Social Issues

Slavia’s Kudela Banned For 10 Matches For Racist Behavior, Will Miss This Summer’s Euros

Slavia Prague defender Ondrej Kudela has been banned for 10 matches for racist behavior in the Europa League last-16 match against Scottish side Rangers last month, European soccer's governing body UEFA said on Wednesday.

Rangers midfielder Glen Kamara said he was racially abused by Kudela in the game, when the Scottish club was knocked out in the second leg, which included a melee on the pitch and clashes in the tunnel afterwards.

Europa Nos Recuerda Su Pasado Colonialista En Cada Fecha FIFA

Cada vez que termina una fecha FIFA quedo con una idea zumbando en la cabeza: el odio del fútbol europeo a cualquier torneo de selección que no se juegue dentro de sus fronteras. En Europa, desde su posición dominante en el deporte, detestan la Copa América, la Copa África, las clasificatorias mundialistas y cualquier situación que involucre enviar a sus jugadores extranjeros a sus países de origen.

UEFA Hands Down Curious One-Match Provisional Ban To Slavia Prague Player Accused Of Racist Abuse

Slavia Prague defender Ondrej Kudela, who is being investigated by UEFA and Police Scotland over alleged racial abuse, has been provisionally suspended for one game ahead of a hearing, Europe's soccer governing body said on Tuesday.

Rangers midfielder Glen Kamara complained of being racially abused by Kudela in their last-16 match, when the Scottish club was knocked out in the second leg, which included a melee on the pitch and clashes in the tunnel afterwards.

NCAA Shouldn’t Treat Women’s Soccer Equally To Men’s Soccer, Here’s Why

Watching the Final Four on Friday night I was once again struck by how poor the referees have been during the women’s NCAA basketball tournament. From the first round when Texas A&M escaped an unprecedented defeat to a No. 15 seed over a missed back-court violation to UConn’s leading scorer fouling out in the semis on a call where she didn’t even make contact, the officiating in the tournament has not been good enough.

Taylor Twellman Tries To Take High Road In Twitter Feud, But Jozy Altidore Isn’t Having It

Taylor Twellman tried to take the high road in the Jozy Altidore-Twellman Twitter feud that spilled into Thursday, but Jozy didn’t want to hear it. Whether or not Twellman’s at fault here, Altidore does not deserve the hate coming his way on social media right now.

Jozy Altidore Goes After Taylor Twellman On Twitter — ‘You Weren’t Half Of Me’

Jozy Altidore is sick of listening to Taylor Twellman. 

The Toronto FC striker took to Twitter on Wednesday to call out the former USMNT forward and current ESPN commentator, saying Twellman’s international career was “laughable.”

Gareth Bale Shows Racism The Elbow, Literally

Rangers' Europa League tie against Slavia Prague made headlines for all the wrong reasons. 

During the second leg, which resulted in a 2-0 win for the Czech side, Slavia player Ondrej Kudela approached Rangers' Glen Kamara and whispered something into his ear, which sparked a flare-up as a visibly angry Kamara and Connor Goldson went after the player. Kamara and his teammates allege that Kudela called the Finland international a "f***** monkey.” 

Mexico Stands In Solidarity With Wales Against Racist Acts

The Mexican Football Federation (FMF) stands alongside the Football Association of Wales (FAW) after Wales denounced racists acts against their players on social media following a friendly match, which Wales won 1-0.

"We urge fans, the relevant authorities and all those involved in each of the participating countries, to take action against those who commit these types of actions," the FMF said in a statement.

Welsh Players Targeted By Sickening Racist Abuse After Friendly Win Over Mexico

The Football Association of Wales (FAW) said it was "disgusted" by the racial abuse its players received on social media platforms after Saturday's friendly win over Mexico.

Welsh winger Rabbi Matondo and defender Ben Cabango were targeted online after Wales' 1-0 win in Cardiff.

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