for a sporting body in the throes of major reform. But the question is, who can?

6th October, 2019
John Delaney: his departure from the FAI came weeks before its agm Picture: Inpho

It ended as it began - with an evasion of media coverage, accusations of lack of transparency and more questions than answers. John Delaney’s resignation announcement at close to midnight last weekend with a reported €350,000 deal came just before the planned release of findings from a review of the organisation that he ran. It did not set a great tone for a body supposedly in the middle of major cultural reform.


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