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#Kick it out

# kick-it-out - Monday 20 November, 2017

'One of our own' - FAI and Irish fans come out in support of Christie after racial abuse
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'One of our own' - FAI and Irish fans come out in support of Christie after racial abuse

Updated Nov 20th 2017, 5:00 PM 36,705 Views 63 Comments

The Ireland full-back has been targeted online since last week’s World Cup play-off defeat.

# kick-it-out - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Man United seek to identify Lukaku chant culprits
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Man United seek to identify Lukaku chant culprits

Sep 23rd 2017, 4:42 PM 9,107 Views 29 Comments

“We’re Man United, we’ll sing what we want”, was the message from St Mary’s after fans were urged to drop racist references to the striker.

# kick-it-out - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Napoli fans wear masks to show solidarity with player after racism incident
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# Nice Gesture

Napoli fans wear masks to show solidarity with player after racism incident

Feb 7th 2016, 6:30 PM 4,886 Views 7 Comments

Kalidou Koulibaly was the victim of monkey chants at Lazio last week.

# kick-it-out - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Belgian defender responds to racist chants with monkey goal celebration
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Belgian defender responds to racist chants with monkey goal celebration

Oct 7th 2015, 10:10 AM 6,284 Views 9 Comments

‘I gave the best answer,’ says Genk’s Christian Kabasele.

# kick-it-out - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Despite 'sexist, racist & homophobic' texts, no FA punishment for Malky Mackay
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# Verdict

Despite 'sexist, racist & homophobic' texts, no FA punishment for Malky Mackay

Jul 16th 2015, 10:02 PM 5,519 Views 7 Comments

After 11-month investigation, the manager and his former colleague Iain Moody, escape sanctions.

# kick-it-out - Friday 24 April, 2015

Hartlepool fans warned not to 'black up' and wear Bob Marley costumes
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Hartlepool fans warned not to 'black up' and wear Bob Marley costumes

Apr 24th 2015, 7:21 PM 6,587 Views 15 Comments

Supporters of the League Two outfit were planning to travel to Carlisle in fancy dress, but Kick It Out have warned them against it.

# kick-it-out - Friday 27 February, 2015

Inflatable banana thrown at Gervinho 'pure coincidence' - Feyenoord
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Inflatable banana thrown at Gervinho 'pure coincidence' - Feyenoord

Feb 27th 2015, 10:17 AM 5,094 Views 13 Comments

The Dutch club’s general manager Eric Gudde has claimed the giant fruit thrown at the Ivorian in Thursday’s Europa League clash was not an act of racism.

# kick-it-out - Monday 23 February, 2015

Football tarnished by further racism footage as West Ham fans under fire
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Football tarnished by further racism footage as West Ham fans under fire

Feb 23rd 2015, 3:43 PM 20,781 Views 39 Comments

The chanting was filmed by a passenger on the London Underground before the Hammers’ 2-2 draw with Spurs.

# kick-it-out - Friday 21 November, 2014

'I would never insult a Jewish person' - Wigan owner apologises for comments
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# Response

'I would never insult a Jewish person' - Wigan owner apologises for comments

Nov 21st 2014, 10:27 AM 2,122 Views 11 Comments

A statement from anti-racism campaigners Kick It Out questioned whether the 77-year-old was a “fit and proper person”.

# kick-it-out - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Yaya Toure calls Twitter abuse 'a disgrace'
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Yaya Toure calls Twitter abuse 'a disgrace'

Nov 4th 2014, 5:32 PM 5,518 Views 10 Comments

The 31-year-old Ivory Coast international was reportedly subjected to a string of abusive and racist messages hours afters reactivating his Twitter account.

# kick-it-out - Monday 29 September, 2014

Police investigating Celtic defender Van Dijk's racism claims
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Police investigating Celtic defender Van Dijk's racism claims

Sep 29th 2014, 7:50 PM 2,481 Views 1 Comment

The Dutchman says he was subjected to monkey chants in their 2-1 win over St Mirren.

# kick-it-out - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Barry John Keane upset an awful lot of people with his time-wasting antics
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Barry John Keane upset an awful lot of people with his time-wasting antics

Sep 21st 2014, 6:56 PM 19,780 Views 35 Comments

Kerry sub kicked two points — but also kicked the ball off Paul Durcan’s tee to waste precious seconds.

# kick-it-out - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Free this weekend? The SARI Soccerfest is on in Dublin
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Free this weekend? The SARI Soccerfest is on in Dublin

Sep 13th 2014, 8:00 AM 6,629 Views 12 Comments

Sport Against Racism Ireland are putting on two days of fun and football in the Phoenix Park.

