Scudamore's Premier League position under threat

Richard Scudamore's position as chief executive of the Premier League remains under pressure as the league's audit and remuneration committee prepares to meet today.

Scudamore has apologised for 'any offence caused'. Credit: Press Association.

Scudamore has been heavily criticised after leaked emails reveal a number of sexist slurs. Scudamore has apologised for "any offence caused" and admitted the comments were "inappropriate".

Yesterday, the Premier League was forced to defend its working environment after Rani Abraham, who worked as a temporary personal assistant, said she felt "humiliated, belittled, and disgusted" by the messages she read.

*Read: Premier League denies sexist culture claims *

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FA equality panel discusses Scudamore sexism slurs

A Football Association equality panel has met to discuss the leaked Richard Scudamore sexism emails. Yesterday David Cameron's spokesman said he took the same view of his sports minister - that the comments were "unacceptable."