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Bulgarian fans make Nazi salutes during this month’s Uefa Euro 2020 qualifier match against England. Photograph: Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Bulgaria have been ordered to play their next competitive home game behind closed doors with a further match suspended for two years following the rac(...)

Chelsea:  may face sanction from football’s authorities over fans’ chants. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty

Chelsea face a partial closure of Stamford Bridge in the Europa League if Uefa determines a section of supporters were guilty of an anti-Semitic chan(...)

Croatia fans ahead of the World Cup semi-final football match against England at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. Photograph: Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images

Fifa wants to crack down on broadcasters picking out “hot women” in the crowd at games as part of its efforts to tackle sexism in football. Pre-tourn(...)

A Dynamo Kyiv stadium director has suggested segregating black fans in order to avoind future incidents of racism on the terraces. Photograph: EPA

A Ukrainian stadium director has proposed to combat racism on the terraces by segregating black supporters to avoid the scenes witnessed at Dynamo Kyi(...)

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(...)