# kick-it-out - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Over 100,000 sets of rainbow laces handed out ahead of anti-homophobia campaign
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Over 100,000 sets of rainbow laces handed out ahead of anti-homophobia campaign

Sep 11th 2014, 2:54 PM 3,037 Views 2 Comments

This weekend sees players lace up for a good cause for the second consecutive year.

# kick-it-out - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Westmeath footballer Ilunga on dealing with racism in GAA and fearing for his life in Congo
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Westmeath footballer Ilunga on dealing with racism in GAA and fearing for his life in Congo

May 27th 2014, 11:47 AM 27,902 Views 55 Comments

The talented teenage full-back has learned to laugh off abuse on the pitch after an incident last year.

# kick-it-out - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Spanish police arrest man suspected of throwing a banana at Barcelona's Dani Alves
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Spanish police arrest man suspected of throwing a banana at Barcelona's Dani Alves

Apr 30th 2014, 1:56 PM 8,237 Views 14 Comments

The Brazilian defender has been widely praised for dismissing the racist act by eating the piece of fruit.

# kick-it-out - Monday 28 April, 2014

'We are all monkeys': Neymar and Brazil unite behind Dani Alves after defiant response to racism
# Somos Todos Macacos
# Somos Todos Macacos

'We are all monkeys': Neymar and Brazil unite behind Dani Alves after defiant response to racism

Apr 28th 2014, 10:41 AM 8,924 Views 3 Comments

So much love, so much potassium.

# kick-it-out - Friday 14 March, 2014

Banned Nicolas Anelka to leave West Brom
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# Wave Goodbye

Banned Nicolas Anelka to leave West Brom

Mar 14th 2014, 8:05 PM 3,748 Views 5 Comments

The star announced his departure from the club on Twitter today.

# kick-it-out - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Shirt sponsors tell West Brom to drop Anelka as club call for 'quenelle' decision
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Shirt sponsors tell West Brom to drop Anelka as club call for 'quenelle' decision

Jan 18th 2014, 1:27 PM 4,632 Views 9 Comments

Zoopla, a property portal co-owned by Jewish businessman Alex Chesterman, could pull out of their two-year contract with the club.

# kick-it-out - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Yaya Toure calls for UEFA action after falling victim to racist abuse
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Yaya Toure calls for UEFA action after falling victim to racist abuse

Oct 24th 2013, 6:45 AM 1,330 Views 5 Comments

A section of the CSKA Moscow reportedly aimed offensive chanting at the Manchester City midfielder.

# kick-it-out - Monday 21 October, 2013

Norwich threaten life bans after abuse of Hughton on Facebook
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Norwich threaten life bans after abuse of Hughton on Facebook

Oct 21st 2013, 7:45 PM 3,485 Views 2 Comments

Norfolk Police made the club aware of the abuse after the 4 – 1 defeat to Arsenal.

# kick-it-out - Thursday 23 May, 2013

UEFA agree to introduce 10-game bans for racism
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UEFA agree to introduce 10-game bans for racism

May 23rd 2013, 5:15 PM 1,184 Views 0 Comments

The football governing body ratified plans to impose the new rules this afternoon.

# kick-it-out - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Sepp Blatter's outrage at tiny Italian FA fine for racist Roma fans
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Sepp Blatter's outrage at tiny Italian FA fine for racist Roma fans

May 15th 2013, 8:20 AM 1,217 Views 6 Comments

So the FIFA boss is an anti-racism campaigner now, everyone.

# kick-it-out - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

'You called me monkey...' Drogba's anti-racist Facebook smackdown
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'You called me monkey...' Drogba's anti-racist Facebook smackdown

May 14th 2013, 2:30 PM 3,621 Views 1 Comment

The Ivorian was the target of abuse when Galatasaray met Fenerbahce at the weekend.

# kick-it-out - Friday 26 April, 2013

UEFA hit Inter with 45k fine for Adebayor abuse
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UEFA hit Inter with 45k fine for Adebayor abuse

Apr 26th 2013, 7:37 PM 1,066 Views 0 Comments

It’s the third time the Italian giants have been fined this season.

# kick-it-out - Monday 15 April, 2013

Racially abused player scores dramatic equaliser, gives supporters the finger
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Racially abused player scores dramatic equaliser, gives supporters the finger

Apr 15th 2013, 4:41 PM 3,352 Views 2 Comments

Nosa Igiebor, kicking racism out of football two fingers at a time.

