Football Association

LONDON: England's Football Association (FA) has appointed Navin Singh as its new commercial director.

Singh joins English football’s governing body after five years with the United States Golf Association. As chief commercial officer, he led the USGA’s global commercial strategy for its assets including the major men’s and women’s U.S. Open championships.

Jun 09, 2021 12:06
LONDON: England's Football Association board has nominated Debbie Hewitt to become the first woman chair of the FA in its 158-year history, with effect from January 2022. Ms Hewitt is set to join the FA 14 months after Greg Clarke resigned from the fallout of making offensive comments on race, gender and sexuality at a parliamentary hearing.
Nov 11, 2020 18:11
LONDON: Football Association chairman Greg Clarke has stood down with immediate effect in the wake of a series of racist remarks when referring to black players made to UK parliamentarians.  The comments came as he was talking about the racist abuse of players by trolls on social media to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) select committee via video link.
Oct 28, 2020 16:10
LONDON: England's governing Football Association Tuesday launched its new Football Leadership Diversity Code to drive diversity and inclusion across English football, with over 40 clubs across the Premier League, EFL, Barclays FA Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Championship committing to tackle inequality across senior leadership positions, broader team operations and coaching roles.
May 26, 2020 18:05
LONDON: The FA Women’s Super League & Women’s Championship Board Monday confirmed the decision to end the 2019-20 season for the Barclays FA Women’s Super League and the FA Women’s Championship, with immediate effect.
Aug 23, 2019 14:08
DUBAI: The International Cricket Council has announced the appointment of Jonathan Hall as general counsel and company secretary.      Hall brings 27 years of legal experience across a range of sports, most recently in senior consultative roles for a number of international and UK sports organisations including UEFA and Laureus.
Aug 07, 2019 17:08
LONDON: Britain's Football Association will launch a new live streaming platform, exclusively dedicated to women’s football, from the start of the 2019-20 season. The FA Player, which will be free to use and available online and via a dedicated mobile app, will provide unprecedented live access to over 150 domestic women’s football fixtures throughout the season.
Jul 04, 2019 15:07
LONDON: The Premier League is weighing up taking control of the English Women's Super League from the Football Association, British media reported Wednesday. The BBC said Premier League clubs have agreed to conduct a feasibility study into the matter following talks with the FA, which founded the WSL in 2011.
Apr 13, 2019 14:04
LONDON: England's Football Association (FA) Friday announced results for the 2017/18 season – with total turnover of £376 million ($491.92m) and a record £128 million ($167.46m) invested back into every level of football, for the year ended 31 July 2018. Investment back is up from £127 million in the 2016/17 season and continues to provide great support across English football.
Mar 30, 2019 12:03
LONDON: The Football Association (FA) has announced that its current CEO Martin Glenn will be stepping down after two and a half years at the helm of the organization and will be replaced by its current commercial and football development head Mark Bullingham.
Feb 28, 2019 13:02
LONDON: Global digital payments transfer brand PayPal has signed a four-year partnership deal with the UK’s The Football Association (The FA) to enable over a million grassroots players to pay their match fees with their smartphones.