FA Chairman Candidates: The race to lead football’s founding nation

19 November 2020

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Photo: PA Images Dame Heather Rabbatts is made a Dame Commander of the British Empire (DBE) by the Duke of Cambridge during an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, central London in 2016. The former Millwall executive deputy chair is one of the candidates in the frame to be the new Chairman at The FA.

FA say decision won’t be made until March 2021.

Director of women’s football Baroness Sue Campbell favourite to succeed Greg Clarke – if FA Council remove age limits.

Women and BAME candidates form list of frontrunners, but temporary chairman Peter McCormick should not be discounted.

James Corbett corbett@offthepitch.com

/*-->*/ /*-->*/ /*-->*/ /*-->*/ The FA will not rush through the appointment of a new chairman, despite the gap now left on the FIFA Council by Greg Clarke’s early withdrawal from the body.

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