Willian has added his voice to the growing calls for more action to be taken to tackle racial abuse online while admitting he is sometimes even afraid to look at his phone.
Arsenal have thrown their weight behind a campaign to try and tackle the issue of online abuse that targets and harms so many people.
Martin Odegaard on if Norway should boycott the 2022 World Cup in Qatar due to human rights abuses and why we need to find a way to better influence change.
Argentina's Villa San Carlos handed Mara Gomez her debut on 7 December, making her the first transgender woman to play for a top flight women's team in the country.
A collective of LGBT+ people and allies with roles in football and across sport have come together to sign an open letter, explaining why this ongoing media coverage is not helping to make the game more inclusive.
Leeds' goalkeeper Kiko Casilla has been banned for eight games after being found guilty of using the N-word at Charlton striker, Jonathan Leko.
Troy Deeney has apologised to his family in advance that he will take Watford’s relegation out on them at home by smashing objects and throwing some stuff around and this is NOT OK!
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) must be held accountable for the torture and ill-treatment of human rights defenders and activists in prisons and secret detention centres, say four human rights groups on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
Arsenal and Manchester United's American owners have refused to apologise for their part in voting for the NFL to ban players taking a knee to protest racial injustice.
Bernd Leno has added his call to the growing number of voices who want to see Premier League players 'take a knee' in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Nur Mohammed suffered the devastating loss of both his parents at the hands of Boko Haram but says it was football that helped console him while Mesut Ozil serves as his role model.
Matthew is joined by Paul and special guest, journalist Dimitris Kouimtsidis from The Olive Press, to talk the return of the Premier League, wage reductions and what we've seen elsewhere in Europe. Plus we talk Black Lives Matter, protests and sport, and discuss what best to do about Auba's contract.
Rape. It’s a tough subject that most people would rather avoid talking about, but we must and why Ronaldo is no hero
Over 60 civil society organisations, writers, personalities and Nobel laureates have appealed to the authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to free detained human rights defenders, during the Hay Festival Abu Dhabi, which ran from 25 to 28 February 2020.
Chelsea ejected some Manchester United fans for singing 'that' Ashley Cole chant on Monday night.
The BBC have sacked former Derby County player, Craig Ramage, after he criticised the Ram's 'young black lads' on a local radio station.
Bobby Madley is set for a return to refereeing in England, despite being sacked by PGMOL for mocking a disabled person.
As the UK Brexits because it can apparently do better on its own, groups of football supporters are trying to bridge rivalries to feed those who are driven to foodbanks because of the conditions in this country.
An FA charge against Mark Sampson that he used racist language (again) has been dropped as 'unproven'.
Manchester United have cancelled their planned winter training camp in Qatar due to rising political tensions in the area.
Bobby Madley quit as a referee last summer in a move that was said to have sent 'shocks' through PGMOL, the overlords of officialdom, but the former official has broken his silence about what happened and it raises even more questions about PGMOL and what they get up to out of sight.
A Chinese streaming service has lifted their Arsenal blackout but will not mention Mesut Ozil during commentary.
Vivianne Miedema has become an Ambassador for War Child who "aim to reach children as early as possible when conflict breaks out, and stay on to support them—long after the TV cameras have gone home."
Pro Evolution Soccer will remove Mesut Ozil from their game in China as the authoritarian regime continues to throw a hissy fit over the German's tweet that dared called attention to their treatment of Uighurs within their borders.
A 3-1 win and, hopefully, the start of a new era at Arsenal, but for one long-time supporter, the evening left her "with a sick feeling in my stomach and an overwhelming sense of disillusionment with attending live football."
Over a year ago, Nick Cohen wrote a piece for The Guardian saying football fans should be asking hard questions about the money behind leading clubs and, on Human Rights Day, those questions still need asking.
Jordi Osei-Tutu has named three Arsenal teammates as well as two other players from outside the club who reached out to him after he suffered racist abuse in pre-season with VfL Bochum.
An Arsenal youngster was reportedly given a five-match ban and sent on a racial education course after calling an opposition player a 'f***ing monkey'...
Earlier this month, Sahar Khodayari set fire to herself after being sentenced to six months in prison for the 'crime' of watching a football match. I contacted Shireen Ahmed and asked her to write something for the site about what happened and why because I believe this needs to be put in front of as many people as possible. Don't look away. Please read on...
The number of hate crime incidents at football matches in England and Wales rose 47% last year with 79% of complaints race-related.
The International Campaign for Freedom in the UAE will hold a demonstration outside the Emirates Stadium ahead of Arsenal's Premier League game against Aston Villa on Sunday.
Manchester United's manager, Casey Stoney, has called on sponsors to treat female players the way they treat male ones and focus on their talent not their looks.
Megan Rapinoe was at Arsenal's game against Fiorentina on Saturday night and she took some time out to pose with fellow social justice warrior, Hector Bellerin, before speaking about Donald Trump's latest racist episode.
Jordi Osei-Tutu came through a really tough first-half in a friendly against FC St. Gallen with his head held high on Tuesday.
Per Mertesacker thinks football may not be ready, still, for 'homosexuality', and I have to say his assessment is probably right on the money.
The Dutch women's national team will pay their players the same amount as they pay the men starting in 2023.
At halftime on Wednesday UEFA threw open the gates to the Europa League final to avoid the spectacle of a half-empty stadium but their president says he has no regrets about holding the game in Baku.
Mesut Ozil looks set to be the centre of yet another storm after he had dinner with Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday night.
One of the reasons we love Hector Bellerin is his refusal to shy away from sensitive issues that affect real people in the real world and he's at it again.
The Valencia supporters who were filmed making racist gestures and Nazi salutes at the Emirates will only face a two-year ban from the club if/when they are identified.