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.
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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.
Manchester United supporters have been involved in more football-related arrests where racism was an aggravating factor or a feature than any other club in England in the four seasons up to 2017-18, data from the Home Office shows.
Anti-discrimination campaigners Kick It Out have issued an unreserved apology to Brighton following comments by head of development Troy Townsend concerning the departure of Chris Hughton.
Danny Rose believes it would be a “waste of time” to do any coaching badges when he retires because black players are “not given a chance” to become managers.
Danny Rose says he is shocked by the leniency of the punishment doled out to Montenegro after a number of their supporters racially abused England players last month.
Manchester United have strongly condemned the racial abuse directed at Ashley Young on social media following the club’s Champions League exit at Barcelona.
Wayne Hennessey has been told that he requires “appropriate education” to understand the horrors of Nazism after saying he did not know what a Nazi salute was when charged with making the offensive gesture.
West Ham have vowed to ban for life a group of supporters filmed engaging in anti-Semitic chanting prior to Saturday’s Premier League match at Manchester United.