UEFA must show “zero tolerance” to the racist abuse which marred England’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Bulgaria in Sofia, Football Association chairman Greg Clarke has said.
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UEFA has been urged to investigate the racist chanting during England’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Bulgaria as “a matter of urgency”.
Bernardo Silva has been given more time to respond to a Football Association misconduct charge related to a tweet he sent about Manchester City team-mate Benjamin Mendy.
The Football Association has asked Manchester City for their observations regarding Bernardo Silva’s controversial tweet directed at team-mate Benjamin Mendy.
Kick It Out says a rise in hateful behaviour at football matches and in wider society is “undeniable” following the publication of new Home Office figures.
Kick It Out say it is “a cowardly decision” for the Italian Football Federation not to punish Cagliari after supporters allegedly aimed racist abuse at Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku.
Sanjay Bhandari has been appointed the new chair of Kick It Out.
Twitter says it has taken action on more than 700 examples of “hateful conduct” in the past two weeks following several cases of racist abuse involving Premier League footballers.
Eni Aluko has called for Premier League matches to be played behind closed doors as punishment for racist incidents.
Manchester United have condemned racial abuse which was aimed at midfielder Paul Pogba on social media after his missed penalty in the 1-1 draw at Wolves on Monday night.
Reading have backed Yakou Meite after the striker called out racist abuse he received on social media following the 3-0 win over Cardiff.
Twitter remain “deeply committed to improving the health of the conversation” on the social media platform following criticism from Kick It Out after Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham was the victim of online racial abuse.
The Andalusian Football Association (RFAF) has opened an investigation into the allegations of racist abuse directed towards QPR’s under-18 players during a friendly match in Spain.
Kick It Out issued a “call to action” to social media companies after Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham was the victim of online racial abuse.
FIFA will investigate any allegations of racist abuse directed towards QPR’s under-18 players should a complaint be lodged, the world governing body has confirmed.
QPR have called for action to be taken “at every level of our game” after the club’s under-18 side walked off the pitch during a friendly in Spain following alleged racist abuse by opposition players.
Kick It Out has called on the Football Association and clubs to take action against the “disgraceful” incidents of abuse which marred the opening weekend of the season.
The Football Association has confirmed it is reviewing its minimum ban for cases involving discrimination but former England striker Les Ferdinand believes racism in the game will not be tackled without more diversity in leadership positions.
Troy Townsend believes Kick It Out’s latest report on the amount of racism and other types of discriminatory abuse in football is only the tip of the iceberg, particularly at the grassroots level.
Football’s anti-racism charity Kick It Out has commissioned a new play about the life of Laurie Cunningham, the former West Brom, Real Madrid and England winger who inspired a generation of black players.