Tag: Racism

Kiko Casilla of Leeds United in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Reading at Elland Road on February 22, 2020 in Leeds, England.

Marcelo Bielsa defends decision to make Casilla captain despite racism ban

Leeds' goalkeeper Kiko Casilla has been banned for eight games after being found guilty of using the N-word at Charlton striker, Jonathan Leko.
Arsenal's German goalkeeper Bernd Leno gestures during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 16, 2020.

Shirt names changed as Bernd Leno calls for Black Lives Matters solidarity

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.
Craig Ramage of Notts County in action during the Nationwide League Division Two match against Millwall at Meadow Lane in Nottingham, England. Millwall won the match 4-3. Picture by Mike Finn-Kelsey.

BBC sack pundit for racist comment

The BBC have sacked former Derby County player, Craig Ramage, after he criticised the Ram's 'young black lads' on a local radio station.

Brighton fan jailed for racist abuse towards Tottenham players

A Brighton and Hove Albion fan has been jailed for eight weeks after being convicted of shouting 'vile and racist' abuse during a match against Tottenham Hotspur at the Amex in October.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 09: A genearal view of Stonewall Rainbow laces branding outside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal FC at London Stadium on December 09, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal supporter explains awful reason she won't be going away again

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." 

Daily Mail and Sun go out of their way to offer Tottenham banana thrower...

Three pages in the Daily Fail and a load of coverage on the S*n’s website shows two of the most right-wing papers in the...
Martin Samuel, Chief Sports Gammon at the Daily Mail

Serious or not? Martin Samuel suggests banana throwing could be ‘reclaiming racists acts’

Whether he was serious or not, Martin Samuel’s comments in Tuesday’s Daily Mail are beyond ridiculous, even for their Gammon-in-chief who has already been complaining that the Women’s Super League gets too much coverage.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang responds to banana skin throwing incident

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has responded on Instagram to an incident where a banana skin was thrown at him by Spurs fans after his first goal on Sunday.

Being a woman on Social Media: ‘Gendered Islamophobic & xenophobic slurs’, ‘Racist & sexist...

Judged solely on appearance, opinions scrutinised due to gender and a lack of support from male colleagues; women endure a lot in sports journalism, let alone on social media.

White man fails to understand racism leaving Mesut Ozil swinging

Just in case we weren’t clear the first time he said it, Toni Kroos wants us all to know that he saw no signs of racism within the DfB so we shouldn’t believe anyone who claimed they did.
CSKA Moscow's fans reacts during the UEFA Europa League second leg quarter-final football match between CSKA Moscow and Arsenal at the VEB Arena stadium in Moscow on April 12, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV

CSKA fans hit out at Arsenal ‘lies’

CSKA Fans Against Racism have hit out at allegations that Danny Welbeck and Alex Iwobi were racially abused in Moscow on Thursday night.

‘Gendered Islamophobic & xenophobic slurs’, ‘Racist & sexist tweets’: Being a woman on Social...

Judged solely on appearance, opinions scrutinised due to gender and a lack of support from male colleagues; women endure a lot in sports journalism, let alone on social media.

Can Arsenal fans learn to love Jamie Vardy given his past?

During the season, one of our writers said on Twitter in regards to Jamie Vardy ‘He’s like Marmite; you either love him or remember he’s a racist’.