FA Council

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The FA Council consists of 92 elected representatives, from the FA Premier League, the Football League, County FAs, and the non-executive board of The Football Association. The council meets to decide the major policies of The FA, which is the governing body of English football.

Members of the FA Council[edit]


The British Government expressed concern in 2016 over the governance of the FA, which receives £30 million p.a. public funding, in view of the fact that only eight women and four black and ethnic minorities are on the 122 strong FA Council. A proposal for reform was tabled in February 2017 by Greg Clarke, Chairman of the FA. Mr Clarke has threatened to resign if his reform proposals are not accepted.[1]