Skip to main content

Don Revie petition

EDM (Early Day Motion) 960: tabled on 08 February 2022

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 9 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes the petition organised by the Leeds United Supporters Network calling on the Football Association to apologise to Don Revie’s family after imposing a 10 year ban on him after his resignation as England manager in 1977; notes that Mr Revie won multiple domestic and European honours as a manager with Leeds United; recognises Mr Revie's achievement as one the very few players to be named both Footballer and Manager of the Year, and also recognises that without Don Revie, many of the innovative aspects of the modern game would not exist; notes that instead of being lauded as one of the footballing greats for his achievements and revolutionary ideas, the FA's imposition of a ban on Mr Revie has done untold damage to his reputation; and believes that a full apology should be issued to Mr Revie's surviving family.