Eamon Naughton, was re-elected as chairman of the FAI National League Executive Committee, at Wednesday night’s FAI National League Convention at FAI Headquarters in Abbotstown.
Naughton, who was unopposed, told a well-attended meeting: “I would like to congratulate all our clubs on a season which generated a lot of excitement and I would also like to pay tribute to the clubs and their members for their efforts during the year. I know it is not easy to run an elite football club and that it takes a tremendous amount of work and dedication.”
The 2015 SSE Airtricity League season will kick-off on Friday, March 6, with President’s Cup Final between League champions Dundalk and FAI Cup winners St Patrick’s Athletic taking place on Sunday, February 28 with the venue to be announced later. The mid-season break is between June 13 and 25 (inclusive) with the EA SPORTS Cup Final on Saturday, September 19, and the FAI Cup Final on Sunday, November 8.
The meeting reviewed the 2014 season with League Champions flags being presented to Premier Division winners Dundalk and First Division winners Longford Town. Congratulations were also extended to the winners of the FAI Ford Cup (St Patrick’s Athletic), EA SPORTS Cup (Dundalk) and Setanta Sports Cup (Sligo Rovers) as well as the SSE Airtricity U19 League (Cork City) and Enda McGuill Cup (Cobh Ramblers).