Football

Arsenal fans filmed singing anti-Semitic chants on London tube ahead of north London derby match

By Jessica Weinstein, March 8, 2016

A video has emerged of Arsenal fans singing antisemitic chants on their way to the north London derby with Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.

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Spurs fan to wear Arsenal shirt to North London derby - for charity

By Naomi Firsht, March 4, 2016

A Tottenham Hostspur fan has agreed to what some would describe as the ultimate betrayal - wearing an Arsenal shirt - but it’s all in the name of a good cause.

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West Ham warns fans against antisemitic chanting ahead of Spurs match

By Sandy Rashty, March 1, 2016

West Ham football club has warned its fans against chanting antisemitic slogans during tomorrow's match against Tottenham Hotspur.

The club, which is co-owned by David Sullivan and David Gold, who is Jewish, said it would ban supporters from the club if they chanted hate messages during the game at its stadium, the Boleyn Ground, in east London.

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Cyril Anekstein Cup: Hendon A vs Oakwood A

February 22, 2016

A deadly double from Sam Cantor helped Oakwood march into the final of the Cyril Anekstein Cup as they blew Hendon United away with a ruthless performance at Hadley FC.

Listen to our pre-match interview with Danny Caro and the managers of the teams in Sunday's semi-finals to see if their predictions were right or if there were any surprises on the day.

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Jewish PR chief mistaken for footballer in Fifa presidential election row

By Josh Jackman, February 15, 2016

A prominent Jewish public relations director has been falsely accused of being an Israeli footballer as part of an apparent slur.

Bahrain football media officer Mohammed Al Mudaweb posted a series of tweets claiming PR Office founder Shimon Cohen - who is from Wales - was born in Tel Aviv and played football for Israel in the 1960s.

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WATCH: Cristiano Ronaldo makes Israeli TV debut

February 10, 2016

Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo announced today that he will soon be an Israeli star...but not for football .

The Real Madrid player was referring to his debut on Israeli TV - in an advert for HOT internet, which will be using the tag line "faster than Ronaldo".

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Chelsea 'to take action' against 'Chasidic Harry Kane' T-shirts

By JC Reporter, February 9, 2016

Chelsea football club are reportedly set to take action to stop unofficial retailers selling T-shirts featuring Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane depicted as a Chasidic Jew.

The T-shirts were being sold outside the club’s Stamford Bridge ground after the Premier League match against Manchester United last Sunday.

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Kick It Out joins with Maccabi GB and CST in new effort to encourage football fans to report antisemitism

By Josh Jackman, February 3, 2016

Football anti-discrimination group Kick It Out has partnered with Maccabi GB and the Community Security Trust in a new drive to tackle antisemitism in the game.

The organisation has released a brochure encouraging fans to report antisemitic abuse, outlining the different ways in which they can do so.

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Southampton football fans banned over antisemitic abuse directed at Tottenham supporters

By JC Reporter, January 10, 2016

Two Southampton fans who made hissing sounds and directed Nazi-style salutes at Tottenham supporters have been banned from attending matches for three years.

Thomas Flynn, 22, and Michael Haydon, 23, shouted antisemitic abuse during a Premier League match at Southampton’s St Mary's Stadium on December 19.

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Football triumph for Birmingham and Manchester in student Juefa Cup

By Naomi Firsht, November 20, 2015

Brum Girls football team swept to victory for the second year running at the Juefa Cup five-a-side student football tournament.

It was an all-Birmingham women’s final as the Brum Girls beat rivals Mitzvah Balls, while in the men’s final, Manchester Oak Hill beat the Jewish Campus USA team.

Over 150 students gathered in Manchester to watch 20 teams compete.

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