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Manchester City fined £35,000 for doping rules breach

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London (AFP) – Manchester City have been fined £35,000 ($44,000, 41,000 euros) after accepting they breached Football Association rules on anti-doping.

A statement issued by the FA, English football’s governing body, on Thursday said City had failed to ensure their “club whereabouts” information was accurate.

Manchester City fined £35,000 for doping rules breach

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London (AFP) – Manchester City have been fined £35,000 ($44,000, 41,000 euros) after accepting they breached Football Association rules on anti-doping.

A statement issued by the FA, English football’s governing body, on Thursday said City had failed to ensure their “club whereabouts” information was accurate.

Man City fined £35,000 for doping rules breach

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London (AFP) – Manchester City have been fined £35,000 ($44,000, 41,000 euros) after accepting they breached Football Association rules on anti-doping.

A statement issued by the FA, English football’s governing body, on Thursday said City had failed to ensure their “club whereabouts” information was accurate.

Man City fined £35,000 for doping rules breach

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London (AFP) – Manchester City have been fined £35,000 ($44,000, 41,000 euros) after accepting they breached Football Association rules on anti-doping.

A statement issued by the FA, English football’s governing body, on Thursday said City had failed to ensure their “club whereabouts” information was accurate.

FA council member slammed over ‘ethnic minority’ comments

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London (AFP) – Anti-racism campaigners Kick It Out will complain to the Football Association after one of its council members made controversial comments about the involvement of “ethnic minorities” in reform of the English game’s governing body.

The FA already found itself under fire this week after the House of Commons passed a “no confidence” motion in the organisation’s ability to reform itself, with criticism its board is failing to reflect and represent the diversity of the game.

FA council member slammed over ‘ethnic minority’ comments

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London (AFP) – Anti-racism campaigners Kick It Out will complain to the Football Association after one of its council members made controversial comments about the involvement of “ethnic minorities” in reform of the English game’s governing body.

The FA already found itself under fire this week after the House of Commons passed a “no confidence” motion in the organisation’s ability to reform itself, with criticism its board is failing to reflect and represent the diversity of the game.

Wales appeal FIFA poppy mosaic fine

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London (AFP) – The Football Association of Wales will appeal against the fine imposed by FIFA over the displaying of commemorative symbols during a Wales game, the organisation announced on Friday.

The FAW was fined 20,000 Swiss francs ($19,960, 18,750 euros) after a wreath and poppy mosaic were displayed in memory of Britain’s war dead during a World Cup qualifier against Serbia in Cardiff last November.

Avram Grant resigns as Ghana manager

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Accra (AFP) – Ghana coach Avram Grant has quit after more than two years in charge, a member of the country’s football association told AFP on Tuesday.

“Avram Grant has informed the Ghana Football Association of his decision to step down as head coach of the Black Stars,” said Osei Kwaku Palmer.

Wenger given four-game ban for touchline row

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London (AFP) Arsene Wenger was given a four-game touchline ban with "immediate effect" by the Football Association on Friday after accepting a misconduct charge following an incident that saw the veteran Arsenal manager sent off in Sunday's dramatic win over Burnley.

Wenger was sent to the stands by referee Jon Moss after allegedly using abusive or insulting language towards fourth official Anthony Taylor after Burnley were given a stoppage-time penalty at the Emirates Stadium.

Mourinho eyes Wenger’s FA charge

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Jose Mourinho intends to keep a close watch on how the Football Association deal with the misconduct charge facing Arsene Wenger.

Manchester United manager Mourinho is keen to ensure Wenger is dealt with correctly after the Arsenal boss was accused of verbally abusing and pushing a fourth official during a win against Burnley on Sunday.

Mourinho eyes Wenger’s FA charge

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Jose Mourinho intends to keep a close watch on how the Football Association deal with the misconduct charge facing Arsene Wenger.

Manchester United manager Mourinho is keen to ensure Wenger is dealt with correctly after the Arsenal boss was accused of verbally abusing and pushing a fourth official during a win against Burnley on Sunday.

Arsenal boss Wenger hit with misconduct charge

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London (AFP) Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was charged with misconduct by England's governing Football Association on Monday after an alleged altercation with the fourth official during Sunday's 2-1 Premier League win over Burnley.

The veteran French boss was dismissed from his technical area by referee Jon Moss after being angered by the award of a stoppage-time penalty to Burnley, having allegedly verbally abused fourth official Anthony Taylor.

Arsenal boss Wenger hit with misconduct charge

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London (AFP) Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was charged with misconduct by England's governing Football Association on Monday after an alleged altercation with the fourth official during Sunday's 2-1 Premier League win over Burnley.

The veteran French boss was dismissed from his technical area by referee Jon Moss after being angered by the award of a stoppage-time penalty to Burnley, having allegedly verbally abused fourth official Anthony Taylor.

Wenger apologises but could still face ban

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London (AFP) Arsene Wenger apologised after he was sent off and then shoved the fourth official during Arsenal's dramatic 2-1 win over Burnley but could still face a significant ban.

