What They're Saying: Martin Glenn

“The Rooney rule is to make sure that provided the candidate has the right level of technical qualifications ... on the shortlist for the England manager’s job in the future there will be one candidate from a BAME [Black, Asian, and minority ethnic] background. What it will say is the opportunity to have a career beyond playing is something that the FA is serious about promoting.”

-- English FA chief executive Martin Glenn saying that a BAME candidate would be interviewed for all England coaching jobs in the future. The Rooney Rule is named after the late Pittsburgh Steelers owner and NFL diversity committee chairman Dan Rooney. It obliged clubs to interview at least one minority candidate for every head coach role. (BBC Sport)
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