‘Gordon Taylor is a dinosaur’ – Vinnie Jones joins calls for PFA chief to resign

first_img Gordon Taylor has been urged to stand down as chief exec of the PFA 2 Vinnie Jones has branded Gordon Taylor ‘a DINOSAUR’ and has joined the rabble calling for the 73-year-old to step down as chief executive of the Professional Footballers’ Association.Around 300 former and current players are campaigning for a change of leadership at the top of the union and are calling for the end of Taylor’s 37-year reign in charge. 2 Vinnie Jones has joined the host of former and current players calling for Taylor’s exit after 37 years in charge center_img A large group of influential players have written an open letter demanding Taylor – who was paid £2.2million last year – stands down from his role as chief executive to ‘allow the PFA to modernise and evolve’.Current PFA chairman Ben Purkiss, the 34-year-old Walsall full-back, has called for an independent review of the PFA’s leadership structure, with current players questioning whether the organisation does enough to protect members.MORE: PFA chief Gordon Taylor and Simon Jordan in talkSPORT bust-up over Riyad MahrezAnd former Wimbeldon, Chelsea and Leeds United star Jones has had his say, telling the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast on Monday: “He’s been there far too long.“He’s on £2million a year and it’s just a joke. I think a younger bloke has to come in now. “This is not before time. He should have gone when that betting scandal came out a few years ago.“For me it’s like a kangaroo court, he’s been running it through fear over these years and he’s had his little soldiers, but it’s modern times now and he’s got to go.“He’s a dinosaur – get out!” “We’re in modern times now and he is a dinosaur… he has got to go!”🗣️ Vinnie Jones didn’t hold back when @SportsBreakfast asked him about The PFA’s Gordon Taylor!Do you agree with Vinnie? 🤔 pic.twitter.com/S2RUIAXZoi— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) November 19, 2018last_img

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