Race Issues

Liverpool’s Brendan Rodgers ‘shocked’ by online racist abuse of Mario Balotelli
• Italian striker subjected to more than 4,000 racist messages• Stoke manager Mark Hughes calls for tougher sanctions• Kick It Out calls for collective action on social media abuse• Online cauldron of... [Read More]
Kick It Out calls for collective action on social media abuse towards players
• Anti-discrimination organisation wants expert panel set up to tackle problem• Game, police and internet companies urged to come togetherAn enormous volume of racist, homophobic, sexist and other dis... [Read More]
Mario Balotelli accepts FA charge after posting image on Instagram
• Image attracted accusations of racism and antisemitism• Balotelli to submit written mitigation to Football Association• FA investigates Instagram post• FA charges Balotelli after image posted on soc... [Read More]
Mario Balotelli controversy proves FA requires new internet policy | Marina Hyde
The FA have reportedly collected £350,000 in Twitter fines since 2011 but limiting free speech is a 1.0 solution to a 2.0 issue• FA contacts Mario Balotelli over Instagram postHave you honestly got a ... [Read More]
Mario Balotelli accused of antisemitism after Instragram post of Super Mario
• Liverpool striker hastily deletes Super Mario image• FA could take action over remarksMario Balotelli has reacted angrily to accusations of antisemitism after posting an image on Instagram which say... [Read More]
Said & Done: West Hams roof; 97 breakfasts; and Deportivo Morón
Also featuring: Helicopters and yachts, Brendan Rodgers, and what happens when you insult Tomás Boy1) Russia 2018s head Alexey Sorokin floating a new tough line on racism: While there are individual o... [Read More]
Liverpool delete Jewish new year tweet following antisemitic messages
Club wished Jewish fans happy Rosh Hashanah on Twitter Kick It Out received complaints about abuse on club website Balotelli racially abused after mocking United in tweetLiverpool have deleted a tweet... [Read More]
Liverpool issue list of 'unacceptable' words to fight discrimination
• Terms cover race, sexual orientation, gender, disability• Offensive religious terms also on Liverpool's listLiverpool have issued members of staff with a list of "unacceptable" words and phrases in ... [Read More]
Liverpool head to Zenit St Petersburg fearing racism may rear its head
The shadow created by December's fans' manifesto is still looming over Zenit ahead of Thursday's Europa League tieWhen a group of Zenit fans published a December manifesto calling for sexual minoritie... [Read More]
Liverpool admit concerns over Zenit St Petersburg's racism problems
• Ian Ayre vigilant ahead of Liverpool's Europa League tie• Zenit St Petersburg fans' 'racist' manifesto sparks fearsThe Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre has admitted that Zenit St Petersburg's re... [Read More]

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