In brief: Saints solicitor scores as FA chair

Southampton solicitor Keith Wiseman has been elected chair of the Football Association, the most powerful position in English football. Wiseman will remain senior partner of Southampton litigation and advocacy practice Woodford & Ackroyd, he specialises in family child care litigation. He was formerly vice-chair of Southampton Football Club, also known as The Saints. Wiseman was not seen as a likely contender as the FA chair and his election, in the third round of voting, came as a surprise to most commentators.