Read of the Day: Gentlemen Can Agree

On the pitch, football in England is thoroughly integrated — so why are only 2 of 92 professional managers there black? A new academic survey of 1,000 fans, players, refs and managers indicates there’s systemic racism among England’s football boards, and that the the country needs to institute a rule similar to the National Football League’s “Rooney Rule” to break the recycling of mediocre water managers. (Lucy Tobin/The Guardian)

(Image: Paul Ince, now manager of Notts County. Image credit: ruth1066/Flickr through a Creative Commons license.)

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