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BME managers hold 4% of elite roles in English football new report reveals

New figures on the numbers of black and ethnic minority (BME) football coaches employed at professional clubs have shown that only 4% of the available…


“Kein Platz für Diskriminierung“ in der ÖFB Frauenbundesliga

Am kommenden Samstag sagt die ÖFB Frauen Bundesliga in ihrer 8. Spielrunde „Kein Platz für Diskriminierung“ und ist damit die einzige Frauenliga…


We welcome refugees as part of a discrimination-free football say Football People fan groups

Football fans are at the heart of the game and in many countries they are often the most progressive voices. During the Football People action weeks…


CAFE conference to celebrate access and inclusion within football ahead of EURO 2016

Centre for Access to Football in Europe (CAFE) second international conference will bring together stakeholders from different areas of expertise to…


Portuguese professional football teams-up to ‘welcome refugees’

The eleventh edition of the Portuguese players' union campaign against racism and violence in sport, an initiative looking to promote sports' best…


Scottish Primary schools participate in the Football People weeks

Over 80 pupils from two North Lanarkshire schools, in Scotland, came together during the Football People weeks in a special sporting event aimed at…


Roundtable establishes nation-wide anti-discrimination strategy in Romania

Romanian football authorities, public institutions and NGOs working with football and ethnic minorities came together in Bucharest on 21 October to…


UEFA open disciplinary proceedings against Dynamo Kyiv over fans’ racist attack

UEFA have opened disciplinary proceedings against Dynamo Kyiv following a racist attack by a group of fans of the Ukrainian side at the Champions…


Play … but only when no one can see

Guest blog: Nasima Bokova tells of the adventure of a group of Muslim women challenging cultural barriers in Moscow, during the Football People weeks.…


Football People movement propels support for Roma and ethnic minorities

As European identity becomes more diverse and the reactions to these changes are challenged by demonstrations of far-right, anti-Islamic and…


Seedorf, Touré, Hitzlsperger and Infantino give support as clubs join Football People

As the UEFA Champions League resumes and European club football takes over the spotlight from national teams the Football People action weeks will…


UEFA reiterate support for the Football People weeks at Champions and Europa League matches

Over the next three days, 40 matches of the UEFA Champions League and Europa League will endorse the message of the Fare action weeks through a series…


Football People event brings Jews and Arabs together in Israel

A day of football trainings and workshops organised in Shefayim, near Tel Aviv, brought together nearly 100 Jewish and Arab children promoting…


SARI host traveling roadshow for Football People in Ireland

Football People enthusiasts and like-minded people are invited to get involved in the travelling roadshow that the Irish organisation Sport Against…


Gender initiatives at centre of the Football People weeks

Building on the momentum of this summer's Women's World Cup in Canada, which put the sport and the issues surrounding it in the spotlight, campaigns,…


International Pride House summit kicks-off Football People LGBT rights events

A summit of international LGBT organisations held over the weekend in France, kicked off a series of Football People events that will champion LGBT…


Bullying and homophobia addressed in Dutch Football People weeks’ film

Football clubs and human rights associations in the Netherlands are being invited to support a film initiative that will use football to address…


Football People conferences spark national debates on discrimination and football

From Italy to Ukraine several national and international level conferences will use football to address issues of discrimination and social engagement…


Football People movement united in Fare action weeks

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