# kick-it-out - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Snapshot: Milan players take anti-racism stance
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Snapshot: Milan players take anti-racism stance

Jan 6th 2013, 7:26 PM 1,942 Views 5 Comments

Sepp Blatter, meanwhile, believes Kevin Prince Boateng was wrong to ‘run away’ during an incident last week.

# kick-it-out - Friday 4 January, 2013

No regrets: Boateng vows to repeat protest if racism continues
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No regrets: Boateng vows to repeat protest if racism continues

Jan 4th 2013, 6:51 PM 1,180 Views 0 Comments

The AC Milan midfielder also said he had complained to the referee during the incident. His response was ‘don’t worry’.

# kick-it-out - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Premier League: Fan arrested for 'racist gesture' at Bassong
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# Ongoing Problem

Premier League: Fan arrested for 'racist gesture' at Bassong

Dec 8th 2012, 7:03 PM 1,803 Views 0 Comments

The Norwich defender informed the referee of an incident after Robert Snodgrass scored his side’s fourth goal in Swansea.

# kick-it-out - Friday 26 October, 2012

QPR's Ferdinand expected to continue racism snub
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QPR's Ferdinand expected to continue racism snub

Oct 26th 2012, 6:33 PM 755 Views 2 Comments

The player’s manager, Mark Hughes, claimed he was unlikely to back down from his stance.

# kick-it-out - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Ferdinand brothers break silence on racism row, insist football needs to find new way forward
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Ferdinand brothers break silence on racism row, insist football needs to find new way forward

Oct 24th 2012, 7:25 PM 13,416 Views 72 Comments

The pair vow to work with FA and PFA.

Players' union reveal 6-point plan to battle racism
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Players' union reveal 6-point plan to battle racism

Oct 24th 2012, 2:40 PM 506 Views 1 Comment

In light of rumours surrounding players looking to form a breakaway players’ association, Gordon Taylor has been stung into action.

# kick-it-out - Monday 22 October, 2012

Ferdinand returns to Mancester United training after T-shirt spat
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# Racism Row

Ferdinand returns to Mancester United training after T-shirt spat

Oct 22nd 2012, 1:00 PM 834 Views 0 Comments

Ferdinand was taking part in a protest by certain black players who claimed that the ‘Kick It Out’ campaign was not doing enough to deal with racism in the game.

# kick-it-out - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Campbell calls for penalties for racial abuse
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Campbell calls for penalties for racial abuse

Oct 21st 2012, 11:50 AM 648 Views 0 Comments

Former England defender calls for tougher penalties for racial abuse in the wake of recent events.

# kick-it-out - Friday 19 October, 2012

Ferdinand brothers set to shun FA's 'Kick It Out' initiative
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# Stance

Ferdinand brothers set to shun FA's 'Kick It Out' initiative

Oct 19th 2012, 10:58 AM 906 Views 0 Comments

Rio Ferdinand could be on a collision course with Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson, who says ‘all’ his players must wear the anti-racism t-shirts.

# kick-it-out - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Punishment? Lazio fined €40,000 for fans' racist chants
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Punishment? Lazio fined €40,000 for fans' racist chants

Oct 18th 2012, 7:26 PM 751 Views 6 Comments

The Serie A club’s sanction stems from their September Europa League meeting with Tottenham Hotspur.

# kick-it-out - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Championship: Lee racially abused at Millwall, says team-mate
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Championship: Lee racially abused at Millwall, says team-mate

Oct 6th 2012, 8:57 PM 964 Views 0 Comments

Striker Marvin Sordell has reported the incident and says a number of Bolton players were targetted.

# kick-it-out - Monday 18 June, 2012

Platini furious over Croatia racism charge
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Platini furious over Croatia racism charge

Jun 18th 2012, 7:23 PM 1,074 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Slaven Bilic has called for lifetime bans for those found guilty of racist chanting.

# kick-it-out - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Handshake gate II: will Ferdinand and Terry clasp fingers on Saturday?
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# Gripping

Handshake gate II: will Ferdinand and Terry clasp fingers on Saturday?

Jan 24th 2012, 12:37 PM 342 Views 0 Comments

Here we go again…

# kick-it-out - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

'He will not walk alone' - Liverpool players stand behind team-mate Suarez
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'He will not walk alone' - Liverpool players stand behind team-mate Suarez

Dec 21st 2011, 6:47 PM 2,701 Views 33 Comments

Anfield squad issues a joint statement in the wake of the eight-game ban of striker Luis Suarez.