Germany

DISCOVER FOOTBALL

19 October

DISCOVER FOOTBALL will hold and event to launch and present their handbook on the empowerment of women through football. The brochure presents good practice of international activists and provides guidelines for a more inclusive women´s football and capacity building.

Documentaries of DISCOVER FOOTBALL’s recent initiatives will frame the presentation, and printed shirts will raise awareness.

DISCOVER-FOOTBALL

1953international

27 October

1953international, fans of Second Bundesliga team Dynamo Dresden, will team up with the club and organise several activities for local refugees and asylum seekers during their match against Energie Cottbus on 27 October. Children from asylum seekers’s families will field the pitch together with the players. The team will play in special jerseys with an anti-racist message.

The group will also install Stolpersteine (tripping stones) as a remembrance of the Holocaust. Each stone will have plaque that contains information about the victim at the place where he/she lived in freedom last.

Altona 93

The fans group from Hamburg will display a series of banners on a match day in support of refugees in Germany.

BiBeriS - Bildung & Beratung im Sport

20th October –  23rd November

BiBeriS – Bildung & Beratung im Sport, in cooperation with 1. FC Koeln, the club’s ultra group Coloniaca and the Fanprojekt, will celebrate the Fare Action Weeks with a series of events and activities.

The events will be kicked-off with a guided tour though the Jewish quarter of Cologne for FC Koeln fans on 9 October.

Other events include:
9 October: Presentation and discussion about hooligans and ultras in German football., presented by Peter Roemer.
11 October: A stall will be set up before the FIFA international fixture Germany v Ireland and provide information about far-right signs and symbols often used by football fans.
20-25 October: Educational trip for young football supporters to Krakow and Auschwitz. More information: www.koelner-fanprojekt.de
28-30 October: Action Days against discrimination at the university of Cologne.
26 October: Guided tour though Cologne to remember youth groups persecuted during the Nazi time.
02 Novermber: Tournament: “Kick racism out – Football against Racism”
23 November: Roma children will become mascots to accompany players on the pitch at 1.FC Köln – FC Ingolstadt.

DFC Kreuzberg

19 October

Women’s grassroots club DFC Kreuzberg will print t-shirts with the club’s logo displaying the words “…loves all colours and shapes“, which is a quote from the DISCOVER FOOTBALL handbook.

The T-shirts will be donned at the beginning of the teams matches against VFB Hermsdorf on October 19th, and against FC Internationale on October 27th. The team will also support DISCOVER FOOTBALL’s event.

Dynamo Dresden

27 Ocober

Second Bundesliga club Dynamo Dresden will dedicate their match against Cottbus to the fight against racism. Together with the anti-racist fan initiative 1953international, the club and its players will speak up against racism.

The team will wear special jerseys with a “LOVE DYNAMO – HATE RACISM” slogan and the funds raised through the sales will help support anti-racist activities.

The club has also produced a video clip against racism which will be presented before the match and will from then on become part of every home match.

Fan Project Duisburg

Further information and event dates coming soon

The Fan Project Duisburg will host a series of lectures and presentations. The confirmed events include: Antje Hagel on sexism in the stadium; Martin Curi “Football in Brazil: Rasicm, homophobia and protests in June 2013”; Jonas Gabler “Fanculture and right-wing radicalism”; a panel discussion about football fans with disabilities with several experts and representative of a fanclub for people with disabilities.

The fan group has also produced a video against discrimination.

Fanrat der Abteilung Fußball des DSC 1898

Further information and event dates coming soon.

Fans of Dredner SC 1898 will take part in the Action Weeks by creating a banner, staging an anti-racist choreography during one of their matches and playing a match against a local refugee team.

Fanprojekt Plauen- Vogtland e.V.

Further information and event dates coming soon.

Fanprojekt Plauen- Vogtland e.V. will hold a creative workshop and encourage young people to produce their own anti-racist t-shirts.

Fans of FC Plauen will visit local schools to discuss about the issue of racism and discrimination in the stadium.

Football and Roma gemeinnützige UG

Further information and event dates coming soon.

Football and Roma gemeinnützige UG will host a seminar and discussion held by Prof. Diethelm Blecking of the Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg (Germany) an the topic of the participation and engagement of Roma people in football.

Fortuna Düsseldorf

Further information and event dates coming soon.

Two Ultra groups from the football association will perform choreographies during the match against Ingolstadt.

In the frame of the Football People weeks, the club has also produced a video against racism in football.

Please check Ultra groups’ website here.


Forum Afrika e.V.

Further information and event dates coming soon.

Ethnic minority groups will distribute antiracist materials at a match of Bundesliga club Schalke 04.

HSV Fanprojekt

18 – 20 October

HSV Fanprojekt is organising activities to support the refugees living in one of Hamburg’s parking lots.

The initiative is will collect donations to give out to the refugees and will take them to Hamburg SV’s next home match.

They will display a banner welcoming refugees.

HSV Fanprojekt is also holding a football tournament for children.

Kopfball Düsseldorf

Further information and event dates coming soon.

Kopfball Düsseldorf will host two discussions on discrimination in football and the implications of commercialisation on football.

Löwenfans gegen Rechts

22- 30 October

Löwenfans gegen Rechts, an antiracist fan group of 1860 Munich, is organising a series of events against homophobia. Supported by Football fans against homophobia, Monaco Queers, Bayern Munich’s LGBT fan group, Queer Football Fans and BAFF the group will host the exhibition travelling exhibition “Against the rules: Lesbians and gays in sport”.

The exhibition will be framed by a programme:
24 October: Discussion with Tanja Walther-Ahrens who will present her book “Seitenwechsel: Coming-Out im Fußball”
28 October: Panel discussion with LGBT fan groups on homosexuality and homophobia in football.
30 October: Lecture and presentation with Ronny Blaschke

MSV Duisburg

The German club has produced a video against discrimination.

Oldenburger Fan Initiative

18 – 23 October

In support of refugees and undocumented migrants, fans of VFB Oldenburg will organise several events and fund raise money for a local charity that provides help and services for refugees. The Oldenburger Fan Initiative will screen the film, ‘’In this World’’ on 18 October and hold a panel discussion on refugees asylum seekers’ rights on 23 October. The match against St Pauli on 20 October will see a number of antiracist activities.

Project Flutlicht

Further information and event dates coming soon.

Project Flutlicht will showcase the exhibition “Ballarbeit -Fußball& Migration” in a Berlin school. The exhibition addresses the links between football and migration and will be used as a tool to tackle racism during workshops that will be attended by pupils.

Roter Stern Leipzig '99 e.V.

Further information and event dates coming soon.

Roter Stern Leipzig ’99 e.V. will inivite the gay Turkish referee Halil Ibrahim Dincdag to participate in two panel discussions in Berlin and Leipzig.

The panel sessions will provide information about the current situation of LGBT people in Turkey. Halil will referee two friendlies in Berlin and Leipzig.

Show Racism the Red Card – Deutschland

Further information and event dates coming soon.

Show Racism the Red Card – Deutschland e.V. will run a workshop against racism and discrimination for children in conjunction with the supporters club Fanprojekt Mönchengladbach e.V. and the Bundesliga club Borussia Mönchengladbach.

The workshop will take place in the clubs’ stadium and session feature a Q&A with a professional player.

St Pauli

A fan group of the German club St Pauli displayed banners in support of refugees and asylum seekers in the country and against homophobia in football.

Tennis Borussia Berlin

The players of Tennis Borussia Berlin will wear t-shirts reading “Refugees Welcome” during matches being held on the Action Weeks period.