Raheem Sterling recognized for excellence

Jamaican  born  England  International Raheem Sterling  is  among  three  English  Premier  League  players  on  the  football  black  list……..  an initiative to highlight the most influential black figures in the game.

The  other  Premier  League  players  on  the  list  Bukayo Saka and Marcus Rashford   are  named  alongside Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira – the only black manager currently in England’s top-flight, while Burnley’s Vincent Kompany also made the list from a coaching perspective.

The list also includes the black figures working behind the scenes in football………..Brentford Non-Executive Director Deji Davies – the premier league’s only black board member – and the   sporting director   at  Queens  Park  Rangers  Les Ferdinand, the only black individual holding a position of his kind in the game.

Overall the football black list is divided into eight categories: administration, coaching and management, commercial, community, players, Lgbtq+, media and practitioners.

There is also the Ugo Ehiogu’s ones to watch list, which recognizes talented, young people in the industry under 30 years of age.



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