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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 25 / 16

GREG CLARKE  is poised to become the new chair of the FA after being nominated for the position by the organization's board. The FA announced that the former Football League chair's nomination "has been unanimously approved and its council will now be asked to endorse the appointment" at ...

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