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#The FA

# the-fa - Friday 23 April, 2021

FA aiming to have 45,000 supporters in Wembley for Euro 2020 final
# London Calling
# London Calling

FA aiming to have 45,000 supporters in Wembley for Euro 2020 final

Apr 23rd 2021, 5:04 PM 2,360 Views 8 Comments

England’s national stadium was awarded an extra match on Friday when UEFA handed it Dublin’s last-16 tie.

# the-fa - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

FA ‘far too slow’ to introduce proper child protection measures – Sheldon Review
# Sheldon Review
# Sheldon Review

FA ‘far too slow’ to introduce proper child protection measures – Sheldon Review

Mar 17th 2021, 1:38 PM 1,550 Views 1 Comment

The report by Clive Sheldon QC said the governing body was guilty of ‘significant institutional failings’.

# the-fa - Monday 4 January, 2021

Uruguayan players’ union says Cavani ban is 'discriminatory' and 'completely reprehensible'
# Appeal
# Appeal

Uruguayan players’ union says Cavani ban is 'discriminatory' and 'completely reprehensible'

Jan 4th 2021, 3:40 PM 5,890 Views 15 Comments

The organisation says striker’s three-game suspension is ‘against Uruguayan culture’ and should be overturned.

# the-fa - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Wolves boss Nuno hit with FA charge following referee comments
# Ref Justice
# Ref Justice

Wolves boss Nuno hit with FA charge following referee comments

Dec 31st 2020, 1:36 PM 3,670 Views 1 Comment

Nuno said referee Lee Mason “clearly… doesn’t have the quality to whistle the game” following Burnley defeat.

# the-fa - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

FA chairman resigns after controversial comments to MPs
# Political Football
# Political Football

FA chairman resigns after controversial comments to MPs

Nov 10th 2020, 5:50 PM 10,571 Views 4 Comments

Greg Clarke talked his way into controversy today with a range of comments which drew accusations of stereotyping.

# the-fa - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Ex-England striker Peter Beardsley guilty of racial abuse and suspended for 32 weeks
# Suspended
# Suspended

Ex-England striker Peter Beardsley guilty of racial abuse and suspended for 32 weeks

Sep 19th 2019, 3:30 PM 26,750 Views 31 Comments

The 58-year-old was found guilty on three counts of racist language towards Newcastle U23 players.

# the-fa - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

English FA introduces sin bins to tackle dissent in grassroots football
# Punishment
# Punishment

English FA introduces sin bins to tackle dissent in grassroots football

Jul 30th 2019, 2:39 PM 3,551 Views 4 Comments

The governing body started piloting sin bins two seasons ago and then extended the trial to 31 leagues last year.

# the-fa - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

FA welcomes players' anti-racism manifesto, warns against unilateral action
# Enough
# Enough

FA welcomes players' anti-racism manifesto, warns against unilateral action

Apr 24th 2019, 3:43 PM 2,024 Views 0 Comments

The governing body also recommended that if players are racially abused and want to walk off the pitch in protest, that they leave it to the referee.

# the-fa - 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’.

# the-fa - Friday 4 January, 2019

FA issue plea after allegations that an England footballer took cocaine in a nightclub
# Allegations
# Allegations

FA issue plea after allegations that an England footballer took cocaine in a nightclub

Jan 4th 2019, 6:34 PM 21,768 Views 21 Comments

‘It remains a priority to find and sanction anyone found taking performance-enhancing or recreational drugs,’ the FA said in a statement today.

# the-fa - Monday 5 November, 2018

FA warn James McClean for use of offensive word on social media
# Statement
# Statement

FA warn James McClean for use of offensive word on social media

Nov 5th 2018, 7:06 PM 28,294 Views 82 Comments

The Ireland winger won’t be the subject of any further disciplinary action, however.

# the-fa - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

FA investigating allegations of 'systemic corruption' over Wembley sale
# Probe
# Probe

FA investigating allegations of 'systemic corruption' over Wembley sale

Oct 9th 2018, 6:38 PM 4,164 Views 0 Comments

Fulham owner Shahid Khan has offered £600 million to buy the stadium.

# the-fa - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

England players urged not to use public Wi-Fi at Russia 2018 due to fears tactics will be hacked
# Wiffy
# Wiffy

England players urged not to use public Wi-Fi at Russia 2018 due to fears tactics will be hacked

Sep 12th 2017, 12:21 PM 2,578 Views 10 Comments

Fifa are aware of The FA’s concerns, but insist they cannot offer computer advice.

