John Delaney Leaves The FAI

Former FAI CEO John Delaney has left his role with the Football Association of Ireland.

The FAI released a late night press release on Saturday, announcing his departure. Delaney has been on garden leave since April of this year.

The statement read; “The Board of the Football Association of Ireland announces the resignation with immediate effect of Executive Vice-President and former CEO John Delaney.

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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”