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Man United Manager José Mourinho Receives His Third FA Charge Of This Season

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Jose Mourinho manager of Manchester United looks thoughtful prior to the UEFA Europa League Group A match between Manchester United FC and Feyenoord at Old Trafford on November 24, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Manchester United manager José Mourinho has received yet another charge from the Football Association. The latest rap, given to the under-fire manager for alleged improper conduct, was handed out by the governing body after Mourinho was sent to the stands during his side’s 1-1 draw at home to West Ham. Jose Mourinho has been charged following Manchester United’s game against …

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Opinion: Big Sam – The Last Of The Great Football Characters

TRNAVA, SLOVAKIA - SEPTEMBER 04: Sam Allardyce manager of England looks on prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group F qualifying match between Slovakia and England at City Arena on September 4, 2016 in Trnava, Slovakia. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

After sixty seven days, one victory, one pint of wine and a Chinese Sam Allardyce’s reign as England manager has ended in ignominy. When Big Sam was appointed just over two months ago there was that feeling of inevitability that he was not the man to rejuvenate the fortunes of the English national side much like Roy Hodgson and Steve …

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Opinion: Allardyce’s Arrogant Devotion To The ‘Big Sam’ Persona Destroyed His England Dream

BOLTON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 28: Former England manager Sam Allardyce speaks to the media as he leaves his family home on September 28, 2016 in Bolton, England. Allardyce left his position as the national football manager after only one match in charge following allegations made by a national newspaper. (Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images)

Sam Allardyce’s assertion that ‘entrapment’ was a key factor in England departure was true to an extent, but his inability to kick an old habit was key to his downfall. After the 1-0 victory in Slovakia earlier this month, now remembered as Allardyce’s only match in charge of the national team, the former manager revealed that he attributed the win …

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Watch: Sam Allardyce Reacts To Losing His Job As England Manager

TRNAVA, SLOVAKIA - SEPTEMBER 04: Sam Allardyce manager of England looks on prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group F qualifying match between Slovakia and England at City Arena on September 4, 2016 in Trnava, Slovakia. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

English football has been thrown into turmoil once again as Sam Allardyce has lost his job as national team manager after just 67 days in charge. The reasons for Allardyce’s abrupt departure, widely known at this point, were such that his conduct did not fit in with the association’s ethos, and in a statement last night the FA said: “This is …

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England: Allardyce Could Bring In Surprise Defensive Addition Ahead Of Slovakia Game [Report]

BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - JULY 25: Newly appointed England manager Sam Allardyce poses after a press conference at St. George's Park on July 25, 2016 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

After England’s disconcerting run at the European Championships and eventual loss to Iceland (a country that has the same population as the city of Leicester), Roy Hodgson’s decision to step down from management was inevitable. Alongside the familiar feeling of disappointment in England’s international performances, betting sites were quick to strike up a list of potential new candidates for the job. …

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Gareth Southgate Rules Out England Manager Job

The England U21s coach has reportedly turned down the chance to coach England – even on an interim basis – in what is likely to improve very embarrassing news for the beleaguered governing body. Accordin to The Telegraph, Soutgate feels that being interim manager would not be the right move for him in his stage of his career. Southgate has …

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Twitter Rips Roy Hodgson Apart That Embarassing Press Conference

Poor Roy… After leading England to a pathetic exit from Euro 2016, the English boss swiftly resigned with a suspiciously quickly written statement. For whatever reason, the FA and him decided to hold a press conference today to speak about the events of last night. As if the governing body of English football couldn’t get any more incompetent, farcical scenes …

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Don’t Blame Foreigners – England’s Problems Are English

NICE, FRANCE - JUNE 27: Wayne Rooney (2nd R) of England walk to his team mates to console after the UEFA EURO 2016 round of 16 match between England and Iceland at Allianz Riviera Stadium on June 27, 2016 in Nice, France. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)NICE, FRANCE - JUNE 27: Wayne Rooney (2nd R) of England walk to his team mates to console after the UEFA EURO 2016 round of 16 match between England and Iceland at Allianz Riviera Stadium on June 27, 2016 in Nice, France. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)

