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Former FAI CEO John Delaney. Photo: Gerry Mooney

Former FAI CEO John Delaney. Photo: Gerry Mooney

Former FAI CEO John Delaney. Photo: Gerry Mooney

Shortly after 7pm on March 23, an FAI press release landed in journalists' inboxes that would change Irish football forever.

The nation's soccer correspondents were a bit preoccupied at the time - Ireland's Euro 2020 qualification campaign had just kicked off with a 1-0 win in Gibraltar - but the news still filtered out almost instantaneously.


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