Dec 24, 2016

F.A. alleges Barton made 1,260 bets

The controversial soccer player Joey Barton is alleged to have placed over 1,000 football bets over a 10-year period and has been charged with misconduct by the Football Association. The 34-year-old Barton, who is due to rejoin Burnley after his departure from the Glasgow Rangers ...

Oct 25, 2016

F.A. gets reported $1 billion deal for overseas broadcast rights

England's governing Football Association announced on Monday it had agreed to a new overseas broadcast rights deal for the F.A. Cup worth a reported $1 billion (£820 million). The new agreement will run for six seasons starting in 2018-19. Although the F.A. refused to specify ...

Allardyce admits to 'judgment' error in England farce

Sep 29, 2016

Allardyce admits to 'judgment' error in England farce

Sam Allardyce admitted an "error of judgment" on Wednesday after his one-game career as England manager came to a humiliating end following controversial comments made to undercover reporters. "Entrapment has won on this occasion and I have to accept that," Allardyce told reporters outside his ...

F.A. probing Allardyce after newspaper sting

Sep 27, 2016

F.A. probing Allardyce after newspaper sting

England manager Sam Allardyce has been secretly filmed giving advice on how to circumnavigate transfer rules and mocking his predecessor Roy Hodgson's voice, the Daily Telegraph reported on Monday. Allardyce, 61, was filmed telling what he thought was a group of Far East investors it ...

Nov 3, 2015

Mourinho handed one-match stadium ban

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has been given a one-match stadium ban and a £40,000 fine ($61,700) by the Football Association after admitting to a charge of misconduct toward the referee during a loss to West Ham last month. Mourinho's punishment will take effect immediately, meaning ...