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And this is “preparing” for U-21… Jerusalem braces for tense cup match after racist incident

Maan News Agency | Jan 29, 2013 By Ori Lewis JERUSALEM (Reuters) — Hundreds of police officers and stewards will secure an Israeli State Cup match on Tuesday in which Premier League Beitar Jerusalem, supported by a group of vehement anti-Arab fans, host Arab side Maccabi Umm el-Fahm. A racist element among Beitar fans caused […]

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FIFA urged to cancel European football tournament in Israel | #MahmoudSarsak

Al Akhbar English | June 14, 2012 Palestine football leaders have urged UEFA to remove Israel as the 2013 European Under-21 Championship host nation for jailing Palestinian national team players without trial. Palestine federation president Jibril Rajoub wrote to UEFA President Michel Platini to say that Israel’s government is in “direct violation of FIFA regulations.” […]

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