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FAI Postpones All Football Activity Until March 29th

Noticeboard
// 12 Mar 2020

The Football Association of Ireland has announced the cessation of all football under its jurisdiction until March 29th inclusive, and with immediate effect following directives from Government, the Department of Health and UEFA.

As a result, our SSE Airtricity League games against St Patrick’s Athletic, Bohemians and Waterford have been postponed along with our academy and girls’ team matches. Further details around these fixtures will be confirmed in due course.

The FAI made this decision after a meeting in Dublin on Thursday with Government, the Department of Health and stakeholders from other national sporting bodies.

The decision has been taken in light of the growing threat posed by the COVID-19 outbreak and in the best interests of our players, coaches, volunteers, supporters and staff. This decision will be monitored on an ongoing basis.

The FAI again met with representatives from the National League Executive Committee and the Professional Footballer’s Association of Ireland and continues to work with both bodies to help our clubs and players through this difficult time.

The FAI remains in communication with the Department of Health and UEFA on COVID-19 and will continue to follow all government guidelines.

We would like to ensure supporters that season tickets and tickets purchased for any upcoming games will be honoured at a later date.