FURD volunteers singled out for praise by new British Prime Minister

FURD volunteers singled out for praise by new British Prime Minister

Two volunteers from Football Unites, Racism Divides are featured in a new book by British Prime Minister Gordon Brown. In his book, ‘Britain’s Everyday Heroes’, Gordon Brown tells the stories of 33 everyday heroes – ordinary people whose willing commitment to a cause or a community has informed and inspired him. A keen football enthusiast,…

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Keepers take stand against racism in Mexico

Keepers take stand against racism in Mexico

In April Mexican side CF Pachuca won a penalty shootout to lift the CONCACAF Champions Cup and qualify for the 2007 FIFA Club World Championship, which will take place in Japan in December. Goalkeeper and club captain Miguel Calero was a key factor in this success. The Columbia shot-stopper joined Pachuca in 2000 and has…

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UEFA Under 19 championship highlight anti-racism work

UEFA Under 19 championship highlight anti-racism work

The fight to rid football of racism is being given high-profile coverage at the UEFA European Under-19 Championship in Austria. From the opening games, spectators and the general public have understood the message that racism, intolerance and discrimination have no place in the game. Schools have also been key players in the campaign. Captains' messages…

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Mondiali 2007 kicks off!

Mondiali 2007 kicks off!

The Mondiali Antirazzisti 2007, or Anti-Racist World Cup, kicked off yesterday at a new venue in Casalecchio di Reno (Bologna). More than 8,000 people from over 50 countries will celebrate a great festival over the next few days. Mondiali Antirazzisti 2007 The Mondiali Antirazzisti is a non-commercial, international small-side football tournament against racism and discrimination…

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“More than playing Games” Conference @ Eurogames 2007

“More than playing Games” Conference @ Eurogames 2007

“More than playing Games” Conference FARE-Partner European Gay and Lesbian Sport Federation (EGLSF) invites this week to an international conference on Homophobia in Football in the build-up for the 11th Eurogames at Antwerp. The „…More than Playing Games“ – Conference in Antwerp, held in cooperation with the Belgian HolebiFederation, offers two workshops which give the…

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Racist incidents again during Slovan game

Racist incidents again during Slovan game

After the racist incidents at the UI-Cup Game at Differdange (FARE reported), there has also been trouble at Slovan's next round game away to Rapid Vienna. FARE observers witnessed small groups of fans doing the nazi salute and wearing neo-Nazi shirts both inside and outside the stadium, carrying the numbers 88 (code for “Heil Hitler”)….

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