SFA Powerbrokers Move to End Farry's Reign
Byline: PETER JARDINE
JIM FARRY'S reign as Scottish football supremo is to end, leaving Fergus McCann celebrating the ultimate victory.
Sportsmailunderstands that the all-powerful SFA office bearers - Jack McGinn of Celtic, Chris Robinson of Hearts, John McBeth of Clyde and George Peat of Airdrie who have the authority to suspend or remove the chief executive from office, will make moves to terminate Farry's contract when the result of the Jorge Cadete arbitration tribunal is made public today.
The Cadete row has been the catalyst for ousting Farry with McCann's three-year pursuit of justice in the row over the SFA's registration of the former Celtic striker the final straw in the downfall of the controversial chief executive.
An arbitration tribunal sought by the Celtic chairman is understood to have ruled in favour of the Parkhead club, who claimed Farry's administration delayed the registration of Cadete to the extent that he was not eligible for the 1996 Scottish Cup semi-final.
Rangers won the Hampden match 2-1.
Farry declined to comment on the arbitration ruling, which is expected along with an announcement from the SFA's offices in Park Gardens, Glasgow, today.
But he did emphasise to Sportsmail: 'I have absolutely no intention to resign. …