Chesterfield’s Humphreys elected chair of PFA

Ritchie Humphreys, who made more than 500 appearances for Hartlepool, has been elected as the chairman of the Professional Footballers' Association, reports The Guardian.

Ritchie Humphreys, who made more than 500 appearances for Hartlepool, has been elected as the chairman of the Professional Footballers' Association, reports The Guardian.

The 35-year-old Chesterfield player succeeds Clarke Carlisle, who has retired from professional football.

Humphreys said: "I am honoured to have been elected by my fellow members of the management committee and look forward to taking up the position of PFA chairman at the AGM in November.

“I am fully committed to the role that the PFA plays across all areas of football and will make every effort to continue the great work which Clarke has put in during his time as chairman."

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