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# Kick it out

This year
Former Crawley boss Yems handed English football's longest-ever ban for discrimination
Yems will now be suspended until 2026 after the FA successfully appealed his initial 17-month ban.
Racist online abuse towards Toney leaves Brentford ‘disgusted and saddened’
The Bees revealed Toney received a ‘barrage of abusive, racist direct messages’ via his Instagram account after the 1-1 draw at Arsenal.
Swansea condemn ‘vile’ racist abuse of Michael Obafemi on social media
The Swans say the offensive posts have been reported to South Wales Police.
Last year
Richarlison: Racist abuse will continue ‘every day and everywhere’ if unpunished
A banana was thrown at the 25-year-old after he scored Brazil’s second goal in a 5-1 friendly win over Tunisia in Paris.
Richarlison racially abused with banana as Brazil beat Tunisia in Paris friendly
The incident occurred as the Tottenham striker ran towards the corner flag to celebrate scoring.
Kick It Out chief backs knee decision but stresses ‘racism has not gone away’
Premier League captains have decided that they will only take the knee on specific occasions this season, rather than before every match.
Finn Harps and Drogheda United condemn alleged racist abuse directed at Ethan Boyle during LOI game
‘Racism has no place in our game’, asserted both clubs in support of Ethan Boyle.
Everton help police after Brentford duo say family members were racially abused
Rico Henry and Ivan Toney took to social media after the win at Goodison Park.
All time
Romelu Lukaku wants social media firms to meet players in fight against racism
Blues defender Marcos Alonso recently explained his decision to stop taking the knee before matches.
Sterling shines on disgraceful night in Hungary as racist chants mar England win
Sterling was pelted with cups by the home fans as he celebrated scoring the game’s opening goal.
Police make 11 arrests in relation to racist abuse of England players
Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka were on the receiving end after missing penalties in Euro 2020 final.
Gareth Southgate suggests England may rethink taking knee after players booed
The boos were soon drowned out by cheers among the near-7,000 crowd at the Riverside.
LA Galaxy condemn racial abuse of Ireland defender Derrick Williams
The defender was sent-off in a 3-0 defeat to Portland Timbers.
Marcus Rashford received 'at least 70 racial slurs' following Europa League final defeat
One slur came in a direct message from a person claiming to be a maths teacher.
Man in custody after Rio Ferdinand racially abused during Wolves v Manchester United game
The former Manchester United defender was working at the game for BT Sport.
As football's social media boycott begins, Henry says it's only the start in fight against racism
A number of organisations and clubs will log off for the weekend from 3pm today.
Tyrone Mings subjected to racist abuse on social media as top-flight clubs consider boycott
The Aston Villa defender was also racially abused in Bulgaria at the end of 2019 on his England debut.
'Utterly unacceptable' - Liverpool demand action from social media platforms after players racially abused
Trent Alexander-Arnold and Naby Keita were targeted after Tuesday night’s Champions League quarter-final first-leg loss at Real Madrid.
West Brom report racist abuse to police after Ireland's Callum Robinson is targeted
Robinson posted the abuse on his Instagram account, leading his club’s action.
England Rugby condemns abuse directed towards its players after defeat to Wales
Ellis Genge revealed he had been sent death threats after the game.
Aston Villa report ‘sickening’ racist abuse of Ireland U19 international to police
Tyreik Wright, who is currently on loan at Walsall, received a torrent of abuse on Tuesday night.
Anthony Martial subjected to further racist abuse after United draw
Instagram is looking into the matter.
'It was a kid, that's why it shocked me' - Christie recalls being racially abused by Ireland fan
The Fulham defender has spoken about about an incident that occurred during a training camp in Dublin.
Police arrest 12-year-old boy over racist messages sent to footballer Wilfried Zaha
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson labelled the abuse ‘cowardly and despicable’.
Premier League launches system for players to report online racist abuse
‘Online discriminatory abuse is unacceptable in any walk of life.’
'I'm thick-skinned, but it makes me angry' - Irish football's racism problem
The42 looks into the prevalence of racist incidents in Irish football, and how they are dealt with.
‘People are not sure about speaking up about racism because of the abuse’
Ireland international reveals in interview with Daily Mail that authorities are not doing enough to tackle the issue.
English FA reveal racist language used by Leeds goalkeeper Kiko Casilla
The commission was were told that during the match Casilla was alleged to have shouted: “You f****** n*****” towards Leko after an altercation during a corner.
'Disgraceful anti-Irish and sectarian abuse' - Support for James McClean after latest controversy
Kick it Out have defended the player after the latest incident in this weekend’s match between Stoke and Millwall.
Lampard confirms Rudiger and Azpilicueta are taking up alleged racist incident with officials
Antonio Rudiger alleges he was targeted with racist abuse during Sunday’s 2-0 win at Tottenham and it has been raised with officials.
Two Wolves fans arrested for homophobic abuse
The Premier League club has strongly condemned the behaviour of the supporters during Sunday’s draw away to Brighton.
'He's been caught on camera and he should never be allowed into a football ground again'
Fred and Jesse Lingard were “affected” by alleged racial abuse during United’s derby win over City.
Fifa president calls for stronger fight against racism as Southgate hails his side's reaction to abuse in Bulgaria
‘Join us and think together of new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football,’ Gianna Infantino said.
'Disgusted and appalled' - Villa condemn their own fans for Marvelous Nakamba chant
Footage of a small group of supporters singing about the Zimbabwean midfielder emerged over the weekend.
Leicester report racial abuse of Choudhury in wake of Salah tackle to police
Choudhury received racially abusive social media messages after the game at Anfield.
'We've got to be proud to be black': Sterling defends team-mate Silva after tweet controversy
The Portugal international’s post attracted criticism but Sterling doesn’t think any harm was meant.
'Society needs to grow up': Sterling demands an end to racial abuse
The England winger says supporters need to recognise football players as human beings.
Nice's Ligue 1 fixture with Marseille paused due to homophobic banners
Referees in France have been instructed to stop matches if homophobic banners are displayed, or homophobic chanting is heard, this season.
Twitter agree to meet with Man United over Pogba racist abuse
Representatives from Kick It Out will also be present, in light of the French midfielder being subjected to racism online this week.
Lampard 'disgusted and angry' at racial abuse of young striker Abraham
The Chelsea boss called on social media networks to do more to prevent such comments from being published.