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# football-association - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

From The42 FA to investigate after Wycombe striker claims he was abused Complaint

FA to investigate after Wycombe striker claims he was abused

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

# football-association - Friday 27 March, 2020

From The42 Gary Neville 'doesn't get' voiding of English non-league season Unimpressed

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

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

# football-association - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

From The42 FA to review Cup rights after ties shown on betting website Issue

FA to review Cup rights after ties shown on betting website

Bookmaker Bet365 showed 23 third-round matches last weekend.

# football-association - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

From The42 Sheffield Wednesday striker handed six-match ban for using racist language Punishment

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

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

# football-association - Thursday 30 May, 2019

From The42 'What an idiot' - FA release video urging England fans to behave Campaign This post contains videos

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

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

# football-association - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

From The42 John Delaney says he can't answer questions on €100,000 loan to FAI due to legal advice Political Football

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

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

# football-association - Thursday 4 April, 2019

From The42 Liverpool lead the way as Premier League clubs fork out £260m to football agents Cha-ching

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

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

# football-association - Saturday 30 March, 2019

From The42 The FAI board insists it's taking steps to 'address concerns' Political Football

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

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

# football-association - Monday 21 January, 2019

From The42 Former England manager apologises to players over racism and bullying claims Regret

Former England manager apologises to players over racism and bullying claims

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

# football-association - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

From The42 FA support Sterling for 'honest and heartfelt account' following gun tattoo outrage Solidarity

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

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

# football-association - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

From The42 FA will interview at least one black or ethnic minority candidate before appointing England managers Rooney Rule

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

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

# football-association - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

From The42 Wenger fumes after Arsenal hit by fresh penalty pain Frustration

Wenger fumes after Arsenal hit by fresh penalty pain

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

From The42 15 years after promising research, FA announces study into football's links to brain disorders Finally

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

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

# football-association - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

From The42 'The latest staggering, embarrassing and sinister episode in a long-running soap opera' What A Mess

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

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

From The42 England coach has 'clear conscience' in racism row Controversy

England coach has 'clear conscience' in racism row

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

# football-association - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

From The42 Men's football 'a couple of decades' behind women's game on LGBT issues - FA chairman Equality

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

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

# football-association - Thursday 16 February, 2017

From The42 Manchester City fined and warned on future conduct after breach of FA anti-doping regulations Misconduct

# football-association - Friday 23 December, 2016

Joey Barton charged by FA for placing 1,260 bets

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

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

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

# football-association - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

From The42 Former health chief claims 3G football pitches may have given his son cancer Claim

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

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

# football-association - Friday 6 November, 2015

From The42 Jose Mourinho to Jon Moss: 'You f**king referees are weak...Wenger is right' Confrontation

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

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

# football-association - Friday 23 October, 2015

From The42 Female FA board member to be investigated after crititicising handling of Eva Carneiro case Damning

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

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

# football-association - Friday 2 October, 2015

From The42 Former Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro slams FA in damning statement over Jose Mourinho row Hitting Back

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

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

From The42 Rotherham defender receives 10-game ban for sectarian abuse of James McClean Suspension

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

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

# football-association - Sunday 31 May, 2015

From The42 'There might be the odd incident & because it's Ireland v England, it'll get blown out of proportion' Spotlight

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

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

From The42 Is the FA Cup about to be renamed? Emirates FA Cup

Is the FA Cup about to be renamed?

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

# football-association - Thursday 13 November, 2014

From The42 Fifa report clears Qatar of any wrong-doing during 2022 World Cup bid process Not Guilty

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

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

# football-association - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From The42 I wasn't racist to Patrice Evra - Luis Suarez Controversial

I wasn't racist to Patrice Evra - Luis Suarez

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

From The42 Let the best stay but get rid of mediocre foreigners - FA chief Proposal

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

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

# football-association - Sunday 2 March, 2014

From The42 Sol Campbell claims FA racism blocked England captaincy Allegation

Sol Campbell claims FA racism blocked England captaincy

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

# football-association - Saturday 1 March, 2014

From The42 FA to probe headbutt as Pardew apologises Controversy

FA to probe headbutt as Pardew apologises

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

# football-association - Sunday 8 December, 2013

From The42 Three held over new claims of match-fixing in English football Controversy

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

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

# football-association - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

From The42 The FA Cup is coming back to the BBC (well, some of it) Telly Talk

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

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

From The42 TL;DR: the important bits from the Luis Suarez bite judgement Bite-gate

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

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

# football-association - Thursday 25 April, 2013

From The42 Rodgers slams FA 'prejudice' in Luis Suarez bite ban Suarez

Rodgers slams FA 'prejudice' in Luis Suarez bite ban

“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

From The42 No evidence that Ferdinands were racially abused, FA bosses say The FA

No evidence that Ferdinands were racially abused, FA bosses say

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

From The42 No retrospective action as Glenn Whelan gets away with horror tackle on Javi Garcia Two Feet This post contains videos

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

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

# football-association - Thursday 24 January, 2013

From The42 Ball boy-gate: Players back Hazard over scuffle Reaction

Ball boy-gate: Players back Hazard over scuffle

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

# football-association - Monday 24 December, 2012

From The42 Williams won't face action after Van Persie row Reprieve This post contains videos

Williams won't face action after Van Persie row

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

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