# the-fa - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

'Sin bins' in football? FA to start trial in England's lowest leagues next season
# Time Out
# Time Out

'Sin bins' in football? FA to start trial in England's lowest leagues next season

May 3rd 2017, 1:10 PM 2,984 Views 10 Comments

The trial will aim to tackle dissent in football.

# the-fa - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Manchester City's Bacary Sagna to face the music over '10 against 12' post
# Social Media
# Social Media

Manchester City's Bacary Sagna to face the music over '10 against 12' post

Jan 3rd 2017, 5:40 PM 7,622 Views 10 Comments

The FA are on his case regarding a comment after yesterday’s Burnley clash.

# the-fa - Monday 5 December, 2016

FA charge Man City and Chelsea for late fracas
# Charged
# Charged

FA charge Man City and Chelsea for late fracas

Dec 5th 2016, 5:31 PM 5,470 Views 6 Comments

The Premier League duo have been punished by English football’s governing body for failing to control their players following ugly scenes at the end of Saturday’s affair.

# the-fa - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Jose Mourinho hit with second FA charge in a week after Burnley tunnel incident
# Trouble Ahead
# Trouble Ahead

Jose Mourinho hit with second FA charge in a week after Burnley tunnel incident

Nov 1st 2016, 2:17 PM 4,190 Views 32 Comments

The United boss is charged with misconduct for alleged abusive and/or insulting words towards a match official.

# the-fa - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Sam Allardyce scandal: FA to investigate allegations against England manager
# Big Sam
From TheJournal.ie
# Big Sam

Sam Allardyce scandal: FA to investigate allegations against England manager

Sep 27th 2016, 7:52 AM 25,716 Views 42 Comments

The Telegraph says it has footage of the football manager negotiating a £400,000 deal.

# the-fa - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Police taking 'triple measures' to stop banned English fans travelling to Ireland friendly
# Crowd Trouble
# Crowd Trouble

Police taking 'triple measures' to stop banned English fans travelling to Ireland friendly

May 26th 2015, 2:10 PM 17,201 Views 56 Comments

Over 1,800 fans are subject to football banning orders.

# the-fa - Monday 23 March, 2015

Things go from bad to worse for Liverpool as Skrtel faces three-match ban for stamp
# Charged
# Charged

Things go from bad to worse for Liverpool as Skrtel faces three-match ban for stamp

Mar 23rd 2015, 6:13 PM 7,762 Views 48 Comments

The defender has until tomorrow to respond to the FA charge.

# the-fa - Friday 5 December, 2014

Mario Balotelli charged by the FA for 'Super Mario' Instagram post
# Trouble
# Trouble

Mario Balotelli charged by the FA for 'Super Mario' Instagram post

Dec 5th 2014, 4:46 PM 14,219 Views 44 Comments

Liverpool striker alleged to have posted “abusive and/or insulting and/or improper” material on social media.

# the-fa - Saturday 21 June, 2014

'We had great belief but it hasn't worked out' - Rooney says sorry
# Football's Going Home
# Football's Going Home

'We had great belief but it hasn't worked out' - Rooney says sorry

Jun 21st 2014, 1:11 PM 3,760 Views 14 Comments

Manchester United striker “absolutely devastated” by England’s early World Cup exit.

# the-fa - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Mourinho: I was very close to taking the England job - but my wife told me not to
# Shop Window
# Shop Window

Mourinho: I was very close to taking the England job - but my wife told me not to

Jun 10th 2014, 8:52 AM 3,329 Views 5 Comments

Chelsea boss was approached by the FA seven years ago — but his wife intervened to stop him.

# the-fa - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Jason Puncheon fined by FA over Warnock remarks
# Fined
# Fined

Jason Puncheon fined by FA over Warnock remarks

Mar 4th 2014, 1:25 PM 2,768 Views 1 Comment

The former QPR manager had criticised his former player on BCC radio.

# the-fa - Monday 3 March, 2014

Eriksson hits back after Campbell racism charge
# Reaction
# Reaction

Eriksson hits back after Campbell racism charge

Mar 3rd 2014, 1:10 PM 4,764 Views 13 Comments

Former Arsenal defender Sol Campbell believes he would have “been England captain for more than 10 years” had he been white.

# the-fa - Thursday 17 October, 2013

15 'c-bombs' in FA disciplinary report on Paul Ince ban
# Banned
# Banned

15 'c-bombs' in FA disciplinary report on Paul Ince ban

Oct 17th 2013, 1:31 PM 4,023 Views 3 Comments

Ince handed five-match ban after telling fourth official, “I’ll knock you f**king out you c**t.”

