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Date of birth: 27 October 1957
FIFA Council member since: 2019
• Greg Clarke became the independent chairman of The Football Association in August 2016.
• Clarke has a wealth of football experience, having spent six years as chairman of the English Football League, prior to which he was on the board and then chairman of Leicester City FC, and has also enjoyed a distinguished business career.
• Upon his appointment, he said: “This is a very important moment for English football and I hope to play my part in building on the progress seen in many key areas in recent times. I know all about the challenges we face and I am confident we are on a sound footing. I have a strong sense of purpose about what needs to happen next. Whether supporting the England teams or promoting the grassroots game, I know there are great people at The FA who are working diligently and professionally.”