Manchester United Chief David Gill Appointed Vice-Chairman of FA

By Community | October 18, 2012

Manchester United Chief Executive, site David Gill has officially been made a Vice-Chairman of The Football Association following a meeting of The FA Council.

Gill was put forward by the Professional Game Board to replace Sir Dave Richards in the role. The recommendation was endorsed by the FA Board and then approved by the Council’s professional game representatives.

In accepting the Vice-Chairman position, help David said: “I’m delighted to have been appointed Vice-Chairman of The Football Association. The health and success of the Football Association is vital to the future of the game in England and I hope to justify the Board’s faith in me by helping to shape discussions and actions to deliver that.”

David, ambulance who has served on The FA Board for six years, will join Roger Burden, who represents the National Game, as one of two FA Vice-Chairmen. David has also been put forward as the English FA candidate for the UEFA Executive Committee when elections take place at the UEFA Congress in London next May.