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Leading players address discrimination in Football People video

Casey Stoney (Arsenal FC Ladies, England international), Thomas Hitzlsperger (ex Aston Villa, ex German international), Yaya Touré (Manchester City and Ivory Coast) and Raluca Negulescu, human rights campaigner at Policy Centre for Roma and Minorities, talk about discrimination in the game and what it takes to tackle racism, homophobia and all other forms of discrimination.

source: http://www.farenet.org/news/leading-players-address-discrimination-football-people-video/

Monday, September 29th, 2014 @ 21:33|Categories: External|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

[UEFA.com] Diversity to the fore in Rome

Clarence Seedorf and AS Roma coach Rudi Garcia underlined the importance of football in promoting tolerance at the UEFA Respect Diversity conference. Players past and present have gathered in Rome to discuss the use of football as an educational tool in society and lend their support to the UEFA Respect Diversity conference.

Friday, September 12th, 2014 @ 10:05|Categories: External|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

[UEFA.com] ‘Promoting diversity through football’

Addressing the UEFA Respect Diversity Conference in Rome, UEFA President Michel Platini spoke of the responsibility of the football community to promote diversity and eradicate discrimination. In his keynote speech to delegates at the UEFA Respect Diversity Conference in Rome, UEFA President Michel Platini emphasised the role that football has to play in setting an educational example for society in terms of diversity and balancing education with punishments for those who transgress.

Friday, September 12th, 2014 @ 9:51|Categories: External|0 Comments

[UEFA] Respect Diversity conference under way in Rome – Day 1

Over 200 delegates congregated in Rome for the start of the UEFAa Respect & Diversity conference, a two-day event on the future direction of eliminating discrimination from the game.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 @ 9:12|Categories: External|Tags: , |0 Comments

[Washington Blade] Equality is a team sport

The past 18 months have truly been groundbreaking in the LGBT sports landscape. The likes of Jason Collins, Michael Sam, Derick Gordon, as well as Olympians Sally J Shipard, Callan Chythlook-Sifsof, Caitlin Cahow and Belle Brockhoff have all come out so loudly and so proudly! - See more at: http://www.washingtonblade.com/2014/08/21/equality-team-sport/#sthash.05v9wUPY.dpuf

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 @ 1:20|Categories: External|Tags: , , |0 Comments