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Accountant leads race for FA post

Following the decision by an American candidate to pull out of the running for the position of chief executive of the Football Association, former footballer Mark Palios is now top of the list.

Link: Profile: Footballer-turned-accountant Mark Palios

His promotion to frontrunner follows the decision by Peter Littlewood, a senior executive at confectionery giant Mars, to pull out of the running – Littlewood had been seen as the man most likely to succeed Adam Crozier, who resigned towards the end of last year.

A former midfielder with Tranmere Rovers during the 1970s and 1980s, Palios later turned to a career in accounting, becoming a business regeneration specialist at PricewaterhouseCoopers, following time spent at Ernst & Young.

Palios could be up against the FA’s current communications and marketing director, Paul Barber.

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