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FA fine Man City $150,000 after players rage at referee

FA fine Man City $150,000 after players rage at referee

The Football Association has hit Man City with a fine of £120,000 ($150,000) after several of their players had surrounded referee Simon Hooper following the recent 3-3 draw against Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium. Hooper called a play back after initially opting for an advantage to City in the 94th minute. After Emerson Royal […]

FA

/ 118 days ago

FA fine Man City $150,000 after players rage at referee

The Football Association has hit Man City with a fine of £120,000 ($150,000) after several of their players had surrounded referee Simon Hooper following the recent 3-3 draw against Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium. Hooper called a play back after initially opting for an advantage to City in the 94th minute. After Emerson Royal […]

English Football

/ 165 days ago

FA tells players not to use Palestine phrase on social media

Football Association (FA) officials will inform English clubs that players are to avoid a specific phrase on social media. The expression, "from river to the sea," is a common phrase to support Palestinian nationalism. Not only has the FA banned the use of the phrase, but the organization also declared that they will "seek police […]

England

/ 222 days ago

FA targeting Guardiola as next England national team coach

The Football Association (FA) wants to name Pep Guardiola as England head coach. Targeting the Spanish manager would likely only come after the 2024 UEFA Euros. It is widely expected that the current England boss, Gareth Southgate, will depart the team following the tournament in Germany. According to reports by The Mirror and Mail Sport, […]

English Football

/ 232 days ago

FA hoping to ban bets on yellow cards during matches

The Football Association (FA) wants gambling companies to stop allowing bets on yellow cards during matches. The governing body of the sport in England has growing concerns of players manipulating incidents to receive extra money. These decisions could end up creating match-fixing problems in the Premier League and lower divisions. Mail Sport is claiming that […]

English Football

/ 235 days ago

FA looking into three specific betting incidents involving Paqueta

The investigation into West Ham's Lucas Paqueta and the betting probe is clearing up. The Football Association (FA) recently opened an inquiry into the possibility of the Brazilian's involvement in sports betting. This investigation was at such an early stage that the FA did not interview the player. However, more information on the bets is […]

England

/ 241 days ago

England to reject USWNT approach for highly rated coach

The English Football Association (FA) is prepared to hold on to England women's national team head coach Sarina Wiegman at all costs despite the new vacancy with the USWNT. The Dutch coach is a top contender to replace Vlatko Andonovski, who resigned from the United States on Thursday. The coach's decision comes less than two […]

FA

/ 262 days ago

FA to launch bold initiative to stop match referee abuse

The English FA will begin an anti-abuse campaign next week in response to a disturbing uptick in incidents of referee abuse from players and coaches. The idea has received backing from the Premier League, the English Football League, and the Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL). According to The Times, the campaign runs under the […]

FA

/ 284 days ago

Premier League set to take over FA Cup scheduling

Significant changes look to be coming to the FA Cup as the Football Association prepares to sell the tournament's overseas broadcasting rights to the Premier League. This would give control of FA Cup scheduling to the English top-flight division. The Premier League is looking for more control of the fixture list due to the expansion […]

Brentford

/ 324 days ago

Betting addiction diagnosis got Toney ban reduced by 3 months

The Football Association revealed Ivan Toney was officially diagnosed with a betting addiction. Because of this discovery, his suspension was eventually reduced by three months. The news comes after the FA published its findings on Friday during an investigation on the issue. The governing body of the sport in England initially wanted to hit Toney […]

Brentford

/ 332 days ago

FA to ask FIFA to extend Toney ban worldwide

The Football Association will ask FIFA to extend the Ivan Toney ban as a worldwide sanction. This comes after the Brentford star was charged and eventually suspended by the association in England for sports betting. Toney must now refrain from all soccer activities for four months. His match ban extends up to eight months to […]

FA

/ 378 days ago

English FA considers ending 3PM UK blackout for FA Cup

The Football Association (FA) is thinking about getting rid of the 3 PM UK time Saturday blackouts for FA Cup fixtures. England's governing body of the sport would, however, not officially make the move for a few more years. The Daily Mail reports that if the decision is confirmed, the blackouts would not be lifted […]