Valenciennes captain, Abdeslam Ouaddou, in fans racism row

Valenciennes captain, Abdeslam Ouaddou, in fans racism row

Valenciennes captain Abdeslam Ouaddou has filed a legal complaint after being racially abused by a spectator during the 2-1 Ligue 1 defeat at Metz. “The police officers asked me to file a complaint so that this person could be punished and maybe banned from the stadium,” Ouaddou said Saturday night after the game, which Metz…

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No News is Good News!

No News is Good News!

After many months of backroom activity, the long-awaited revamped FARE website will be launched shortly. The new site will include many new features, and make it easier to contribute news items direct. Unfortunately the changeover from the existing site will mean a short period when it will not be possible to add news items, although…

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Update on FARE at the Africa Cup of Nations in Ghana

Update on FARE at the Africa Cup of Nations in Ghana

Accra, 1 February 2008 A 4-day Football for Peace and Development & Games Festival was held at the SOS Children's Village in Tema to coincide with the 26th Africa Cup of Nations in Ghana. During the festival, FARE has been running a stand to interact with children on the power of football to unite people…

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New UK/Ireland initiative 'Football Without Frontiers'

New UK/Ireland initiative 'Football Without Frontiers'

International legends Bryan Hamilton, Ian Rush, Craig Brown, Brian Kerr and Graham Taylor will be in Belfast next month for the Football Without Frontiers – “Community Champions” conference, sponsored by Belfast City Council, being held at Grosvenor House on Friday 7th March. In June 2007 FWF was launched at Parliament Buildings in Belfast. FWF is…

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FARE at the Africa Cup of Nations

FARE at the Africa Cup of Nations

FARE members are involved in a number of activities at the Africa Cup of Nations in Ghana. One highlight was a football festival from 30 January to 2 February, where FARE organised a stall to engage with local kids and children at the SOS Children’s Village in Tema, near Accra. In Tema FARE also displayed…

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