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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.
(FILES) This file photo taken on June 27, 2016 shows England's forward Wayne Rooney celebrates the team's first goal during Euro 2016 round of 16 football match between England and Iceland at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice on June 27, 2016.England's record goalscorer Wayne Rooney announced on August 23, 2017 he is retiring from international football with immediate effect, despite England manager Gareth Southgate telling him he had earned a recall. / AFP PHOTO / TOBIAS SCHWARZ

Wayne Rooney’s farewell drives Wembley ticket rush

The English Football Association (EFA) has sold more than 20,000 tickets for England’s friendly against the United States since former captain Wayne Rooney’s one-off international comeback was confirmed.

Report: FA to cut foreign players in Premier League

In a bid to deal with Brexit and boost the number of homegrown players, the English Football Association (FA) is planning to reduce the number of overseas players in Premier League squads to 12 from 17.
(FILES) This file photo taken on June 27, 2016 shows England's forward Wayne Rooney celebrates the team's first goal during Euro 2016 round of 16 football match between England and Iceland at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice on June 27, 2016.England's record goalscorer Wayne Rooney announced on August 23, 2017 he is retiring from international football with immediate effect, despite England manager Gareth Southgate telling him he had earned a recall. / AFP PHOTO / TOBIAS SCHWARZ

Wayne Rooney to make England farewell against USA

Wayne Rooney is to come out of England retirement for a final one-off appearance against the United States in an international friendly at Wembley this month, the Football Association announced Sunday.
Wayne Rooney will appear for England one last time to raise money for his charitable foundation.

Report: Wayne Rooney to return for England vs USA at Wembley

Wayne Rooney will win his 120th England cap later this month after Gareth Southgate sanctioned a farewell appearance for the DC United forward against the United States at Wembley on Nov. 15, ESPN reports.

FA: England fans’ disorder before Spain match unacceptable

The behaviour of some England fans has been unacceptable before Monday's Nations League match against Spain in Seville, says the Football Association.

Fulham owner to acquire £600m Wembley Stadium

Fulham owner Shahid Khan moved a step closer to buying Wembley Stadium after the Football Association board agreed to let the Pakistani-American businessman’s £600 million (€674m) plan be considered by the governing body’s full council next month.
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.
England fans watch the team beat Sweden

FIFA warns English FA over fans’ chants during Croatia defeat

Fifa has warned the Football Association following "political chants" by English fans during their World Cup semi-final defeat by Croatia.
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FIFA to probe ‘possible discriminatory’ England chants during World Cup semifinal loss to Croatia

"Subsequently, disciplinary proceedings have been opened against the Football Association. Further updates will be communicated in due course. As proceedings are ongoing, please understand we cannot comment further at this stage."
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FIFA fine England £50,000 for wearing unauthorised socks

The Football Association have been fined more than £50,000 because three England players have been unauthorised socks at Russia 2018 in breach of FIFA rules.
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.

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: Wembley sale is opportunity not betrayal

The sale of Wembley stadium represents an "opportunity" rather than a "betrayal", says Football Association chief executive Martin Glenn.

Arsenal fined over Leicester ref rage

Arsenal were fined £20,000 ($26,000) by the Football Association on Tuesday for their players’ protests during a 3-1 defeat at Leicester.

Chelsea fined £20,000 for surrounding referee during draw with Huddersfield

Chelsea have been fined £20,000 by the Football Association after players surrounded referee Lee Mason at half-time during their 1-1 draw with Huddersfield earlier this month.

Shahid Khan ready to let Chelsea play at Wembley if £500m stadium bid accepted

American businessman Shahid Khan has said he will do “everything possible” to give Chelsea the option of using Wembley as a temporary home if his £500 million ($698 million) bid to buy the iconic London ground is accepted.

England prepares to sell Wembley stadium to billionaire

The ownership of Wembley Stadium, England, may soon be transferred to billionaire Shahid Khan for the sum of £500m.

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