Wells set to take new legal action against IFA and Kennedy

July 23 – The recriminations over the sacking of Howard Wells (pictured) as chief executive of the Irish Football Association (IFA) are set to continue after he threatened new legal action against them and Raymond Kennedy, whose handling of the affair has led to him having to step down as President.

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FA loses another top official

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

July 12 – Simon Freedman (pictured) has become the latest senior executive to leave the Football Association, quitting his role as head of marketing.

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Kennedy and deputy forced to resign at Irish Football Association

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

July 5 – Raymond Kennedy has resigned as President of the Irish Football Association (IFA), along with his deputy David Martin, after they were blamed for costing the organisation more than half-a-million pounds with the controversial sacking of Howard Wells as chief executive in October 2008.

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