Having taken the lead through Shkodran Mustafi's first goal for the club on Sunday, Arsenal saw Granit Xhaka dismissed for a needless foul and then nearly imploded as Andre Gray struck from the spot following Francis Coquelin's foul on Ashley Barnes.

FA examine retrospective diving ban

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London (AFP) Players in English football found guilty of diving could face retrospective bans from the Football Association, The Times newspaper reported Tuesday.

In neighbouring Scotland, players can receive a two-match ban if they are found to have won a significant advantage for their team by tricking the referee by diving or simulation.

FA examine retrospective diving ban

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London (AFP) Players in English football found guilty of diving could face retrospective bans from the Football Association, The Times newspaper reported Tuesday.

In neighbouring Scotland, players can receive a two-match ban if they are found to have won a significant advantage for their team by tricking the referee by diving or simulation.

Man City’s Bacary Sagna fined £40,000 over referee comment

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London (AFP) Manchester City defender Bacary Sagna was fined £40,000 ($49,439, 46,214 euros) and warned about his future conduct by the Football Association on Tuesday after making an Instagram post that questioned referee Lee Mason's impartiality.

Sagna, 32, posted a photo with the caption "10 against 12.

Man City’s Bacary Sagna fined £40,000 over referee comment

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London (AFP) Manchester City defender Bacary Sagna was fined £40,000 ($49,439, 46,214 euros) and warned about his future conduct by the Football Association on Tuesday after making an Instagram post that questioned referee Lee Mason's impartiality.

Sagna, 32, posted a photo with the caption "10 against 12.

Jose Mourinho says he is calmer than Jurgen Klopp

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Jose Mourinho claims he is a calmer manager than Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp, despite having been sent to the stands twice for disciplinary reasons this season.

United manager Mourinho has guided his team to nine successive wins in all competitions, and even though they are currently sixth, they could make up significant ground on the Premier League's top four by beating Liverpool on Sunday.

I’m calmer than Klopp, claims Mourinho

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Jose Mourinho claims he is a calmer manager than Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp, despite having been sent to the stands twice for disciplinary reasons this season.

United manager Mourinho has guided his team to nine successive wins in all competitions, and even though they are currently sixth, they could make up significant ground on the Premier League's top four by beating Liverpool on Sunday.

I’m calmer than Klopp, claims Mourinho

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Jose Mourinho claims he is a calmer manager than Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp, despite having been sent to the stands twice for disciplinary reasons this season.

United manager Mourinho has guided his team to nine successive wins in all competitions, and even though they are currently sixth, they could make up significant ground on the Premier League's top four by beating Liverpool on Sunday.

Manchester City charged over anti-doping procedures

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London (AFP) Manchester City have been charged by the Football Association over anti-doping procedures, the governing body announced on Wednesday.

"Manchester City have been charged in relation to The FA's Rules on Anti-Doping," an FA statement read.

"It is alleged the club failed to ensure that their 'Club Whereabouts' information was accurate, contrary to Regulation 14(d).

Manchester City charged over anti-doping procedures

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London (AFP) Manchester City have been charged by the Football Association over anti-doping procedures, the governing body announced on Wednesday.

"Manchester City have been charged in relation to The FA's Rules on Anti-Doping," an FA statement read.

"It is alleged the club failed to ensure that their 'Club Whereabouts' information was accurate, contrary to Regulation 14(d).

West Brom and Watford charged by FA over brawl

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London (AFP) West Bromwich Albion and Watford became the latest Premier League teams to be put in the dock over their players behaviour as on Monday the Football Association charged them over a brawl on Saturday.

The confrontation between the two sets of players in a match West Brom won 2-1 occurred when Watford's Roberto Pereyra was red-carded six minutes from time for lashing out at James McClean after the latter clattered into him.

West Brom and Watford charged by FA over brawl

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London (AFP) West Bromwich Albion and Watford became the latest Premier League teams to be put in the dock over their players behaviour as on Monday the Football Association charged them over a brawl on Saturday.

The confrontation between the two sets of players in a match West Brom won 2-1 occurred when Watford's Roberto Pereyra was red-carded six minutes from time for lashing out at James McClean after the latter clattered into him.

Manchester City’s Aguero’s four-match ban confirmed FA

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London (AFP) Sergio Aguero's four-match suspension has been confirmed by the Football Association following his dismissal in Manchester City's loss to Chelsea.

City striker Aguero was shown a red card for a dangerous two-footed foul on Chelsea defender David Luiz, which led to a bust-up between players and coaches from both teams in the final moments of Saturday's Premier League clash at Eastlands.

Nottingham Forest owner quits Kuwait federation

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Kuwait City (AFP) Fawaz al-Hassawi, the owner of English Championship side Nottingham Forest, has resigned from his post as head of Kuwait's temporary football association, after just over three months in office.

Hassawi had been appointed in August after authorities dissolved Kuwait's Football Association amid a clampdown on sports governing bodies that triggered strong international criticism.

Aguero’s four-match ban confirmed by FA

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London (AFP) Sergio Aguero's four-match suspension has been confirmed by the Football Association following his dismissal in Manchester City's loss to Chelsea.

