Kick It Out says a rise in hateful behaviour at football matches and in wider society is “undeniable” following the publication of new Home Office figures.
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Kick It Out say it is “a cowardly decision” for the Italian Football Federation not to punish Cagliari after supporters allegedly aimed racist abuse at Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku.
Sanjay Bhandari has been appointed the new chair of Kick It Out.
Twitter says it has taken action on more than 700 examples of “hateful conduct” in the past two weeks following several cases of racist abuse involving Premier League footballers.
Eni Aluko has called for Premier League matches to be played behind closed doors as punishment for racist incidents.
Representatives of Twitter are planning to meet with officials at Manchester United to discuss the racial abuse aimed at Paul Pogba on the social media platform.
Phil Neville is calling on the “football community” to boycott social media platforms until they do more to tackle the discriminatory abuse directed at players.
Manchester United have condemned racial abuse which was aimed at midfielder Paul Pogba on social media after his missed penalty in the 1-1 draw at Wolves on Monday night.
Reading have backed Yakou Meite after the striker called out racist abuse he received on social media following the 3-0 win over Cardiff.
Twitter remain “deeply committed to improving the health of the conversation” on the social media platform following criticism from Kick It Out after Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham was the victim of online racial abuse.
The Andalusian Football Association (RFAF) has opened an investigation into the allegations of racist abuse directed towards QPR’s under-18 players during a friendly match in Spain.