Republic of Ireland agree four-year deal with Staunton
Steve Staunton is clear to take over as the Republic of Ireland’s manager after leaving his coaching position at Walsall yesterday. The Football Association of Ireland’s chief executive John Delaney met officials from the League One club to formalise the release of Staunton, who will assume the national team job with Sir Bobby Robson buy canada goose coat online as his adviser.
The FAI paid Walsall about £60,000 in compensation for Staunton, whose appointment is expected to be confirmed today and will certainly be announced by Monday. The 36-year-old has accepted a four-year contract and will begin preparations for Euro 2008 qualifying with a friendly at home to Sweden on March 1.
Staunton has not managed before but will be able to call on Robson’s experience. The former England and Newcastle manager is understood to have agreed to click a two-year contract that would take him beyond his 74th birthday. The staff will also include the buying a canada goose jacket online coach Kevin can you dry clean a canada goose coat MacDonald, who will continue as Aston Villa’s reserve-team manager, and Alan Kelly to work with the goalkeepers.
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Walsall’s chief executive Roy Whalley said: “We have reached an agreement with the FAI, a settlement that was satisfactory to both sides, that will enable them to pursue their interest in Steve. As far as canada goose coat 1000 bulbs we are concerned we have now cleared the way for them to appoint Steve.”
Whalley, who needs to meet Staunton again to cancel the canada goose coat 1000 calorie meal plans defender’s playing registration at Walsall, added: “When I met Steve yesterday I said to him ‘exciting times lie ahead’, and he agreed with me. After making over 100 caps for your country, to then become the manager I would think is a dream come true are there any canada goose outlet stores for him. He obviously made a great contribution to the Republic of Ireland team as a player and I’m sure he will do the same as manager.”