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#Football Association

# football-association - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

FA to investigate after Wycombe striker claims he was abused
# Complaint
# Complaint

FA to investigate after Wycombe striker claims he was abused

Jul 8th 2020, 11:43 PM 7,240 Views 9 Comments

Adebayo Akinfenwa alleges he was called a ‘fat water buffalo’ by a Fleetwood representative.

# football-association - Friday 27 March, 2020

Gary Neville 'doesn't get' voiding of English non-league season
# Unimpressed
# Unimpressed

Gary Neville 'doesn't get' voiding of English non-league season

Mar 27th 2020, 8:30 PM 8,569 Views 2 Comments

No promotion or relegation will take place from the leagues affected in what could be an important precedent.

# football-association - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

FA to review Cup rights after ties shown on betting website
# Issue
# Issue

FA to review Cup rights after ties shown on betting website

Jan 8th 2020, 1:17 PM 4,770 Views 3 Comments

Bookmaker Bet365 showed 23 third-round matches last weekend.

# football-association - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Sheffield Wednesday striker handed six-match ban for using racist language
# Punishment
# Punishment

Sheffield Wednesday striker handed six-match ban for using racist language

Jul 31st 2019, 5:50 PM 5,938 Views 9 Comments

Fernando Forestieri has also been hit with a £25,000 fine.

# football-association - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'What an idiot' - FA release video urging England fans to behave
# Campaign
# Campaign

'What an idiot' - FA release video urging England fans to behave

May 30th 2019, 10:51 AM 9,871 Views 18 Comments

‘You’re part of our team,’ England manager Gareth Southgate tells supporters. ‘Make the country proud.’

# football-association - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

John Delaney says he can't answer questions on €100,000 loan to FAI due to legal advice
# Political Football
# Political Football

John Delaney says he can't answer questions on €100,000 loan to FAI due to legal advice

Apr 10th 2019, 12:01 PM 34,314 Views 87 Comments

And the former FAI chief cited ‘highly prejudicial’ comments at Oireachtas committee.

# football-association - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Liverpool lead the way as Premier League clubs fork out £260m to football agents
# Cha-ching
# Cha-ching

Liverpool lead the way as Premier League clubs fork out £260m to football agents

Apr 4th 2019, 3:37 PM 6,951 Views 22 Comments

Agent fees soar by almost £50m as English clubs look to cap earnings of football’s ‘middle men’.

# football-association - Saturday 30 March, 2019

The FAI board insists it's taking steps to 'address concerns'
# Political Football
# Political Football

The FAI board insists it's taking steps to 'address concerns'

Mar 30th 2019, 4:06 PM 14,003 Views 26 Comments

Consulting group Mazars are tasked with completing ‘an in-depth external review of all matters’.

# football-association - Monday 21 January, 2019

Former England manager apologises to players over racism and bullying claims
# Regret
# Regret

Former England manager apologises to players over racism and bullying claims

Jan 21st 2019, 8:55 PM 26,123 Views 4 Comments

Mark Sampson says he regrets how he handled the complaints made by Eni Aluko and Drew Spence.

# football-association - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

FA support Sterling for 'honest and heartfelt account' following gun tattoo outrage
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

FA support Sterling for 'honest and heartfelt account' following gun tattoo outrage

May 29th 2018, 7:41 PM 9,458 Views 7 Comments

The Man City star posted a message on Instagram explaining the meaning of the tattoo.

# football-association - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

FA will interview at least one black or ethnic minority candidate before appointing England managers
# Rooney Rule
# Rooney Rule

FA will interview at least one black or ethnic minority candidate before appointing England managers

Jan 9th 2018, 3:20 PM 4,073 Views 26 Comments

The association has agreed to introduce new rules in the hope of tackling inclusion in the game.

# football-association - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Wenger fumes after Arsenal hit by fresh penalty pain
# Frustration
# Frustration

Wenger fumes after Arsenal hit by fresh penalty pain

Jan 3rd 2018, 11:19 PM 6,440 Views 15 Comments

The Arsenal boss was in an angry mood again following the referee’s decision to award a second half spot-kick against his side.

# football-association - Thursday 23 November, 2017

15 years after promising research, FA announces study into football's links to brain disorders
# Finally
# Finally

15 years after promising research, FA announces study into football's links to brain disorders

Nov 23rd 2017, 7:55 PM 3,184 Views 2 Comments

The governing body first committed to exploring the topic in 2002.

