Bray legends give racism the red card

The roll out of the eircom League of Ireland’s anti racism campaign and sign up to the UEFA 10 point plan continued today at the magnificent Wicklow Arts Centre in the heart of Bray.Pictured: Garrett Mullan, Anthony Rooney, Andrei Georgescu, Eddie Cox, Des Tomlinson, Eddie Gormley, Katie Taylor, Chris O’Connor, Gary MessitCathaoirleach Ann Egan opened the event speaking on behalf of Bray Town Council. Councillor Deirdre De Burca, Deputy Liz Mc Manus and Minister Dick Roche were also present to see the launch of the Bray Wanderers FC Show Racism the Red Card launch.About 140 attended the event in total including pupils from St Andrew’s National School, St Patricks GNS, St Cronan’s BNS, St Peters, Bray School Project, St Feargal’s with teachers and representatives of Bray Youth Service, Bray Town Council and Wicklow VEC.The panel included players Andrei Georgescu and Chris O’ Connor with their manager Eddie Gormley and local legends Katie Taylor (Ireland Women’s Senior team and World Boxing Champion) and Gary Messit recipient of the FAI Football for All award 2006.Sections of the 15 minute Show Racism the Red Card dvd were shown followed by questions and answers session involving the panel and youngsters in the audience.Pictured: Katie Taylor takes a questionPictured: Garrett Mullan, Eddie Cox signing up to the UEFA 10 Point Plan on behalf of Bray Wanderers FC, Des Tomlinson FAI Intercultural Co-ordinator and Bray Wanderers FC Manager Eddie Gormley

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