Tag: The FA

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 01: FA Chief Executive Martin Glenn speaks at a press conference as Gareth Southgate is unveiled as the new England manager at Wembley Stadium on December 1, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Journalist: 23% gender pay gap at FA no problem as it’s bigger elsewhere

Charles Sale, writing in Friday’s Daily Mail, believes the gender pay gap at the FA, which currently stands at 23.2 per cent is not something they should be worried about because it’s less than the 31 per cent at the Lawn Tennis Association. 
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Arsenal fans furious as FA show clear Manchester City bias

For the second time this season, Manchester City players have received no punishment for their part in post-match and off-field fracas after the FA reviewed their cup tie against Wigan Athletic.

Arsenal, Manchester United or the player? Who’s in trouble over Alexis’ missed drugs test

Alexis Sanchez allegedly missed a drugs test on Monday while completing his move to Manchester United, according to reports.

FA demand more from England Women’s assistant manager than Phil Neville

The FA's advertisement for the England Women's assistant manager asks for more experience than managerial prime candidate, Phil Neville, has.

Who pays referees?

Referees are under the spotlight yet again, so who governs them, and who actually pays their wages?
VALENCIA, SPAIN - MARCH 06: Valencia CF assistant coach Phil Neville gives instructions prior to the La Liga match between Valencia CF and Atletico de Madrid at Estadi de Mestalla on March 06, 2016 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images)

FA to make Phil Neville England Women’s team manager despite total lack of experience

As revealed by the godfather of women's football journos in England, Phillip Neville will be the new England Women's manager and will try to emulate Mark Sampson's success on the pitch while avoiding off-the-pitch pitfalls that saw the Welshman sacked.
BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - JULY 25: FA Chief Executive Martin Glenn attends a press conference with newly appointed England manager Sam Allardyce at St. George's Park on July 25, 2016 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

FA finally step up regarding diversity shortfall with new rules

At least one candidate from a black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) background will be interviewed for future roles within the England set-up, the FA said Tuesday, laying out its response to issues thrown up by the Eni Aluko affair.

Arsenal hope Wenger ban starts this weekend

Arsenal are reportedly hoping that the FA come to a fast decision over Arsene Wenger's punishment so he doesn't miss too many Premier League games.

'I stick to everything I said' - Arsene Wenger says he will fight the...

Arsene Wenger has said he intends to contest his FA charge, and doesn't regret his comments made at referee Mike Dean.

Everything you need to know as the FA announce the winning bids for Tier...

The FA disclosed the winning bids for the WSL Tier 1 and 2, and now we will see the second phase, with an external bid from the FA WSL coming in.

The FA's restructure has messed up the elite clubs

Imagine a football world where your place in the top league is decided by your pitch facilities, marketing and budget size, not on the football results. Welcome to the FA WSL.

Arsene Wenger supports new rules on diving

Arsene Wenger has given his support for the FA's new rules on diving. 

FA announce Women’s Cup final date and season 2017/18 start date

The FA have announced the date for the FA Women's Cup final and the start date for the first ever Women's winter season

FA twitter account rewrites history again favouring Chelsea

We previously mentioned how the FA erased Arsenal Ladies and Birmingham City Ladies from history by claiming Manchester City were the first FA WSL team to reach the Champions League semi-finals - and they've done it again with the FA Cup final.

Fans react to FA rewriting history to favour Manchester City over Arsenal…again!

The FA love-in with Manchester City WFC reached a new high this week, when they claimed Manchester City Women were the first FA WSL side to reach the Champions League semi-final.
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FA look at putting English player quota + salary cap in FA WSL

Following Monday's new FA three year strategy called "gameplan for growth" for women's football, it has emerged that the FA is looking at having an English player quota and a salary cap in the FA WSL.

21 - All contracts Arsenal registered with FA in January 2017

The FA have finally released the details of all contracts that were registered with them in January 2017.

