Browsing racism in football

Chelsea FC – John Terry Suspended After All

Posted on 27 Sep, 2012, by in Soccer

John Terry may have escaped the legal system unscathed for his racial slur at Anton Ferdinand during last season, but he didn’t escape the justice system of the FA, receiving a four game suspension and a £220,000 fine, pending appeal. More

Luis Suarez Blames Manchester United for Racism Suspension

Posted on 18 Jul, 2012, by in Soccer

If you thought Luis Suarez has put everything that happened to him with Liverpool last season behind him, guess again. A lot of anger towards Patrice Evra and even more towards Manchester United and their alleged influence over the verdict, causing Suarez to receive an 8 match ban during the season. More

Mario Balotelli – Misunderstood Genius, Racism Hunter

Posted on 30 May, 2012, by in Soccer

All the talk recently about racism in the Ukraine and Poland, with some even calling for many fans to avoid the trip to Euro 2012 has put Mario Balotelli in a position to speak his mind about racism and carry on about being a misunderstood genius. More

Didier Zokora Kicking Racism (and Emre) Out of Football

Posted on 9 May, 2012, by in Soccer

Didier Zokora kicking Emre in the crotch isn’t exactly what your parents want you to learn when you watch football. But when racism can’t be plowed down by the Turkish FF or whoever it is that’s handing out punishments, sometimes the players, especially those suffering from racial slurs, take matters into their own hands. More

Luis Suarez and Patrice Evra Saga Long From Over

Posted on 12 Feb, 2012, by in Soccer

I’m a sucker for feuds, long going ones between players. If both Luis Suarez and Patrice Evra stay put for at least a couple of more seasons at Liverpool and Manchester United, we’ll be getting plenty of more fireworks in the upcoming United and Liverpool matches, who were never exactly a calm fixture anyway. More

Suarez – Evra Saga Ends With no Change in Punishment

Posted on 1 Jan, 2012, by in Soccer

The Patrice Evra and Luis Suarez racial abuse case came down to a matter of reliability, and while the FA found Evra to be sure, calm and certain in his testimony, the evidence presented by Luis Suarez was deemed unreliable, according to the report, which means Suarez will serve an 8 match ban. More