AFC Wimbledon Supporters

12 October

The fans of AFC Wimbledon in cooperation with Football Fans Against Homophobia, will organise a day of action against homophobia, at the League 2 match between AFC Wimbledon and Accrington Stanley FC.

On the day, the players will warm-up in themed t-shirts, the club will display the travelling banner “Football Fans Against Homophobia”, and hereby become the first in the UK to host it.afc-wimbledon

Educational material and stickers will be distributed among the supporters, and the players will field the pitch with t-shirts in support of the campaign.

Aston Football FC

19 – 25 October

Aston FC alongside its community partners, Street Soccer and Aston Sports Club, is organising a football festival with teams constituted of migrants communities of Birmingham.

Besides the football activities, the day is also dedicated to provide additional services and information to the migrant communities in order to engage them with the wider society.

Black and Asian Coaches Association

18-28 October

For the 2013 Football People Action Weeks, the English Humanitarian group is holding three workshops including a young person’s advocacy training and a Football Civil Rights Leaders course targeting twenty boys and girls, aged ten to fourteen, from different cultural groups; a safeguarding workshop for mothers and a trans-cultural accredited workshop on how to protect young people against discrimination.

The group is also producing a Civil Rights Guide to distribute among Manchester’s local communities.

Czerwona Kartka Rasizmowi - UK based

 14 – 31 October

The NGO and the Greig City Academy, London, are organising several activities during the Action Weeks, including a seminar focusing on tolerance, respect and inclusion in sport; a graphic workshop to produce t-shirts and banners with anti-discrimination messages that will be displayed throughout the school and used by the football and basketball teams during their league matches; a play on the theme of discrimination and a mini football tournament for adults with a workshop on integration.

Darlington RA Football Club

26 October

During the Ebac Northern league division match between Darlington RA and Seaham Red Star, players for both teams will wear anti-racism jerseys during the warm-up.

Informative materials will also be distributed to the audience, and anti-discrimination messages will be displayed in the different sections of the stadium.

Derby and Derbyshire Race and Equality Commission

26 October

The Human rights group Derby and Derbyshire Race and Equality Commission is addressing racism and discrimination in Football and wider sport, with a football tournament on 26th October.

The event aims to bring together diverse local communities and grass root clubs.

Greig City Academy

The secondary school will organise and anti-racism day, in which former footballers will share their experiences and views.

GREIG CITY ACADEMY ANTI-RACISM DAY 2013 from Luma Films UK on Vimeo.

Human Rights Focus

15-26 October

Human Rights Focus is organising a 5-a-side football tournament for youth to promote equality and diversity among people from different ethnicities and religious backgrounds under the slogan “We are against Racism”.

Leeds Gypsy and Traveller Exchange

 14 – 31 October

The ethnic minority group is organising a football tournament between the youth of the grassroots club Gypsy United and the local community.

Older boys from the Gypsy and Traveller community will engage with the younger ones and act as positive role models.

Salaam Community Association

18 October

Salaam Community Association, a community charity is organising an anti-discrimination football festival at Manchester’s Moss Side with teams from different communities to challenge racism, homophobia, xenophobia and islamophobia.

Guests from different Human Rights groups will speak at the event.

Soho Football Club

25 October

The London based football club Soho FC is hosting a LGBT football tournament with other three LGBT teams to stamp homophobia out of the game.

University of Wolverhampton

21 October

The University of Wolverhampton is hosting a conference focusing on the topic ‘Racism in football’ with speakers working in UK’s professional football.

The activity is organised by first year sport students and aims to educate University students about racism and discrimination in football.


Warning: Use of undefined constant php - assumed 'php' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /home/customer/www/farenet.org/public_html/wp-content/themes/farenet/footer.php on line 1