Greg Clarke’s successor as FA chairman is chosen from the “diverse pool” of English players who want to ensure that football is a better representation of society
- The FA is currently looking for Greg Clarke’s successor as chairman
- FA Equality Director Edleen John says the process will follow the right standards
- The FA boardroom is currently dominated by middle-aged white men
- John also spoke to the English squad about society’s reflection in football
The next chairman of the football association will be selected from a “diverse pool of candidates”, an equal opportunities officer has confirmed.
The FA plans to publicly announce details of its hiring in the coming days to ensure the process is transparent.
Her boardroom is dominated by middle-aged white men, but in an interview with SportsmailEdleen John, director of equality and inclusion at the FA, insists that the search for a new chairperson meets high standards for equal opportunities.