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English FA bosses face calls to quit over Sampson affair

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London (AFP) – English Football Association bosses were facing growing calls to quit on Thursday over their “shambolic” handling of the Mark Sampson affair following a damaging grilling from lawmakers.

Wednesday’s session opened with the publication of a reopened investigation into Chelsea player Eni Aluko’s claims of bullying and discrimination against the former England women’s manager.

English FA bosses face calls to quit over Sampson affair

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London (AFP) – English Football Association bosses were facing growing calls to quit on Thursday over their “shambolic” handling of the Mark Sampson affair following a damaging grilling from lawmakers.

Wednesday’s session opened with the publication of a reopened investigation into Chelsea player Eni Aluko’s claims of bullying and discrimination against the former England women’s manager.

Sampson made ‘ill-judged’ racial remarks: report

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London (AFP) – Former England women’s football coach Mark Sampson made remarks that were “discriminatory on grounds of race” towards two black players but was not racist, a report published on Wednesday said.

Sampson, who guided the team to the semi-finals of the 2015 World Cup and this year’s European Championships, was sacked last month after FA chiefs were alerted to what it termed an “inappropriate” relationship he had with a player in a previous job.

Sampson made ‘ill-judged” racial remarks: report

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London (AFP) – Former England women’s football coach Mark Sampson made remarks that were “discriminatory on grounds of race” towards two black players but was not racist, a report published on Wednesday said.

Sampson, who guided the team to the semi-finals of the 2015 World Cup and this year’s European Championships, was sacked last month after FA chiefs were alerted to what it termed an “inappropriate” relationship he had with a player in a previous job.

‘Unacceptable’ Sampson sacked as England Women’s manager

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London (AFP) – England Women’s manager Mark Sampson was sacked on Wednesday after evidence of “inappropriate and unacceptable behaviour” during his time at a previous club.

Sampson had been the subject of accusations of racism, harassment and bullying made by former England player Eni Aluko.

‘Unacceptable’ Sampson sacked as England Women’s manager

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London (AFP) – England Women’s manager Mark Sampson was sacked on Wednesday after evidence of “inappropriate and unacceptable behaviour” during his time at a previous club.

Sampson had been the subject of accusations of racism, harassment and bullying made by former England player Eni Aluko.

Aluko slams ‘selfish’ England over Sampson celebrations

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London (AFP) – Eni Aluko has slammed her “selfish” former England team-mates following their touchline celebration with manager Mark Sampson during a women’s World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.

Aluko’s allegations of racism, harassment and bullying against Sampson caused controversy recently.

Aluko slams ‘selfish’ England over Sampson celebrations

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London (AFP) – Eni Aluko has slammed her “selfish” former England team-mates following their touchline celebration with manager Mark Sampson during a women’s World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.

Aluko’s allegations of racism, harassment and bullying against Sampson caused controversy recently.

FA under pressure over allegations against head coach

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London (AFP) – English football’s ruling body the Football Association on Tuesday came under increasing pressure to hold another enquiry over allegations made by women’s football star Eniola Aluko against England head coach Mark Sampson.

The FA through an independent enquiry cleared Sampson, who recently guided England to the Euro 2017 semi-finals which included a famous win over bitter rivals Germany, of racial discrimination, bullying and harassment of Aluko last year.

Confident England face France at women’s Euro

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Doetinchem (Netherlands) (AFP) – A confident England will seek to extend their perfect record at the women’s Euro against France while Spain will take on newcomers Austria on the second day of quarter-finals on Sunday.

“We go into the game on a great run of form,” said England coach Mark Sampson, whose side thrashed Scotland 6-0, sank Spain 2-0 in a rain-drenched game, and edged Portugal 2-1 with a reserve team in the group phase.

Confident England face France at women’s Euro

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Doetinchem (Netherlands) (AFP) – A confident England will seek to extend their perfect record at the women’s Euro against France while Spain will take on newcomers Austria on the second day of quarter-finals on Sunday.

“We go into the game on a great run of form,” said England coach Mark Sampson, whose side thrashed Scotland 6-0, sank Spain 2-0 in a rain-drenched game, and edged Portugal 2-1 with a reserve team in the group phase.

World Cup

World Cup Qualifier: England Women Combine To Score Lovely Team Goal In 6-0 Drubbing Of Russia (Photos & Video)

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England Women got their 2019 World Cup qualification campaign off to a rollicking start with a 6-0 drubbing of Russia at Tranmere's Prenton Park.

The first goal came after just 11 minutes when Nikita Parris rolled one home before rushing to celebrate with manager Mark Sampson, recently the subject of an FA investigation into discrimination and bullying within the England camp.

England and the 2015 Women’s World Cup: Preview & Videos

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England and the 2015 Women's World Cup: Preview & Videos - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Although the Copa America will take place this summer, plenty of football fans will have World Cup withdrawal after being spoiled by the action in Brazil during the last off-season.

However, the 2015 Women's World Cup is set to fill the void and promises to be an exciting festival of football over the space of a month this summer.

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RFK memories, Bill Hamid’s D.C. United exit, and more: Freedom Kicks for October 19, 2017

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The USWNT face South Korea tonight too!

Remembering the sights and sounds of RFK Stadium, a hallowed hall of soccer -MLSsoccer.com
Jason is interviewed here in an otherwise great piece about RFK. Seriously, it's quite good and you should read it.

‘I want to push myself': Bill Hamid won't return to D.

Could Laura Harvey leave Reign for England national team?

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England native doesn't reject idea of replacing Mark Sampson.

No one person has become more symbolic of Seattle Reign FC than head coach and general manager Laura Harvey. The 37-year-old England native was one of owner Bill Predmore's first hires before the team's inaugural season in 2013 and has shaped the team very much in her image.

FA Cup 3rd Round Draw: Holders Arsenal Host Sunderland While High-Flying Leicester Travel To Tottenham

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The draw for the third round of the FA Cup was made at theSport Wales National Centre on Monday evening, with former Welsh international John Hartson and England Womens' team boss (and Welshman) Mark Sampson.

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Very few standout clashes were thrown up, however, with cup-holders Arsenal will face Sunderland at the Emirates, a side they beat 3-1 at the weekend.

Mark Sampson es el nuevo director técnico de Inglaterra

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Hope Powell dejó un hueco difícil de cubrir independientemente de su cuestionada gestión. Su aporte a la selección inglesa fue importante y luego de que fuera removida de su cargo, muchos nombres sonaban para suplirla: John Herdman, Matt Beard, Mo Marley, etc.

Hoy se hizo el anuncio oficial por parte de FA sobre el nuevo timonel de la selección inglesa, quien no es ninguno de los personajes anteriores, sino Mark Sampson, de origen galés, ahora ex director técnico de Briston Academy y de apenas 31 años de edad.