Tuesday January 21, 2020

Keeping score at the FAI: how one director spoke out early on

FAI director flagged ‘grave’ financial and governance concerns well over a decade ago

5th January, 2020
Donal Conway and Paul Cooke take questions during the FAI post-agm press conference last Sunday Picture: INPHO

The former Football Association of Ireland director and League of Ireland chairman who took Deloitte to task over its role as auditor at last week’s Annual General Meeting raised what he viewed as serious financial and governance concerns when he was a board member.

Dublin solicitor Brendan Dillon wrote a stinging letter to the FAI at the time, questioning gaps between financials reported to the board versus reality, concerns over expenses, how grants...

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