Events in Belgrade and Genoa to close FARE Action Week

Events in Belgrade and Genoa to close FARE Action Week

The 8th year of the FARE Action Week closes today with prominent action at league matches in Italy and Serbia, after almost two weeks of a series of high profile and grassroots events. Italian action In Italy players from UC Sampdoria and AC Milan will enter the pitch with a banner against racism. The project…

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Israel steps up campaign in second Week of Action

Israel steps up campaign in second Week of Action

This weekend Israel has participated in the FARE Action Week for the second time. Pre-match anti-racism ceremonies were due to be held at all six of Israel's Premier League matches. “We have been able to mobilize all NIF's Israeli stakeholders in the KIO Israel campaign – the Israel FA, Israel PFA and Israel Police –…

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Fight against racism takes centre stage at Champions League

Fight against racism takes centre stage at Champions League

UEFA's flagship club competition, the Champions League, provides a platform for the Action Week being staged by the Football Against Racism in Europe (FARE) network. Europe's top football stars will help to spread the message that racism and discrimination have no place in European football. All 32 teams taking part in the UEFA Champions League…

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Austrian and Swiss leagues unite against racism

Austrian and Swiss leagues unite against racism

Austria's T-Mobile Bundesliga and the Swiss Axpo Super League will take part in anti-racism activities organised by the Football Against Racism in Europe network (FARE) at the weekend. For EURO 2008 co-hosts Switzerland it is the first time they have been involved in the FARE week of action. Players and match officials will hold up…

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Pele to open exhibition of black football in Sheffield

Pele to open exhibition of black football in Sheffield

Staff and young people at FARE partner Football Unites, Racism Divides (FURD) have been thrilled by the news that one of the greatest footballers in the history of the game, Pele, is to officially unveil a showcase about black football at Sheffield United's Bramall Lane ground on 8th November. Pele will also open an exhibition…

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Start of the FARE Action week (17 – 30 October 2007)

Start of the FARE Action week (17 – 30 October 2007)

Several EURO qualifying matches are opening this year's FARE Action Week, which starts on the 17 October – a highlight in the fight against racism eight months before the kick-off of the UEFA EURO 2008(tm) in Austria and Switzerland. Action at EURO 2008 – Qualifiers At the match Bosnia-Herzegovina against Norway, players will present a…

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Ivory Coast and Austria united against racism

Ivory Coast and Austria united against racism

The eighth FARE Action Week against racism and discrimination kicks off in Austria with an anti-racism event at the international friendly between Austria and Ivory Coast on 17 October. The activities at the Tivoli Stadium in Innsbruck – one of the eight UEFA EURO 2008 venues – also mark the launch of the action programme…

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Preparations for European Action Week against racism in football underway

Preparations for European Action Week against racism in football underway

Football’s biggest campaign to rid the game of racism and related discriminations kicks off in one week’s time. For the eighth successive season, the Football Against Racism in Europe (FARE) network is co‑ordinating action against racism and discrimination in and around football stadiums across Europe. Between 17 and 30 October 2007 large sections of the…

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