Anti-racist message during the FIFA Confederations Cup

Anti-racist message during the FIFA Confederations Cup

On 24 and 25 June 2009, the FIFA Confederations Cup 2009 in South Africa provided the platform to deliver a clear statement once again to the world about football's united stance against racism. Anti-racist message during the semi-finals Before the kick-off to the two semi-final matches of the tournament, dubbed “Festival of Champions”, the team…

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3rd anti-racist “Eurofan 2009” tournament in Lviv, Ukraine

3rd anti-racist “Eurofan 2009” tournament in Lviv, Ukraine

From 25-28 June 2009 the FARE member Public Organization “Karpaty” are organising the traditional international fan-festival for football supporters from different countries called “Eurofan-2009” for the 3rd consecutive year in Lviv. This year 16 teams (incl. the organisers) announced their participation, amongst them other FARE members like the Schalker Fan-Initiative e.V. from Germany, FC Zenit…

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No to Racism No to Violence campaign in Romania

No to Racism No to Violence campaign in Romania

On 13th of June the No to Racism No to Violence campaign was highlighted at the final game of the Romanian Cup when CFR Cluj won against Polisportiva Timisoara 3-0. The televised game watched by an estimated 3.8 million Romanians started with a 3.5 minute display of the banner No To Racism No To Violence…

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FURD launches 2009 Unity newsletter

FURD launches 2009 Unity newsletter

FARE partner and founder member Football Unites, Racism Divides (FURD), has launched its annual 'Unity' newsletter. This year's version also contains a poster giving a flavour of the range of FURD's work, whilst items include details of the conflict resolution dvd 'It's Your Call' produced by young people at the project, news of an exciting…

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FC Zenit Supporters Club started social programme with Russian top league club

FC Zenit Supporters Club started social programme with Russian top league club

After a meeting of the Supporters Club with FC Zenit regarding a joint programme of activities in St. Petersburg involving ethnic minority groups a first joint action started on the middle of May in the framework of FC Zenit's social programme “Lessons of football and friendship” in one of St. Petersburg's schools. This lesson was…

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Job Vacancy at Show Racism the Red Card Wales

Job Vacancy at Show Racism the Red Card Wales

Show Racism the Red Card is an anti-racist campaigning and educational charity. Our aim is to combat racism through enabling role models, who are predominantly but not exclusively footballers, to present an anti-racist message to young people and society. We are seeking to recruit a Campaign Worker to join our team in Wales. The post…

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Gay Turkish referee calls for backing in fight against dismissal

Gay Turkish referee calls for backing in fight against dismissal

A Turkish referee has been forced to step down after his homosexuality was revealed through a medical report. After days of debate on his future career in football, the referee who had to quit his job due to his sexual orientation appeared on Turkish television and revealed his name for the first time. Participating in…

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