David Bernstein, former Manchester City chairman has been nominated to take over as the new chairman of the Football Association. The nomination was approved unanimously by the FA board and the FA Council will be asked to endorse the appointment on 25 January 2011.
- During his nine years stint at Manchester City the club returned to the Premier League.
- Bernstein also sits on the boards of several companies including French Connection - overseeing the controversial FCUK marketing campaign, Ted Baker and Blacks Leisure, where he has been chairman since 1996. He is also President of the National Association of Disabled Supporters.