City striker Aguero was shown a red card for a dangerous two-footed foul on Chelsea defender David Luiz, which led to a bust-up between players and coaches from both teams in the final moments of Saturday's Premier League clash at Eastlands.

Aguero’s four-match ban confirmed by FA

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London (AFP) Sergio Aguero's four-match suspension has been confirmed by the Football Association following his dismissal in Manchester City's loss to Chelsea.

City striker Aguero was shown a red card for a dangerous two-footed foul on Chelsea defender David Luiz, which led to a bust-up between players and coaches from both teams in the final moments of Saturday's Premier League clash at Eastlands.

Sex abuse claims at ’55 English football clubs’

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London (AFP) Fifty-five league and non league clubs have been referred to police in the child sex abuse scandal that has shattered English football's image a source told The Observer newspaper on Sunday.

In other developments English football's embattled governing body the Football Association (FA) have been accused in The Sunday Mirror by Russell Davy, a former Charlton Athletic youth goalkeeper, of not replying to his letter in 1986 warning them of abuse by scout Eddie Heath.

Sex abuse claims at ’55 English football clubs’

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London (AFP) Fifty-five league and non league clubs have been referred to police in the child sex abuse scandal that has shattered English football's image a source told The Observer newspaper on Sunday.

In other developments English football's embattled governing body the Football Association (FA) have been accused in The Sunday Mirror by Russell Davy, a former Charlton Athletic youth goalkeeper, of not replying to his letter in 1986 warning them of abuse by scout Eddie Heath.

Mourinho banned from touchline for quarter-final

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London (AFP) Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was hit with a touchline ban for the second time this season and will have to watch Wednesday's League Cup quarter-final with West Ham from the stands.

The 53-year-old Portuguese, who served a one-match touchline ban earlier this season after an altercation with referee Mark Clattenburg, has also been fined £16,000 ($20,000, 19,000 euros) after accepting an improper conduct charge from the Football Association (FA).

Mourinho banned from touchline for quarter-final

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London (AFP) Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was hit with a touchline ban for the second time this season and will have to watch Wednesday's League Cup quarter-final with West Ham from the stands.

The 53-year-old Portuguese, who served a one-match touchline ban earlier this season after an altercation with referee Mark Clattenburg, has also been fined £16,000 ($20,000, 19,000 euros) after accepting an improper conduct charge from the Football Association (FA).

Southgate named England manager – FA

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London (AFP) Gareth Southgate is the new full-time England manager, the Football Association (FA) announced after a board meeting on Wednesday.

The 46-year-old, who has been in charge of the national team for four games on a temporary basis, signed a four-year contract which will take in both the 2018 World Cup and the 2020 European Championship.

FA expected to confirm Southgate as England boss

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London (AFP) Gareth Southgate is expected to be approved as the new England manager by Football Association chiefs on Wednesday, according to British media reports.

Southgate has been in interim charge since replacing Sam Allardyce in September after he was forced out just 67 days into his reign following a Daily Telegraph investigation into corruption in football.

FA expected to confirm Southgate as England boss

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London (AFP) Gareth Southgate is expected to be approved as the new England manager by Football Association chiefs on Wednesday, according to British media reports.

Southgate has been in interim charge since replacing Sam Allardyce in September after he was forced out just 67 days into his reign following a Daily Telegraph investigation into corruption in football.

Manchester United’s Mourinho charged by Football Association after dismissal

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London (AFP) Jose Mourinho has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association (FA) after being sent to the stands during Manchester United's 1-1 draw with West Ham United on Sunday, it was announced on Monday.

It is the third time this season the 53-year-old Portuguese has been charged by the FA he was suspended for a game and fined after an altercation with referee Mark Clattenburg and previously received a hefty fine for critical remarks about the appointment of another referee.

Manchester United’s Mourinho charged by Football Association after dismissal

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London (AFP) Jose Mourinho has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association (FA) after being sent to the stands during Manchester United's 1-1 draw with West Ham United on Sunday, it was announced on Monday.

It is the third time this season the 53-year-old Portuguese has been charged by the FA he was suspended for a game and fined after an altercation with referee Mark Clattenburg and previously received a hefty fine for critical remarks about the appointment of another referee.

Mourinho charged by FA after dismissal

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London (AFP) Jose Mourinho has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association (FA) after being sent to the stands during Manchester United's 1-1 draw with West Ham United on Sunday, it was announced on Monday.

It is the third time this season the 53-year-old Portuguese has been charged by the FA he was suspended for a game and fined after an altercation with referee Mark Clattenburg and previously received a hefty fine for critical remarks about the appointment of another referee.

Mourinho dismissal just ‘passion’, says Jones

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London (AFP) Manchester United centre-back Phil Jones has defended Jose Mourinho following the manager's latest dismissal, saying it was just an indication of his "passion".

Mourinho left himself exposed to the risk of sanctions from the Football Association after being sent to the stands for kicking a water bottle during United's 1-1 draw at home to West Ham United on Sunday.