We have today pledged our support for Kick It Out's new campaign encouraging people across the football community to take action in the battle against discrimination.
Black History Month offers us an opportunity to reflect on one of the most crucial societal issues of our time.
We have been liaising with Government regarding attendance of spectators at Emirates FA Cup fixtures in light of the recent Government announcements.
On 08 July 2020, The FA received a formal complaint from Wycombe Wanderers FC (WWFC) in relation to a potentially discriminatory comment made by a member of Fleetwood Town FC (FTFC) during the clubs’ EFL League One Play-Off Semi-Final second leg on 06 July 2020. It was alleged that the member of FTFC had referred to a WWFC player as a “fat water buffalo”.
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.