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Back pages: Non-league football clubs threaten legal action
The 2019-20 non-league football season in England has been cancelled
Daily Briefing

Back pages: Non-league football clubs threaten legal action

A round-up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 27 March
27 Mar 2020
Football suspended until 30 April - but season is extended
Premier League
In Brief

Football suspended until 30 April - but season is extended

The FA, Premier League and EFL issue joint statement on coronavirus measures
19 Mar 2020
Sport shorts: FA in crisis talks over cup streaming deal
The Emirates FA Cup trophy
Daily Briefing

Sport shorts: FA in crisis talks over cup streaming deal

Ten things from the world of sport on Friday 10 January
10 Jan 2020
Barclays WSL deal a ‘landmark moment’ for women’s football
Manchester City drew 2-2 with Chelsea in the FA Women’s Super League in February
In Depth

Barclays WSL deal a ‘landmark moment’ for women’s football

The multi-year sponsorship is believed to be worth more than £10m
21 Mar 2019
Premier League: calls for quotas to boost English talent
England players train ahead of the Euro 2020 qualifying match against the Czech Republic
In Brief

Premier League: calls for quotas to boost English talent

Number of homegrown players starting for top-six clubs reaches a record low
20 Mar 2019
Poch: EPL and FA don’t help English Champions League clubs
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino
In Brief

Poch: EPL and FA don’t help English Champions League clubs

Tottenham boss hits out over his team’s ‘massive disadvantage’ going into the second leg against Dortmund
5 Mar 2019
Chelsea given two-window transfer ban and fine by Fifa
Chelsea flag flies at Stamford Bridge
In Brief

Chelsea given two-window transfer ban and fine by Fifa

Premier League club will appeal after being found to have breached rules for signing youth players
22 Feb 2019

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FA Cup fifth-round draw: teams, ball numbers, start time, TV
FA Cup final Chelsea 1 Man Utd 0 Eden Hazard Antonio Conte
In Review

FA Cup fifth-round draw: teams, ball numbers, start time, TV

Only seven Premier League clubs are in the hat for the last-16 draw
28 Jan 2019
Would body cameras on football referees stop the abuse?
Referee Mike Dean shows a red card during a Premier League fixture
In Depth

Would body cameras on football referees stop the abuse?

Study reveals 60% of English officials have been subjected to verbal abuse
21 Dec 2018
Martin Glenn: Football Association’s chief executive resigns
Martin Glenn was appointed CEO of the Football Association in March 2015
In Brief

Martin Glenn: Football Association’s chief executive resigns

The 57-year-old will stand down at the end of the 2018-19 season
13 Dec 2018
Southgate tells parents to stop shouting at young players
Gareth Southgate was named as England manager in November 2016
In Brief

Southgate tells parents to stop shouting at young players

England boss backs the FA’s Respect campaign and ‘We Only Do Positive’ mantra
30 Nov 2018
Brexit: Premier League rejects FA’s player quota plan
Premier League
In Brief

Brexit: Premier League rejects FA’s player quota plan

EPL says there is no evidence stronger quotas will improve the England team
22 Nov 2018
‘Rock, paper, scissors’ football referee suspended by the FA
Rock, paper, scissors football referee
In Brief

‘Rock, paper, scissors’ football referee suspended by the FA

David McNamara forgot his coin for a Women’s Super League kick-off
14 Nov 2018
Sturridge in betting storm
Liverpool and England striker Daniel Sturridge has been charged by The FA
In Brief

Sturridge in betting storm

The FA charges the Liverpool striker with alleged breaches of its rules
13 Nov 2018
Brexit vs. Premier League: FA has drastic plans for EU exit
Premier League clubs are currently allowed to field 17 overseas players in their 25-man squad
In Depth

Brexit vs. Premier League: FA has drastic plans for EU exit

Football Association aims to reduce number of overseas footballers in top-flight squads
13 Nov 2018
Wayne Rooney debate: should he play again for England?
Wayne Rooney scored a record 53 goals in 119 appearances for England
In Brief

Wayne Rooney debate: should he play again for England?

