Soccer Black Listing: Bukayo Saka, Marcus Rashford and Raheem Sterling lead Premier League names on shortlist | Soccer Information

Bukayo Saka, Marcus Rashford and Raheem Sterling lead the Premier League names on the Soccer Black Listing – an initiative to focus on essentially the most influential black figures within the recreation.

The Premier League trio have been named alongside Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira – the one black supervisor at the moment in England’s top-flight, whereas Burnley’s Vincent Kompany additionally made the listing from a training perspective.

The listing additionally contains the black figures working behind the scenes in soccer. Brentford non-executive director Deji Davies – the Premier League’s solely black board member – and QPR sporting director Les Ferdinand, the one black particular person holding a place of his variety within the recreation, are additionally named.

Total the Soccer Black Listing is split into eight classes: Administration, teaching and administration, industrial, group, gamers, LGBTQ+, media and practitioners.

Patrick Vieira
Patrick Vieira is the Premier League’s solely black supervisor

There’s additionally the Ugo Ehiogu’s Ones To Watch listing, which recognises gifted, younger folks within the trade beneath 30 years of age.

“We’re delighted to be sharing one other unimaginable and inspirational Soccer Black Listing. Black excellence shines so brightly within the recreation and this listing underlines that,” mentioned Leon Mann MBE, co-founder of the Soccer Black Listing.

“I’m significantly proud to see the listing now characteristic board members, and managers on the high of the sport however clearly we nonetheless have an extended approach to go to see higher illustration in soccer.

“Nonetheless, we’re highlighting these main the way in which. We’re happy with these people and the affect they’re making.”

See beneath for the complete Soccer Black Listing for 2022:


Andre Grey, Aris and Jamaica

Bukayo Saka, Arsenal FC and England

Charlotte Lynch, Leyton Orient Ladies

Marcus Rashford, Manchester United and England

Raheem Sterling, Chelsea FC and England


Deji Davies, The FA

Jobi McAnuff, The FA

Les Ferdinand, QPR

Maheta Molango, PFA

Sarah Gregorius, FIFPRO

Teaching and Administration

Aubrey Rogers, Liverpool FC

Danetta Powell, Birmingham Metropolis FC

Patrick Vieira, Crystal Palace FC

Paul Nevin, West Ham United and England

Vincent Kompany, Burnley FC


Akinola Fashola, West Ham United FC

Akua Agyemfra, Merky and The Balley Consultancy

Freda Ayisi, Content material Creator

Liseli Sitali, Sky Sports activities

Sofia Thomas, Juno Sports activities Tax

Group and Grassroots

Andrew Lovelace, Watford Women FC

Habib Olorukoba-Oseni, Cray Wanderers and Welling United Deaf FC

Kerry Phillips, Saving Souls FC

Simon Hyacinth, FURD

Trisha Lewis, Romance FC


Dr. Michael Seeraj, Charlton Athletic Group Belief

Lianne Sanderson, talkSPORT


Carl Anka, The Athletic

Fatou Jeng, BT Sport

Jemma Archer, Whisper Productions

Pippa Monique, The Soccer Mum Podcast

Nelson Kumah, BBC Sport


Ciaran Baxendale, Soccer Past Borders

Iffy Onoura, Premier League

Lauren Impey, PGMOL

Michael Hamilton, AFC Wimbledon

Dr. Paul Campbell, College of Leicester

Ugo Ehiogu’s Ones To Watch

Cordell Lake-Benjamin, Palace for Life Basis

Debra Nelson, Soccer Past Borders

J’nae Ward, Refresh Sport Consultancy and Productions

Siham Abdullahi, Buzz 16

Tyra Mills, Kinetic Basis

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