Eni Aluko

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FA tackles diversity shortfall with new rules

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London (AFP) – At least one candidate from a black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) background will be interviewed for future roles within the England set-up, the FA said Tuesday, laying out its response to issues thrown up by the Eni Aluko affair.

Chief executive Martin Glenn revealed the Football Association will adopt its own version of the “Rooney Rule” as the governing body confirmed its plans for the year.

FA tackles diversity shortfall with new rules

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London (AFP) – At least one candidate from a black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) background will be interviewed for future roles within the England set-up, the FA said Tuesday, laying out its response to issues thrown up by the Eni Aluko affair.

Chief executive Martin Glenn revealed the Football Association will adopt its own version of the “Rooney Rule” as the governing body confirmed its plans for the year.

British MPs give sports whistleblowers a voice

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London (AFP) – Sports bodies are “massively lacking” when it comes to addressing the concerns of whistleblowers, says a lawmaker who helped expose failings at the Football Association and within British cycling.

Damian Collins, chairman of the Commons digital, culture, media and sports parliamentary committee, told AFP that people often find it necessary to go outside their sport to get their voices heard.

British MPs give sports whistleblowers a voice

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London (AFP) – Sports bodies are “massively lacking” when it comes to addressing the concerns of whistleblowers, says a lawmaker who helped expose failings at the Football Association and within British cycling.

Damian Collins, chairman of the Commons digital, culture, media and sports parliamentary committee, told AFP that people often find it necessary to go outside their sport to get their voices heard.

Aluko slams ‘selfish’ England over Sampson celebrations

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London (AFP) – Eni Aluko has slammed her “selfish” former England team-mates following their touchline celebration with manager Mark Sampson during a women’s World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.

Aluko’s allegations of racism, harassment and bullying against Sampson caused controversy recently.

Aluko slams ‘selfish’ England over Sampson celebrations

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London (AFP) – Eni Aluko has slammed her “selfish” former England team-mates following their touchline celebration with manager Mark Sampson during a women’s World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.

Aluko’s allegations of racism, harassment and bullying against Sampson caused controversy recently.

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England women’s team manager Mark Sampson accused of making racist comments

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The Football Association was under pressure to explain why it paid “hush money” to international footballer Eni Aluko, one of the most recognisable female footballers in the world. The England international was paid around £80,000 to sign an agreement that the FA claims were to “avoid disruption” ahead of this summer’s Euro 2017.