Clegg: Racial Ceiling Blocks Black Footballers


There is a racial “ceiling” in football which means black players can become stars on the pitch but few become managers, the Deputy Prime Minister has said.

Nick Clegg accused Fifa president Sepp Blatter of “trivialising” the issue of racism in football in a speech to mark 30 years since the Brixton riots.
We need to rebalance our economy along racial lines.
Nick Clegg
There needs to be more “economic opportunity” for ethnic minorities, particularly in the private sector, he argued.
Firms owned by people of black African origin are four times more likely to be denied bank loans than companies owned by white people, Mr Clegg said.

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