Football fans are split on the FA’s latest rule change

Starting from next season, teams will be allowed to use a fourth substitute in extra-time in this season’s FA Cup from the quarter-final stage, according to the BBC. On Twitter, a bunch of football fans opposed the new rule: EFL Trophy with academy sides in it and a fourth sub for ET in latter stages of cup competitions… Destroying English football! — Lorch (@Lorch_tlg) 27 juli 2016 fourth sub allowed in fa cup ? geez what next drop back goalies — darren ferla (@dferla73) 27 juli 2016 Fourth sub in extra…

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FA chief rejects calls for England to host 2018 or 2022 World Cup

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The chief executive of the Football Association, Martin Glenn, has revealed that despite the recent events that have blighted FIFA, England do not intend to make a bid to host either the 2018 or 2022 World Cup. According to the Daily Star, the corruption allegations that have engulfed football’s governing body could see the tournaments taken away from Russia and Qatar, who were both awarded the right to host the respective competitions in 2010. Seven officials have already been arrested on corruption allegations, and recently re-elected president Sepp Blatter stepped…

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