Sport Arsene Wenger gestures on the sidelines during Arsenal's win over Newcastle

The former FA chairman had said that managers were setting a 'terrible example' for their players in the way they behave on the sidelines

Alan Pardew charged by FA for improper conduct

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association.

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Stoke accuse FA of 'losing the plot' over referees

Stoke City chairman Peter Coates has accused the Football Association of "losing the plot" over its rules on managers commenting on referees. Stoke manager Tony Pulis was warned this week as to his future conduct after praising Howard Webb ahead of his side's FA Cup semi-final with Bolton, which Webb officiated.

FA warn Tony Pulis after complimenting referee Howard Webb

Stoke manager Tony Pulis has been warned as to his future conduct by the Football Association after making complimentary comments about referee Howard Webb.

Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti hit with FA warning

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson and Chelsea counterpart Carlo Ancelotti have both received warnings from the Football Association for making comments about Howard Webb before their recent Barclays Premier League clash.

Gary Neville admits cynicism surrounds modern day testimonials

Gary Neville has admitted a cynicism about testimonials has emerged over the past few years.

Alex Ferguson escapes with warning over referee comments

A Football Association regulatory commission has warned Sir Alex Ferguson as to his future conduct in relation to recent comments about referee Howard Webb.

Alex Ferguson charged by FA over Howard Webb comments

Sir Alex Ferguson has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association over comments made about referee Howard Webb in the build-up to last Sunday's Premier League title clash between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford.

Hoilett takes the helm as Rovers come out fighting

Blackburn Rovers 2 Blackpool 2: Adam brace puts Blackpool in command before taking second-half battering

Grandin stops the rot against 10-man Villa

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Ryan Babel fined by FA for Twitter rant at Howard Webb

Liverpool forward Ryan Babel has been fined £10,000 and warned about his future conduct for posting comments and a doctored picture of Howard Webb on Twitter.

Ryan Babel charged by FA for Twitter jibe

Liverpool forward Ryan Babel has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association for posting a picture of referee Howard Webb on Twitter.

What a joke! Dalglish anger at penalty decision

Babel faces action over picture of referee in United shirt / Gerrard red compounds misery

Knighted – for services to high gas prices and Cadbury's demise?

Roger Carr, the tycoon who saw through the sale of the 200-year-old British company Cadbury to the US multinational Kraft in February, has been knighted for services to industry in today's New Year Honours list.

MBE for Webb and McDowell

World Cup final referee Howard Webb and the Ryder Cup hero Graeme McDowell are both created MBE in the New Year Honours list today.

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee