A number of supporters’ trusts have been trying to encourage their MPs to table an Early Day Motion in the Commons on the topic of Football Governance. You will see that this
has now been placed.
Please actively lobby as many MPs to sign up to the EDM as possible. Would you be willing to contact your local MPs and ask for their support.
That this House is concerned by the widening detachment between the fans who love the game and a growing number of football owners, authorities and leading figures; is shocked that the England manager has resigned after just 67 days for what the Football Association has called inappropriate conduct and a significant error of judgment; is alarmed by a continued lack of transparency in football, given that a newspaper investigation was required to bring these allegations to light; is further concerned by the widespread nature of the problem, since there is evidence of improper transfer activity by a number of managers; notes the comments of Gary Lineker that it is time for a proper police investigation into such allegations and that the game is rife with corruption;
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Just to clarify - the motion is titled 'Football Corruption' but it is broad based and does not allege corruption at Blackburn, Charlton, Coventry, Leeds or Blackpool, just notes the lack of faith in the ownership and the failure of the fit and proper person test.
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