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Rooney Rule: Management Team and Minority Candidate

rooney rule: Drawing inspiration from the NFL, the English Football Association announced on Tuesday it had adopted its version of the Rooney Rule, which requires teams to interview a diverse pool of candidates for coaching and management positions, according to Metro News. It is the right thing to do but there is also a business case for it, FA chief executive Martin Glenn said while overlooking the pitch at Wembley Stadium. When a successor to Gareth Southgate is eventually required, at least one black or ethnic minority candidate is set to be interviewed. If your management team reflects more the people that you are serving then you're going to make correct decisions. Currently, only one manager is black Kevin Betsy, who runs the men's under-15s. The FA's Rooney Rule covers jobs across all 28 national teams organized under the England flag, including youth and disability squads for men and women. ( As reported in the news.