Sport and Cooperation Network organised a conference about ‘Racism, Discrimination and Diversity in Football’ in Madrid, on 25 October 2013.
Former goalkeeper Tomas N’Kono, sometimes known as the greatest goalkeeper Africa has produced, gave an insight into the racial abuse he experienced from both players and fans during his career and how he dealt with it. N’Kono has previously highlighted the hypocrisy which sees people who racially abuse players ask for their autographs when they…
Through social media campaigns, panel discussions and displays of banners and flags several professional clubs, FA’s and leagues have united against discrimination in the game
The monkey chants, which Touré reported to the referee during the game, overshadowed a crucial 2-1 victory for Manuel Pellegrini’s side. Touré was visibly upset after the match and made it clear that Uefa needs to adopt a strong stance to stamp out behaviour which he described as “stupid” and “very, very sad”. A spokesperson…
Jamaican-born Heather Rabbatts is also the only ethnic minority on the FA Board and believes the organisation has “damaged” the chances of having an informed debate on the future of English players. No representatives of ethnic minorities She suggested it was “ironic” there are no representatives from the black and ethnic minority communities – at…
Conference brings together key actors following national debate after incidents at a World Cup match
Brazilian midfielder Joaelton Sampaio said he has been the victim of racism in Nicaragua
French professional clubs are publicising a mobile application that encourages supporters and others to take action
The former English FA President Lord David Triesman indicated that he was the victim of anti-Semitic comments at FIFA meetings.
The John Blankenstein Foundation (JBF) hosts mini-conference on homophobia in football to engage fans in the discussion of the roles we all play in tackling the issue in Amsterdam.
“If there are people who want to enjoy the game and want to have fun that’s great, but that comes with responsibility on their behalf. Football is for fans and not for hooligans.”
Del 15 al 29 de octubre más de 300 grupos en 41 países se activan contra el racismo, la xenofobia, el sexismo y la homofobia con el apoyo de FARE y la UEFA. Estas actividades unen a cientos de miles de personas en un mismo mensaje, luchar contra la discriminación y celebrar la diversidad.
Madrid based NGO Red Deporte y Cooperación hosts conference on ‘Discrimination, racism and inclusion in football’ as part of the Football People action weeks.
The 2013 Fare action weeks in October heralded a two week period in which football made a stand against discrimination and celebrated diversity.
UEFA has launched a video spot that draws on some of the biggest names in football to say No To Racism.
Conference at the European Parliament focused on football and social integration and the inclusion of Roma communities
AFC Wimbledon has become the first British club to lend its support to ‘Football Fans against Homophobia’.
Launch of first national programme against discrimination in football brings together representatives of Croatian football and government authorities in Zagreb.
The following list of incidents of racism, xenophobia, extreme nationalism or homophobia has been reported to Fare during August 2013. This list is only likely to reflect a proportion of the incidents that occurred. All reports have been brought to FARE’s attention through eye- witness or media accounts. FARE has third party reporting status with…
“There’s a real problem with racism” head of European governing body UEFA told a United Nations
The Fare network stands in solidarity with economic migrants across Europe and today we stand with those who died yesterday off the southern Italian island of Lampedusa.
Member of the European Parliament, Emine Bozkurt, will host a debate on diversity in sport in Strasbourg on Tuesday 8 October.
In the documentary, directed by Trust member Simon Crowe, Rutherford talks about his career in Irish football, how he deals with discrimination and why, in his 40s, he still plays football. The 1895 Trust Founded in 2012, the 1895 Trust is the Supporters trust for Shelbourne FC fans. Its aims are to build links between…