When it comes to the career of athletes opportunities can come thick and fast. From branding deals, to other media opportunities, a lot of these are very hard to refuse. No one should be critical of someone for getting paid, however, when there is a pattern on who is getting paid it should give people food for thought, especially in the top jobs in football and how it pertains to race.
So how often do black people get the coaching jobs or bigger contracts that they work hard for?
Out of the 92 clubs in the English Football League, only 7 managers are from a BAME background. Out of the 7 only one of them, Nuno Espirito Santo, is managing a premier league club: Wolverhampton Wanderers. Chris Hughton is Nottingham Forest manager, Valerien Ismael is the Barnsely head coach, Jobi Mcanuff is the Leyton Orient interim manager, Keith Curle only got the Oldham Athletic job on the 8th of March, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has returned to his first coaching job in Burton Albion in January. Als...
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