Sport news Stars including Gary Neville, Jamie Carragher, Rio Ferdinand and Gary Lineker write to Government in bid to set up independent football regulator that would outlaw any future attempts to abandon traditional pyramid after failed Super League pl

Premierleague-News.com - In an open letter signed by Gary Neville, Rio Ferdinand, Gary Lineker and Jamie Carragher among others, Whitehall is being urged to launch an Ofcom-style body to regulate the sport.

Sport news Stars including Gary Neville, Jamie Carragher, Rio Ferdinand and Gary Lineker write to Government in bid to set up independent football regulator that would outlaw any future attempts to abandon traditional pyramid after failed Super League pl

Premierleague-News.com - In an open letter signed by Gary Neville, Rio Ferdinand, Gary Lineker and Jamie Carragher among others, Whitehall is being urged to launch an Ofcom-style body to regulate the sport.

Sport news  Stars including Gary Neville, Jamie Carragher, Rio Ferdinand and Gary Lineker write to Government in bid to set up independent football regulator that would outlaw any future attempts to abandon traditional pyramid after failed Super League pl
16 May 2021 - 22:00

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! The Government will come under major pressure on Monday morning from some of English football’s biggest names to establish an independent football regulator.In an open letter signed by Gary Neville, Rio Ferdinand, Gary Lineker and Jamie Carragher among others, Whitehall is being urged to launch an Ofcom-style body to regulate the sport. The move comes weeks after the Big Six’s failed plan to join a European Super League. Jamie Carragher (L) and Gary Neville (R) are among stars who have written to the Government calling for an independent football regulator to be established RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Premier League's Big Six to suffer further blow to Champions... OLIVER HOLT: The Big Six owners have tried to destroy the... Major Manchester United financial backer hits out at... Edinson Cavani blasts his own Manchester United bosses by... Share this article Share The document calls on the Government to outlaw any future attempts from clubs to abandon the traditional football pyramid, and provides fans with the opportunity to sign a petition backing calls to introduce an overarching regulatory body.There is likely to be significant opposition to the proposals from existing footballing bodies, in particular the FA and Premier League.

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. Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker has backed the plan to protect the football pyramid Rio Ferdinand also signed the open letter, with the proposed body having a duty to represent the interests of supportersOther key issues include wealth distribution, stringent fit and proper persons tests for prospective club owners and equality, diversity and inclusion.Such a body would encroach on the FA’s powers, however there is a sense among those involved in these proposals that the governing body lacks credibility and is not sufficiently independent.The Government are launching a separate fan-led review into football governance, fronted by politician Tracey Crouch. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Premier League's Big Six to suffer further blow to Champions... OLIVER HOLT: The Big Six owners have tried to destroy the... Major Manchester United financial backer hits out at... Edinson Cavani blasts his own Manchester United bosses by... Share this article Share

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