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England defender Tyrone Mings says black FA chairman would be 'huge step'
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England defender Tyrone Mings says black FA chairman would be 'huge step'

Mings made it clear that hiring someone from the BAME community should not be for appearances sake and he stressed only a viable candidate would be deserving of the role.

Chairman Greg Clarke resigns after remark about black players, announces FA
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Chairman Greg Clarke resigns after remark about black players, announces FA

Clarke was earlier forced to apologise after he used the word "coloured" among other controversial comments when talking to the House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media, Sport Committee about diversity issues.

English FA chairman Greg Clarke apologises for using 'coloured' in reference to black footballers
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English FA chairman Greg Clarke apologises for using 'coloured' in reference to black footballers

Clarke was giving evidence to the House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport committee (DCMS) on the future of English football.

FA announces shorter, congested English football season due to COVID-19 pandemic
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FA announces shorter, congested English football season due to COVID-19 pandemic

The Premier League will open one month later than usual because of the July finish to its delayed 2019-20 campaign, and the UEFA competitions continuing to 23 August.

Former Kerala Blasters coach David James looking to begin managerial career in England
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Former Kerala Blasters coach David James looking to begin managerial career in England

James, whose father is Jamaican, is impressed by the Premier League’s support of the Black Lives Matter movement and England forward Raheem Sterling’s comments about under-representation in coaching roles.

Premier League, Football League and PFA launch initiative to increase number of BAME coaches in English football
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Premier League, Football League and PFA launch initiative to increase number of BAME coaches in English football

Sterling’s comments are backed up by figures which show only six head coaches in England’s 92 clubs are from the BAME community. More than a quarter of players in the Premier League are either black or mixed race.

England FA to make 124 positions redundant in bid to combat financial impact of COVID-19
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England FA to make 124 positions redundant in bid to combat financial impact of COVID-19

With football suspended for 100 days in England due to the pandemic, the lack of revenue from international matches and domestic cup games hit the FA, who said they are planning for potential losses of around 300 million pounds

England manager Gareth Southgate empathises with players' stance on Black Lives Matters protests
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England manager Gareth Southgate empathises with players' stance on Black Lives Matters protests

Several of Gareth Southgate's England players, including Jadon Sancho, Raheem Sterling and Marcus Rashford, have shown their support or spoken out since the death of unarmed black man George Floyd at the hands of a police officer in Minneapolis on 25 May.

England's Football Association seeks to keep gains in women's game despite scrapping Women’s Super League season
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England's Football Association seeks to keep gains in women's game despite scrapping Women’s Super League season

Runners-up when the season was paused, champions without playing again. It's little surprise Chelsea were fine with the Women’s Super League season being curtailed.

Chelsea crowned winners of Women’s Super League on point-per-game basis; Aston Villa win second-tier Championship
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Chelsea crowned winners of Women’s Super League on point-per-game basis; Aston Villa win second-tier Championship

Chelsea were awarded the Women’s Super League title and Aston Villa were declared the winners of the second-tier Women’s Championship by England’s Football Association (FA) on Friday after the season was ended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Premier League: Footballers will be allowed to show solidarity with George Floyd justice campaign, says FA
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Premier League: Footballers will be allowed to show solidarity with George Floyd justice campaign, says FA

German football authorities said they may sanction players who used goal celebrations to highlight last week's death in Minneapolis of Floyd

Arsenal Women fined £50,000 by Football Association after being found guilty of discrimination against former youth team coach
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Arsenal Women fined £50,000 by Football Association after being found guilty of discrimination against former youth team coach

Arsenal Women FC have been fined £50,000 ($61,100) by the Football Association after being found guilty of discrimination against a former youth team coach in 2014.

Coronavirus Outbreak: FA Women's Super League cancelled following 'overwhelming feedback from the clubs'
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Coronavirus Outbreak: FA Women's Super League cancelled following 'overwhelming feedback from the clubs'

The Football Association says a decision was taken to end the Women’s Super League with immediate effect following “overwhelming feedback from the clubs” and to give them the chance to “prepare and focus on next season

Coronavirus Outbreak: FA in talks with Women’s Super League, Women’s Championship clubs about ending season
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Coronavirus Outbreak: FA in talks with Women’s Super League, Women’s Championship clubs about ending season

Manchester City were top of the FA WSL table, one point ahead of second-placed Chelsea, with Liverpool bottom when matches were suspended. Aston Villa were six points clear at the top of the Women’s Championship

Coronavirus Outbreak: League Two clubs unanimously vote to end season early, decision yet to be ratified by EFL
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Coronavirus Outbreak: League Two clubs unanimously vote to end season early, decision yet to be ratified by EFL

Clubs in third-tier League One, however, failed to reach an agreement over ending their season

Tottenham forward Harry Kane to sponsor fourth tier club Leyton Orient's shirt next season
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Tottenham forward Harry Kane to sponsor fourth tier club Leyton Orient's shirt next season

Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane will sponsor Leyton Orient’s shirt next season with the space on the front to be given to charitable causes

Coronavirus Outbreak: British government keen on Premier League resuming in June
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Coronavirus Outbreak: British government keen on Premier League resuming in June

In a statement, Dowden says football authorities need to finalize their plans before government approval will be given for the Premier League to start up again.

Atletico Madrid defender Kieran Trippier facing FA misconduct charge after running afoul of gambling rules
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Atletico Madrid defender Kieran Trippier facing FA misconduct charge after running afoul of gambling rules

Trippier, who played for Tottenham in last season’s Champions League final in Madrid, has until 18 May to provide a response

England women's football team coach Phil Neville to leave job in July 2021, confirms FA
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England women's football team coach Phil Neville to leave job in July 2021, confirms FA

Neville, who took the job in January 2018 and guided the team to the World Cup semi-finals in France last year, was set to lead England in the Women’s Euros on home soil next year as well as the British team at the Tokyo Olympics