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Premier League: 'White Lives Matter' banner investigated by police, Burnley to issue lifetime bans
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Premier League: 'White Lives Matter' banner investigated by police, Burnley to issue lifetime bans

The aircraft came into view moments after players and coaches from Manchester City and Burnley took a knee at kickoff on Monday in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. It circled City's Etihad Stadium for several minutes.

All football players should take a knee to protest death of George Floyd, says Kick It Out chairman Sanjay Bhandari
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All football players should take a knee to protest death of George Floyd, says Kick It Out chairman Sanjay Bhandari

All players should take a knee in protest against the death of George Floyd, an American black man who died in Minneapolis after a white policeman knelt on his neck, anti-discrimination body Kick It Out chairman Sanjay Bhandari said on Monday.

FA Cup qualifying clash between Haringey Borough, Yeovil Town abandoned after players get racially abused and spat on
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FA Cup qualifying clash between Haringey Borough, Yeovil Town abandoned after players get racially abused and spat on

Haringey manager Tom Loizou said defender Coby Rowe suffered racial abuse while Cameroonian goalkeeper Douglas Pajetat was also spat at, prompting him to take his players off the pitch.

Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Anti-racism body Kick It Out slams UEFA for failing to abandon Bulgaria-England clash following racist chants
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Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Anti-racism body Kick It Out slams UEFA for failing to abandon Bulgaria-England clash following racist chants

Anti-racism organisation Kick It Out has criticised European football’s governing body UEFA for failing to abandon Monday’s Euro 2020 qualifier in Bulgaria after England’s black players were subjected to monkey chants.

English football's anti-discrimination organisation, players' union criticise Amazon for failing to remove racist reviews of Eniola Aluko's book
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English football's anti-discrimination organisation, players' union criticise Amazon for failing to remove racist reviews of Eniola Aluko's book

Aluko, who is black, and her publishers have been in contact with Amazon about the reviews, but they remain on the site. Amazon told The Associated Press it does not suppress reviews based on star ratings

Chelsea coach Frank Lampard 'disgusted' to hear about racial abuse directed at striker Tammy Abraham
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Chelsea coach Frank Lampard 'disgusted' to hear about racial abuse directed at striker Tammy Abraham

Chelsea coach Frank Lampard asked social media companies to keep a check on racist abuse on their platforms and take stringent action for the same

FA increases minimum ban for racist abuse, empowers match officials to penalise managers and backroom staff
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FA increases minimum ban for racist abuse, empowers match officials to penalise managers and backroom staff

The English Football Association has increased its mandatory minimum ban for first-time offenders found guilty of discriminatory behaviour to six matches from five ahead of the 2019-2020 season.

Premier League: Increase in racist incidents in England from grassroots to top-flight football, claims Campaign group Kick it Out
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Premier League: Increase in racist incidents in England from grassroots to top-flight football, claims Campaign group Kick it Out

Incidents of racism made up the bulk of incidents of discrimination with anti-Semitism and Islamophobia incidents also showing up in English football

British sports minister Mims Davies to hold meeting with football leaders to tackle racial abuse during matches
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British sports minister Mims Davies to hold meeting with football leaders to tackle racial abuse during matches

British sports minister Mims Davies has said she plans to meet with football authorities following recent incidents of racist chanting and abuse at major matches.

Infographic: 54 percent of fans across the world have witnessed racism at football games, says international survey
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Infographic: 54 percent of fans across the world have witnessed racism at football games, says international survey

The survey said the proportion of fans who had witnessed racism was highest in three Latin American nations, at 77 percent in Peru and Costa Rica, and 71 percent in Colombia.

Ligue 1: French League to investigate Mario Balotelli's allegations of being racially abused by Dijon fans
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Ligue 1: French League to investigate Mario Balotelli's allegations of being racially abused by Dijon fans

Balotelli was booked for gesticulating angrily at the crowd in the game on Saturday and complained to the referee that he had been subjected to racist abuse.

Premier League: West Ham United sack director of recruitment Tony Henry over racism allegations
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Premier League: West Ham United sack director of recruitment Tony Henry over racism allegations

West Ham on Thursday suspended director of recruitment Tony Henry while the Premier League club investigates allegations that he made racist remarks about African players.

New England women's boss Phil Neville will not face charges over 'historical' sexist tweets, confirms FA
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New England women's boss Phil Neville will not face charges over 'historical' sexist tweets, confirms FA

New England women's coach Phil Neville will not be punished over sexist tweets that have overshadowed his appointment, the Football Association said on Wednesday.

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 top-scorer Rhian Brewster slams UEFA over indifferent attitude to racism
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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 top-scorer Rhian Brewster slams UEFA over indifferent attitude to racism

Brewster, who is yet to feature for Liverpool's first team, says he has witnessed racial abuse — either aimed at him or a teammate — seven times this year.

Premier League: Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku urges fans to 'move on' from racist chant about him
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Premier League: Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku urges fans to 'move on' from racist chant about him

Romelu Lukaku has asked Manchester United fans to "move on" from their controversial chant about the Belgium striker.

Premier League: Manchester United fans urged to stop using 'racist' Romelu Lukaku chant by Kick It Out
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Premier League: Manchester United fans urged to stop using 'racist' Romelu Lukaku chant by Kick It Out

British anti-discrimination group Kick It Out on Tuesday called on Manchester United fans to stop a "racist" chant about striker Romelu Lukaku.

Pre-season friendlies: Sikh referee gets racially abused after controversial calls in Inter-Chelsea match
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Pre-season friendlies: Sikh referee gets racially abused after controversial calls in Inter-Chelsea match

Sukhbir Singh had reportedly made some controversial decisions while officiating the International Champions Cup match in Singapore, where Inter Milan beat Chelsea by 2-1.

'Kick It Out' t-shirt dispute: Ferguson resolves issue with Rio
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'Kick It Out' t-shirt dispute: Ferguson resolves issue with Rio

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has settled his public dispute with Rio Ferdinand following the defender's refusal to promote an anti-racism campaign, blaming a "communication problem" for the rift.