Tag Archives: Football in the United Kingdom

19Oct/17

FA under fire from MPs after apologies to women players

FA Chief Executive Martin Glenn apologises to Eniola Aluko and Drew Spence after a report concluded the players were subject to discriminatory remarks by their former manager.
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24Apr/17

Chelsea’s Kante named PFA player of the year

Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante is named player of the year by the Professional Footballers’ Association while Dele Alli receives the young player accolade and David Beckham’s career is acknowledged with the PFA Merit award. Lucy Bronze is named the women’s player of the year and Jess Carter gets the women’s young player of the year award while Kelly Smith receives the PFA Special Achievement Award.
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18Dec/16

Manchester City come from behind to beat Arsenal 2-1

Arsenal hold lead until the break but City fire in two goals to seize second place in Premier League and tumble Arsenal to fourth.

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28Sep/16

Newspaper headlines react to England sacking Sam Allardyce

The British newspapers react to Sam Allardyce who was sacked as England manager having behaved “inappropriately” when seeking a lucrative sideline role while talking to undercover reporters.

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02Aug/15

Arsenal beat champions Chelsea 1-0 in England’s Community Shield

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FA Cup winners Arsenal beat champions Chelsea 1-0 in England’s Community Shield season curtain-raiser at Wembley on Sunday (August 2) to end a long wait for victory over their London rivals.

04Jul/15

England’s Laura Bassett recalls the ‘horrendous feeling’ of injury time own goal

English defender Laura Bassett describes the realisation she had scored an injury-time own-goal to send Japan to the Women’s World Cup final as an “horrendous feeling”.

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02Jul/15

Japanese cheer as national women’s soccer team beats England to the finals

Japan beats England in women’s World Cup semi-final, setting up a title rematch with the United States.

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14Apr/15

Sterling faces Rodgers talks over nitrous oxide allegations

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says he will speak to Raheem Sterling after footage emerged of the England international apparently taking nitrous oxide
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