Former England striker Les Ferdinand has challenged social media giants to tackle racism on their platforms with the ruthlessness they have shown towards Covid-19 conspiracy theorists. Arsenal great Ian Wright became the latest high-profile footballer to complain about being targeted for abuse, which has led to a police investigation in Ireland. Now Ferdinand, who starred […]

Tottenham and the Metropolitan Police have closed their respective investigations into the alleged racist abuse of Antonio Rudiger , the club announced on Monday. Chelsea defender Rudiger told Cesar Azpilicueta he was subjected to racist chants during their 2-0 Premier League win at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on December 22. The Germany international was allegedly targeted shortly after […]

West Ham forward Michail Antonio says deducting clubs points is the only way to curb the increase in racist abuse in football stadiums. Discrimination has been on the rise in football stadiums in recent years, with Sunday’s clash between Tottenham and Chelsea marred by abuse allegedly directed towards Antonio Rudiger and Heung-min Son. Some […]

Dani Alves has revealed that not everything was well during his time in Paris, with racism hanging over his spell in the French capital. The Brazilian, who is the most decorated player in the history of football, is now back in South America with Sao Paulo after finishing his time in Europe playing […]

UEFA needs to be taking a “zero tolerance” stand against racism, says former England star Paul Ince, with the three-step protocol on show in Bulgaria on Monday merely offering out “free hits”. Action against those responsible for acts of discrimination was stepped up during a Euro 2020 qualifier in Sofia. With parts of the […]

Bulgaria head coach Krasimir Balakov claimed not to have heard racist chanting during his team’s 6-0 loss to England in Sofia and accused the travelling supporters of ‘unacceptable’ behaviour. Ross Barkley and Raheem Sterling each hit braces as Gareth Southgate’s men bounced back from defeat to the Czech Republic in style, bringing qualification for Euro 2020 within […]