Manchester City’s Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure listens during the launch of the FIFA’s Anti-Discrimination Monitoring System at Wembley Stadium in west London on May 12th, 2015. Photograph: JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images

Manchester City’s Yaya Toure has called for “radical sanctions” against countries with racist fans as Fifa launched a monitoring system designed to c(...)

Yaya Toure was the victim of racist abuse during Manchester City’s Champions League game against CSKA Moscow. Photograph: Getty

Fifa is to announce a new system of match observers to monitor incidents of racism and discrimination at World Cup qualifiers in the build up to the 2(...)

Wayne Rooney of England falls on the ground during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

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Leon Osman is an injury concern for Everton.

Saturday, April 12th Crystal Palace (14) v Aston Villa (13) Palace manager Tony Pulis hopes to have a fully-fit squad to choose from. Dwigh(...)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on the touchline during the FA Cup Fifth Round match tie against Liverpool at  Emirates Stadium. Photograph:  Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Arsene Wenger has hit back at Jose Mourinho’s “silly, disrespectful remark” regarding his achievements as Arsenal manager, claiming the comment(...)

Arsenal’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (left) celebrates after opening the scoring at Emirates Stadium. Photograph: Gerry Penny/EPA

Arsenal 2 Liverpool 1 Arsenal are not supposed to win like this. In(...)

 West Ham’s Andy Carroll (left) gets a red card after a challenge with Swansea’s Chico Flores. Photograph: Sean Dempsey/PA

West Ham’s co-owner David Gold has claimed the club has been forced to take legal action over Andy Carroll’s red card because they have no alternative(...)

West Ham’s Andy Carroll is sent off after a challenge with Swansea’s Chico Flores last Saturday.

Andy Carroll’s thoughts appeared clear after the English FA on Tuesday upheld his red card in West Ham’s Barclays Premier League win over Swansea, and(...)

Andy Carroll makes his way from the pitch after being  sent off for a clash with Chico Flores. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has confirmed the club will appeal Andy Carroll’s dismissal at Upton Park and accused Swansea defender Chico Flores of (...)

Jack Colback scores Sunderland’s third goal past against Newcastle United at St James’ Park. Photograph: Chris Brunskill/Getty Images

Newcastle 0 Sunderland 3: Alan Pardew was left alone to face a furious backlash as Newcastle succumbed to another humbling derby defeat by Sunderla(...)