FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for “new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football” in the wake of the abuse suffered by England players during their Euro 2020 qualifier in Bulgaria.
UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Bulgaria and England following Monday’s Euro 2020 qualifier in Sofia.
The prime minister of Bulgaria has called on the country’s football association president to quit after the Euro 2020 qualifier against England on Monday night was marred by racist chanting, according to reports.
Bulgaria are expected to face sanctions from European football’s governing body UEFA over racist chanting during their Euro 2020 qualifier against England on Monday.
Gareth Southgate credited England’s players after they came through an “unacceptable situation” in Bulgaria having “raised the awareness of everyone” to racism.
Gareth Southgate’s men stood firm in the face of sickening racism as England thrashed Bulgaria on a night of shame in Sofia.
England’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Bulgaria was marred by racist abuse on Monday night.
England face Bulgaria on Monday night looking to get back to winning ways having lost to the Czech Republic on Friday.
Gareth Southgate is confident England will bounce back from their surprise 2-1 defeat against the Czech Republic and get their Euro 2020 qualification back on track against Bulgaria.
England face Bulgaria on Monday night with the possibility of securing qualification to Euro 2020 if they win and other results go their way.
England are preparing to face Bulgaria in Sofia as they continue their bid to qualify for next summer’s European Championship.
England manager Gareth Southgate has played down a potential spat with the Bulgarian Football Union – stressing that attempts to prepare and support his players in the face of potential racist abuse has been misconstrued by Monday’s eastern European opposition.
Gareth Southgate has tried to defuse growing tension with Bulgaria, with the England manager stressing that attempts to prepare and support their players in the face of potential racist abuse have been misconstrued by Monday’s opponents.
James Collins is keeping his feet firmly on the ground after announcing his arrival on the international stage with his first Republic of Ireland goal.
Alan Browne is on red alert for the Republic of Ireland’s crucial Euro 2020 qualifying showdowns with Georgia and Switzerland after reminding manager Mick McCarthy of his worth.
Mick McCarthy has challenged Troy Parrott to force his way into contention at Tottenham to stand a chance of making the Republic of Ireland senior squad.
James Collins enjoyed a dream Republic of Ireland debut as he came off the bench to seal a 3-1 friendly victory over Bulgaria.
Conor Hourihane will step into the breach for the Republic of Ireland against Bulgaria as manager Mick McCarthy considers possible solutions to a fast-approaching problem.
Mick McCarthy will have a first chance to test the depth of his squad as the Republic of Ireland head into friendly battle with Bulgaria on Tuesday evening.
Republic of Ireland boss Mick McCarthy has declined to raid the Under-21s as he prepares to test the depth of his squad in Tuesday night’s friendly clash with Bulgaria.