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England’s Gareth Southgate backs Manchester United’s Scott McTominay

England manager Gareth Southgate has wished Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay well after he chose to represent Scotland, also saying that Bayer Leverkusen's Jamaica-born winger Leon Bailey is on the Football Association's radar.

FA: Pep Guardiola fined £20,000 for ignoring warnings over yellow ribbon

Pep Guardiola’s 'defiance' in continually wearing a yellow ribbon is the reason why he was fined £20,000, according to the written reasons published by the Football Association.

West Ham to hand lifetime bans over London Stadium crowd trouble

West Ham have confirmed they will hand lifetime bans to those fans who invaded the pitch and threw missiles during the 3-0 defeat to Burnley on Saturday.

West Ham face probe after fans mar Burnley loss

West Ham face a Football Association probe after the troubled club's owners David Gold and David Sullivan were forced to flee their seats when furious fans ran riot during shameful scenes at the London Stadium.

Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola fined over yellow ribbon

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has been fined £20,000 for wearing a yellow ribbon on the touchline during the FA Cup defeat at Wigan.

UEFA slammed over response to Rhian Brewster’s racial abuse case

The Football Association and Kick It Out have both expressed disappointment at UEFA's decision not to impose any punishment over a racism allegation made by Liverpool teenager Rhian Brewster.

West Ham fined £30,000 over anti-doping breach

West Ham have been fined £30,000 after admitting to breaching the Football Association's anti-doping regulations.

Pep Guardiola accepts charge for wearing yellow ribbon

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has accepted a Football Association charge over "wearing a political message, specifically a yellow ribbon".

FA chief Martin Glenn condemned for Star of David comment

Football Association (FA) chief executive Martin Glenn has been criticised for an "offensive" comment after highlighting the Star of David among symbols he believes breach football laws banning religious and political imagery.

Manchester City fined £50,000 for failing to control players against Wigan

Manchester City have been fined £50,000 for failing to ensure that their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion in last month's FA Cup tie at Wigan, the Football Association has announced.

Pep Guardiola ready to give up ‘yellow ribbon’ Catalonia protest at Manchester City’s request

The Catalan manager has been charged by the Football Association over displaying the political symbol on the touchline during games, in contravention of the English governing body’s regulations and in spite of two official warnings.

Pep Guardiola: I will continue to wear yellow ribbon despite FA charge

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says he will still wear the yellow ribbon that has led to him being charged by the Football Association for breaching its kit and advertising regulations.

Pep Guardiola risks wrath of English FA by wearing Catalonia political symbol

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola defied English football authorities on Sunday, arriving at Wembley for the League Cup final against Arsenal wearing a yellow ribbon in support of jailed Catalan independence leaders.

Pep Guardiola: Spanish police searched my jet looking for Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont

The Football Association has charged Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola for wearing a yellow ribbon during games.

Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola charged for wearing political ribbon

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has been charged for breaching the FA's kit and advertising regulations.

Sunshine Stars accept LMC sanctions, plead for leniency

President of Sunshine Stars FC, Otunba Tajudeen Akinyemi, has communicated in writing the club’s decision to accept the recent disciplinary measures imposed on the club by the League Management Company (LMC) including three points deduction for repeated offence of fans’ unruly conduct and hostility towards match officials.

English FA expected to act after Sergio Aguero tangles with Wigan fans

The Football Association are likely to launch an investigation into Wigan and Manchester City after Sergio Aguero was forced to defend himself at the end of a turbulent fifth round FA Cup tie at the DW Stadium.

Hawk-Eye blames technical error for VAR confusion during Juan Mata disallowed goal

Hawk-Eye has blamed a technical error for lines that were not straight being shown during Manchester United's FA Cup fifth-round tie against Huddersfield on Saturday, the latest high-profile Video Assistant Referee controversy.


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Catalonia's former president Carles Puigdemont on Saturday appeared to have foiled attempts by Finnish police to arrest him under a European arrest warrant as an MP said he had already left the country.

Alessandro Costacurta: New Italy coach to be named on May 20

Italy's new national coach will be named on May 20, Italian football federation vice-commissioner Alessandro Costacurta said on Saturday

CP: How we arrested herdsmen/farmers conflict in Abia

The Commissioner of Police in Abia, Mr Anthony Ogbizi, has said that the Herdsmen/Farmers’ Conflict Resolution Committee, has effectively brought the recurring clashes between the two groups in the state under control.

Toni Kroos: Brazil are ‘two grades’ better than 2014

Toni Kroos rates Brazil "two grades" higher than when Germany hammered the 'Selecao' 7-1 at the 2014 World Cup.

PDP’s decision to drag APC, INEC to UN laughable – Presidency

The presidency on Saturday described as laughable the decision of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to drag the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, before the United Nations over purported plan to rig the 2019 general elections.

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Naval chief Ibok Ette-Ibas unveils Navy’s intellectual pursuits at War College

The Naval War College Nigeria, Ubima, Rivers State has inaugurated its Naval Warfare Course 2/2018 with the Chief of Naval Staff, CNS, Vice Admiral Ibok Ette-Ibas, saying the school has made unexpected level of impact within the short period of existence.

Presidency confirms release of Dapchi schoolgirls

The Presidency has confirmed the release of abducted students of Government Girls’ Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State.

Kano government inaugurates committee on criminal procedure code review

The Kano State Ministry of Justice has inaugurated a 16-member committee to ensure successful introduction of a new Criminal Procedure bill to be approved by the State Executive Council.

Senator Sani: Herdsmen attacks killing APC chances in 2019

The Senator representing Kaduna Central in the Senate, Shehu Sani, has warned that the All Progressives Congress risks being voted out of power in 2019 if the killings perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen continue.

Nigeria capital market recovers, records 0.33% growth

Trading on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday closed on a positive note after dropping for six consecutive days, with the All-Share improving by 0.33 per cent.