FAI update on latest COVID-19 guidelines

  Following discussions with Sport Ireland, the FAI has today written to all affiliates regarding the impact on football of the latest Government guidelines and the move to Level 5 lockdown until January 31st at the earliest. The FAI is currently finalising a submission to Sport Ireland as they formulate a plan

FAI welcomes return of Under-19 & Under-17 National Leagues

  The Football Association of Ireland welcomes tonight’s announcement by Minister of State for Sport Jack Chambers that the FAI Underage National Leagues for Under 17 Girls, Under 17 Boys and Under 19 Boys can recommence this weekend, a move which allows these Leagues to complete their 2020 season. The decision follows

Matt Doherty and James McClean test positive for Covid 19

  The Football Association of Ireland can confirm Ireland defender Matt Doherty and forward James McClean have tested positive for COVID-19. The players have been isolated from the group as per COVID-19 protocols, and the HSE have been informed of this development. The rest of the staff & squad tested negative ahead of

Midfielder Alan Browne tests positive for Coronavirus

  The Football Association of Ireland can confirm Ireland midfielder Alan Browne has tested positive for COVID-19. The player has been isolated from the group as per COVID-19 protocols, and the HSE and UEFA have been informed of this development. There are no close contacts of the player and the rest of the

Ireland Player tests positive for Covid ahead of England game

  The Football Association of Ireland can confirm that one member of the senior men's international team has tested positive for COVID-19. The player has been isolated from the group as per COVID-19 protocols, and the HSE and UEFA have been informed of this development. The player is asymptomatic and feeling well. There