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John Delaney Has Resigned From The FAI With Immediate Effect

John Delaney Has Resigned From The FAI With Immediate Effect

In a short statement released at 11:13pm on Saturday night, the FAI announced that John Delaney has resigned from the association.

The statement reads as follows:

The Board of the Football Association of Ireland announces the resignation with immediate effect of Executive Vice-President and former CEO John Delaney. This follows talks between the parties. The FAI will fulfil certain notice and pension obligations as agreed between the parties.

Mr. Delaney served as CEO of the FAI from 2005 to March of 2019 during which time the FAI became partners in the new Aviva Stadium. In 2017, he was elected to the UEFA Executive and in March of this year, he moved to a role of Executive Vice-President of the FAI.

Both parties have agreed to make no further comment

Delaney had been on gardening leave from the FAI since April 15th.

Photo by Seb Daly/Sportsfile

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