The FA Must Get England’s Next Manager Right

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Managers of England's national team have not fared well in recent years. Big names and up-and-coming English managers have come and gone, with Roy Hodgson the latest to be condemned to the ignominy of history. As decisions go, therefore, the FA's next managerial appointment is pretty weight and it is crucial that England's next manager does not succumb to the same fate as his recent predecessors. READ MORE


Male, Pale and Stale: Inclusion and Diversity at the FA

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“Male, pale and stale”. This was how an FA insider described the view of the top of the Football Association earlier this week. Their assertion is correct. If you ask members of the general public walking down high streets in the towns and villages of England what they think of when they think of the […] READ MORE


Jamie Vardy Accepts Improper Conduct Charge

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Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy has accepted the improper conduct charge handed down by the Football Association after a confrontation with referee Jon Moss in the Foxes’ 2-2 draw with West Ham United on Sunday.  The 29-year-old was giving his marching orders in the 56th minute after Moss had shown him a second yellow card […] READ MORE





Is It Time For The Stonewall F.A. Cup?

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Much has been written in the past, much has been said, but little has been done in football to address issues of sexuality. In the twenty-first century there are many forms of sexuality – as there are genders – spanning well-defined labels such as heterosexual, homosexual, and bisexual, and lesser known terms such as pansexual […] READ MORE