David Bernstein

  • FA chairman Bernstein calls for bans for violent fans December 10, 2012

    Fans who "hijack" matches with bad behaviour should be handed life bans, English FA chairman David Bernstein said on Monday. The FA chief spoke in the aftermath of Sunday's heated Manchester derby which saw United defender Rio Ferdinand struck by a coin thrown from the crowd and nine others charged by...
  • FA to review sanctions for racial abuse October 24, 2012

    London: The English FA's sanctions for racial abuse are to be reviewed in the wake of the John Terry-Anton Ferdinand case, FA chairman David Bernstein said on Tuesday. Bernstein said the FA's disciplinary commission got Terry's punishment "pretty much right" and he did not want black players breaking away and...
  • Cole apologises to FA boss, free to play for England October 9, 2012

    London: Chelsea defender Ashley Cole has apologised to English Football Association chairman David Bernstein for a Twitter insult he aimed at the FA last week and is free to play for England against San Marino on Friday. Whether or not he earns his 99th cap in the World Cup qualifier...