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West Brom’s Jonathan Leko lets rip at Kick it Out and the PFA

Striker cites lack of ‘support’ from professional bodiesLeeds keeper banned for eight games for racial abuse of strikerJonathan Leko has criticised Kick It Out and the Professional Footballers’ Association for what he claims was their lack of support d…

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BBC pundit’s criticism of Derby’s ‘young black lads’ sparks calls for action

Craig Ramage claimed players need ‘pulling down a peg or two’Derby’s Max Lowe and Kick It Out issue strong rebukesKick It Out has said it expects the BBC to take “effective action” after the former Derby midfielder Craig Ramage criticised the Champions…

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Sharp rise in football racism as incidents go up by more than 50% in one year

• More than 150 incidents reported to police last season• Figures spark calls for action to combat hate crimesMore than 150 football-related racist incidents were reported to police last season, Home Office figures show, a rise of more than 50% on the …

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Football seems to be on the receiving end of a hateful double whammy

Anonymity offered in crowds as well as online is fuelling abuse, writes Sanjay Bhandari, the chair of Kick It OutEnglish football seems to be stuck in its re-imagining of Groundhog Day – the latest incident being alleged racist abuse directed at Chelse…

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Everton investigating reports of homophobic chants at Chelsea fans

• Club and Kick It Out received reports after game at Goodison• FA investigates incidents involving West Ham fans at ChelseaEverton are investigating reports of homophobic chanting during Saturday’s Premier League game against Chelsea, the Goodison Par…

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Everton investigating reports of homophobic chants at Chelsea fans

• Club and Kick It Out received reports after game at Goodison• FA investigates incidents involving West Ham fans at ChelseaEverton are investigating reports of homophobic chanting during Saturday’s Premier League game against Chelsea, the Goodison Par…

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Kick It Out reports alleged homophobic chants by West Ham fans to FA

• Kick It Out received numerous reports from game at Chelsea• West Ham reiterate commitment to Rainbow Laces campaignThe FA has been made aware of numerous allegations of homophobic chanting by West Ham fans during Saturday’s match at Chelsea.The claim…

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New Kick It Out chair Sanjay Bhandari asks fans to be ‘activists, not bystanders’

• Speech sets out vision for anti-discrimination body• Former lawyer to embark on three-month listening tourThe new chair of Kick it Out, the organisation which campaigns against discrimination in football, has called on supporters to become “activists…

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Kick It Out found to have ‘number of failings’ after employee complaints

• Charity Commission conducted review into organisation• ‘Evidence of lack of training in key areas such as staff welfare’An independent review of football’s anti-racism organisation, Kick It Out, has found a series of governance failings including poo…

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Uefa under pressure to crack down on Bulgaria in response to racism

Kick It Out calls for teams to be excluded from tournamentsBulgarian prime minister asks country’s football chief to quitUefa is coming under increasing pressure to take strong action against the Bulgarian football union after England’s Euro 2020 quali…

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Kick It Out calls for FA action against Bernardo Silva over Mendy tweet

• Manchester City midfielder’s tweet being looked at by FA• Silva accused of using ‘racist stereotype’Kick It Out has called on the Football Association to take action against a “discriminatory” tweet by Bernardo Silva in reference to his Manchester Ci…

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Kick It Out appoints former lawyer Sanjay Bhandari as new chair

• ‘Lifelong football fan’ succeeds Lord Herman Ouseley• Bhandari says he feels honoured to take the jobSanjay Bhandari has been appointed chair of Kick It Out, succeeding the anti-discrimination body’s founder, Lord Herman Ouseley.Bhandari has been a m…

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Kick it Out to meet CPS and police to step up pressure on Twitter over racism

• Anti-discrimination body demands ‘concrete change’ • Pogba, Rashford, Abraham and Zoumna among those abusedKick It Out has called for Twitter to “deliver concrete change” regarding the posting of abuse on the social media platform, with the anti-disc…

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Twitter and racist abuse in football: how can it be tackled? | Paul MacInnes

Abuse of Pogba, Méïte and Abraham has again put social media in the spotlight. Action is needed but solutions are complicatedOn Monday Paul Pogba missed a penalty for Manchester United against Wolves and the match ended as a draw. Shortly afterwards, a…

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Kick It Out to press Twitter for further action against racial abuse

• Campaign body will meet Twitter officials in next fortnight• Manchester United want joint action after Paul Pogba targetedKick It Out will meet representatives of Twitter within the next fortnight regarding concerns over racism and other abuse aimed …

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Frank Lampard ready to play Tammy Abraham for Chelsea after racial abuse

• Abraham missed the decisive penalty in their Super Cup defeat • Lampard believes social media abuse needs to be dealt withFrank Lampard will not hesitate to play Tammy Abraham against Leicester after the Chelsea striker was the victim of online racia…

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Queens Park Rangers deny that youth player spat to provoke racist abuse

• Rangers have contacted Fifa over incident in Spain• AD Nervión president admits his player made remarkQueens Park Rangers have rejected an allegation from the president of AD Nervión that one of their under-18 players spat in the face of an opponent …

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Kick It Out issues ‘call to action’ over online abuse of Tammy Abraham

• Chelsea forward received abuse after penalty miss• Anti-discrimination body urges social media clampdownKick It Out has issued a “call to action” to social media companies after the Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham was the victim of online racial abuse….

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Kick It Out demands action after series of racial abuse allegations

Four incidents reported in first round of Football League gamesAnti-discrimination body condemns ‘disgraceful’ behaviourKick It Out has called on the Football Association and clubs to take action against the “disgraceful” incidents of abuse which marre…

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Les Ferdinand calls for more diversity as FA reviews discrimination bans

• Governing body looking at length of match-based suspensions• Ferdinand says more diversity in leadership roles is neededThe Football Association has confirmed it is reviewing its minimum ban for cases involving discrimination but the former England s…