June 21, 2021

UK: FA opens inquiry into Eni Aluko’s claim an England coach spoke to her in Caribbean accent

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By Matt Slater From Evening Standard UK Lee Kendall repeatedly spoke to her in a Caribbean accent, is being investigated by the Football Association. The astonishing allegation was made by Aluko during her testimony to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) committee in Westminster on Wednesday. In a short statement, a spokesperson said: “The […]

Academy Sports Club wins Cayman Islands U13 FA Cup

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Academy Sports Club’s U13A team have been named CIFA U13 FA Cup champions after winning an exciting match against Sunset Football Club 4-0 on Saturday June 10th. “It was a very entertaining match with some very good football being played by both the Academy and Sunset youth players”, said Academy U13/U15 Coach Paul Byles. “The […]

UK: Tracey Crouch warns government may legislate to reform the FA

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View more sharing options  By David Conn From The Guardian UK Draft backbench bill is being prepared to reform the Football Association Sports minister was speaking at culture, media and sport select committee The government will consider passing a law to force the Football Association to reform if it has not reorganised its council and […]

Football child sex abuse scandal one of [England’s] FA’s biggest crises – Greg Clarke

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From BBC The football child sex abuse scandal is one of the biggest crises in the history of the Football Association, says chairman Greg Clarke. More than 20 ex-footballers have made allegations of child sex abuse, with several police investigations and an FA review started in response. Clarke said he was “angry” that “1990s society […]

English football’s corruption scandal shows trawling for the truth is tough

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By Rob Draper for The Mail on Sunday Sam Allardyce this week lost his job as England manager He was caught advising fake businessmen how to circumvent FA rules English football’s first bung inquiry was reported back in 1995 In the 21st century the model is something much more sophisticated When English football’s first bungs […]

Double whammy for Academy football team

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Academy Sports Club’s U13 football team are celebrating twice as hard this week, as they enjoy their FA cup win for the third year in a row this season, as well as coming top in the league, a superlative achievement for the youngsters. And while the younger players in the U12 team play in a […]

FIFA extends sanction against El Salvador player

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FIFA can confirm the extension of a sanction imposed on a player relating to match-manipulation investigations conducted by the El Salvador Football Association to have worldwide effect. Following the worldwide extension of sanctions imposed on 21 El Salvador players in October and November 2013, the deputy chairman of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee has decided to […]