Mar 02, 2013 09:14 EST
The new head of FIFA's anti-racism drive has revealed that he intends to meet the players involved in the Premier League's recent racial abuse cases as part of a fact-finding mission.
Jan 30, 2013 14:58 EST
Harry Redknapp may have warned of "gang warfare" between rival player agents but that hasn't stopped the QPR manager living up to his "wheeler-dealer" reputation ahead of the closure of the January transfer window.
Jan 29, 2013 20:41 EST
Roberto Mancini admitted he will be disappointed to see "one of my children" Mario Balotelli leave Manchester City for AC Milan but insists the move is in the best interests of the Italy forward.
Jan 29, 2013 17:44 EST
Manchester City started life without Mario Balotelli with a frustrating goalless draw away to Premier League basement club Queens Park Rangers on Tuesday.
Jan 29, 2013 06:23 EST
QPR defender Anton Ferdinand has signed a loan deal with Turkish club Bursaspor until the end of the season, the English Premier League strugglers said on Tuesday.
Jan 26, 2013 22:14 EST
Norwich City and Queens Park Rangers joined Aston Villa on the FA Cup scrapheap after famous wins for non-league Luton Town and third-tier Milton Keynes Dons in the fourth round on Saturday.
Jan 26, 2013 21:53 EST
Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp tore into his players after a team studded with internationals was beaten 4-2 by third-division Milton Keynes Dons in the FA Cup fourth round.
Jan 21, 2013 11:12 EST
A man was found guilty of racially abusing two Premier League footballers in front of his wife, children and grandson by a London court on Monday.
Dec 12, 2012 08:33 EST
The introduction of a five-match minimum ban for racist abuse has the support of England's Professional Footballers' Association (PFA), the body's chief executive said on Wednesday.
Dec 12, 2012 00:31 EST
English football enjoyed the most heart-stopping climax to a top-flight season ever in 2012, and yet a spate of racism cases drew a pall over the Premier League as the year came to a close.
Dec 11, 2012 13:01 EST
The chairman of an anti-racism group has accused England's Football Association and the top-flight Premier League of lacking morality and leadership over their handling of recent racism cases.
Dec 03, 2012 07:15 EST
Football faces a constant battle to eliminate racism on and off the pitch, UEFA president Michel Platini has said, after a string of recent high-profile incidents tarnished the sport's image.
Nov 30, 2012 06:14 EST
Former Arsenal and France midfielder Patrick Vieira on Friday urged the football authorities to adopt a zero-tolerance approach in the fight to rid the sport of racism.
Nov 28, 2012 14:59 EST
Racism is not a football problem, but a wider social ill, Portuguese star soccer player Luis Figo told AFP on Wednesday, in the wake of a succession of racial abuse scandals across European soccer.
Nov 27, 2012 13:20 EST
Chelsea expressed Tuesday their "regrets" over the way they complained of racist abuse by referee Mark Clattenburg.
Nov 22, 2012 13:58 EST
England's governing Football Association (FA) announced Thursday it would take no action against referee Mark Clattenburg over allegations he used a racist remark towards Chelsea's John Obi Mikel.
Nov 18, 2012 06:54 EST
Under-fire Southampton manager Nigel Adkins found himself with something to celebrate after his side made short work of relegation rivals Queen's Park Rangers at Loftus Road.
Nov 17, 2012 14:10 EST
Manchester City went top in the Premier League by crushing Aston Villa 5-0 on Saturday, but third-placed Chelsea have now gone four games without a win after losing 2-1 at West Bromwich Albion.
Nov 17, 2012 12:49 EST
Southampton piled the pressure on under-fire QPR manager Mark Hughes with a 3-1 victory over their relegation rivals at Loftus Road on Saturday.
Nov 13, 2012 15:26 EST
British police said Tuesday they had no plans to continue enquiries into a complaint regarding alleged racist comments by referee Mark Clattenburg towards a Chelsea player because no victim had come forward.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Full name||Anton Julian Ferdinand|
|Date of birth||18 February 1985|
|Place of birth||Peckham, London, England|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|2002–2003||West Ham United|
|2003–2008||West Ham United||138||(5)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:05, 21 November 2009 (UTC).|
† Appearances (Goals).