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Governing body of association football in England
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The Football Association (FA) is the governing body of association football in England and the Crown dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey, and the Isle of Man. Formed in 1863, it is the oldest football association in the world and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the amateur and professional game in its territory.
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FA launches diversity code to increase BAME and female representationFootball clubs will be required to meet a recruitment diversity target of 15% in new executive jobs and 25% in coaching roles under a voluntary code devised by the Football Association.
England Women set target of winning major tournament by 2024The Football Association wants England to win a major tournament within the next four years as part of its growth strategy for women's and girl's football.
English football needs independent regulator - former FA chairman David BernsteinEnglish football needs an independent regulator to solve its "crisis", says a group of key figures led by ex-FA chairman David Bernstein.
Breakaway league was suggested as 'threat' by Project Big Picture, says FA chairmanA breakaway league was suggested "as a threat" by the organisers of Project Big Picture, says Football Association chairman Greg Clarke.
Abraham, Chilwell & Sancho told to delay England arrival after Chelsea striker's partyTammy Abraham, Ben Chilwell and Jadon Sancho are told to delay their arrival at England's training camp by the Football Association.
Review of FA board diversity to take place over next nine months - Paul ElliottA review of the make-up of the Football Association board will take place over the next nine months, says the chair of the body's inclusion advisory board Paul Elliott.
FA charges West Brom boss Bilic with 'improper conduct' after red cardWest Brom manager Slaven Bilic is charged with "improper conduct" during Saturday's defeat against Everton by the Football Association.
Women's FA Cup: Investment shows 'power' of women's footballA new three-year partnership with Vitality for the Women's FA Cup "demonstrates the power of women's football", says the Football Association's Kelly Simmons.
England: Phil Foden & Mason Greenwood quarantine breach claims investigated by FAAllegations England's Phil Foden and Mason Greenwood broke quarantine rules in Iceland are being investigated by the FA.
Harry Maguire Avoids Jail After Guilty Verdict In Greek CourtEngland and Manchester United footballer Harry Maguire has been found guilty of aggravated assault, resisting arrest, and attempts of bribery in Greece. Maguire has said in a statement he will launch..
England women: Netherlands boss Sarina Wiegman is preferred choice to succeed Phil NevilleNetherlands women's manager Sarina Wiegman is the FA's preferred choice to succeed Phil Neville as England's head coach.
Wiegman preferred choice to replace Neville as England women's bossNetherlands women's manager Sarina Wiegman is the FA's preferred choice to succeed Phil Neville as England's head coach.
England women: Phil Neville successor could be appointed next weekPhil Neville's replacement as England women's manager could be announced by the Football Association next week.
Red cards can now be shown for deliberate coughing in footballPlayers who cough in the face of other players or match officials can be red-carded, say football's rule-makers and the Football Association.
Football Association board diversity plans blocked by professional game - Greg ClarkeFootball Association chairman Greg Clarke says he is "disappointed" after claiming the professional game representatives on the FA board blocked a move to try to improve the diversity of its members.
FA board diversity plans blocked by Premier League and EFL - ClarkeFA chairman Greg Clarke says he is "disappointed" after claiming the professional game representatives on the FA board blocked a move to try to improve the diversity of its members.
England: 142 applications to replace Phil Neville as women's bossA total of 142 people have applied for the England head coach's job, with more than half meeting the criteria, says Baroness Campbell, the FA's head of women's football.
FA to make 124 jobs redundant because of coronavirus impactThe Football Association is to make 124 positions redundant because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
'Disrespectful': FFA boss slams England for voting against Australian World Cup bidFFA chief executive James Johnson says a decision by the English FA to vote against the trans-Tasman Women's World Cup bid is a sign of disrespect.
England's vote against Australian World Cup bid slammed by FFAFFA chief executive James Johnson says a decision by the English FA to vote against the trans-Tasman Women's World Cup bid is a sign of disrespect.
Guendouzi will not face FA action over Maupay clashArsenal's Matteo Guendouzi will face no action from the FA over a clash with Brighton's Neal Maupay after the Gunners' defeat on Saturday.
Dele Alli banned for Manchester United clash after mocking coronavirusTottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli will miss the first game against Manchester United following the coronavirus-enforced break after being banned by the Football Association (FA) for a video posted..
Dele Alli: Tottenham midfielder banned for one match over coronavirus postTottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been suspended for one match by the Football Association over a post on social media about coronavirus.
