The Football Association will investigate crowd violence at an English League Cup quarter-final fixture between Birmingham City FC and local rivals Aston Villa FC.
Twenty-four hours before the destination of 2018 World Cup is to be decided, Birmingham City’s Carling Cup quarter-final victory over Aston Villa was overshadowed by violent scenes as supporters invaded the pitch and flares were thrown from the stands.
David Triesman, Baron Triesman resigns as chairman of The Football Association as well as England's 2018 FIFA World Cup bid after his "entrapment" by ''The Mail on Sunday'' in which he suggested Spain could drop its bid if Russia bribed referees at the 2010 FIFA World Cup next month. Context: England, The Football Association
The Met Office issues travel warnings for parts of Wales, Scotland and England as Storm Doris, described as a "weather bomb", brings gales, heavy rain and snow to the United Kingdom. At least one person is killed. Context: England
The United Kingdom posthumously pardons around 49,000 gay and bisexual men found guilty of decades-old sodomy laws in England and Wales. Those still living can apply for a statutory pardon. Context: England
As many as 200 prisoners take over parts of HM Prison Bedford in Bedford, England, amid reports of a riot and explosions inside the Category B men's prison. Context: England
Four police forces in England say they are actively investigating allegations of child sexual abuse in association football. Several ex-players have gone public with allegations against former Crewe Alexandra and Manchester City coach Barry Bennell. Context: England
A fire destroys the historic Royal Clarence Hotel in Exeter, Devon, which is described as the oldest hotel in England. Context: England
Syrian child refugees previously settled in the Calais jungle legally immigrate into England. Context: England
At least five workers are killed after a wall collapses on them at a recycling plant in Birmingham, England. Context: England
Sam Allardyce is appointed as the new England national football team manager by The Football Association following the resignation of Roy Hodgson in June. Context: The Football Association
In golf, Danny Willett of England wins the 2016 Masters Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club. Context: England
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