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Wenger takes issue with Rooney Rule

October 25, 2012
By ESPN.com news services
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes the introduction of the Rooney Rule to try to boost the number of black coaches would be a "kind of racism," saying everyone must get jobs on merit alone.

The Professional Footballers' Association wants tougher penalties for racist abuse including making it potentially a fireable offense and culprits ordered to attend awareness programs as well as adopting ideas from the United States designed to promote equality in coach recruitment.

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