Three Lions’s record goalscorer is set to make a farewell appearance at Wembley
5 Nov 2018
HMRC expands football tax probe
Football
In Brief

HMRC expands football tax probe

Total of 171 players, 44 clubs and 31 agents under investigation for suspicious tax activity relating to image rights
24 Oct 2018
FA condemns online abuse of England women’s star Carney
England and Chelsea women’s footballer Karen Carney received death and rape threats on social media
In Brief

FA condemns online abuse of England women’s star Carney

Rape and death threats were made to the Chelsea captain on Instagram
19 Oct 2018
Wembley sale off: reactions as Shahid Khan withdraws bid
Wembley Stadium is the home of English football and the national team
In Brief

Wembley sale off: reactions as Shahid Khan withdraws bid

Fulham owner pulls out of ‘divisive’ £600m deal with FA but concerns remain over funding of grass-roots football
18 Oct 2018
Red and yellow cards for managers and coaches
FA discipline red yellow cards technical area
In Brief

Red and yellow cards for managers and coaches

New FA rules will include cautions for misconduct on the sidelines
1 Aug 2018
Wembley deal: pros and cons of selling the national stadium
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In Depth

Wembley deal: pros and cons of selling the national stadium

The FA is mulling over a £500m deal from US billionaire Shahid Khan that could transform the game
27 Apr 2018
Premier League open to a winter break - what do fans think?
Premier League winter break English football league
In Depth

Premier League open to a winter break - what do fans think?

New TV rights deal could see a mid-season break introduced in England after the festive fixtures
6 Feb 2018
Can the ‘Rooney Rule’ reduce racism in football?
Football has been plagued by racism for decades
In Brief

Can the ‘Rooney Rule’ reduce racism in football?

FA hopes to shed damaging image of a game ‘run by white men’ with new diversity initiatives
10 Jan 2018
English FA backs leadership over Mark Sampson sacking
Mark Sampson
In Brief

English FA backs leadership over Mark Sampson sacking

FA says the ‘right procedures are in place to prevent a similar issue’
25 Sep 2017
FA drops £4m-a-year deal with Ladbrokes
Joey Barton, Burnley
In Brief

FA drops £4m-a-year deal with Ladbrokes

Football's governing body says its relationship with betting firm is incompatible with its oversight of the game
22 Jun 2017
FA aims to stop footballers diving with retrospective bans
Mousa Dembele, Spurs, diving, 2016
In Brief

FA aims to stop footballers diving with retrospective bans

New offence of deceiving a match official carries a two match suspension
19 May 2017
Joey Barton ban raises questions about football and gambling
Joey Barton, Burnley
In Brief

Joey Barton ban raises questions about football and gambling

Burnley midfielder says his career could be over, but points finger at authorities in lengthy online statement
26 Apr 2017
Southgate: Players must show 'desire' to represent England
Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace and Ivory Coast
In Brief

Southgate: Players must show 'desire' to represent England

Manager says it's not his job to convince stars to represent their country – is this a dig at Wilfried Zaha?
28 Mar 2017
Greg Clarke threatens to quit FA if MPs reject reforms
Greg Clarke
In Brief

Greg Clarke threatens to quit FA if MPs reject reforms

Football chief says he will take 'personal responsibility' as politicians debate future of Football Association
8 Feb 2017
Wenger admits FA charge and warns Xhaka 'not to tackle'
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In Brief

Wenger admits FA charge and warns Xhaka 'not to tackle'

French manager requests personal hearing after misconduct charge but could face stadium ban
26 Jan 2017
Ryan Mason: Hull star awake and could return within months
Gary Cahill, Ryan Mason
In Brief

Ryan Mason: Hull star awake and could return within months

Hopes grow midfielder will be back in action next season following emergency surgery on fractured skull
24 Jan 2017
FA gets tough over diving as disease spreads to rugby
Firmino and Herrera
In Brief

FA gets tough over diving as disease spreads to rugby

Retrospective bans for diving could be introduced as task force heads to Scotland to see anti-diving law in action
17 Jan 2017
Gay footballers should come out together says FA chief
Greg Clarke FA Chairman
In Brief

Gay footballers should come out together says FA chief

An announcement could be made at the start of the season, proposes Greg Clarke, after talks with gay sportspeople
9 Jan 2017
England's £400m Nike deal contains performance clauses
Euro 2016 Rooney
In Brief

England's £400m Nike deal contains performance clauses

Sportswear giant extends contract to 2030, but payments are dependent on how Three Lions do
7 Dec 2016