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Sky Sports News Went Behind-The-Scenes For An Interview With John Delaney (Video).

Sky Sports News Went Behind-The-Scenes For An Interview With John Delaney (Video).

The first part of John Delaney's interview with Sky Sports News aired this morning. Here's six things that peaked our interest from it.

1. As a young boy he wanted to be an Irish international but his technique was poor, his coach says he'd "rather have gone through you than around you."

2. He has turned down many big interviews with Irish radio and TV shows because when he speaks he "wants there to be a purpose to it."

3. Delaney rejected a job which would have seen him earning three times his current salary of €340,000 at the FAI.

4. Apparently, he has an encyclopedic knowledge of the history of Irish football.

5. A united Irish team is something he would love to see.

6. Clones Town's new ground will be named John Delaney Park.

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