UK football chief hit for comparing Star of David to swastikas

UK football chief hit for comparing Star of David to swastikas

Head of England's soccer association slammed after he justified banning Jewish symbol by comparing it to Nazi swastika.David Rosenberg, 3/5/2018, 1:24 PM
Israeli soccer league goes on strike

Israeli soccer league goes on strike

Head of Israel Football Association informs Sport, Finance ministries that soccer players won't show up to games beginning Tuesday.Nitsan Keidar, 8/30/2016, 5:19 PM
Soccer Player Suspended, Fined for Racist Post

Soccer Player Suspended, Fined for Racist Post

Liverpool player Mario Balotelli fined almost $40K, banned from match for posting that he 'jumps like a black man, grabs coins like a Jew.'Tova Dvorin, 12/19/2014, 12:33 PM
Soccer Player Under Fire for Anti-Semitic Post

Soccer Player Under Fire for Anti-Semitic Post

Post with caption 'jumps like a black man and grabs coins like a Jew' sparks uproar, latest in UK football anti-Semitic string.Tova Dvorin, 12/2/2014, 3:14 PM
Soccer Club Head Apologizes for Anti-Semitism

Soccer Club Head Apologizes for Anti-Semitism

Wigan FC head makes series of anti-Semitic statements - while attempting to downplay the team's manager's racist comments.Tova Dvorin, 11/21/2014, 11:00 AM
Anelka Vows to Fight Charges Over Nazi Salute

Anelka Vows to Fight Charges Over Nazi Salute

French soccer player Nicolas Anelka denies making the 'quenelle' gesture, vows to fight the charges against him.Elad Benari, 1/24/2014, 5:12 AM
FA to Charge Nicolas Anelka over Nazi Salute

FA to Charge Nicolas Anelka over Nazi Salute

The UK's soccer organization charges Nicolas Anelka over his use of the 'quenelle,' breaking what many say is an overly long silence.Tova Dvorin, 1/21/2014, 2:13 PM
Israel Booted from FIFA

Israel Booted from FIFA

The Palestinian Football Association urges FIFA to expel Israel; President Blatter says: "I hope we won’t need to suspend Israel."Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/15/2013, 7:46 PM
Peres Calls for End to Racist Chants

Peres Calls for End to Racist Chants

Peres strongly condemned the Football Association for not taking action against racism and incitement by fansAnnie Lubin, 1/29/2013, 3:48 PM