FAI - SHENANIGANS!!

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  1. Apr 9, 2019
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    Eyepopper Lowering the tone since 2006

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    Haven't seen it being discussed elsewhere...

    tl;dr - it looks like some seriously shady shit has been going on in the FAI (shocked face!), to the point that their funding has been withdrawn and the board is being hauled in front of a government committee tomorrow to explain.

    Popcorn at the ready tomorrow.
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  2. Apr 9, 2019
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    AaronRedDevil New Member

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    The cracks of Irish football has been there for years. Not much money going in and we are counting on footballers that should be retired. There's barely even a set up anymore Or any real quality. The FAI are corrupted as feck. Filling there own pockets and barely any of it probably goes into the structure.
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    padr81 Mr. MoneyBags

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    Corrupt shitty organisation that couldn't organize a piss up in a brewery.
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    sullydnl Ross Kemp's caf ID

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    Corrupt as feck.
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    Samid follows Pogue around, fixing his images

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    I'd raid TBP's farm if I was the Irish police.
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    Massive Spanner Thinks Geoff Shreeves has one

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    Delaney is a scumbag. It's been blatant for years that he's corrupt.
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    Bill Hartzia New Member

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    As has the craic.
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    Aboutreika18 Full Member

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    Organising a piss up is probably one of the few things the FAI is actually competent at. :p
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    Rory 7 Full Member

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    Delaney should have been put after the Aviva debt fiasco. Same old same old with the FAI. Chancers.
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    A woman scorned...
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    Grylte "nothing wrong with some friendly incest, bro"

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    Nick7 Full Member

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    Hopefully they tear the FAI apart.
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    Valar Morghulis Full Member

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    He's a great lad, he bought me a pint.

    Down with this sort of thing.
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    Eyepopper Lowering the tone since 2006

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    Charlie Foley Full Member

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    :lol:
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    What’s happening today is both utterly extraordinary and, sadly, entirely what you would have expected the FAI to do. What’s becoming clear, though, is they won’t all survive this and they’re now all trying to circle the same wagons that they’re trying to throw each other under the wheels of.
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    Charlie Foley Full Member

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    Roy Keane was right.

    No one with any sense can have any hope for that committee hearing, surely. Same old same old from these corrupt wankers
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    sullydnl Ross Kemp's caf ID

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    Eyepopper Lowering the tone since 2006

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    "What's that lads?

    There's going to be an audit?

    OK, OK, I resign!"

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    Red00012 Full Member

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    He’s offers to step aside while an enquiry begins, I wonder does he get to max the credit card while he steps aside . What a decent guy.
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    Still ill Fantasy Football Champ 2018

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    Ironic that the most noteworthy item on his breathtaking expenses list should be for laundering.
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    Zebs Clare Bald'ings Daughter

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    Looks like they'll all be gone. Rejoice!
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    Mr Anderson Eats, shoots, leaves

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    All as corrupt as each other. feck them out and hang them to dry, make us as transparent as possible. Dickheads thinking they have a easy number.
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    Bastian Full Member

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    Has Keane commented on this at all :D
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    The hits just keep on coming

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    Tick tock

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    Pretty extraordinary stuff. SIPTU is seeking a meeting with Shane Ross, as it believes there's a chance the FAI will be insolvent within weeks.


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    Pogue Mahone Poster of the year 2008

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    Oh man. This is such a fecking shambles.

    I've recently become fixture secretary for my son's club, which involves a lot of dealing with the DDSL (biggest schoolboy football league in Ireland) and they are astonishingly inept. Mainly because it's entirely run by volunteers, who are all trying to organise the league in their free time away from their day jobs. A competition that features well over 100 different leagues, with 120 different clubs competing in it. Chronically under-funded and utterly chaotic.

    The difference between the way football and rugby is run in Ireland is incredible. Yet both organisations had the same turnover when Delaney was appointed. Now we have one organisation punching way above it's weight in international competition, with a conveyor belt of young stars coming out of locally based clubs. And the other... well... isn't.

    How the feck did it all go so wrong?
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    Champagne Football Full Member

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    Will be fascinating to see how this all ends. JD is well crafted in the arts of covering his tracks and deflecting blame, so wouldn't be surprised if he gets out of this one somehow.
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    The whole thing was so utterly inevitable as soon as the funding was suspended. I suspect SIPTU might be shining it on a touch, as they need to make hay by whatever means, but an organisation that needs its CEO to issue it with a €100k loan isn't going to be able to bridge the sort of financial shortfall that will naturally occur when the funding is withdrawn. The banks won't see them as a good mark for recovery. Also, don't forget, John Delaney is currently trying to get a golden handshake worth several million €.
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    golden_blunder Site admin. Manchester United fan Staff

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    If they have no money and can’t secure funding then how will the LOI and indeed the national team survive?
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    Crisis averted, lads. Back to it.
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    Great! Bonuses for everyone!
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    It is with a heavy heart that I have to report that the FAI are at it again, lads.

  37. May 16, 2019
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    Brophs The one and only

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    But yeah, SIPTU revealing the extent of the problems is the real issue here.