FA Cup to use video refs as subs and penalties also get makeover

Football is finally set to catch up with modern technology with the FA Cup trialling video refereeing technology starting with next year’s competition.
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Wembley to axe VIP seats

Wembley are to axe 5,000 hospitality places at a cost of approximately £15m per year after an ‘alarming fall in demand’ blamed on the national team and ‘fall in status of the FA Cup’.
Arsene Wenger

How Arsene Wenger used Anthony Taylor to ensure FA ban wasn’t heavier

Arsene Wenger’s legal counsel used footage of other managers who had been charged after bust-ups with officials but it was evidence about Anthony Taylor that reduced his ban to four games instead of six.
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Wenger called Moss a ‘cheat’ but can he defend himself against the FA?

Arsene Wenger was sent off at the end of the very heated Burnley game, and he will likely be charged by the FA for using the word 'cheat' as revealed by the Evening Standard.

FA considering ridiculous retrospective action for dives

The FA are considering bringing in a rule that would see people who dive punished retroactively, according to a report in the Times (£).
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Why Manchester City's anti-doping fine should be over £1m or a points deduction

The FA have charged Manchester City with a doping offence, and while it’s not as exciting as you might think, it does present quite a few questions.
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FA announce timeline for FA WSL license renewal

The FA has officially announced the timing for the licenses renewal from the 2018/19 season. The current licensing agreement finishes at the end of the...

Women’s top level football goes back to winter season

The FA has decided to end the summer League seasons for the FA WSL and will go back to a winter season from 2017.

Manchester United blow as bans handed out but FA should follow French lead

The FA need to take a leaf out of the UEFA and FFF's playbook regarding players' physical integrity and inflicting injuries, and they also need to upgrade the disciplinary process.

Bizarre secrecy in women's football sees fans ejected

The news that the Arsenal Ladies' youth teams cup finals will be both played at St George's Park means no Arsenal fans will be...

No fans allowed to attend FA Girls Youth Cup final

Arsenal Ladies fans hoping to watch the u17 team's cup final have been dealt a cruel blow as the FA have decided the game...

Arsenal are being helped out by UEFA, but at what cost?

We finally have a date for Arsenal's FA Cup replay against Hull City, and it's a slightly surprising one. The fixture hasn't been arranged for...

UEFA finally do Arsenal a favour

The date for Arsenal's FA Cup replay against Hull City has finally been announced. Despite drawing against the Tigers almost a week ago, no date...

Are Wenger's comments on doping set to launch a wider investigation?

According to reports, The FA have invited Arsène Wenger to explain his views and comments on doping in football. In an interview with L'Equipe, Wenger opened up...

Arsenal movement for clubs to receive FA Cup Final tickets set to fail

Arsenal have been at the forefront of talks with the FA for more tickets to be made available to fans of clubs competing in...

Arsenal and Chelsea fined by FA after Stamford Bridge game

Both Arsenal and Chelsea have been hit with fines for failing to control their players during the game in September. The two sides met at...

Ten fans arrested but FA won't punish Arsenal after Tottenham trouble

The Metropolitan Police have arrested 10 fans after Arsenal beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 on Wednesday night. Arsenal fans, who were not allowed to leave White...

Wenger won't be charged for referee comments after Chelsea game

Arsène Wenger won't face an FA charge following his post-match comments on Mike Dean's performance on Saturday. The referee sent off Arsenal defender Gabriel yet...

The FA screw Arsenal fans yet again

by Lewis Ambrose It's all well and good providing sponsors and the 'football family' with tickets to a game, but The FA are taking the...

FA Aston Villa bonkers banner ban bad news for fans

Aston Villa fans have been banned from taking a banner to the cup final because it contains the word 'Arsenal.' Coming up with a quite...

FA and UEFA at odds over video technology

The FA are backing calls for the introduction of video technology but UEFA are refusing to move on the issue.

FA home-grown rules: Man City, Chelsea lose players; Gunners won't

The FA have announced changes to the home-grown-rules, so what does it mean for the clubs at the top?

Arsenal top list of teams charged by FA

If you ever thought the FA might be out to get Arsenal, here are some stats that will help you on your quest to uncover the truth.