Wednesday September 23, 2020

What’s the score at the FAI?

John Delaney’s €100,000 loan to his own employer has focused attention on how Irish football’s governing body is run, writes Róisín Burke

24th March, 2019
John Delaney, chief executive, FAI Picture: INPHO

The exposure of the secret loan of €100,000 by John Delaney to his own employer, despite the FAI boss’s rush to the courts to stop it being revealed, has served only to pique already high interest in how the organisation behind the most-played sport in the country is run.

There have been accusations of poor governance and lack of transparency, and recent events have done nothing to assuage concerns.

The FAI has received...

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