Sports minister Nigel Huddleston has indicated a review of the sports governance code is likely to see targets introduced for a minimum number of people from black and other minority groups to serve in leadership roles.
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The leader of the study looking at the risk of dementia among footballers says the funding from the Football Association and Professional Footballers’ Association to date has not covered the cost of the research, and is “a drop in the ocean” compared to what will be needed to get a deeper understanding of the issue.
Iffy Onuora has urged the government to take the lead in tackling racism within football.
Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk insists he and the squad are hungry for more success after fulfilling the dream of winning the Champions League.
Crisis-club Bolton’s troubled season hit its lowest point on Friday after their Championship match at home to Brentford was called off, with Wanderers players refusing to play in protest at unpaid wages.
Bolton’s players have threatened to go on strike for the remainder of the season in protest at unpaid salaries.
Former England winger Trevor Sinclair has urged players who are racially abused during games to stay on the pitch and use their anger as motivation to play harder.
Manchester City and Liverpool’s thrilling battle for Premier League supremacy has unsurprisingly led to the teams dominating the Professional Footballers’ Association top-flight Team of the Year 2019.
Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling hopes his – and other players’ – stance on racism will help eradicate it from grounds within the next decade.
Players who took part in the #Enough campaign for a 24-hour social media boycott in protest at online racial abuse received further insults in response to their posts, the Professional Footballers’ Association has revealed.
Facebook and Instagram have responded to a 24-hour social media boycott in protest at online racial abuse, which has been backed by Premier League stars.
Bolton’s Sky Bet Championship game with Ipswich will go ahead on Saturday.
Bolton have announced their home game against Ipswich on Saturday is in doubt because of a “critical” IT failure.
Gordon Taylor has admitted to making mistakes during his 38-year spell in charge of the Professional Footballers’ Association but rejects claims he failed a generation of ex-players struggling with dementia-related illnesses.
Gordon Taylor will end a 38-year stint as chief executive of the Professional Footballers’ Association after an independent review of the union’s work and governance has been completed.
Professional Footballers’ Association chief executive Gordon Taylor has called the attack on Jack Grealish “disgraceful” and “cowardly” and believes the authorities must work with the government to help stamp out such incidents.
Bolton chairman Ken Anderson will personally fund the outstanding wages owed to the club’s players and coaching staff.
Chelsea will issue severe sanctions if it is proved some of their fans racially abused Raheem Sterling during Saturday’s home game against Manchester City.
Bolton chairman Ken Anderson has reached an agreement with the Professional Footballers’ Association to pay the club’s wages for November.
The daughter of former West Brom and England star Jeff Astle has “begged” members of the Professional Footballers’ Association to support its chairman Ben Purkiss’ attempt to oust chief executive Gordon Taylor.