Sport Spurs would go on to win the FA Cup in the season they were knocked out of the League Cup by West Ham. Ricky Villa is pictured here celebrating a goal in the final against Man City

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Gareth Southgate has abandoned his tracksuit and has now been charged with getting more from England's young footballers.

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Oxlade-Chamberlain faces United in tie that recalls glory of 1976

Bernstein aims to rebuild FA's battered reputation

David Bernstein yesterday promised to repair relationships between the Football Association and the foreign game after being approved as the FA's new independent chairman.

David Bernstein named as new FA chairman

David Bernstein has been appointed as the new chairman of the Football Association, it was announced today.

James Lawton: No wonder O'Neill rejected West Ham, it is a rancid chalice

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The Football Association today revealed they were in talks to play the other home nations in 2013 but had no interest in reviving the Home International tournament.

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Arsene Wenger is set for a dispute with the Football Association after saying that plans to have Jack Wilshere play for England in next summer's European Under-21s Championship "will not work". The FA's director of football development, Sir Trevor Brooking, announced on Tuesday that England wanted to take the "strongest possible team" to the tournament in Denmark in June. This would extend to the inclusion of eligible youngsters with full international caps, such as Wilshere.

Bernstein: English manager preferable

David Bernstein, the man chosen to be the new Football Association chairman, insists there is "a national desire" for the next England manager to be English.

David Bernstein appointed FA chairman

Former Manchester City chairman David Bernstein has been nominated the new chairman of the Football Association, it was announced today.

FA seek solution to club conflicts

The Football Association are determined to avoid more rows with England's leading clubs over player release for age group tournaments next year.

Dein in pole to become FA chairman

David Dein is the front-runner to be chosen as the new Football Association chairman when board members gather tomorrow for one of their most important meetings in recent history.

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