IFA Forbids Kippah Wearing on Soccer FieldIsrael Football Association Referees' Union forbids religious players from wearing kippot during matches for 'reasons of unity.'
Anelka: I'm Not an Anti-SemiteSoccer player who gave "reverse Nazi salute" denies that he is anti-Semitic, claims his gesture was "anti-establishment".
MK: Punish Anti-Semitic Soccer PlayerMK Shimon Ohayon demands that the Premier League try and punish West Bromwich's Nicolas Anelka for 'Nazi salute'.
Outrage As Soccer Player Gives Nazi-Style SaluteNicolas Anelka, friend of anti-Semitic comedian Dieudonne M'Bala M'Bala, makes Nazi-style gesture during soccer game; media shocked.
Terror Meets Soccer As PA Indoctrination SucceedsTwo recent soccer tournaments include only teams named after terrorists, four of them responsible for the most lethal attacks.
Qatar: Soccer Legend's 'Idolatrous' Statue RemovedHost of the 2022 World Cup has statue of soccer star's infamous yet iconic headbutting incident removed to comply with Islamic law.
Police Promise: No More Soccer on Temple MountAt long last, said Public Security Minister Yitzchak Ahronovich, police will enforce the law banning soccer games on Judaism's holiest site.
Israeli Soccer Team PraisedA stormy soccer match between Israel and Ukraine causes a stir. Reporters noted: "The human reflex was to do what the Israeli players did."
Israel Allows Arab Soccer Players to Enter PAIsrael has reportedly bowed to pressure from UEFA to allow Arab youth football teams into areas controlled by the Palestinian Authority.
Beitar Soccer Club Nixing Sabbath GamesJerusalem's top team will play all of its games on Saturday nights or on weekdays.
Spanish Team Tries 'Football Diplomacy'If the shuttle diplomacy being conducted by the U.S. and EU to get Israel and the PA to talk doesn't work, there's always football diplomacy
New Chief Rabbi in Racism ScandalJust days into his new job, Ethiopian-Israeli MK accuses Rabbi David Lau of racism, over comments made about African footballers.
Netanyahu Meets with Israeli Youth Soccer TeamPM Netanyahu met in with Israel's national under-21 soccer team, ahead of the UEFA Under-21 Championship.
FC Barcelona to Visit Israel and PABarcelona team members to hold sporting workshops for Israeli and PA Arab children in August.
Slurs Against Israeli Soccer Player 'Cross Limit'England’s Chelsea soccer club launched an investigation into claims that Israeli player Yossi Benayoun was the target of anti-Semitic slurs.
PA: 'Too Soon' for Soccer Match with IsraelThe head of the PA's soccer federation says it is "too soon" for a match against Israel, as proposed by Barcelona.
FIFA's Double-Standard Against IsraelTwo incidents of racism, one by a small group of fans and one an official position - and who gets the negative publicity, do you think? and why?
Israeli Soccer Player Ousted From Dubai TrainingAn Israeli soccer player was forced to miss his team’s visit to Dubai as a result of ongoing political tensions between Israel and the UAE.
Cops Charge Two With 'Racist Speech' at Teddy GamePolice moved swiftly Monday to indict two Jerusalem residents on charges of racism over catcalls they made Sunday night at a soccer game
Jerusalem: 15 Arrested in Tense Soccer GameMatch takes place days after fire at Beitar Jerusalem's clubhouse, apparently set by angry fans after team acquires two Muslim players.
Arabs Insult Jews, Israel in Controversial GameA controversial soccer game between a Jerusalem team and a team from Um el-Fahm ended Tuesday night without incident
Israeli Soccer Player Targeted by Anti-SemitismIsraeli soccer player Tal Ben Haim of the Queens Park Rangers was targeted by a wave of anti-Semitic abuse on the club’s Facebook page.
FIFA to Rebuild Stadium Used for Rocket FireFootball’s world governing body will pay to rebuild a Gaza stadium damaged when it was used firing rockets on Israel.
