Solidarity with refugees and asylum seekers through sport

Solidarity with refugees and asylum seekers through sport

As Refugee Week has drawn to a close over a hectic weekend of activities, Kick It Out is revealing details of a national football tournament for refugees and asylum seekers in Manchester later this summer. The Unity Cup will bring together teams of footballers who are refugee and asylum seekers from every part of the…

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200 teams meet to overcome hatred and intolerance

200 teams meet to overcome hatred and intolerance

The 17th edition of the Upper Austria Cup will take place between 7th and 12th of July in the town of Wels, near Linz. The youth tournament for boys and girls will gather some 200 teams and 4000 participants from 30 nations from around the world. In the European series of great youth soccer tournaments,…

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‘Football against racism…We are people’: Slovakia says no to racism

‘Football against racism…We are people’: Slovakia says no to racism

The Slovakian FA is to hold it’s second set-piece anti-racist event following the widespread abuse of black England players during the Slovakia – England Euro 2004 qualifier in Bratislava last October. The imaginatively titled “Football Against Racism, We Are People” event will take place this coming weekend in the city of Nitra with a packed…

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Russia To Play Anti-racism Match

Russia To Play Anti-racism Match

The Russian national team are to show their support for the campaign to rid the game of racism. They will play a special match at the Lokomotiv stadium in Moscow on 20 June against a Russian Premiere League foriegn all-star side. The coach of the all-star side has yet to be named, but the team’s…

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