Football: Premier League chief keeps job despite sexism row
Published on May 20, 2014 1:51 AM
LONDON (AFP) - English Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore is set to retain his job after officials announced Monday he would face no further disciplinary action for sending sexist e-mails.
Last week Britain's Sunday Mirror newspaper published leaked private e-mails sent by Scudamore to a lawyer friend which contained crude sexual innuendos.
Since then Scudamore, 54, had faced a torrent of criticism, from both inside and outside football.
But a meeting of Premier League clubs decided against disciplinary action after being told the emails "did include some inappropriate remarks" but that Scudamore had apologised.
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