Euroschools Youth Camps kicked off in Austria

Euroschools Youth Camps kicked off in Austria

This week 400 football passionate teenagers from 53 European countries come together in the Alps to take part in the EUROSCHOOLS YOUTH CAMP 2008. After one year of taking over the ambassador role for 26 member countries of the UEFA nations, 26 Austrian schools have welcomed on Monday delegations from the UEFA nations at the…

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Danish Neo-nazi Hooligans sentenced

Danish Neo-nazi Hooligans sentenced

The Police and courts in the danish city of Aarhus have struck against the extreme right wing hooligan organisation Ultra White Pride. Ultra White Pride has been terrorizing Aarhus for 15 years and in the spring they celebrated the birthday of Adolf Hitler at a football game at Aarhus Stadium. But now it seems that…

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Botev Plovdiv docked three points due to racist chants

Botev Plovdiv docked three points due to racist chants

Bulgarian club Botev Plovdiv have been docked three points by the Bulgarian Football Union (BFU) after fans carried a racist banner during their league match against Levski Sofia last month, the BFU said. It is the first time that a Bulgarian soccer club has been stripped of points for racism. Botev were also fined 37,500…

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English FA wants probe into Heskey abuse during WC Qualifier

English FA wants probe into Heskey abuse during WC Qualifier

The FA has submitted a report to FIFA urging the game's ruling body to investigate the racist chanting directed at the England striker Emile Heskey by Croatian fans during Wednesday's win in Zagreb. Home fans behind Croatian goalkeeper Stipe Pletikosa's goal made monkey chants after Heskey was booked for a foul on Nico Kovac, whose…

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Television spot brings home anti-racism message

Television spot brings home anti-racism message

UEFA, the European Commission and the Football Against Racism in Europe network have launched an anti-racism television spot to spearhead the ongoing campaign to kick racism and discrimination out of football. Key message The 30-second film will spread the No to Racism message to more than 140 million TV viewers worldwide when it is broadcast…

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Fan Friendly scheduled ahead of Montenegro World Cup Qualifier

Fan Friendly scheduled ahead of Montenegro World Cup Qualifier

The Football Association of Ireland and the Football Association of Montenegro in cooperation with FIFA and Football Against Racism in Europe and the Balkan Alpe Adria Project will, during the forthcoming FIFA World Cup qualifying match between Montenegro and the Republic of Ireland on the 10th of September, host a “Fan Friendly” tournament as part…

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Sophina breaks new ground in DR Congo

Sophina breaks new ground in DR Congo

Football Unites coach Desbon Bushiri has returned to the Democratic Republic of Congo to help the Football Between Communities project that he established there last year to organise a big Unity Festival, bringing displaced young people and communities together. The DR Congo and surrounding counties have suffered civil war, tribal and ethnic conflict and more…

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FARE Action Week against Racism and Discrimination in European Football takes place from 16th to 28th October 2008

FARE Action Week against Racism and Discrimination in European Football takes place from 16th to 28th October 2008

Ignoring racism, is accepting racism – take your stand and join the FARE Action Week! Discrimination and racism is sadly a regular occurrence in European football and is all too often swept under the carpet. Therefore, for the 9th successive season the Football Against Racism in Europe (FARE) network is coordinating action in and around…

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