Even before Damir Skomina blew the full-time whistle, the jokes had begun. “Only England could manage to leave Europe twice in one week,” was the gag of choice on Monday night.  By now it’s tired. In many ways however, the frustration of Brexit has mirrored that of ‘Björkxit’. Ricky Gervais was perhaps the most succinct in his summary of the …

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Champions League Football Will Be Played At Wembley Next Season

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 09: The United States take on Japan in the Women's Football gold medal match on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Stadium on August 9, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Tottenham Hotspur will play their home Champions League games at Wembley Stadium next season, the club have announced. We’ve reached agreement with @WembleyStadium to play our @ChampionsLeague fixtures there for the 2016/17 season. pic.twitter.com/BPCGmW1mrQ — Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) May 28, 2016 The reason we will be hearing the famous anthem at the home of English football is due to the constraints …

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Opinion: Leicester City Striker Vardy Doesn’t Deserve His Hero Worship

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 21: Jamie Vardy of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Leicester City at St James' Park on November 21, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Utter the words “Jamie Vardy” to any football fan and the responses are predictable. The Leicester City striker’s profile as a footballer and success story has proliferated exponentially this season. A series of memes appear perpetually after each Leicester City win or Vardy goal. One such meme chronicles the 29-year-old’s rise to the Premier League. “Jamie Vardy was released by Sheffield …

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There Are Lessons To Be Learned By The FA And FAI Ahead Of Euro 2016

during the UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifier group D match between Republic of Ireland and Germany at the Aviva Stadium on October 8, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland.

Ahead of Euro 2016, both England and the Republic of Ireland will be in positive mood, but could a lesser known footballing nation show both countries the way when it comes to developing young talent in the future? James Cox discusses.  Alan Hansen once said “you won’t win anything with kids”; these words have come back to haunt the BBC pundit time …

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Chelsea Boss Quotes Arsene Wenger In Outburst Over FA Fine

Chelsea’s Jose Mourinho was recently fined and received a suspended one-match stadium ban by the FA. He has since labelled this fine ‘an absolute disgrace’, going on to reference some of Arsene Wenger’s post-match comments. Mourinho’s recent post-match media outburst after the Blues’ most recent game against Southampton, in which he claimed referees were ‘afraid’ to give Chelsea decisions, has landed him a …

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Chelsea Boss Mourinho Punished By FA Over Post-Match Comments

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has admitted to a charge relating to media comments following the Blues’ clash with Southampton on October 3, an FA statement read on Wednesday evening.  Mourinho has received a suspended one-match stadium ban as well as a £50,000 fine for his comments following Chelsea’s fourth league defeat of the season at the hands of the Saints. “It was alleged his remarks …

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Mourinho Could Claim World Record Payout If Chelsea Sack Him

Jose Mourinho could be set for a mammoth windfall should the Chelsea hierarchy decide to dismiss him.  According to the Daily Star, the Portuguese man is currently on a deal worth over £10 million a year, which runs for another three years after this season. This means that Roman Abramovich would potentially have to pay Mourinho a world record £37.5 million …

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Manchester United Legend Scholes Doesn’t Hold Back When Analysing Ireland-England Game

Paul Scholes was never one to hold back on the pitch and today he translated that no-nonsense attitude to the ITV match day studio, where he provided a rather unvarnished analysis of the friendly game between Ireland and England. The Manchester United veteran wasn’t impressed in what was a lacklustre game with a minimal number of goalmouth incidents. During the post-match analysis, the 40-year-old …

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VIDEO: Hull’s Abel Hernandez Charged For Incident During Man Utd Game

Hull City’s Abel Hernandez has until 6pm tomorrow afternoon to reply to his charge of ‘an alleged act of violent conduct’ following an incident involving Manchester United’s Phil Jones, an FA statement confirmed today.  The incident, which occurred in the 70th minute of the final match of the Premier League season, was not spotted by the referee but was caught on video and …

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