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Tottenham Hotspur’s Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino awaits kick off in the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Tottenham Hotspur at the American Express Community Stadium in Brighton, southern England on September 22, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK /

Mauricio Pochettino hit with two-match touchline ban for Mike Dean row

Mauricio Pochettino has been handed a two-match touchline ban by the Football Association following his angry exchange with referee Mike Dean after Tottenham's defeat to Burnley last month.
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England women’s football team to train in Qatar for first time

England’s women football team will hold a winter training camp in World Cup 2022 host Qatar this month, officials in the Gulf and the English Football Association confirmed on Monday.
Wayne Hennessey

Crystal Palace’s Wayne Hennessey denies ‘Nazi salute’ during team night out

Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey has denied making a 'Nazi salute' during a night out with team-mates.

Arsenal’s Unai Emery fined £8,000 for kicking water bottle towards fans

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has been fined £8,000 by the Football Association for kicking a bottle which hit a Brighton fan during last week's Premier League match between the sides.

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."
Dele Alli

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.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.