We welcome the publication of the Fan Led Review and want to take this opportunity to thank Tracey Crouch and the Panel for their hard work.
We have been fully engaged with the review since its inception and recognise its importance for English football.
We have today launched a version of the Football Leadership Diversity Code tailored for the National League System, Women’s pyramid and grassroots football, aiming to tackle inequality and improve representation of diverse groups across senior leadership positions, wider team operations and coaching roles.
The Football Leadership Diversity Code has been developed in collaboration with club leaders, community football representatives, County FA chief executives and others across the game to ensure English football at all levels better represents our modern and diverse society.
John McDermott, Gareth Southgate, Sue Ravenlaw, James Kendall and Craig Donald presented at our latest Board meeting
Although we are disappointed with the verdict, we acknowledge the outcome of this UEFA decision.
We condemn the terrible behaviour of the individuals who caused the disgraceful scenes in and around Wembley Stadium at the UEFA EURO 2020 Final, and we deeply regret that some of them were able to enter the stadium.
It’s been a difficult year for many of us and as we experienced this summer, football can serve to remind us of some of the things we’ve been missing out on.
Major tournaments are a brilliant opportunity to unite friends, families and the country. They are a hugely exciting time for everybody, and your collective support is what spurs our team on during matches, giving them the best chance of succeeding.
INCIDENT ON THE FIELD OF PLAY WHICH FALLS WITHIN LAW 12, WHICH WAS NOT SEEN BY MATCH OFFICIALS, BUT WAS CAUGHT ON VIDEO (FAST TRACK 1)
Craig Forsyth, Player, Derby County FC
We have today published our Media Essentials Guide for the 2021-22 season.
This guide is produced each season to support print, broadcast and online journalists who are responsible for understanding our Rules and Regulations and ensure they report on any incidents accurately for their viewers, readers or listeners.
English football will introduce heading guidance across every level of the professional and amateur game from the start of the 2021-22 season.
I trust that you are well in these difficult times and look forward to speaking with you all on Thursday at our Council meeting.
Breach of FA Rule E20(a) - It is alleged that following the conclusion of the fixture, in or around the tunnel area, Frimley Green failed to ensure that its players and/or officials and/or spectators conducted themselves in an orderly fashion.
Bambo Diaby has been suspended from all football and football-related activity for two years following a breach of The FA’s Anti-Doping Regulations.
I announced the creation of the Football Leadership Diversity Code back in June following the death of George Floyd and the consequent unanimous support from English football of the message that Black Lives Matter.
As a result of the unavoidable budget cuts associated with COVID-19, we can announce that funding will no longer be provided for elite England Futsal teams and will significantly reduce for grassroots Futsal from this season onwards.