Racism In-football

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Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha to stop taking knee before Premier League games
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Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha to stop taking knee before Premier League games

"Taking the knee is becoming something that we just do now and that's not enough for me. I'm not going to take the knee, I'm not going to wear Black Lives Matter on the back of my shirt because it feels like it's a target. Unless action is going to happen, don't speak to me about it," Zaha said.

Premier League launches racism action plan outlining actions to eradicate racial prejudice
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Premier League launches racism action plan outlining actions to eradicate racial prejudice

The plan outlines a series of commitments aimed at creating greater access to opportunities and career progression for black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups in football, and actions to eradicate racial prejudice.

Manchester United star Marcus Rashford becomes latest player to face online racist abuse
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Manchester United star Marcus Rashford becomes latest player to face online racist abuse

Marcus Rashford tweeted: "Yes I'm a black man and I live every day proud that I am. No one, or no one comment, is going to make me feel any different."

Premier League: Manchester United's Edinson Cavani handed three-match ban for racial term in social media post
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Premier League: Manchester United's Edinson Cavani handed three-match ban for racial term in social media post

Cavani posted a social media message on Instagram shortly after the match, replying to a message of congratulations using the Spanish term "negrito" (small black person).

In Romania, home of the PSG-Istanbul Basaksehir fourth official, football racism no black and white issue
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In Romania, home of the PSG-Istanbul Basaksehir fourth official, football racism no black and white issue

In the 14th minute of Tuesday's game, a touchline argument broke out over accusations that Coltescu had described Basaksehir's Cameroonian assistant coach Pierre Webo as "negru", the Romanian for "black".

Chairman Greg Clarke resigns after remark about black players, announces FA
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Chairman Greg Clarke resigns after remark about black players, announces FA

Clarke was earlier forced to apologise after he used the word "coloured" among other controversial comments when talking to the House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media, Sport Committee about diversity issues.

Schalke 04 fined for racial abuse directed at Borussia Dortmund youngster Youssoufa Moukoko
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Schalke 04 fined for racial abuse directed at Borussia Dortmund youngster Youssoufa Moukoko

Schalke already apologised to Moukoko and to Dortmund, while also condemning the racist behavior at the game between the under-19 teams last month.

Bundesliga: Schalke investigating alleged death threats, racist abuse aimed at Dortmund’s Youssoufa Moukoko
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Bundesliga: Schalke investigating alleged death threats, racist abuse aimed at Dortmund’s Youssoufa Moukoko

In a clip from the German FA's livestream of the game, fans could be heard screaming alleged threats and racist abuse at Moukoko.

Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund's Youssoufa Moukoko racially abused, threatened at Schalke junior game
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Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund's Youssoufa Moukoko racially abused, threatened at Schalke junior game

In a clip from the German FA’s livestream of the game, fans can be heard screaming threats and apparently racist comments at Moukoko after his second goal.

Ligue 1: Neymar claims he was racially abused by an opponent during heated PSG-Marseille clash
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Ligue 1: Neymar claims he was racially abused by an opponent during heated PSG-Marseille clash

Neymar insisted he had been the victim of racism as he was one of five players sent off in a mass brawl at the end of Marseille's 1-0 win over Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday.

Jerome Boateng recounts pain of racist abuse as a young player to Bayern Munich teammates
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Jerome Boateng recounts pain of racist abuse as a young player to Bayern Munich teammates

The 31-year-old Boateng, who was born in Berlin to a German mother, and father from Ghana, has faced monkey chants in the past at games.

English TV commentary across football leagues shows racial bias, study by Danish firm claims
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English TV commentary across football leagues shows racial bias, study by Danish firm claims

The study analysed 2,073 statements from English-speaking commentators in 80 games from the 2019-20 season across Serie A, Ligue 1, LaLiga and Premier League. A total of 643 players of various races and skin tones were discussed.

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.

Czech football league fines Olomouc $5,050 for their fans' racist abuse of Plzen player Jean-David Beauguel
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Czech football league fines Olomouc $5,050 for their fans' racist abuse of Plzen player Jean-David Beauguel

Czech league said Olomouc would face stricter punishment if a similar incident happens again

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin lauds players like Raheem Sterling and Marcelo for taking political stance
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UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin lauds players like Raheem Sterling and Marcelo for taking political stance

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin on Wednesday praised footballers for taking a political stance and said the European football governing body’s own attempts to tackle racism in the game were “not enough.”

Gary Neville says he's 'ashamed' he didn't fight harder against racism when he was a player
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Gary Neville says he's 'ashamed' he didn't fight harder against racism when he was a player

Gary Neville also said that words are not enough to combat racism in football and bigger steps needed to be taken

LaLiga: Lack of fans is going to be compensated by desire of returning to field, says former Sevilla striker Frederic Kanoute
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LaLiga: Lack of fans is going to be compensated by desire of returning to field, says former Sevilla striker Frederic Kanoute

Former Sevilla striker Frederic Kanoute discusses racism in football as LaLiga resumes after a three-month long break forced by COVID-19 with the Seville derby in an empty stadium.

MLS club Los Angeles Galaxy drop Aleksandar Katai after wife's racist, violent social media posts
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MLS club Los Angeles Galaxy drop Aleksandar Katai after wife's racist, violent social media posts

Galaxy fans immediately reacted with wide online calls for Katai's dismissal. On Thursday, a handful of fans gathered by the David Beckham statue outside the club's stadium holding a banner reading "No Racists in Our Club"

Premier League: 'Racism has won,' says 'scapegoat' Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger
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Premier League: 'Racism has won,' says 'scapegoat' Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger

Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger says “racism has won” and that he had been made a “scapegoat” after Tottenham Hotspur and London police said they found no evidence to back his allegation he was racially abused

German football teams to wear jerseys against hate, racism after deadly gun attack in Hanau
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German football teams to wear jerseys against hate, racism after deadly gun attack in Hanau

Teams in Germany's third-division will wear special jerseys against hate, racism and discrimination this weekend following the racially motivated gun attack in Hanau and the racist abuse in the league a week before