Archive for the 'English Football Association' Category

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 ...
June 4th, 2013

Fans Send England Players Inspiring Messages

With Nike recently taking over the responsibility of outfitting the England national Team, you knew it was just a matter of time until they did something clever that has not been seen before. And it hasn't taken them long to do just that. Not only did Nike come up with a unique idea surrounding the England team, they engaged fans to get involved as ...
May 30th, 2013

Watch the England National Team players stretch and enjoy themselves on the beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Here is some video, courtesy of the FA on youtube, of the English National Team arriving in Brazil and getting themselves acquainted nicely with the locals with a little bit of team stretching on the beach, hanging out with the people, taking pictures and stopping to talk with the fans. * Videos like this always throw me off, because we think of ...
May 29th, 2013

Nike Sportswear England Destroyer and Air Max 1

  With Nike now handling the product side of things for the English National team, it was only a matter of time until we saw the folks over at NSW get in on the action. And they came correct with it. Limited editions of two distinctly NSW silhouettes have been released celebrating England and Nike coming together. The always popular NSW ...