Children under 11 Banned From Heading Football During Training by the FA

Children aged 11 and under will no longer be taught to head footballs during training in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The new football association guidelines for coaches also puts limits on how much heading older children should do. It follows Glasgow University research that showed former footballers were three-and-a-half times more likely to die […]

Scholes Fined by FA Over Betting Breaches

Paul Scholes has been fined £8,000 by the Football Association (FA) after admitting to breaching betting rules. Former Manchester United and England star Scholes was charged in April in respect to 140 bets placed on football matches between August 2015 and January 2019. Scholes’ brief tenure as manager of League Two club Oldham Athletic began […]

Chelsea manager Sarri charged with misconduct by FA

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has been charged with misconduct following his sending-off against Burnley, the Football Association has announced on its official website. The Italian was sent off for leaving his technical area and walking down the touchline towards the end of the game and there was an altercation between both sets of players and […]

Paul Scholes charged with breaching FA betting rules over four-year spell

Paul Scholes has been charged with misconduct by the Football Association after placing 140 bets during a four-year period.Scholes, 44, was co-owner of Salford City during the time between August 2015 and January 2019 when the bets were placed and FA rules prevent anyone working within the game from gambling on football. Manchester United legend […]