MPs rule out 'Rooney Rule' for black managers

MPs have not recommended that the 'Rooney Rule' be adopted in their report.

This is the system used in the NFL - the biggest American football league - where shortlists for any head coach or senior management vacancy have to have at least one ethnic minority candidate.

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'Significant' racism in football

Racism remains a 'significant problem' in British football and more must be done to tackle racism and discrimination in the game, MPs on the Culture, Media and Sport committee have said.