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.


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.


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.


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".


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.


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.


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.


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.


Images released of football fans accused of antisemitic chanting

By Josh Jackman, October 13, 2015

Police want to question a group of West Ham football supporters over antisemitic chanting on a train.

The British Transport Police has released images of the five men who several witnesses have accused of singing antisemitic song after a match with Leicester City on August 15.


Croatia football team employs former player who led Nazi chant

By Josh Jackman, September 22, 2015

The Croatian national football team has hired an assistant who was previously banned for 10 games after leading fans in a Nazi chant.