Racism in football

Michy Batshuayi nabs the second during the EFL Cup game between Chelsea and Nottingham Forest on September 20, 2017
Borussia Dortmund's Michy Batshuayi 'racially abused during Europa League match'
Borussia Dortmund's Michy Batshuayi claims that he was subjected to racial abuse by Atalanta BC fans.
20:53
Samuel Umtiti in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Samuel Umtiti racially abused against Espanyol?
A report alleges that Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti was the subject of racial abuse during their 1-1 derby draw with Espanyol on Sunday.
Feb 5, 10:23
A general shot of West Ham United's London Stadium
West Ham United sack player recruitment director Tony Henry
West Ham United sack director of player recruitment Tony Henry following claims of racist comments made against African players.
Feb 2, 18:28
Diafra Sakho in action for West Ham United in November 2016
West Ham United suspend Tony Henry amid race row
West Ham United suspend recruitment director Tony Henry following his alleged comments about African footballers.
Feb 1, 09:13
Jay Rodriguez in action for West Bromwich Albion during his side's Premier League clash with Arsenal
Jay Rodriguez reported to Football Association 'for racist remark'
The Football Association is to look into an alleged racist comment made by Jay Rodriguez to Gaetan Bong in West Bromwich Albion's 2-0 win against Brighton & Hove Albion.
Jan 13, 20:32
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Spartak Moscow under fire for "chocolate" tweet
Spartak Moscow are embroiled in a fresh racism row after posting a tweet about three black players.
Jan 13, 15:47
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FIFA launches investigation into Rhian Brewster's claim of racist abuse
FIFA launches an investigation into Rhian Brewster's claims that his England U17 teammate Morgan Gibbs-White was racially abused by a Spain player.
Jan 3, 13:56
Dishevelled Reds boss Jurgen Klopp watches on during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Chelsea on November 25, 2017
Jurgen Klopp hails "brave" Rhian Brewster for speaking up against racism
Jurgen Klopp hails Rhian Brewster for speaking out about racial abuse in football and pledges to give the 17-year-old all the help he needs at Liverpool.
Dec 30, 14:47
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Rhian Brewster: 'UEFA does not take racism seriously'
Liverpool striker Rhian Brewster believes that UEFA does not take racism "seriously" and brushes the issue "under the carpet".
Dec 28, 20:30
Raheem Sterling doth protest too much during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Shakhtar Donetsk on September 26, 2017
Man jailed for racist attack on Manchester City star Raheem Sterling
A man is jailed for 16 weeks after pleading guilty to a racist attack on Manchester City star Raheem Sterling.
Dec 20, 13:26
Raheem Sterling and Ruben Vinagre in action during the EFL Cup game between Manchester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers on October 24, 2017
Man arrested for alleged racist attack on Raheem Sterling
Greater Manchester Police arrest a man in connection with an alleged racist attack on Manchester City footballer Raheem Sterling.
Dec 19, 15:08
Raheem Sterling doth protest too much during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Shakhtar Donetsk on September 26, 2017
Report: Raheem Sterling assaulted and racially abused at Manchester City base
Raheem Sterling was racially abused and physically assaulted at Manchester City's training ground on Saturday morning, according to a report.
Dec 17, 11:43
Son Heung-min racially abused by West Ham United supporter
West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur condemn the actions of a Hammers supporter who racially abused Son Heung-min while he was signing autographs for fans.
Nov 18, 22:48
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Mark Sampson 'to quit' as England Women manager
England Women manager Mark Sampson is due to step down from his role this afternoon.
Sep 20, 15:22
Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring the third during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Everton on September 17, 2017
Manchester United fans 'to keep singing about Romelu Lukaku's penis'
A Manchester United fan group say that they will continue singing a controversial chant about Romelu Lukaku until ordered to stop.
Sep 20, 14:23
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Jonjo Shelvey takes fresh swipe at Wolverhampton Wanderers over racism ban
Newcastle United's Jonjo Shelvey takes a fresh swipe at Wolverhampton Wanderers over his racism incident last year.
Aug 16, 20:46
Antonio Rudiger in action during the Serie A game between Roma and Milan on December 12, 2016
Antonio Rudiger wants "justice" after being subjected to racial abuse in Italy
Antonio Rudiger describes joining Chelsea as a 'dream move' after being made to feel "alone" during his time with Roma when racially abused from the stands.
Jul 30, 17:23
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Wilfried Zaha reveals racist abuse after pre-season friendly
Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha claims that he was subjected to racist abuse from Manchester United and Liverpool fans following his performance against West Brom.
