Posts tagged FAI
They bled the game dry and for what? FAI to miss 2020 Aviva target

Off the back of FAI president, Donal Conway’s declaration that the association will fail in it’s long-term goal of being debt free by 2020, BetweenTheStripes.ie founder, Kieran Burke asks what the last decade of cost cutting at grassroots, womens and League of Ireland was all for, while also examining the long term damage and potential future challenges for said groups given the on-going chaos within the FAI. Hard hitting views as always from our team of BTS writers.

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NIFL Euro woes could open the door to fresh enthusiasm for All-Ireland league

Off the back of today’s major news headline that the Northern Irish Football League will be restricted to just two European qualifications places from 2020/21 onward, Kieran Burke examines the possibility of renewed enthusiasm for an All-Ireland league from both sides of the border and what said league may look like.

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COMMENT:  If this is a job application for Quinn and the group it’s hard to see how they will reach an interview stage.

New opinion writer, Michael Hayes outlines his feelings on why Niall Quinn’s thirty-page document resembles a shoddy college assignment as opposed to the blueprints for the future of Irish football. Big hitting stuff from our new man.

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Morris favors dugout cameras

Speaking exclusively on Series 3-Episode 14 of Between the Stripes LOI podcast last night, Shelbourne boss Ian Morris revealed he is one of an ever growing number of League of Ireland managers that favors the instillation of pitch-side cameras in order to record exchanges involving match-officials and members of clubs technical staff.

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Clubs self interests come to the fore once more during Delaney scandal

BetweenTheStripes.ie founder, Kieran Burke outlines his frustrations at the lack of a coherent response from the League of Ireland clubs on the on-going John Delaney/FAI governance scandal, while also explaining why co-operation between the clubs could play a vital role in shaping the future of the national league.

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Off-season of change sets up a mouthwatering 2019 campaign

The 2018 SSE Airtricity League campaign has only begun to wind down but with a turbulent off-season ahead for many clubs, betweenthestripes.ie reporter Kieran Burke tells us why domestic football fans are already in for a mouthwatering 2019 campaign!

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