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/ 46 days ago

Similar to Pulisic: Lazio to pay price for fans' McKennie chants

In the first leg of the Coppa Italia semifinal on Tuesday, Weston McKennie was the target of ‘discriminatory’ shouts from Lazio supporters, according to his club Juventus. Several videos that have gone viral show areas of the Allianz Stadium's away section including the Biancocelesti’s fans yelling racist chants at McKennie. The incident happened in the […]

Inter Milan

/ 393 days ago

Italian police ban 171 Juventus fans for racist abuse

A number of Juventus fans picked up bans and fines from Italian police stemming from racist abuse they hailed at Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku. The incidents occurred after Lukaku leveled a Coppa Italia semifinal game late in Turin. Juventus fans behind the goal where the Belgian scored laid into Lukaku. Inexplicably, Lukaku picked up […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 426 days ago

English referee abuse fines hit $1.5 million in 2022/23

Referee abuse in English is at an all-time high. Players and coaches have been giving both officials an earful as they go against calls. That could include reaction to VAR decisions, missed calls or just general grievances. According to multiple reports, the total fines associated referee slander within English is now past $1.5 million for […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 435 days ago

Kyle Walker-Peters suffers racial abuse after Man United draw

Southampton announced it is in contact with law enforcement after Kyle Walker-Peters reported racial abuse following the Saints' scoreless draw against Manchester United on Sunday. Abuse rolled in online after the game that saw United drop points for a second-straight game, and Southampton get a crucial draw. The focal point of the racial abuse stems […]

Leagues: NWSL

/ 497 days ago

NWSL bans 4 coaches for life following abuse and misconduct

National Women's Soccer League commissioner Jessica Berman has banned four coaches following the conclusion of an investigation. NWSL banned Paul Riley, Christy Holly, Rory Dames, and Richie Burke from coaching in the league again. The joint investigation by the NWSL and their players association surrounded severe allegations made against these coaches. Riley, former Portland Thorns […]

Leagues: NWSL

/ 596 days ago

US Soccer releases report detailing abusive behavior in NWSL

On Monday afternoon, the US Soccer Federation released an independent report for an investigation into past reports of abusive behavior and sexual misconduct in the NWSL. Former United States Attorney General Sally Yates produced a 172-page report that goes into an investigation into three NWSL coaches. Those coaches are Paul Riley, Rory Dames and Christy […]