Racism in football
Chelsea fans convicted of racist violence in Paris ahead of European matchFour Chelsea fans are handed one-year sentences by a French court and ordered to pay €10,000 each to Souleymane Sylla, who was racially abused on the Paris Metro in 2015.
Jan 3, 18:36
Rafael Benitez backs Jonjo Shelvey in racism rowNewcastle United manager Rafael Benitez voices his backing for midfielder Jonjo Shelvey amid his race row with Wolverhampton Wanderers' Romain Saiss.
Dec 24, 00:22
Jonjo Shelvey will not contest five-game ban for racial abuseNewcastle United's Jonjo Shelvey will not contest a five-game ban given after being found guilty of using racially abusive language against Wolves player Romain Saiss.
Dec 22, 20:50
Newcastle United's Jonjo Shelvey charged by FA for using 'racist' languageNewcastle United midfielder Jonjo Shelvey is charged with misconduct after allegedly directing racist language towards a Wolverhampton Wanderers player in September.
Nov 8, 17:48
Yaya Toure "disappointed" by closure of FIFA's anti-racism task forceManchester City midfielder Yaya Toure criticises FIFA for the decision to disband its anti-racism and discrimination task force.
Sep 27, 13:48
FIFA scraps anti-racism taskforceFIFA receives criticism for scrapping its anti-racism taskforce three years after its introduction.
Sep 26, 18:57
Jamie Vardy: 'It's horrible being called racist'Jamie Vardy admits that he regrets his choice of language during an incident in a casino last year.
Sep 26, 15:36
Burnley confirm "racial incident" at friendlyBurnley confirm allegations of a "racial incident" during the club's pre-season friendly at Bradford City on Saturday.
Jul 24, 12:26
Burnley striker Andre Gray accuses own fans of racismBurnley ace Andre Gray claims that two supporters are still "living in the stone ages" after allegedly racially abusing him at Valley Parade.
Jul 24, 11:31
Arsenal fans arrested over 'steward attack'Three Arsenal fans are arrested for attacking a steward during the Gunners' draw with Crystal Palace.
Apr 18, 14:55
Lazio handed two-match partial stadium ban for racist chantingLazio are hit with a two-match partial stadium ban after their Serie A clash with Napoli had to be stopped due to racist chanting.
Feb 4, 20:13
Teenager arrested for alleged racist abuse during Carlisle, Everton FA Cup tieA 15-year-old male is arrested on suspicion of racist behaviour during the FA Cup tie between Carlisle United and Everton.
Feb 3, 13:18
FA to investigate alleged racist abuse aimed at Arouna KoneThe Football Association confirm that they will be investigating allegations of racist abuse aimed at Arouna Kone during the FA Cup clash between Carlisle and Everton.
Jan 31, 20:44
Keith Curle: 'Racism is not accepted at Carlisle United'Carlisle manager Keith Curle insists that the club will do everything in their power to identify those responsible for alleged racist abuse towards Everton players.
Jan 31, 20:14
Roberto Martinez: 'Arouna Kone, Steven Pienaar hurt by racist abuse'Everton manager Roberto Martinez admits that Arouna Kone and Steven Pienaar were "hurt" by the alleged racial abuse they received during their FA Cup clash with Carlisle.
Jan 31, 19:26
Police investigate 'racist' abuse aimed at Arouna KoneNorth Cumbria Police confirm that they are investigating an allegation of racist abuse aimed at Everton striker Arouna Kone during the Toffees' FA Cup win over Carlisle United.
Jan 31, 17:28
Brighton & Hove Albion player racially abused by Derby County fan?Derby County confirm that they will contact police after Brighton & Hove Albion defender Connor Goldson claims that he was racially abused by a Rams fan.
Dec 13, 14:43
Paul Gascoigne investigated for 'racist' jokePaul Gascoigne is reportedly under investigation for "a hate crime" after alleged comments to a security guard during a show in Wolverhampton.
Dec 13, 14:29
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink: 'Racism in football has never held me back'QPR boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink offers a personal insight into his own personal experiences of racism in football, claiming that it has never held him back.
Dec 10, 10:30
Fan given three-year football ban for racially abusing Reading's Garath McClearyA 36-year-old man is banned from football stadiums for three years after racially abusing Garath McCleary in Reading's FA Cup quarter-final clash against Bradford City.