# football-association - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

'The latest staggering, embarrassing and sinister episode in a long-running soap opera'
# What A Mess
# What A Mess

'The latest staggering, embarrassing and sinister episode in a long-running soap opera'

Sep 20th 2017, 9:42 PM 57,781 Views 63 Comments

Mark Sampson’s dismissal reflects incredibly poorly on him but also on the organisation who has repeatedly stood by him.

# football-association - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

England coach has 'clear conscience' in racism row
# Controversy
# Controversy

England coach has 'clear conscience' in racism row

Sep 6th 2017, 2:14 PM 5,175 Views 0 Comments

Mark Sampson has dismissed accusations of racial abuse from striker Eni Aluko.

# football-association - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Men's football 'a couple of decades' behind women's game on LGBT issues - FA chairman
# Equality
# Equality

Men's football 'a couple of decades' behind women's game on LGBT issues - FA chairman

May 16th 2017, 11:30 AM 2,182 Views 5 Comments

Greg Clarke believes there is something ‘not right’ with how the sport deals with social inclusion.

# football-association - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Manchester City fined and warned on future conduct after breach of FA anti-doping regulations
# Misconduct
# Misconduct

Manchester City fined and warned on future conduct after breach of FA anti-doping regulations

Feb 16th 2017, 5:32 PM 2,804 Views 10 Comments

They have been warned on future conduct.

# football-association - Friday 23 December, 2016

Joey Barton charged by FA for placing 1,260 bets
# Crime And Punishment
# Crime And Punishment

Joey Barton charged by FA for placing 1,260 bets

Dec 23rd 2016, 5:03 PM 9,894 Views 28 Comments

The Burnley midfielder has been charged for misconduct over a 10-year period.

# football-association - Sunday 27 November, 2016

FA to investigate child sex abuse allegations
# Crewe Alexandra
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# Crewe Alexandra

FA to investigate child sex abuse allegations

Nov 27th 2016, 11:45 AM 11,106 Views 8 Comments

Four police forces are investigating allegations of historical sexual abuse against children in English football circles as part of a deepening scandal.

# football-association - Monday 18 April, 2016

Jamie Vardy charged with improper conduct and set to receive additional ban
# Chat S*** Get Banned
# Chat S*** Get Banned

Jamie Vardy charged with improper conduct and set to receive additional ban

Apr 18th 2016, 5:10 PM 15,203 Views 14 Comments

The striker has been disciplined for his outburst at referee Jon Moss after receiving a red card.

# football-association - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Former health chief claims 3G football pitches may have given his son cancer
# Claim
# Claim

Former health chief claims 3G football pitches may have given his son cancer

Feb 16th 2016, 6:58 PM 9,021 Views 10 Comments

The FA insist the playing surfaces pose no significant health risk.

# football-association - Friday 6 November, 2015

Jose Mourinho to Jon Moss: 'You f**king referees are weak...Wenger is right'
# Confrontation
# Confrontation

Jose Mourinho to Jon Moss: 'You f**king referees are weak...Wenger is right'

Nov 6th 2015, 6:22 PM 13,059 Views 19 Comments

Chelsea boss twice refused to leave the referee’s room during the furious half-time showdown.

# football-association - Friday 23 October, 2015

Female FA board member to be investigated after crititicising handling of Eva Carneiro case
# Damning
# Damning

Female FA board member to be investigated after crititicising handling of Eva Carneiro case

Oct 23rd 2015, 3:12 PM 4,205 Views 3 Comments

Heather Rabbatts became the first female director of the organisation in 2011.

# football-association - Friday 2 October, 2015

Former Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro slams FA in damning statement over Jose Mourinho row
# Hitting Back
# Hitting Back

Former Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro slams FA in damning statement over Jose Mourinho row

Oct 2nd 2015, 3:09 PM 10,211 Views 12 Comments

The 42-year-old criticised the FA for not asking her to give evidence during its investigation into alleged sexist abuse.

# football-association - Friday 24 July, 2015

Rotherham defender receives 10-game ban for sectarian abuse of James McClean
# Suspension
# Suspension

Rotherham defender receives 10-game ban for sectarian abuse of James McClean

Jul 24th 2015, 11:45 AM 26,381 Views 65 Comments

Kirk Broadfoot has been slapped with the longest ban the FA has ever handed down for verbal abuse.

# football-association - Sunday 31 May, 2015

'There might be the odd incident & because it's Ireland v England, it'll get blown out of proportion'
# Spotlight
# Spotlight

'There might be the odd incident & because it's Ireland v England, it'll get blown out of proportion'

May 31st 2015, 8:00 PM 22,511 Views 46 Comments

Republic of Ireland captain John O’Shea feels the upcoming friendly will ‘go great’ but that media scrutiny will be huge.

