Tag Archives: U-21

Palestinian football chief demands Israel expulsion

Maan News Agency | (Updated) Aug 16, 2013 RAMALLAH (AFP) — The Palestinian Football Association on Thursday urged FIFA to expel Israel from the international federation, saying it had refused to allow several Arab youth teams into the Palestinian territories. “We ask (FIFA) for a red card, because the yellow card has been raised now […]

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FIFA’s Anti-racism Is a Greater Threat to Football than “Racism”

by Greg Felton | Dissident Voice |  April 13th, 2013 In June, Israel will host the European Under-20 football championship, and in doing so will formally debunk the myth that FIFA gives a toss about fighting “racism.” In fact, it will confirm, as if further confirmation were necessary, that the great football anti-racism campaign is […]

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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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European Footballers for Palestine

SS Lazio’s fans display a banner that reads, “Free Palestine” during the Europa League soccer match against Tottenham at the Olympic stadium in Rome 22 November 2012. (Photo: Reuters – Tony Gentile) By: Hassan Zeineddine | Al Akhbar |  December 9, 2012 We, as European football players, express our solidarity with the people of Gaza […]

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