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Football fan fined and banned for throwing coin at linesman

Image copyright SNS Group Image caption Calum Spence suffered a wound to his head A football fan who threw a coin at a linesman during a match has been fined £900 and banned from football…

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Luca Campanaro: Mother ‘in awe’ of football death son

The mother of a 14-year-old boy who died while playing football has said she is “in awe” of her son. Luca Campanaro died after colliding with another player while in goal for Bedgrove Dynamos in…


Football ‘must unite over racism’

Darren Moore’s West Brom side are fifth in the Championship West Brom boss Darren Moore is calling on football to unite to stamp out the “ugly” spectre of racism. In the wake of Saturday’s incident…


Simon Murray loving South African ‘football safari’ with Bidvest Wits

“We’re in the safari – nothing’s living out here apart from probably a few lions,” former Arbroath, Dundee, Dundee United and Hibernian striker Simon Murray tells BBC Scotland’s Jonathan Sutherland during a seven-hour bus journey…


Sterling: Is football racism rising?

Image copyright Getty Images England international and Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling said he suffered racial abuse from Chelsea fans during his side’s 2-0 defeat on Saturday. Police and Chelsea say they are investigating the…


CCTV shows mass Cardiff Villa Cornwall pub football brawl

Football fans have been jailed for “reprehensible” violence in a post-match pub brawl. Cardiff City and Aston Villa supporters punched, kicked and threw bottles at one another following the Bluebirds’ 3-0 win on 12 August…


Derek McInnes: ‘Any sort of discrimination in football has to be stamped out’

Manager Derek McInnes says Aberdeen ‘try to embrace all aspects of the community’ Scottish football must tackle racism head on after a series of alleged incidents in recent weeks, says Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes. Hearts…



Raheem Sterling: Manchester City forward says newspapers ‘fuel racism’ in football

Newspapers are helping to “fuel racism” by the ways in which they portray young black footballers, says Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling. It comes after Sterling, 24, faced alleged racist abuse from Chelsea fans during…


The coach getting more Muslim girls into football

When the young people attending the Dream Chaser youth club in Birmingham said they wanted to play football, founder Asha Ali Rage made it happen. She couldn’t afford to rent a football pitch and pay…


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