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“They’re Cowards, Hypocrites…If You’re A White Irish Man, No One Cares.”

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“They’re a bunch of cowards the footballing authorities. They’re a bunch of hypocrites.” James McClean has hit out at the English FA, for their lack of action over sectarian abuse the Derryman has received recently and throughout his career. Every year, around November, McClean is targeted by fans on social media and in football grounds over his refusal to wear the …

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James McClean Blasts ‘Hypocritical’ & ‘Stupid’ English FA

James McClean has fired shots at the English FA after once again coming under abuse from QPR fans as they played Stoke City over the weekend.  It wasn’t the first time the Derry-native has been forced to make himself heard following attacks from rival fans and all things considered, it likely won’t be the last. His Stoke side were involved …

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Cocaine Prevalent Among Footballers In England According To Expert

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A leading expert on drugs in sport has claimed that recreational drugs like cocaine and marijuana are ‘widespread’ among professional footballers in England and that the FA don’t take drug-testing as seriously as they ought to. Ivan Waddington is a leading lecturer at the University of Chester and has spent years studying the use of drugs in sport. Waddington undertook a survey …

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Jurgen Klopp Accepts FA Misconduct Charge Following Merseyside Derby

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp accepted on Tuesday a charge of misconduct levelled by the Football Association (FA), saying “if you break rules you have to pay for it.” The 51-year-old German had been charged after his exuberant celebrations following Divock Origi’s goal in the 96th minute for Liverpool in the Merseyside derby with Everton on Sunday which secured a dramatic …

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Premier League Reject Calls For Stronger Foreign Quotas Post-Brexit

The Premier League have released a statement in light of reports today suggesting some big changes incoming for English football. In light of the impending Brexit deal, whatever form that may take, the status of many foreign Premier League players has come into question. Work permits and other obstacles in a post-Brexit Premier League will limit the movement of players, …

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FA To Appeal Decision To Clear Mourinho Of Using Foul Language

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The Football Association has announced that it will appeal a decision not to charge Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho for comments he made after the Newcastle match last month. The FA charged Mourinho for using foul language after he appeared to swear at a television camera in Portuguese following United’s 3-2 win. However, United appealed the charge and an independent …

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Jose Mourinho Charged For “Offensive” Post-Match Comments

Jose Mourinho was charged by the Football Association over comments he made after Manchester United’s victory against Newcastle and faces a potential touchline ban if found guilty. The United manager spoke into a camera after his side came from behind to triumph 3-2 at Old Trafford, easing the immediate pressure on him after a string of poor results. “Jose Mourinho …

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Jose Mourinho Under Investigation For Post-Newcastle Comments

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Comments made by Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho, in the aftermath of his side’s 3-2 win over Newcastle United at Old Trafford on Saturday, are being investigated by the Football Association.  The comments, according to BBC Sport, were made in Portuguese to a television camera and they have been interpreted as offensive. According to the report, the FA will review …

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‘She Believed She Had To Be A Boy To Play Football’ – Ideas About Women In Sport Must Change

A “sea change” in perceptions is needed to convince girls they can play any sport they want, says a Football Association official as interest in women’s sport soars. England’s women footballers reached the 2015 World Cup semi-finals and the same stage at last year’s European Championship — attracting a peak TV audience of four million people. The country’s women cricketers …

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