FA: Paul Elliott resigns over abusive comments

The FA has accepted the resignation of Paul Elliott from all roles representing the organisation, it has announced.

It follows a conversation in which discriminatory abusive comments were allegedly made to former Charlton Athletic player Richard Rufus.

Paul Elliott has resigned from the Football Association. Credit: Press Association

Elliott has resigned from his roles with The FA, as a member of the Association's Judicial Panel and as a nominated member of UEFA committees.

He has also left his role at Kick It Out.

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Paul Elliott resigns from FA

The FA has accepted the resignation of Paul Elliott from all roles representing the organisation. The FA states the action follows a conversation in which discriminatory abusive comments were made to former Charlton Athletic player Richard Rufus.