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'There shouldn’t be a barrier in the mind of anybody with the right experience who wants to apply': Warwickshire are first to use Rooney Rule in search for new coach following dismissal of Jim Troughton Warwickshire have implemented the Rooney Rule in their recruitment process Rule is named after the pioneer who first introduced it to American Football  Troughton was sacked last week following a 30-year association with the club 

By Richard Gibson for the Daily Mail

Published: 21:15 GMT, 2 November 2020 | Updated: 21:15 GMT, 2 November 2020

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Warwickshire have become the first of the 18 first-class counties to implement the Rooney Rule in their recruitment process for a new first-team coach.

The rule, named after the pioneer who first introduced it to American Football, calls for at least one black, Asian or minority ethnic candidate to be interviewed for any coaching position.

Warwickshire chief executive Stuart Cain said: ‘There shouldn’t be a barrier in the mind of anybody with the right experience who wants to apply for this job. So, we think it’s right to adopt the principle of the Rooney Rule in the same way as many of the world’s leading sports organisations have.

Warwickshire have implemented the Rooney Rule in their recruitment process for new coach

Warwickshire have implemented the Rooney Rule in their recruitment process for new coach

‘Birmingham is one of the UK’s, if not Europe’s, most diverse cities and we have to reflect this when holding a mirror up to the club and

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