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Is the Football Association “unable to modernise”?

The FA appointed their first female on the board in 2011 – Heather Rabbatts CBE. In 2013 she criticised the composition of the commission as being “all-white, all-male”.

The lack of diversity at the senior levels can have a significant impact on the overarching governance of the association – not having a diverse range of views and perspectives will also hinder the associations ability to modernise and harness the changes in some elements of the game, such as the success and popularity…

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