Some football fans are using today’s feverish political climate as a means to “cover their own racism and prejudice," says UK-based anti-discrimination group Fare.

Incidents of anti-Semitic and racial abuse are a criminal offence and there is increasing evidence that both are on the rise at football grounds around Europe.

Kick It Out, a group that focuses on combatting racism in football reported that in 2017-2018, racist or hate crime incidents rose by 22%. This most recently came to the ...


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