The Football Association has accepted Jose Mourinho's criticism of the Wembley pitch during Chelsea's Community Shield loss to Arsenal as a "disaster."
The Blues boss was unhappy with the playing surface at the national stadium during Arsenal's 1-0 win on Sunday.
Mourinho said: "The pitch was a disaster. The pitch was so bad and so slow.
"The weather didn't help too. It was the same for both teams. Don't take it as an excuse."
The FA responded by saying the pitch was not as "mature" as would be...
Arsene Wenger says that English clubs have taken on a "different dimension" since his arrival at Arsenal in 1996, and believes that the Premier League is more competitive than ever.
Wenger is now the longest-serving coach in English football's top four tiers as he prepares to take charge of the Gunners for a 20th season, and he says that the game has developed remarkably during his time in North London.
With Arsenal set to face Premier League champions Chelsea in the Community Shield on Sunday following...
England's under-21 team will kick off the new season with a friendly against the United States' Under-23 side at Preston.
Gareth Southgate led England through a poor European Championship this summer, but will remain in his post for the upcoming qualifying campaign for the next tournament in Poland.
England start their qualification campaign against Norway on Sept. 7.
Four days before that they will play against the American under-23 team at Deepdale.
The U.S. will be preparing for the CONCACAF Men's...