Archive for the 'English Football Association' Category

December 18th, 2014

Mario Balotelli gets ban and £25,000 fine for Instagram post : Apologizes Again

Zdj?cie zamieszczone przez u?ytkownika Mario Balotelli???????????????? (@mb459) Gru 12, 2014 at 10:32 PST Super Mario Balotelli recieved a one-match ban and £25,000 fine for his Instagram post a few weeks ago after being charged by the FA under rule E3, which cites as “aggravating factors” references to ethnic origin, colour, race, ...
November 19th, 2014

The FIFA Chronicles

There has always been speculation that there is funny business going on with FIFA. Back handed deals, paying people off for votes, brown bags filled with cash. Questions about this sort of thing ain't nothing new. But what is going on right now is getting more and more crazy all the time. And yet somehow, it doesn't seem to be a major story yet. Or I ...
November 15th, 2014

Video :: The making of Wayne Rooney’s 100th cap

To mark Wayne Rooney’s 100th appearance for England today, check out this short film exploring the traditional handcrafting methods involved in making his commemorative gold cap. - FATV Exclusive * This is a GREAT video. Obviously with what we do with Bumpy Pitch and our clothing, seeing anything bespoke - especially something as special as ...
January 6th, 2014

Theo Walcott Out 6 Months and Will Miss WC2014 for England – Torn ACL

via ARSENAL.com After coming off injured in Saturday's 2-0 win against Tottenham Hotspur, the Club regrettably announces that Theo Walcott has sustained a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament of his left knee. Theo will have surgery in London in the near future and is expected to be out for at least six months, therefore missing the remainder of ...
October 7th, 2013

FA Cup Magic

People often talk about the magic of the FA Cup. A club from a lower league going on an incredible run. Or a smaller club beating the odds and pulling off a win over a Premier League side. These things happen and it all adds to the lore of the FA Cup. And this goal is further proof of that. So here's the deal. St. Neots, which is a team in the Calor ...
September 5th, 2013

Civil Service FC – 150 Years Strong

This year marks the 150 year anniversary of the English FA. And from what I am being told, there is only one surviving founding member from 150 years ago, and that is Civil Service FC. As part of the overall 150 year anniversary celebrations, Civil Service FC will play in the first ever match at Buckingham Palace as part of their 150th anniversary, ...
August 22nd, 2013

Gareth Southgate Named England U-21 Head Coach

via TheFA The FA has appointed Gareth Southgate as the new Head Coach of the England Under-21 team. Southgate has signed a three-year contract with The FA and will begin work immediately ahead of the England Under-21 team’s September qualifiers. Reporting to The FA’s Director of Elite Development Dan Ashworth and working closely with ...
August 9th, 2013

The FA Announces The Use Of Goal Line Technology

We post things on this site about the history of the game from time to time. Be that a Throwback Thursday or a Flashback Friday, we like to take a look back at some big things that have happened over the years that have helped shape the game. And today, will eventually be one of those days that gets looked at as a game changing day. Today, the ...