Archive for the 'Racism' Category

April 3rd, 2013

Sunderland Boss Paolo Di Canio makes official statement, “I am not a racist”

Paolo Di Canio via Sunderland aFC “I have clearly stated that I do not wish to speak about matters other than football, however, I have been deeply hurt by the attacks on the football club. “This is a historic, proud and ethical club and to read and hear some of the vicious and personal accusations is painful. I am an honest man, my values and ...
April 2nd, 2013

New Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio’s first press conference, asked about his ties to Fascism

"I don't have to answer this question any more. I don't want to talk about politics. I'm not in the Houses of Parliament, I'm not a political person, I will only talk about football," said new Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio. In his first official interview and time in front of the press as the new Sunderland manager, Paolo Di Canio refused to ...
February 5th, 2013

Video :: AC MIlan Vice President Paolo Berlusconi Goes Racist and Drops and N-Bomb on Mario Balotelli #WhyAlwaysMe

"OK, we are all off to see the family's little n****r. He's a crazy head. All the young ladies are invited as well – you can even have a chance to meet the president." While speaking at an event for the People of Freedom party in Lombardy, the younger brother of former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has been filmed making racist remarks ...
January 29th, 2013

Jozy Altidore Victim of Racist Chants in Dutch Cup Match

More disgusting news coming out about another player having racist chants directed at him. This time the player who was subjected to the abuse is US international Jozy Altidore. Jozy and AZ were playing a Dutch Cup match against Den Bosch and in the first half the racist chanting began: Referee Reinold Wiedemeijer wanted to stop the match in the ...
January 21st, 2013

Everton ‘Fan’ Found Guilty Of Racially Abusing QPR’s Park Ji-sung & Everton’s Victor Anichebe

via Guardian A man has been found guilty of racially abusing two Premier League footballers in front of his wife, children and grandson. William Blything, an Everton fan, hurled the racist abuse at Queens Park Rangers' South Korean captain Park Ji-sung and the Everton forward Victor Anichebe as his team drew 1-1 at Loftus Road on 21 ...
January 6th, 2013

Sepp Blatter On Racist Abuse Of Kevin-Prince Boateng – ‘I Don’t Think You Can Run Away’

via DailyMail Speaking in Dubai on a tour of the Middle East Blatter called for harsher sanctions against racism, but he argued that the ex-Portsmouth and Tottenham man was wrong to leave the pitch. 'Walk off? No. I don't think that is the solution,' said Blatter in Dubai on Sunday. 'But the Italian federation have yet to provide FIFA with the ...
January 3rd, 2013

Video :: AC Milan’s Kevin-Prince Boateng Walks Off The Field During Friendly Over ‘Racist Abuse’

~~ Disgusting... via Guardian A friendly match between Milan and fourth-tier Pro Patria was abandoned on Thursday after players walked off in protest at racist chanting from fans. The game, played in Busto Arsizio, was called off after 26 minutes when a section of Pro Patria supporters targeted Milan's Kevin-Prince Boateng, who reacted to ...
December 20th, 2012

The FA Approves English Football’s Inclusion and Anti-Discrimination Action Plan

via TheFA The FA Board today agreed English Football’s Inclusion and Anti-Discrimination Action Plan. The Plan follows close consultation across the game, involving representatives from the football authorities, former players and campaign groups, Since February’s Downing Street summit and a Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee Review ...