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Category: Kick It Out

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Kick It Out apologise to Brighton for comments on sacking of Chris Hughton

• Organisation apologise for inference sacking linked to ethnicity• Townsend: coaching opportunities now ‘worse than square one’Anti-discrimination campaigners Kick It Out have issued an unreserved apology to Brighton following comments by head of deve…

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Kick It Out apologise to Brighton for comments on sacking of Chris Hughton

• Organisation apologise for inference sacking linked to ethnicity• Townsend: coaching opportunities now ‘worse than square one’Anti-discrimination campaigners Kick It Out have issued an unreserved apology to Brighton following comments by head of deve…

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European football bosses can no longer turn a blind eye to racism | Dario Brentin

The abuse of black England players in Montenegro highlights the need for a new approach in the Balkans and beyondThe shameful racist abuse of Raheem Sterling, Danny Rose and Callum Hudson-Odoi during England’s Euro 2020 qualifying match against Montene…

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Premier League risks Kick It Out confusion with ‘No Room for Racism’ campaign

• Kick It Out was not consulted on the new initiative• Reports of discrimination have been rising in recent yearsPremier League grounds will display ‘No Room for Racism’ adverts and banners over the next two rounds of fixtures as part of a new campaign…

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Lord Ouseley opted to quit Kick It Out over trustees’ handling of staff issues

• Ouseley angered he was kept out of loop after concerns raised• Staff complain of working environment at anti-racism charityHerman Ouseley, the chair for 25 years of football’s anti-discrimination charity Kick It Out, announced he would stand down fro…

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How can a sport worth billions spend just a pittance on fighting racism? | Daniel Taylor

As Herman Ouseley announces his impending retirement from Kick It Out after 25 years, a game that can gift Richard Scudamore £5m can surely fund the campaign properlyIt is probably a measure of the man – and the fact he would never draw attention to th…

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Lord Herman Ouseley to stand down as chairman of football’s Kick It Out

• Respected leader of anti-racism campaign to go after 25 years• Decision made some time ago, not related to current incidentsLord Herman Ouseley is to stand down as the chairman of football’s anti-racism campaign Kick It Out, after 25 continuous years…

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West Ham under growing pressure to explain fan’s support for DFLA

• Kick It Out in touch over supporter’s links to board• The fan was present when the board met Karren BradyWest Ham are under increasing pressure to explain why their newly formed official supporters’ board (OSB) contains a member who has expressed sup…

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West Ham under growing pressure to explain fan’s support for DFLA

• Kick It Out in touch over supporter’s links to board• The fan was present when the board met Karren BradyWest Ham are under increasing pressure to explain why their newly formed official supporters’ board (OSB) contains a member who has expressed sup…

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54% of football fans have witnessed racist abuse at matches, report says

• Peru supporters report highest incidence with 77%• Only 40% know how to report abuse in the UK, it addsA global survey has revealed that more than half of fans have witnessed incidents of racist abuse at games.The results, released by the equality or…

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Online aggression skews debate over suspended West Ham youth coach | Jacob Steinberg

Disreputable or an individual’s right? Battle lines on social media have sent the temperature soaring regarding the actions of West Ham’s Mark PhillipsWhen Kick It Out contacted West Ham about the youth coach who went on the Democratic Football Lads Al…

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England v Switzerland to be screened in black and white

Opening of match will be monochrome to mark anti-racism campaign’s anniversaryAn England match will be broadcast in black and white for the first time in half a century when Gareth Southgate’s men take on Switzerland on Tuesday evening.Viewers tuning i…

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Jimmy McIlroy: a footballer who graced his team and his town | Letters

John Lingard on Jimmy McIlroy, Steve Rigby on the first black football manager, and Patrick Vallance on Manchester UnitedBrian Glanville’s obituary of Jimmy McIlroy (21 August) was factually comprehensive but fails to capture his class, skill and footb…

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Kick It Out at 25: progress made but lots still to do in anti-racism fight | David Conn

The campaign is 25 years old this season and chairman Lord Ouseley feels the job in hand is to promote more optimistic aims for coaches, fans and administratorsFootball people of a certain vintage will have felt a wince of disbelief that the game’s ant…

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Kick It Out slams booking of Balotelli for complaining about racist insults

• ‘It is unacceptable a match official has failed to apply Uefa protocol’• Nice forward made his point to referee and was shown yellow cardMario Balotelli’s booking for complaining about alleged racist chanting during Nice’s defeat at Dijon on Saturday…

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Kick It Out alarmed by spike in abuse against ‘backdrop of rising hatred’

• Equality campaigners report 282 incidences of abuse this season• Lord Ouseley says 59% increase should act as a wake-up callFootball’s equality campaign Kick It Out has received a marked increase in reports of racist, homophobic and other discriminat…

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Herman Ouseley calls for drastic action to help whistleblowers

• Kick It Out chairman warns against assuming bullying is scourge of bygone era• ‘Although it’s much better than it used to be, the fear is still there’Herman Ouseley, the chairman of Kick It Out, has warned against assuming the bullying and discrimina…

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Ex-England star Trevor Sinclair admits drink-driving and racial abuse

Patron of the Kick It Out charity racially abused a police officer after being arrested for being more than twice over limitFormer England player Trevor Sinclair racially abused a police officer after being arrested for drink-driving while more than tw…

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Jürgen Klopp hails ‘brave’ Rhian Brewster for speaking out about racism

• Liverpool manager hopes game’s rulers take heed• Guardian interview sparks immediate calls for actionJürgen Klopp has praised the courage of Rhian Brewster for speaking out about racial abuse and expressed his hopes that the people at the top of the …

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FA urged to act strongly on Millwall fans’ alleged racist abuse during Wolves game

• Kick It Out presses FA to investigate incidents as matter of ‘urgency’• Alleged Wolves players were abused in 2-2 Championship draw at The DenKick It Out has urged the Football Association to act with “urgency” over alleged racist chanting during Mil…