Tag Archives: racist abuse


England, Bulgaria

England thrash Bulgaria after game halted over racist abuse

10 October, 2019 9:41 am 9:41 am

SOFIA (Reuters) – England bounced back from their first tournament qualifying defeat for 10 years with a 6-0 thrashing of toothless Bulgaria on Monday in a Euro 2020 Group A clash marred by racist incidents in the first half that stopped the game. The match at the Vasil Levski stadium was temporarily halted by the … Read More


Twitter, vows, tackle, online, racist abuse, players, Britain

Twitter vows to tackle online racist abuse of players in Britain

09 September, 2019 4:00 pm 4:00 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Twitter said it has taken action on more than 700 cases of “abuse and hateful conduct” related to football in Britain in the last two weeks and promised on Wednesday to continue its efforts to curb the menace.  Manchester United’s Paul Pogba was a target of racist abuse online after missing a … Read More