Jul 22, 18:26
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Sulley Muntari to serve one-match ban after reporting racist abuse
Pescara midfielder Sulley Muntari will serve a one-match ban as Italian authorities decide against rescinding the yellow cards he received after reporting racist abuse.
May 2, 19:14
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Sulley Muntari walks off pitch after alleged racist abuse
Pescara midfielder Sulley Muntari walks off the pitch in protest after being booked for reporting alleged racist abuse during his side's defeat to Cagliari.
Apr 30, 21:44
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Chris Hughton critical of "shocking" diversity imbalance
Chris Hughton believes that legislation needs to be implemented to rectify the current "shocking" imbalance when it comes to diversity in football.
Apr 28, 20:38
Jonjo Shelvey for Newcastle United during the Premier League match with Everton at Goodison Park on February 3, 2016
Romain Saiss: 'Football Association did their job with Jonjo Shelvey'
Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder Romain Saiss says that the Football Association "did their job" in disciplining Newcastle United's Jonjo Shelvey for racist language.
Mar 28, 13:49
Carlos Kameni of Malaga in action against Barcelona on November 19, 2016
Carlos Kameni: 'Racism still a problem in Spain'
Malaga goalkeeper Carlos Kameni says that racism is still a problem in the top flight of Spanish football.
Mar 23, 21:03
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Tottenham Hotspur, Millwall to aid FA investigation into alleged racist chanting
Tottenham Hotspur and Millwall confirm that they will assist the FA in an investigation into allegations of racist chanting during Saturday's FA Cup quarter-final.
Mar 13, 14:19
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Bastia punished over Mario Balotelli 'racist abuse'
Ligue 1 side Bastia are punished after their fans are found to have racially abused Nice striker Mario Balotelli.
Feb 24, 16:48
Jonjo Shelvey for Newcastle United during the Premier League match with Everton at Goodison Park on February 3, 2016
Paul Lambert keen to avoid Jonjo Shelvey drama
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Paul Lambert urges his players to "focus" ahead of their encounter with Jonjo Shelvey's Newcastle United.
Feb 10, 16:47
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Mario Balotelli racial abuser gets stadium ban
A Bastia supporter receives a stadium ban after admitting to hurling racial abuse at Mario Balotelli.
Jan 25, 20:24
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Chelsea fans convicted of racist violence in Paris ahead of European match
Four Chelsea fans are handed one-year sentences by a French court and ordered to pay €10,000 each to Souleymane Sylla, who was racially abused on the Paris Metro in 2015.
Jan 3, 18:36
Jonjo Shelvey for Newcastle United during the Premier League match with Everton at Goodison Park on February 3, 2016
Rafael Benitez backs Jonjo Shelvey in racism row
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez voices his backing for midfielder Jonjo Shelvey amid his race row with Wolverhampton Wanderers' Romain Saiss.
Dec 24, 00:22
Jonjo Shelvey for Newcastle United during the Premier League match with Everton at Goodison Park on February 3, 2016
Jonjo Shelvey will not contest five-game ban for racial abuse
Newcastle United's Jonjo Shelvey will not contest a five-game ban given after being found guilty of using racially abusive language against Wolves player Romain Saiss.
Dec 22, 20:50
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Newcastle United's Jonjo Shelvey charged by FA for using 'racist' language
Newcastle United midfielder Jonjo Shelvey is charged with misconduct after allegedly directing racist language towards a Wolverhampton Wanderers player in September.
Nov 8, 17:48
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Yaya Toure "disappointed" by closure of FIFA's anti-racism task force
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure criticises FIFA for the decision to disband its anti-racism and discrimination task force.
Sep 27, 13:48
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
FIFA scraps anti-racism taskforce
FIFA receives criticism for scrapping its anti-racism taskforce three years after its introduction.
Sep 26, 18:57
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Jamie Vardy: 'It's horrible being called racist'
Jamie Vardy admits that he regrets his choice of language during an incident in a casino last year.
Sep 26, 15:36
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Burnley confirm "racial incident" at friendly
Burnley confirm allegations of a "racial incident" during the club's pre-season friendly at Bradford City on Saturday.
Jul 24, 12:26
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Burnley striker Andre Gray accuses own fans of racism
Burnley ace Andre Gray claims that two supporters are still "living in the stone ages" after allegedly racially abusing him at Valley Parade.
Jul 24, 11:31

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