Dec 4, 23:02
Man City's Raheem Sterling suffers racist abuse after posting family snap onlineManchester City star Raheem Sterling suffers racist abuse after posting a picture with his daughter and niece online.
Nov 4, 10:39
UEFA charges Dynamo Kiev with racist behaviour in Chelsea tieDynamo Kiev are charged with racist behaviour and crowd disturbances following problems at Tuesday's Champions League tie at home to Chelsea.
Oct 22, 12:15
Alexei Smertin: 'Racism does not exist in Russia'Former Russia captain Alexei Smertin dismisses claims that racism is present in Russian football, describing the handing of bananas to black players as "just for fun".
Sep 18, 18:38
Steven Gerrard considers legal action against El Hadji Diouf's racism claims?Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is reportedly considering taking legal action after ex-teammate El Hadji Diouf accused him of racism.
Sep 16, 10:28
Police investigate racist chanting aimed at Reading winger Nick BlackmanPolice and the FA are starting an investigation into possible racist chanting aimed at Nick Blackman during Tuesday's League Cup clash between Portsmouth and Reading.
Aug 28, 09:28
Jamie Vardy hit with "substantial fine" by Leicester CityLeicester City hit Jamie Vardy with a "substantial fine" following allegations of racism.
Aug 13, 18:04
Leicester City to launch investigation into Jamie Vardy racism claimsLeicester City say they will hold an investigation into claims that forward Jamie Vardy racially abused a man in a casino, after the Englishman issued an apology.
Aug 9, 16:16
Gillingham chairman Paul Scally to challenge FA penalties over race rowGillingham chairman Paul Scally confirms that he will fight against the £75,000 fine by the FA in relation to the unlawful sacking of Mark McCammon in 2011.
Jul 31, 13:16
Chelsea issue life bans to five fansChelsea issue life bans to five fans involved in February's Paris Metro incident.
Jul 22, 17:36
Emmanuel Frimpong given two-match ban for response to racist abuseEmmanuel Frimpong is given a two-match suspension for raising his middle finger at Spartak Moscow fans who allegedly racially abused him.
Jul 22, 15:56
Chelsea fans given lengthy football banning orders for Paris Metro incidentFour Chelsea fans are issued with lengthy football banning orders for their roles in racially abusing and shoving a man off the Paris Metro back in February.
Jul 22, 11:06
Emmanuel Frimpong shows middle finger after 'racial abuse from fans'Emmanuel Frimpong says that he was racially abused in an incident which saw the former Arsenal player sent off for showing his middle finger to supporters.
Jul 17, 21:48
Kick It Out criticises Football Association over Malky Mackay text sagaAnti-discrimination group Kick It Out blasts the FA for failing to charge Malky Mackay and Iain Moody over their controversial text message exchange.
Jul 16, 13:18
Malky Mackay, Iain Moody to face no further FA action over racist textsMalky Mackay and Iain Moody will face no further action over racist texts sent during their time in charge of Cardiff City, the Football Association reveals.
Jul 16, 11:37
Ex-policeman 'pushed' victim in racist Paris Metro incident with Chelsea fansA former police officer pushed a black man twice at a Paris Metro station in February before Chelsea fans sang racist chants, a court hears.
Jul 16, 10:04
Police 'investigate online racist abuse aimed at Raheem Sterling'Merseyside Police reportedly launch an investigation into racist abuse aimed at wantaway Liverpool star Raheem Sterling and his three-year-old daughter.
Jul 13, 15:15
Dunga apologises for race commentBrazil coach Dunga issues an apology for comparing the recent criticism he has faced to the persecution of black people in the South American country.
Jun 27, 06:52
Two Chelsea fans 'victims of racist attack during title parade'Two Chelsea fans are reportedly assaulted in a racist attack on the day of the Premier League title parade in West London last month.
Jun 18, 10:33
Manchester City fan charged for 'racially abusing' Ashley YoungA Manchester City supporter is reportedly charged with allegedly racially abusing Manchester United winger Ashley Young during the derby earlier this month.
Apr 30, 09:40
Liverpool's Brendan Rodgers "shocked" by Mario Balotelli abuse on social mediaLiverpool manager Brendan Rodgers admits that he was "shocked" to learn that Mario Balotelli is the most-abused footballer on social media.
Apr 17, 18:11