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Barclays to double investment in English women's football
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Barclays to double investment in English women's football

The bank has extended a deal till 2025 to be the title sponsor of the Women's Super League and it will also now be linked to the second-tier Championship.

Gareth Southgate rewarded for England progress with two-year contract extension till 2024
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Gareth Southgate rewarded for England progress with two-year contract extension till 2024

Southgate, who also masterminded a run to the semi-finals at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, has transformed his team into serious contenders after years of underachievement

Romelu Lukaku says football must do more than just take knee to combat racism
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Romelu Lukaku says football must do more than just take knee to combat racism

In an interview, Romelu Lukaku questioned the impact of players taking the knee before Premier League matches.

Euro 2020: Kevin Pietersen slams racial abuse of Black English footballers after defeat in final
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Euro 2020: Kevin Pietersen slams racial abuse of Black English footballers after defeat in final

Pietersen, a former national team captain, got caught in the chaos that broke out after England's loss to Italy in the penalty shootout of the summit showdown at Wembley.

Euro 2020: FA 'disgusted' by racist abuse on social media of England's penalty takers
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Euro 2020: FA 'disgusted' by racist abuse on social media of England's penalty takers

England's players made a strong stand against racism at the tournament, taking a knee before their games including Sunday's final.

Euro 2020: English Football Association fined 30,000 euros over fan disturbances, laser pointed at Kasper Schmeichel
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Euro 2020: English Football Association fined 30,000 euros over fan disturbances, laser pointed at Kasper Schmeichel

Photos in the British press showed a laser being pointed at Schmeichel's face before the match-deciding penalty in extra time, which the Leicester 'keeper saved only to see Harry Kane score the rebound.

FA to have first female chair with Debbie Hewitt replacing Greg Clarke as head of English football’s governing body
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FA to have first female chair with Debbie Hewitt replacing Greg Clarke as head of English football’s governing body

Should she have her nomination confirmed by the FA Council on 22 July, she will be a permanent successor to Clarke, as the governing body — founded in 1863 — strives to make football more inclusive.

Champions League: UK open to hosting all-English final after Turkey travel ban
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Champions League: UK open to hosting all-English final after Turkey travel ban

The English FA were in talks with European football's governing body UEFA already, he said, but added the choice of venue for the final was a decision for UEFA.

Manchester United says online abuse of players increased by 350 percent since 2019
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Manchester United says online abuse of players increased by 350 percent since 2019

Manchester United, who said they would switch off all their official Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts, added that they had conducted their own research into online abuse.

Euro 2020: Rome's Stadio Olimpico 'fully confirmed' as host venue for tournament, says UEFA
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Euro 2020: Rome's Stadio Olimpico 'fully confirmed' as host venue for tournament, says UEFA

Rome was one of four of the 12 host cities threatened with having its matches removed because it could not give assurances that spectators would be allowed into grounds given the ongoing Covid-19 situation.

Wembley Stadium could be full with spectators for Euro 2020 final on 11 July, says English FA
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Wembley Stadium could be full with spectators for Euro 2020 final on 11 July, says English FA

Ahead of a wider relaxation of coronavirus restrictions in England that will not take effect until May, a series of pilot events are taking place over the coming weeks at sports and entertainment venues to assess procedures for testing on spectators and visitors.

Review finds Football Association guilty of 'institutional failings' in implementation of child safeguarding measures
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Review finds Football Association guilty of 'institutional failings' in implementation of child safeguarding measures

The review, published on Wednesday, said high-profile convictions — including one for serial abuser Barry Bennell in the United States in 1995 — should have served as the catalyst for change, but it took another five years for the FA to put adequate processes in place.

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta joins calls for social media change after threats to family
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Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta joins calls for social media change after threats to family

Football authorities in Britain have sent an open letter to social media companies calling on them to do more to stamp out abuse following a spate of recent incidents.

Football chiefs call for action to tackle 'havens of abuse' in open letter to Twitter, Facebook
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Football chiefs call for action to tackle 'havens of abuse' in open letter to Twitter, Facebook

A number of players including Manchester United trio Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Axel Tuanzebe, as well as Chelsea full-back Reece James, have been targeted on social media in recent weeks.

Premier League: Instagram announces new security measures following string of racist attacks on footballers
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Premier League: Instagram announces new security measures following string of racist attacks on footballers

A number of high-profile players including Manchester United trio Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Axel Tuanzebe, as well as Chelsea full-back Reece James, have been targeted on social media in recent weeks.

Premier League launches racism action plan outlining actions to eradicate racial prejudice
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Premier League launches racism action plan outlining actions to eradicate racial prejudice

The plan outlines a series of commitments aimed at creating greater access to opportunities and career progression for black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups in football, and actions to eradicate racial prejudice.

Manchester United star Marcus Rashford becomes latest player to face online racist abuse
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Manchester United star Marcus Rashford becomes latest player to face online racist abuse

Marcus Rashford tweeted: "Yes I'm a black man and I live every day proud that I am. No one, or no one comment, is going to make me feel any different."

Premier League to trial concussion substitutes from February as concerns rise over head injuries in football
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Premier League to trial concussion substitutes from February as concerns rise over head injuries in football

Premier League and FA chiefs have agreed that teams will be able to make two permanent concussion substitutes even if they have made all their permitted changes.

England manager Gareth Southgate to take part in football dementia study
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England manager Gareth Southgate to take part in football dementia study

Southgate, who had a long playing career, has volunteered to be part of the HEADING study at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, which is backed by the Football Association.

Manchester City to become custodians of historic Football Association Challenge Cup trophy after owner's purchase
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Manchester City to become custodians of historic Football Association Challenge Cup trophy after owner's purchase

The trophy, a forerunner of the FA Cup in use today, was won by the club in 1904, when they beat Bolton Wanderers 1-0 in the final.