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‘Serious doubts’ over whether FA bosses should continue as evidence is questioned

‘Serious doubts’ over whether FA bosses should continue as evidence is questioned

Greg Clarke (left) and Martin Glenn (right) faced questions from MPs in parliament on Wednesday There are “serious doubts” whether FA bosses are fit to stay on after a “shambolic” performance at a hearing in parliament, MP Damian Collins says. FA chairman Greg Clarke and chief executive Martin Glenn were answering questions after discrimination claims […]

FA and Aluko hearing – five key things we learned

Media playback is not supported on this device I didn’t expect it to be Eni Aluko versus the FA After four hours of questioning, Eniola Aluko and the Football Association were released from a parliamentary inquiry on Wednesday – one vindicated, the other implicated. Minutes before the hearing started, the FA issued a public apology […]

Kirby withdraws from England squad to face France

Forward Fran Kirby has won 24 caps for England Chelsea forward Fran Kirby has withdrawn from the England squad to face France because of a knee injury. The 24-year-old did not travel with the team to Valenciennes for Friday’s friendly with the side who they defeated in the last eight of the Women’s Euros this […]

Mourinho must look at himself, not Chelsea – Conte

Antonio Conte won the Premier League in his first season in charge of Chelsea Chelsea manager Antonio Conte says Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho needs to “look at himself” and stop talking about his former side. Conte has bemoaned Chelsea’s injuries this season and said after a 3-3 draw with Roma in the Champions League […]

Wilshere defends Arsenal’s character

Wilshere defends Arsenal’s character

Arsenal conceded a stoppage-time winner at Watford on Saturday Jack Wilshere says Arsenal’s character is not in question after criticism from Watford striker Troy Deeney. Deeney said that Arsenal lacked ‘cojones’ in their 2-1 defeat at Vicarage Road, with former Gunner Martin Keown saying the players lack determination. Midfielder Wilshere said: “As a player if […]

Hazard rescues Chelsea in six-goal thriller with Roma

Eden Hazard’s goals were his first for Chelsea this season Eden Hazard rescued Chelsea’s unbeaten start to the Champions League group stage after a dominant Roma had fought back from two goals down to lead in a pulsating game at Stamford Bridge. Hazard scored in each half, heading in to level from Pedro’s cross with […]

‘Being good defensively is not a crime’ as Man Utd beat Benfica

Mile Svilar was close to tears at full-time and was consoled by fellow Belgian Romelu Lukaku Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said “being good defensively is not a crime” as his side edged past Benfica in the Champions League. The only goal of the game in Lisbon came courtesy of Marcus Rashford’s long-range free-kick which […]

Celtic crushed by Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich were in excellent form under Jupp Heynckes, who took over for a third time last week Celtic endured a European night to forget as they were swept aside by Bayern Munich in the Champions League. Thomas Muller blasted in the opener from close range after Craig Gordon saved a header from Robert Lewandowski, […]

FA apologises over Sampson remarks to two players

Sampson was in charge of the England team for four years The FA has apologised to two players after new evidence showed sacked England’s women’s boss Mark Sampson made remarks which were “discriminatory on the grounds of race”. An independent barrister ruled Sampson made unacceptable “ill-judged attempts at humour” on two occasions, to Eniola Aluko […]

Ronald Koeman: Everton manager has ‘total support’ of club’s board

Ronald Koeman was named Everton boss before the 2016-17 season Manager Ronald Koeman says he has the “total support” of the Everton board, despite a poor start to the season. The Toffees spent more than £100m on players last summer, but sit two points above the relegation zone and have two wins from eight Premier […]

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