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English Football

/ 328 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 […]

Kevin de Bruyne

/ 346 days ago

De Bruyne, Varane slam EPL extra time rule changes

Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne is the latest player to issue a harsh reply to new Premier League rules. The top-flight division, along with the English Football League, revealed new extra time rule changes ahead of the 2023/24 season. These tweaks focus on time-wasting during matches. Under the new laws, referees are instructed to […]

Brentford

/ 428 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 […]

Fulham

/ 472 days ago

Mitrovic receives eight-game ban for pushing referee

Fulham forward Aleksandar Mitrovic picked up a massive eight-game ban stemming from pushing referee Chris Kavanagh. The incident happened during Fulham's FA Cup loss at Manchester United. In response to Willian and his manager picking up red cards, the Serbian pushed Kavanagh while yelling at the referee. At the first sign of physical contact, Kavanagh […]

General

/ 5116 days ago

How Fabio Capello Rated His England Team According to Capello Index

It's a bizarre story. First, in May, before the World Cup kicked off, Fabio Capello along with a man named Chicco Merighi launched the Capello Index, an objective system that measures and evaluates the performances of players. But after the news broke of the ratings system, many people thought it would be in poor taste […]

General

/ 5178 days ago

Kiss England's World Cup 2018 Bid Goodbye

You may as well kiss England's chances of winning the 2018 World Cup bid goodbye. England's 2018 World Cup bid lay in tatters this weekend after The Mail On Sunday newspaper revealed that FA Chief Lord Triesman accused Spain and Russia of trying to bribe World Cup referees. And today, it was announced that Triesman […]

General

/ 5228 days ago

The Football Association Does F*** A**

If you are the CEO of a company, you expect to have most if not all the power to make decisions. It’s down to you to drive the business, to solve problems and delegate where necessary. You’re in charge and you have the power to hire and fire. However, the Chief Executive of the FA, […]

General

/ 5618 days ago

England: New Three Lions Crest Revealed

The Football Association has unveiled a new Three Lions Crest for the FA and England teams, which will be worn for the first time when England wears their new Umbro shirts for the March 28th friendly against Slovakia at Wembley. Pictured above is the new FA crest (left) and the new England one (right). The […]

General

/ 5738 days ago

Premier League And FA Threaten To Sue Justin.tv

The Premier League and Football Association have finally caught up to Justin.tv and are threatening legal action to prevent soccer fans from around the world watching live streaming games, according to the News Of The World newspaper. However as of this morning, the streams are still available for today's Bolton against Manchester City derby and […]

General

/ 5764 days ago

The Beginning Of The End For Debt Ridden Clubs?

With the prediction by Lord Triesman, head of the Football Association, that the current global economic crisis could spell a ‘terrible danger' to clubs with spiralling debt, meaning could we actually see a Premier League club go to the wall? According to Triesman the Premier League is currently in £3bn worth of debt so the […]