London Soccer Fans Chant 'Free Palestine'Soccer match marred by anti-Semitic chantings, with fans shouting “Juden Tottenham,” and unrolling huge banner reading “Free Palestine”.
Gazans Hold Mock Game to Protest Shalit GiftIn an act of protest against Gilad Shalit’s invitation to attend a Barcelona-Real Madrid derby, Gazans hold a “protest game”.
PA Player Won't Attend Barcelona Derby with ShalitPA soccer player Mahmoud Sarsak says he would attend next month's Barcelona-Real Madrid derby, but not with Gilad Shalit.
Hamas Anger at Gift for SchalitHamas rages over a free ticket to a soccer match given to Gilad Schalit.
Israeli Soccer Player Abused Via TwitterA man has been charged with sending an abusive Twitter message to Israeli football player Tal Ben Haim.
‘Friendly Soccer Game’ Becomes Anti-Semitic FestA “friendly” World Cup warm-up soccer game between Hungary and Israel turned into a hate-fest of anti-Semitic slogans and slurs on Israel.
British PM Backs Jerusalem as English AnthemEngland launched a campaign to adopt a separate anthem for its team during 2014 World Cup; David Cameron backs 'Jerusalem.'
Swastika Flag During Euro Match Prompts ArrestsPolice arrested a man who waved a Nazi Swastika flag as he watched the Euro 2012 soccer game between Spain and Italy from TV screen in Rome.
Israel to Host Under-21 Euro 2013 ChampionshipUEFA has confirmed that Israel will host the 2013 European Under-21 soccer Championship, despite mounting pressure.
PM Tears Ligament at Children's Soccer GameThe prime minister scored a goal, but pulled a tendon in the process – fouling out a Likud Knesset faction meeting as a result.
BBC Accused of 'Sensationalism' Over Racism ClaimsDirector of the JCC in Krakow accused the BBC of manipulating his comments in order to bolster a “sensationalist” report on anti-Semitism.
Soccer Fans Urged to Boycott Hateful RestaurantsSoccer fans visiting the Ukrainian for the Euro 2012 Championships are being urged to boycott two restaurants with anti-Semitic themes.
Soccer Team's Auschwitz Visit Sparks ControversyProminent German Jewish leader criticizes a visit by members of the German national soccer team to the Auschwitz death camp.
'Jew,' the New Taunt of Euro 2012 ChampionshipsFans are being warned against traveling to the Ukraine for the Euro 2012 Championship for fears that they risk being attacked by Nazi mobs.
German Soccer Delegation to Visit AuschwitzGerman soccer players and officials will visit Auschwitz-Birkenau, after an exhibition game against Israel before the European Championship.
Victory for Kiryat Shmona in Soccer LeagueHapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona won the Israeli soccer championship on Monday for the first time in the small northern city’s history.
Beitar Gets New OwnersTwo American businessmen have purchased the troubled Beitar Jerusalem soccer team.
Peres Meets Soccer StarsPresident Shimon Peres meets with the members of the Real Madrid soccer team. Peres: You are the best peace ambassadors there are.
Grant Will Miss Yom Kippur GameAvram Grant will not be at his team’s game Saturday in order to observe Yom Kippur.
Oh What a Team!This is the real World Cup. But who is that Russian immigrant deflecting the Palestinian shots? And why are the Israelis' hands tied behind their backs?
Opinion: Palestine and RealityThe FIFA soccer league really embarks on a voyage of pure fantasy when declaring Palestine’s currency to be the Palestinian pound.
Mad About Soccer in IsraelWhy are Israelis nuts about soccer, when they should be focusing on existensial threats or at least thinking about how to become a genuine Light Unto the Nations?
Iran-Israel E-Mail Red-FlaggedThe head of Iranian football apologized for an e-mail New Year’s greeting that accidentally reached Israel and cost a top official his job.
Muslim Kicking over Soccer SongMuslims are up in arms over an old Germany soccer club song that states that "Mohammed was a prophet who knew nothing of football.”