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FA Board Backs CEO Martin Glenn Over Handling Of Mark Sampson's Dismissal

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 26 / 17

FA CEO Martin Glenn has been "given a vote of confidence by the board for his handling of Mark Sampson's dismissal" as England's women's national team manager, according to Matt Slater of the PA. The board met at Wembley on Monday for the "first time since the furore surrounding Sampson arose" and t...

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