Conservative election victory brings mixed fortunes for football

16 December 2019

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Photo: Getty Images Former Sports Minister Tracey Crouch, who was re-elected MP for Chatham and Aylesford on 12 December, is expected to take personal responsibility for seeing through a fan-led review into the governance of football clubs.

Ex-sports minister Tracey Crouch expected to drive fan-led review.

Damian Collins keen to pursue anti-discrimination campaign.

Politicians needed to make up lost time on football agenda due to Brexit.

Lawrie Holmes lawrie@offthepitch.com

Progress on tackling some of the core issues in football, lost in the last three years of the Brexit impasse, may be re-established following the Conservative victory in the general election.

Despite disappointment at the lack of clarity in addressing themes such as club governance, sustainability and discrimination, leading Tory figures are expected to make their mark.

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