Delaney offers to leave FAI role amid financial controversy

Soccer 04/15/19, 15:27

John Delaney has offered to step aside from his newly created role in the Football Association of Ireland amid fallout from a financial controversy.It jeopardizes Delaney's job in UEFA's executive committee, with German official Reinhard Grindel having resigned from his ...

UEFA charges Ireland for tennis balls protest by fans

Sports 03/28/19, 06:26

UEFA says it charged Ireland for fans throwing tennis balls on the pitch to stop play, in protest against the national soccer federation's top official.John Delaney, an elected member of UEFA's executive committee, has been criticized by Irish lawmakers and ...

British, Irish leaders to meet amid Brexit tensions

Europe 02/08/19, 04:03

The British and Irish leaders are meeting to discuss the Irish border — and mend fences — amid a tense U.K.-EU standoff over Brexit.U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May will dine with Irish premier Leo Varadkar in Dublin to press her ...

Video assistant referee set for Champions League this season

Soccer 12/02/18, 17:43

Video review is being fast-tracked into the Champions League this season.People with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that UEFA's executive committee is set to approve video assistant referees from the round of 16 in February. The people ...

McCarthy returns as Ireland coach, Kenny to succeed him

Soccer 11/25/18, 17:44

Mick McCarthy has returned for his second stint as Republic of Ireland coach, replacing Martin O'Neill, who left Tuesday after five years in charge.The Football Association of Ireland said Sunday that McCarthy would stay in charge for two years, and ...

How to qualify for soccer’s 2020 European Championship

Soccer 11/20/18, 19:02

With the inaugural Nations League program ending Tuesday, the 2020 European Championship is up next for the continent's national teams.All 24 places at Euro 2020 are up for grabs when qualifying starts in March, although the Nations League helped shape ...

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