Stronger punishments introduced for anti-social behaviour in English football

Pitch invaders at Premier League and EFL games matches will receive an automatic club ban under new measures to tackle increased anti-social behaviour among supporters. Concerns were raised about safety issues at football grounds following a series of incidents which marred the end of last season. getty Aston Villa goalkeeper Robin Olsen was involved in […]

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FA told to help gay footballers feel accepted as ‘brave’ Jake Daniels praised

Jake Daniels has kickstarted a positive change in football, says Thetford Town player-manager Matt Morton, after the Blackpool forward earned praise and support after coming out as gay. The 17-year-old became the first professional in the UK men’s game for more than 30 years to come out, putting out a statement via his club’s website […]

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FIFA impose strict sanctions on Russia but do not ban them as FA joins boycott

FIFA has announced that Russia will be banned from playing matches at home, without spectators and without their national anthem or flag. The country will also have to play under the name ‘Football Union of Russia’ and not as ‘Russia’, the governing body said. Getty FIFA have imposed strong sanctions on Russia AFP Russian tanks […]

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FIFA impose strict santions on Russia as FA say England will not play them

FIFA have announced that Russia will be banned from playing matches in their own nation, without spectators and without their national anthem or flag. The Football Association also announced that England will not be playing them in any competitive or friendly game in the forseeable future. Getty FIFA have imposed strong sanctions on Russia The […]

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Uruguayan players’ union take aim at FA over ban of Man United star Cavani

The Uruguayan players’ union has accused the Football Association of being racist due to the three-match ban imposed on Edinson Cavani. The Manchester United and Uruguay striker was handed the punishment on New Year’s Eve for using a racial term in a social media post in November. Getty Images – Getty Cavani has served one […]

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