FA to make friendly World Cup plea

November 22, 2013
By ESPN staff

The Football Association is to request that top Premier League clubs do not arrange end-of-season friendly matches, according to a report in The Times.

• Wenger: No problem over Wilshere

At the end of the 2012-13 campaign, Chelsea and Manchester City played each other twice in the United States, while Tottenham Hotspur took on Jamaica in the Bahamas.

England manager Roy Hodgson was frustrated by the exhibition ...

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