FA and Premier League clubs must outline 'intentions' for women's football, says shadow sports ministerShadow sports minister Alison McGovern criticises the decision to abandon the Women's Super League and Women's Championship seasons.
Coronavirus: Football Association still aiming to finish Youth CupThe Football Association are still aiming to complete this season's FA Youth Cup even though the Premier League Under-18 league was called off at the beginning of May.
FA 'continuing to consult' with WSL clubs over ending seasonThe Football Association says it is "continuing to consult" with clubs on the "possibility of terminating" the WSL season.
Ellis should be Neville successor and paid same as Southgate - AlukoJill Ellis should be England's prime target to replace Phil Neville but the FA must be prepared to give equal pay, says Eniola Aluko.
Jill Ellis should be England's main target, says Eniola AlukoJill Ellis should be England's prime target to replace Phil Neville but the FA must be prepared to give equal pay, says Eniola Aluko.
Hard to see fans returning to football matches any time soon - FA chairmanFootball Association chairman Greg Clarke has said it is hard to see fans returning to matches "any time soon".
Dier charged by FA after climbing over seats to confront fanTottenham midfielder Eric Dier is charged by the Football Association after he climbed over seats to confront a fan in March.
FA launches ACL injuries audit in women's footballThe FA launches an audit and forms an advisory group to study anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, to address why the problem is more common in female footballers.
Premier League 'could lose £1bn'; while football's 'clubs and leagues in danger'The Premier League warns of a potential £1bn loss - while FA chairman says the wider English game faces "the danger of losing clubs and leagues".
FA chairman Greg Clarke: English football could 'lose clubs and leagues'English football faces "the danger of losing clubs and leagues" amid economic challenges "beyond the wildest imagination", says FA chairman Greg Clarke.
England managers Gareth Southgate and Phil Neville to take 30% pay cutEngland men's manager Gareth Southgate and women's boss Phil Neville are to take a 30% pay cut to their salaries as two of the FA's highest earning employees.
England boss Southgate to take 30% pay cutEngland manager Gareth Southgate will take a 30% pay cut as one of the Football Association's highest earning employees.
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Sixty-six non-league clubs send open letter to FA over expunging seasonSixty-six non-league clubs send an open letter to the Football Association, "urgently" calling for it to reconsider expunging their seasons.
Coronavirus: FA wants Women's Super League season completed by AugustThe Football Association remains determined to complete the Women's Super League season - but wants it completed by early August.
Coronavirus: FA contacts England women over virus scareThe Football Association contacts the England women's team and management after two members of staff went into self-isolation.
SheBelieves Cup: England v Spain - I'll know when it's right to go, says Phil NevilleEngland manager Phil Neville says he "will know if it is the time to go" but insists he has the backing of the Football Association.
Ancelotti escapes FA ban after angry confrontation with refereeEverton boss Carlo Ancelotti has avoided a touchline ban from the Football Association (FA) for angrily remonstrating with a referee on the pitch following the 1-1 draw with Manchester United. Chris..
Eric Dier to be investigated by FA after altercation with Tottenham fans in standsEric Dier’s altercation with a supporter following Tottenham Hotspur’s FA Cup defeat to Norwich is being investigated by the Football Association. It is understood the England midfielder’s..
Carlo Ancelotti: Everton manager charged with misconduct by the FAEverton boss Carlo Ancelotti has been charged with misconduct by the FA after being sent off following the draw with Manchester United.
Joey Barton: Fleetwood Town boss charged by FA over alleged improper languageFleetwood Town boss Joey Barton is charged by the FA for allegedly using improper language towards a match official.
Man Utd charged by FA for confronting referee at LiverpoolManchester United are charged by the FA for failing "to ensure its players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion" during Sunday's defeat at Liverpool.
Racism in football: Government must work with us on problem, says FA's Paul ElliottThe Football Association's Paul Elliott calls for the government to work alongside the sport's governing bodies to combat racism.
Tom Pope: FA investigates tweet sent by Port Vale forwardThe FA is investigating a tweet sent by Port Vale striker Tom Pope in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Andros Townsend on gambling addiction and losing £46,000 in one nightAndros Townsend says he lost £46,000 in one night but being charged by the FA for betting "probably saved me as a human being".
Kick It Out asks FA to investigate alleged homophobic chanting by West Ham fansKick It Out calls on the Football Association to investigate alleged homophobic chanting by West Ham fans at Chelsea on Saturday.
Women's Super League salary cap: FA open to changes to 'attract world-class talent'The FA will consider raising the Women's Super League's salary cap if it is restricting clubs.