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.
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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’s admission that he cannot wait for his football career to be over is a “shocking indictment” of how racism is being handled, according to the Professional Footballers’ Association.
Danny Rose’s admission that he “can’t wait” for his football career to be over will be the start of players upping the ante in the fight against racism, according to Kick It Out’s head of development Troy Townsend.
Anti-racism campaigners believe players are nearing the point when they will walk off the pitch if they continue to be subject to racist abuse, but concede it will be a “massive decision” to take.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin called the racist abuse of England players by Montenegro fans on Monday night “a disaster” as the European governing body announced disciplinary charges.