Greg Clarke is a defender of your football club. No really. Stop snorting with derision in Pompey, Plymouth, Leeds, Wrexham, Coventry (supporters of other clubs are also available in snort-mode) … He says so himself. So it must be true.

In a telling exchange with MP Damien Collins at the DCMS enquiry (from 12.00 on) he explains how he tries to step in before clubs are liquidated.

‘My job,’ he says with some force  ‘is to swallow my moral scruples about the Football Creditors’ rule and keep football alive in those communities.’ Read More It Really Isn’t What Football Fans Want to Hear?


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