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FA charges Cole over Twitter outburst

Chelsea defender Ashley Cole has been charged with misconduct by the Football Association, following his Twitter outburst on Friday.

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Joey Barton: Greg Dyke is 'a gorgeous human being'

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Oh, great Greg Dyke is now appointed. That should help us close the enormous gulf between the English and a major tournament performance!

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Not having a go at Dyke, I bet he's a gorgeous human being. Its just that football needs football people right now.

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Greg Dyke: Trainee M&S manager to FA Chairman

  • Greg Dyke was born in Hillingdon, London in 1947
  • He became the BBC’s Director-General in January 2000
  • He was forced to resign four years later in the aftermath of the Hutton inquiry
  • Dyke has previously worked as a trainee manager at Marks & Spencers, a local newspaper journalist and a TV researcher
  • He has had successful spells in charge of TV-am, LWT and Pearson

The 65-year-old has a long background in Football including spells as director of Manchester United in the late 90s and as non-executive chairman of Brentford Football Club

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Greg Dyke faces 'stimulating but demanding role'

I would like to congratulate Greg Dyke on his nomination to succeed me in July as FA Chairman. I wish him every success in this stimulating but demanding role.

I will ensure that the handover is dealt with efficiently to help in maintaining the stability that has been achieved by The FA since 2010.

– David Bernstein, FA Chairman
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