Thanks to the extensive and detailed archives of incidents provided by a number of police constabularies up and down the country, MM has been able to explore just how ubiquitous racism has become within Greater Manchester’s stadia.
Interview: No problem with racism at Manchester United despite FOI findings, says Stretford End Flags head
The head of a popular Manchester United supporter group has hit back at suggestions the club’s fanbase has a problem with racism.
Reports of racism, sexism and anti-Semitism in football are on the rise, with 184 incidents of abuse already this season, but it’s not all bad, according to anti-discrimination organisation Kick It Out.
The former BBC director general was talking about challenging discrimination in the media and football – championing schemes like Kick It Out’s ‘Season of Action’.
Rio Ferdinand played down talk of a feud with anti-racism campaigners Kick It Out despite accusing the group of being ‘scared’ to gain maximum exposure in the fight against racism.
Balotelli Twitter abuse: Racism has no place in 21st century, says Manchester United Supporters Trust
The sickening abuse was triggered when the former Manchester City striker tweeted ‘Man Utd…LOL’, following their 5-3 defeat to Leicester
CSKA make judgement from videos of game, Touré furious
If you really want to fight racism then boot teams out of competitions, demands Manchester City’s Vieira
FA must act against problem before it’s out of control.
British football is not racist anymore.
Sir Alex U-turns on threat and backs Manchester United’s Rio Ferdinand to take racism complaints to FA
Fergie claimed Ferdinand ‘would be dealt with’.
Ferdinand will not play against FC Braga tomorrow.