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Photo – Ted Lasso star shows support for racially abused England trio

Racism in football reared its ugly head again after England lost their Euro 2020 final fixture against Italy. The penalty shootout loss at Wembley had dire repercussions for Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka. The trio, who had missed their penalties, suffered a barrage of racial abuse on social media in the aftermath of […]

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Alexandre Lacazette hailed for taking the most powerful knee in football’s fight against racism

Footballers have been taking a knee before every match as a gesture of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, but there has been a fair share of controversy around the gesture over recent months. Crystal Palace forward Wilfred Zaha has refused to take a knee before games any longer, and the controversy tipped over […]

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Gini Wijnaldum suffers vile racist abuse after CL exit as ‘monkey emojis’ flood Liverpool star’s Instagram

Liverpool midfielder Gini Wijnaldum became the latest black footballer to get racially abused on social media. A frustrated minority vented their anger following the second leg quarter-final match against Real Madrid. Liverpool bowed out of the Champions League as a goalless draw at Anfield meant that Los Blancos progressed to the tournament’s semi-final stage due […]

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Commentator approves of Gareth Bale’s elbow hit on Ondrej Kudela

Manchester United winger Daniel James scored the solitary goal as Wales accomplished a 1-0 win over the Czech Republic in a World Cup Qualifying encounter. The Welsh are now third in the Group E points table, having played a game less than both Belgium and Czech Republic who occupy the first and second spots respectively. […]

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Reece James deactivates Instagram account weeks after calling out racism on the platform

Reece James is one of the few academy graduates who received their first big break at Chelsea under Frank Lampard last season. With the club looking to serve a transfer ban for the next two windows, Chelsea turned to their academy set-up to provide reinforcement free of cost – their academy at Cobham being one […]

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Racism rears its ugly head on Jordyn Huitema’s post with boyfriend Alphonso Davies

Racism is still one of the major evils surrounding the beautiful game of football, despite numerous efforts from a majority of the footballing community across the world to express solidarity against any form of racism. In the very same week as the unfortunate incident involving a racial slur in the Champions League game between PSG […]