Statement from JLC CEO Simon Johnson following Martin Glenn apology

Following the apology issued by Martin Glenn, Chief Executive of the FA, JLC CEO Simon Johnson issued this statement:

"I spoke to Martin Glenn today. I explained why his comments yesterday had caused such serious offence. Martin apologised, explained the context for his comments and stated that he did not intend to cause offence, which I accepted. We have agreed to meet soon along with the CST. I have thanked the FA for their apology and I am glad that this has been dealt with swiftly."

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