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Tag Archives: Racism

Hungary sanctioned by FIFA after racist behaviour towards England players!

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has imposed a ban and a substantial fine on the Hungarian Football Federation (MLSZ) in relation to the racist behaviour of numerous supporters during the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar qualifying match between Hungary and England on September 2, 2021. After analysing and taking into …

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CONCACAF Statement regarding the 2021 SCCL Semifinal between Cruz Azul & CF Monterrey!

CONCACAF is extremely disappointed by the offensive and discriminatory language chanted by a large number of attending Cruz Azul fans during the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League Semifinal on Thursday, September 16 night. CONCACAF commend the referees for correctly activating the anti-discrimination protocol and the stadium security for ejecting hundreds of …

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English football proposes to strengthen Online Safety Bill!

English football has proposed a set of recommendations to further strengthen the Online Safety Bill and ensure victims of online abuse are adequately protected. For some time, football, from the grassroots to the elite, has been impacted by vile online hate and discrimination. The language used is debasing, and often …

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Premier League-wide bans among new measures to tackle discrimination!

The Premier League yesterday announces new enhanced anti-discrimination measures to be implemented in the 2021/22 season as the League and its clubs continue to work together to make it clear any form of discriminatory behaviour is unacceptable in football and wider society. Premier League clubs have agreed to enforce new …

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Joint statement from English football on anti-discrimination!

The FA, Premier League, English Football League, FA Women’s Super League, FA Women’s Championship, PFA, LMA, FSA, PGMOL and Kick it Out will collectively support all players, managers and individuals who wish to take the knee ahead of matches this season. Since last June, many players have chosen to perform this simple …

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UEFA strongly condemns online abuse of England players!

On behalf of the European football community, UEFA strongly condemns the disgusting racist abuse directed at several England players on social media after Sunday’s EURO 2020 final. There is no place in sport or society for any kind of discriminatory behaviour. UEFA stands united behind the players and the English …

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The FA strongly condemns online abuse & racism after England’s EURO 2020 final loss!

England’s The FA has strongly condemned online abuse and racism against the trio of Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bujayo Saka after England’s UEFA EURO 2020 final penalty shootout loss. The FA statement reads: We strongly condemn all forms of discrimination and are appalled by the online racism that has …

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Joint English Football statement on Online Safety Bill!

English football welcomes the announcement of the Online Safety Bill in today’s Queen’s Speech and we are calling for it to be enacted in legislation as soon as possible. Social media companies must be held to account for protecting their users. It is therefore vital that any legislative and regulatory …

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