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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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Spanish second division side Osasuna's board on Wednesday sacked club VP EVA BLANCO  and Dir JUAN RAMÓN LAFÓN "due to lack of trust in them" to remain in their positions. Blanco and Lafón had recently publicly expressed concerns with Osasuna President LUIS SABALZA ...

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