Race Issues

Brave Rhian Brewster gave Uefa a kick up the backside
One way or another, the 17-year-old’s stand did prompt Uefa to investigate properly the claims that Spartak Moscow’s Leonid Mironov racially abused the Liverpool youth playerIt seemed to get lost, ami... [Read More]
The love I felt for Cyrille Regis as the bigots stood beside me | Kenan Malik
The black player ignored the abuse and inspired supporters and players alike‘There ain’t no black in the Union Jack, all the Pakis can fuck off back.” In the 1970s, when I started watching football, t... [Read More]
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 ex... [Read More]
Uefa reaction to Russian racism is woefully weak and needs addressing | Martha Kelner
Alleged abuse aimed at Liverpool’s Rhian Brewster by Spartak Moscow captain has led to some campaigners calling for more education for Russian playersIt was only last week inside Moscow’s State Kremli... [Read More]
Howard Gayle turns down MBE because it would be ‘betrayal of Africans’
• Liverpool’s first black player says ‘ancestors would turn in graves’• ‘Empire and colonialism had enslaved them’ he addsLiverpool’s first black player, Howard Gayle, has said he turned down a nomina... [Read More]
Britain’s life sciences sector is crucial and would be damaged by Brexit | letters
Britain’s life sciences sector is crucial for patient care and the economy, and would be damaged by BrexitThe life sciences sector makes an important contribution to the health and wealth of the UK. I... [Read More]
Think Hillsborough couldn’t happen today? Think again | Owen Jones
To put this injustice behind us we need to look at how police officers’ views of the Liverpool fans contributed to their deathsThat the Hillsborough families and survivors finally have some truth and ... [Read More]
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]

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