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Football fans worldwide back points deductions for racism at matches

More than half of 27,000 fans were interviewed by British anti-discrimination body Kick It Out and Swedish-based Forza Football across 38 countries.

Nov 21, 2018, 09:45 AM IST

Racism on the rise in English football, says watchdog

Incidents of racism and homophobia in English football are on the rise, according to pressure group 'Kick It Out'. The mid-season report of the group said it had received more than 300 reports relating to 282 cases of discriminatory abuse by the end of 2017, a 59 percent increase from the last season, when there were 177 incidents.

Feb 08, 2018, 18:58 PM IST

FIFA slammed over disbandment of racism task force

Two-time former FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali bin Hussein slammed the decision as `ridiculous`.

Sep 26, 2016, 22:07 PM IST

Report claims discrimination on rise in English game

Reports of racism and other discrimination in English football rose by 21 per cent last season to 887, according to figures released by the Football Association on Thursday.

Sep 04, 2015, 07:17 AM IST

Chelsea receive most abuse because they are being `boring`: Jose Mourinho

Chelsea football team manager Jose Mourinho has said that his squad received the most abuse on social media because they are boring, having topped the Premier League since day one.

Apr 18, 2015, 15:14 PM IST

Kick It Out report reveals extent of Mario Balotelli racist abuse

Liverpool and Italy striker Mario Balotelli has received more than 4,000 racist messages via social media this season, according to new research from British anti-discrimination body Kick It Out.

Apr 17, 2015, 17:26 PM IST

Ferguson faces backlash following Ferdinand criticism over ‘Kick It Out’ T-shirt row

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is facing a backlash after he criticised defender Rio Ferdinand for not wearing Kick It Out anti-racism t-shirts.

Oct 22, 2012, 15:09 PM IST

Aston Villa rebuff claims players protested against ‘Kick it Out’ campaign

Aston Villa have dismissed suggestions that some of their players were involved in a protest against the ‘Kick it Out’ campaign ahead of Saturday’s meeting with Fulham at Craven Cottage.

Oct 22, 2012, 12:18 PM IST