Rescue plan for football would separate elite from grassroots
The FAI’s desperate financial crisis could see a new government-funded body administering football at community level in a plan that has the backing of Niall Quinn and Brian Kerr
As the FAI looks for a route out of the crisis caused by John Delaney’s tenure, a group working to save Irish football has offered a Nama-like solution.
The proposal was devised by FAI staff members, player representatives, politicians and supporters while it has the backing of Niall Quinn and Brian Kerr. It envisages that the state should provide €10 million a year for a new body that would solely govern grassroots and...
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