Germany's professional football is getting actively involved in the fight against racism and discrimination

Germany's professional football is getting actively involved in the fight against racism and discrimination

As part of the international week of action organised by the Football Against Racism in Europe (FARE) network in association with the the European governing body (UEFA), the German Football League will stage an extensive event in Week 8 of the season (20-23 October). Spectators at every stadium will be handed a red card bearing…

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Hansa Rostock fined, investigations against Alemannia Aachen and Mönchengladbach

Hansa Rostock fined, investigations against Alemannia Aachen and Mönchengladbach

German FA´s (DFB) strong reaction on racism When Dr. Theo Zwanziger was elected to be the new president of the German Football Association (DFB) on 8th of September he immediately mentioned social integration and the support of young women’s football as two of his main targets. Zwanziger always pushed the issue of social inclusion in…

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Racist insults at Israel v Andorra

Racist insults at Israel v Andorra

West Ham's Israeli midfielder, Yossi Benayoun, claims to have been a victim of racism at the match between Israel and Andorra. He accused Andorra coach David Rodrigo of saying Israelis were “murderers”. Rodrigo is also alleged to have said: “You're a country of criminals. You fire rockets at civilians and kill children.” The incident took…

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Gilardino interview appears in gay daily

Gilardino interview appears in gay daily

“I don't deny that I was delighted to read in the papers that I've become a sex symbol for both women and homosexual men.” Disproving the traditional image of the male footballer, Alberto Gilardino agreed to give gay.it an interview. He is thus the first professional footballer to consider the delicate subject of homosexuality in…

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Finals in Cup of Friendship and Tolerance in Slovakia

Finals in Cup of Friendship and Tolerance in Slovakia

The antiracist Roma project „Football is joining us together“ will come to its climax on Saturday 23th of September 2006 in Kokava nad Rimavicou (Slovakia). The finals of the antiracist tournament „Cup of Friendship and Tolerance“ are organised by FARE partner Ľudia proti rasizmu (People against racism) with support of FARE and the Slovak Football…

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