# football-association - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Is the FA Cup about to be renamed?
# Emirates FA Cup
# Emirates FA Cup

Is the FA Cup about to be renamed?

Apr 29th 2015, 9:15 PM 6,134 Views 10 Comments

The Football Association is believed to be on the verge of signing a new £30m sponsorship deal.

# football-association - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Fifa report clears Qatar of any wrong-doing during 2022 World Cup bid process
# Not Guilty
# Not Guilty

Fifa report clears Qatar of any wrong-doing during 2022 World Cup bid process

Nov 13th 2014, 9:18 AM 6,359 Views 39 Comments

The English FA found to have ‘damaged the image of Fifa and the bidding process’.

# football-association - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

I wasn't racist to Patrice Evra - Luis Suarez
# Controversial
# Controversial

I wasn't racist to Patrice Evra - Luis Suarez

Oct 14th 2014, 7:08 PM 4,802 Views 10 Comments

The Uruguay star is closing in on a comeback but has reopened old wounds over an incident which occurred during his time in England.

# football-association - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Let the best stay but get rid of mediocre foreigners - FA chief
# Proposal
# Proposal

Let the best stay but get rid of mediocre foreigners - FA chief

Sep 17th 2014, 2:16 PM 3,465 Views 10 Comments

The FA has announced proposals to cut the number of players from outside the European Union.

# football-association - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Sol Campbell claims FA racism blocked England captaincy
# Allegation
# Allegation

Sol Campbell claims FA racism blocked England captaincy

Mar 2nd 2014, 8:00 AM 11,197 Views 53 Comments

“I believe if I was white, I would have been captain for more than 10 years.”

# football-association - Saturday 1 March, 2014

FA to probe headbutt as Pardew apologises
# Controversy
# Controversy

FA to probe headbutt as Pardew apologises

Mar 1st 2014, 8:31 PM 7,716 Views 20 Comments

Despite his apology, the 52-year-old is likely to face severe punishment from the FA.

# football-association - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Three held over new claims of match-fixing in English football
# Controversy
# Controversy

Three held over new claims of match-fixing in English football

Dec 8th 2013, 12:26 PM 4,778 Views 0 Comments

The probe is understood to involve two ex-Premier League footballers.

# football-association - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

The FA Cup is coming back to the BBC (well, some of it)
# Telly Talk
# Telly Talk

The FA Cup is coming back to the BBC (well, some of it)

Jul 17th 2013, 11:33 AM 2,297 Views 5 Comments

BBC and BT Sport will share rights to the FA Cup in a new four-year deal which starts in 2014.

# football-association - Friday 26 April, 2013

TL;DR: the important bits from the Luis Suarez bite judgement
# Bite-gate
# Bite-gate

TL;DR: the important bits from the Luis Suarez bite judgement

Apr 26th 2013, 6:15 PM 7,299 Views 57 Comments

Why read the whole thing when you can read this short summary?

# football-association - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Rodgers slams FA 'prejudice' in Luis Suarez bite ban
# Suarez
# Suarez

Rodgers slams FA 'prejudice' in Luis Suarez bite ban

Apr 25th 2013, 6:22 PM 12,995 Views 187 Comments

“I honestly feel the punishment has been against the man rather than the incident,” Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers said today.

# football-association - Monday 8 April, 2013

No evidence that Ferdinands were racially abused, FA bosses say
# The FA
# The FA

No evidence that Ferdinands were racially abused, FA bosses say

Apr 8th 2013, 5:39 PM 865 Views 0 Comments

An investigation found no evidence that Rio and Anton Ferdinand were racially abused during last month’s World Cup qualifier against San Marino.

# football-association - Monday 28 January, 2013

No retrospective action as Glenn Whelan gets away with horror tackle on Javi Garcia
# Two Feet
# Two Feet

No retrospective action as Glenn Whelan gets away with horror tackle on Javi Garcia

Jan 28th 2013, 11:12 AM 1,567 Views 1 Comment

‘It’s the English game, the old-fashioned game,’ the Dubliner said.

# football-association - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Ball boy-gate: Players back Hazard over scuffle
# Reaction
# Reaction

Ball boy-gate: Players back Hazard over scuffle

Jan 24th 2013, 12:49 PM 3,987 Views 15 Comments

Former Chelsea winger Pat Nevin blamed the 17-year-old for the incident.

# football-association - Monday 24 December, 2012

Williams won't face action after Van Persie row
# Reprieve
# Reprieve

Williams won't face action after Van Persie row

Dec 24th 2012, 5:00 PM 1,449 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Wigan manager Roberto Martinez defended the player, insisting the incident wasn’t deliberate.

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