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Gareth McAuley: Squabbling behind the scenes may have harmed the Irish League's reputation for years to come

 

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Linfield manager David Healy

Linfield manager David Healy

Linfield manager David Healy

How many people are now turned off by football?

After weeks of squabbling, finger pointing and threats as Irish League chiefs attempted to find a resolution to their end-of-season impasse, I fear irreparable damage may have been done.

Cries of self-interest and greed will have just added to the disillusionment within the game.