Wednesday 21 August 2019

FAI's Oireachtas hearing as it happened: 'I regret the embarrassment that this entire issue has caused' - John Delaney

  • John Delaney refuses to answer questions relating to €100k 'bridging loan' citing legal advice
  • Three members of FAI board were aware of loan
  • Remainder of FAI board unaware of loan for two years
  • Sport Ireland yesterday suspended funding to FAI
  • Delaney resigned as CEO of the FAI last month but is now Executive Vice President of the association
  • There have been widespread calls for Delaney to step down
John Delaney pictured as he arrived at Leinster House. (Photo: Frank McGrath)
John Delaney pictured as he arrived at Leinster House. (Photo: Frank McGrath)
John Delaney, right, and FAI President Donal Conway

Daniel McDonnell and Tony Considine

John Delaney led an FAI delegation before an Oireachtas committee to explain a €100k 'bridging loan' the then CEO made to the association. Relive what transpired below.

 

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