Queens Park Rangers defender Rio Ferdinand has been suspended for three matches after he was found guilty of misconduct by the Football Association (FA) for "abusive" comments he made on his Twitter account.
Tottenham Hotspur left-back Benoit Assou-Ekotto, has been banned for three matches and fined after being found guilty of improper conduct in relation to the Nicolas Anelka "quenelle" incident. The 30-year old who is currently in loan at Queens Park Rangers, has also been ordered to pay GBP 50,000 fine by the Football Association (FA) for making a comment on social media.
The former personal assistant to English Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore has launched legal action against the Football Association over its failure to investigate his sexist e-mails, Britain`s Channel Four television news reported Tuesday.
Several players suspected of links to match-fixing within English football have been warned to report any suspicious activity to the Football Association or face punishment, Britain`s Mail on Sunday reported.
Malky Mackay is "very concerned about seriously inaccurate and misleading reports" in the British media, and will co-operate with any Football Association investigation, a statement issued on his behalf said Thursday.