& # 39; Why is he still there? & # 39 ;: Chris Sutton renews his call to Gordon Taylor to step down as PFA chief amid the charity watchdog's investigation into the union
- Gordon Taylor has led the PFA since 1981 but agreed to step down last year
- The Charity Commission is currently investigating the charity arm of the players' association
- The watchdog said it had launched an investigation into the PFA about & # 39; serious concerns & # 39;
- Chris Sutton said that Taylor there & # 39; immobile & # 39; , but hoped he would finally leave
Chris Sutton has renewed his call for Gordon Taylor to resign as Chief Professional Footballers & Association, after the Charity Commission launched a new investigation into the charity arm of the players' union.
The charity watchdog has started a legal investigation of the PFA because of & # 39; serious concerns & # 39; after an initial evaluation.
The new probe, described by the Commission as & # 39; the most serious intervention & # 39 ;, has the power to disqualify trustees, of which Taylor is £ 75 million a year, .
Taylor has been PFA CEO since 1981, but 10 months ago agreed to resign.
On Wednesday evening, Sutton, a Sportsmail columnist and vocal critic of the PFA, said: & # 39; Why is he still there? & # 39;
Sutton said: & # 39; He has built a power base around him and seems to be immobile, but perhaps this is ultimately the one. The Commission has looked at the PFA for a long time.
& # 39; The fact that this still happens a year later tells you everything you need to know. & # 39;
The research, which focuses on the Professional Footballers & Association Charity (PFAC) is expected to look at Taylor's salary.
PFA Chairman Ben Purkiss, whose revelations to Sportsmail in 2018 prompted the investigation, welcomed the development. " from the Commission underlines the seriousness of the investigation into the PFA charity. "