Rooney Rule

Eni Aluko

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.

English Premier League

Scudamore Misses the Moment On Racism

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So, the English Premier League will not be staging that dreaded 39th game overseas any time soon, which perhaps allows some of those grassroots fans to be thankful for something while they see the rest of their game being taken away. Chief executive Richard Scudamore certainly wanted to distance himself not only from his own failed idea but also from Scottish Premier League chief Neil Doncaster's idea of taking the Old Firm abroad, which could be taken as simply a throw-away comment or a cheeky notice to Mr.

OWN GOALS – some fantastic links from the footysphere

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Remember that time I wrote that post which was neither funny nor insightful and wasted your time? Well, I've found an easy solution for both you, the reader, and me, the writer. Links!

Kaka conducts the greatest Q & A session in the history of soccer (Dirty Tackle)

Iranian football has its own regional rivalries.

Why English Football Will Adopt the NFL’s Rooney Rule

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Early last month, senior executives from the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA), the League Managers' Association, the Football Association (FA), the Football League and the Premier League met with Cyrus Mehri, an American lawyer who, along with the late Johnnie Cochran and a labor economist, Janice Madden, drafted and successfully petitioned the National Football League (NFL) to adopt the "Rooney Rule," the requirement that NFL teams interview at least one minority candidate for any head-coaching vacancy.

The Rest

The Rooney Rule: Andrew Palmer’s Story – Think Football

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The Rooney Rule: Andrew Palmer's Story Think Football.

During the NFL's journey to England last week when the Chicago Bears faced the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Wembley, the English FA had a chance to consult with NFL officials regarding "The Rooney Rule" nad how it has affected the game of American Football.