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Joey Barton urges FA to change ‘hard line’ betting rules after Daniel Sturridge charge

Former Manchester City midfielder Joey Barton has said the English Football Association should alter their “zero-tolerance” approach to gambling in football after Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge was charged with alleged breaches of betting rules.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho attends the warm up prior to the pre-season friendly football match between FC Bayern Munich and Manchester United at the Allianz Arena in Munich, southern Germany, on August 5, 2018. - AFP - Christof STACH

Jose Mourinho’s touchline comments may be investigated by lip reader

Mourinho made a series of comments to camera as he headed towards the tunnel after Manchester United's 3-2 win over Newcastle on Saturday.
David Manasseh

English FA suspends agent David Manasseh for three months

High-profile football agent David Manasseh has been suspended from all football-related activity by the FA for three months.

English FA to spend £2m on Wembley floodlights for Euro 2020

The FA is to spend £2m upgrading Wembley’s floodlights in order to meet requirements to host games at Euro 2020.
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UEFA president wants only one European bid for 2030 World Cup

European football boss Aleksander Ceferin wants only one European bid to host the 2030 World Cup, adding that a British bid would be a “wise idea”.
England's coach Gareth Southgate applauds during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group G football match between England and Belgium at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad on June 28, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Patrick HERTZOG -

England keen to keep Gareth Southgate beyond Euro 2020

England's Football Association wants Gareth Southgate to stay on as manager beyond Euro 2020 but knows it cannot compete on wages if a Premier League club makes an approach.
Ex-West Ham director Tony Henry

Ex-West Ham director Tony Henry gets one-year ban from football activities

The English Football Association has given Tony Henry, former head of player recruitment at West Ham, a one-year ban from all football-related activity over comments he made about African players.

Premier League observes two-week winter break

The English FA, Premier League and English Football League announced on Friday that they would implement a two-week mid-season break in February from the 2019-2020 season onwards.

Italian officials for Three Lions, Super Eagles friendly

The Football Association on Thursday named Italian official Marco Guida as referee for Saturday’s prestige friendly between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and England’s Three Lions at Wembley Stadium, London.

English FA set to announce mid-season Premier League break

The English FA will go ahead with plans to implement a mid-season Premier League break “very soon”, the governing body’s chief executive, Martin Glenn has said.

Newcastle United’s Islam Slimani charged with violent conduct

Newcastle United forward Islam Slimani has been charged with violent conduct by the FA following an incident during his side’s 1-0 defeat to West Bromwich Albion.

FA apologises over tweet about Harry Kane

The English Football Association apologised on Monday over a mischievous tweet about Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane during the weekend FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United.

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.

Juventus’ Blaise Matuidi claims racist abuse in win over Cagliari

Juventus midfielder Blaise Matuidi says he was the victim of racist abuse during his side's 1-0 victory over Cagliari on Saturday.

NFF confirms approach from England on international friendly

England have reportedly contacted Nigeria over a friendly game with the Super Eagles of Nigeria to help both teams prepare for the World Cup in Russia next year.

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Premier League calls on fans to behave after incidents of abuse

The Premier League published a message to fans on Friday calling on them to support their teams in the right way following recent incidents of abuse that have blighted the game.