KOSI report on FAI finances finds John Delaney incurred personal expenditure of almost €1m in five-year period – Independent.ie

A report into the FAI’s financial affairs during the tenure of former CEO John Delaney, which was commissioned by the association, has found that Delaney clocked up personal expenditure of just under €1million in a five-year period.

xtracts from Champagne Football, a book analysing the Delaney years and the 2019 fall from grace of the long-serving CEO, were published today in the Sunday Times and details of a report by KOSI, make clear just how financially committed the association were to Delaney.

Costs incurred by Delaney but which were paid by the FAI include €316,000 on legal fees for defamation-related cases he took over coverage of the ticketing scandal at the Olympic games in 2016.

The KOSI report, which was commissioned by the FAI but never published as its contents were forwarded to An Garda Síochána and the ODCE, found that the FAI paid €70,000 to cover the costs of

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