Gambian keeper abused in Stockholm derby

Gambian keeper abused in Stockholm derby

Gambian goalkeeper Dembo Touray was subjected to racist abuse and pelted with bananas by opposing fans while playing for Swedish champions Djurgarden on Monday. Touray was shocked by the fans' action in the match Djugarden lost 3-0 to Hammarby. He said that the racist action, which suggests that he is a monkey, affected his performance…

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Unity cup kicks off this weekend

Unity cup kicks off this weekend

Hundreds of Refugee and Asylum seeker footballers from all over the UK are preparing to travel to Manchester this weekend for a national football festival of sport, music and entertainment. The Unity Cup Festival, organised by FARE partner Kick It Out, will be played over the weekend of the 17th and 18th July at the…

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Brigate GialloBlu Modena win the Mondiali Antirazzisti 2004 Cup

Brigate GialloBlu Modena win the Mondiali Antirazzisti 2004 Cup

The Mondiali Antirazzisti (Anti-racist World Cup) 2004 has ended with Brigate GialloBlu Modena being awarded the Mondiali Antirazzisti 2004 Cup by Paul Elliot, former Chelsea and Bari defender. The Antirazzisti Mondiali is an annual anti-racist football festival, held every year in Montecchio, Italy. It is a friendly 5-a-side multicultural football tournament where football fan groups…

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Anti-racism event in Moscow

Anti-racism event in Moscow

Russian first league club, FC Moscow, started a series of anti-racism actions with a press conference on 8 July 2004. At the league match against FC Rubin Kazan on 11 July, the players from FC Moscow will wear T-shirts with the slogan “Moscow Against Racism” during the warm-up. A declaration will be announced by the…

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6000 fans expected for Anti-Racist World Cup

6000 fans expected for Anti-Racist World Cup

The 8th edition of the annual Mondiali Antirazzisti (Anti-Racist World Cup) is set to kick-off on Thursday, 8 July. Over the week-end 168 teams representing 40 countries and more than 6.000 participants will gather in the small Italian town of Montecchio in Italy for five days of football, music and action against discrimination. The friendly…

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Football unites the most marginalised

Football unites the most marginalised

A national football festival will show how football can be used to reach out to some of the most marginalised groups in the UK later this month. The Unity Cup will bring together teams of asylum seekers and refugees from across the country to Manchester in the largest sporting gathering of refugees and Asylum seekers…

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