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Sean Halsey, P.E. homework, Ms Price Football's governing bodies All sports have at least one governing body. This governing body has many responsibilities, including setting rules, setting punishments, controlling draws for competitions and tournaments, etc. The governing body for football in England is the Football Association. They control football at all levels, from grass roots to the premier league. One of their jobs is to make sure that football is being played using the correct rules and regulations so that each game is fair. They do this by making all referees and officials take a course that teaches them the correct rules of the game, and tests them to make sure they know them. ...read more.


The FA controls the England national team, and also appoints the manager. They have a say in who can and can't be selected for various reasons. One of the most recent, and high profile cases of the FA refusing to allow a player to be selected for the national team, is when they banned Rio Ferdinand from playing for England. Ferdinand was at the time being charged for failing to take a drugs test. Against the wishes of the England manager Sven Goran Eriksson, the FA refused to allow him to be selected whilst the case was pending. The FA, through its extensive training programme for coaches, has always had as a priority improving the technical quality of coaches across the country. ...read more.


Due to the FA's funding, the campaign has done a great job of achieving its goals, and is teaching the next generation of youngsters not to be racist. Sean Halsey, P.E. homework, Ms Price Football's governing bodies Just as the FA controls football in England, it in turn is controlled by European and worldwide governing bodies. UEFA is the governing body for European football. It controls tournaments such as the UEFA Champion's League and the UEFA cup. Its job is to make sure football is run properly over the whole of Europe, and it has a hand in decisions that affect football worldwide along with FIFA. FIFA is the governing body for International football. Its decisions affect all international football teams and it has a hand in setting new rules and regulations for football as a whole. ...read more.

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