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Delaney moves on by planting a right smacker

EMBATTLED FAI boss John Delaney didn't seem to have a care in the world as he shared a passionate clinch with his partner, Emma English, at the Ireland-England friendly at the Aviva last Sunday (above).

Delaney, in the eye of the storm since his comments on a €5m 'hand of wad' payment to the FAI from Fifa, appeared to have put any concerns behind him.

There have been fewer high-profile figures in Irish soccer in recent years than Delaney. The FAI boss appears to have lost some of his usual lustre since news of this payment emerged.

Evidence of this was the booing of him by some Irish fans at the Aviva last Sunday. This didn't seem to have troubled the soccer boss though, as he held hands and planted a smacker on his beloved while Sports Minister Paschal Donohoe looked on. Delaney doesn't let things get him down, it seems.