English soccer adopts Rooney Rule for national team jobs

From FOX Sports - January 9, 2018

LONDON (AP)English soccer leaders want to interview at least one black or ethnic minority candidate in future for jobs around the national teams.

The English Football Association is emulating the NFL and its Rooney Rule, which requires teams to interview a diverse pool of candidates for coaching and management positions.

There has never been a non-white manager of the England mens team, but the womens team was led into the 2007 and 2011 World Cups by Hope Powell, who is black. There is currently one black manager of a Premier League teamChris Hughton at Brighton.


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