# the-fa - 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.

# the-fa - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Cole fined £90k for FA 'bunch of tw*ts' tweet
# Race Row
# Race Row

Cole fined £90k for FA 'bunch of tw*ts' tweet

Oct 18th 2012, 1:24 PM 521 Views 0 Comments

That works out at £6,923.08 per character for the ill-advised hashtag. Worth it, Ashley?

Terry accepts FA ban for Ferdinand racial abuse
# Race Row
# Race Row

Terry accepts FA ban for Ferdinand racial abuse

Oct 18th 2012, 11:34 AM 383 Views 0 Comments

Chelsea captain John Terry will serve a four-match ban, starting with Saturday’s London derby against Tottenham Hotspur.

# the-fa - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Roberto Martinez fined £10k for Old Trafford comments
# Fine By Me
# Fine By Me

Roberto Martinez fined £10k for Old Trafford comments

Oct 3rd 2012, 12:33 PM 488 Views 6 Comments

The Wigan manager was critical about referee Michael Oliver’s performance during the 4-0 defeat against Manchester United last month.

# the-fa - Friday 28 September, 2012

Mourinho: Terry is '100%' not a racist
# John Terry
# John Terry

Mourinho: Terry is '100%' not a racist

Sep 28th 2012, 9:59 AM 696 Views 2 Comments

“Drogba will say, Geremi will say, Makelele will say, all of them will say that he is not a racist,” says the Real Madrid coach.

# the-fa - Thursday 27 September, 2012

John Terry banned for 4 matches, fined £220k for Ferdinand racial abuse
# John Terry
# John Terry

John Terry banned for 4 matches, fined £220k for Ferdinand racial abuse

Sep 27th 2012, 3:07 PM 7,569 Views 49 Comments

The FA announced Terry’s punishment after an independent commission upheld a misconduct charge against him on Thursday.

# the-fa - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Redknapp: I was relieved not to be approached by the FA
# Yeah Right
# Yeah Right

Redknapp: I was relieved not to be approached by the FA

Sep 15th 2012, 10:58 AM 539 Views 0 Comments

The former Spurs boss had been the strong favourite to land the England job, but saw Roy Hodgson appointed instead.

# the-fa - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Ireland set for Wembley friendly v England in 2013
# Friends Reunited
# Friends Reunited

Ireland set for Wembley friendly v England in 2013

Sep 11th 2012, 11:25 AM 11,145 Views 45 Comments

An announcement on the friendly is expected to be made within 48 hours.

# the-fa - Monday 3 September, 2012

FA fine, ban Pardew for assistant push
# Magpie
# Magpie

FA fine, ban Pardew for assistant push

Sep 3rd 2012, 5:18 PM 571 Views 0 Comments

The Newcastle United manager has been given a two match touchline suspension and fined £20,000.

# the-fa - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Sturridge treated for suspected meningitis - reports
# London 2012
# London 2012

Sturridge treated for suspected meningitis - reports

Jul 4th 2012, 10:02 AM 236 Views 1 Comment

The Chelsea striker’s place in the Team GB Olympic football squad is in doubt after he fell ill over the weekend.

# the-fa - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Confirmed: Roy Hodgson appointed England manager on four-year contract
# Hodgson For England
# Hodgson For England

Confirmed: Roy Hodgson appointed England manager on four-year contract

May 1st 2012, 3:14 PM 2,463 Views 18 Comments

Four years? No wonder he’s smiling…

# the-fa - Monday 30 April, 2012

Woy-al appointment: FA move for Hodgson
# Hodgson For England
# Hodgson For England

Woy-al appointment: FA move for Hodgson

Apr 30th 2012, 10:31 AM 287 Views 0 Comments

Roy Hodgson is expected to become the next England manager after the FA confirmed that they have opened talks.

# the-fa - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Pearce appointed England manager on interim basis
# England Manager
# England Manager

Pearce appointed England manager on interim basis

Feb 9th 2012, 12:25 PM 375 Views 5 Comments

The FA has confirmed that Stuart Pearce will manage England in the Euro 2012 warm-up game against Holland later this month.

# the-fa - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Fergie backs Capello in John Terry captaincy row
# One Stormy Teacup
# One Stormy Teacup

Fergie backs Capello in John Terry captaincy row

Feb 7th 2012, 11:39 AM 274 Views 1 Comment

The Manchester United boss says his fellow manager should be able to say what he likes…

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