Republic of Ireland girls’s coach Vera Pauw won’t have her contract renewed when her present deal expires this week.
The Football Association of Ireland board has determined it doesn’t wish to retain the Dutchwoman’s providers regardless of main the nation to their first World Cup this yr.
“On behalf of the Football Association of Ireland, we would like to thank Vera for her hard work and commitment over the past four years and wish her well for the future,” mentioned FAI chief government Jonathan Hill.
“In particular, I wish to acknowledge the role she played in leading Ireland to the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 where our women’s team made history and inspired a nation.”
Ireland didn’t make the World Cup knockout levels after defeats to co-hosts Australia and Canada and a goalless draw with Nigeria.
There had been additionally stories of a strained relationship with captain Katie McCabe and within the build-up to the event Pauw was pressured to deal with – and deny – long-standing allegations of “abusive and inappropriate” strategies throughout her time as supervisor of Houston Dash.
“The future is bright for women and girls’ football and our focus now is building upon the work done by Vera and the historic achievements of our women’s team, which we see as a platform to support the next phase of the journey for the team, and more broadly the development of women and girls’ football in this country,” added Hill.