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Football Governance follow up

The Culture, Media and Sport Committee has concluded its inquiry into Football Governance Follow-Up and published its report.

Report

The Committee's report on Football Governance Follow-Up was published on 29 January 2013 as the Fourth Report of Session 2012-13, HC 509.
 
Written evidence has been published.

The Committee’s seventh Report on Football Governance, published in July 2011, addressed some of the problems currently facing domestic football. The Report concluded that big changes needed to be made to the football governance structures in England to address financial instability and levels of debt in the game, and to secure its future.

In February 2012, the Football Association, Premier League, Football League and National Game jointly set out their proposals for reform of football governance to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

The follow-up will provide the Committee with an opportunity to discuss the response of the football authorities to its recommendations and to hear the concerns of football supporters.

The Committee would welcome written evidence submissions which specifically address the football authorities’ proposals for governance reform.

View the Committee’s Football Governance Report 2010-12.

View the joint response of the Football Association, Premier League, Football League and National Game.

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