FAI kept Jol in Fulham job

The Republic of Ireland may've granted Martin Jol some breathing space at Fulham.

The Republic of Ireland may've granted Martin Jol some breathing space at Fulham.

The Daily Star Sunday says Martin O'Neill was a strong candidate to replace Jol at Fulham until his appointment as Republic of Ireland boss.

Fulham was a job which, it is understood, would have interested former Sunderland boss O’Neill.

But O’Neill was excited about the prospect of managing Ireland, where he has appointed another ex-Sunderland boss Roy Keane as his No.2

 
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