2014 World Cup hosts Brazil launches anti-racism drive

2014 World Cup hosts Brazil launches anti-racism drive

The hosts of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil have launched a campaign against racism in sport, with the country’s football authorities naming this weekend’s penultimate round of matches in the Brazilian championship as the “Round against Racism”. Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) president Ricardo Teixeira (pictured right) rebuffed FIFA president Sepp Blatter’s comments made earlier…

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FARE statement on Sepp Blatter comments about racism

FARE statement on Sepp Blatter comments about racism

FARE has expressed its shock at the comments made by FIFA president Sepp Blatter on racism in football. Executive Director Piara Powar today commented, “Sepp Blatter’s comments about player-on-player racism are at best naïve, and at worst, display ignorance of a long recognised problem. They undermine the good work of a global movement against discrimination…

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Great response as football fans unite against racist EDL

Great response as football fans unite against racist EDL

Antifascist football fans have been leafleting grounds around the country with the Unite Against Fascism 2011/12 season show the EDL the Red Card leaflet. Our message, opposing the racists and fascists of the English Defence League has gone down well with fans, whatever club they follow. Trevor, a Nottingham Forest fan who helped leaflet a…

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