Football Against Racism in Europe

UEFA’s partner in the FARE campaign, (Football against Racism Europe) is staging a Fortnight of Action’ from October 16th to 28th.2008 marks the third year that the Football Association of Ireland in conjunction with its community partners will be supporting the European Football campaign against racism and discrimination.In the Republic of Ireland the FARE Week will focus on 3 levels; these will include a half time underage exhibition game at the Ireland v Cyprus match on the 15th of October 2008, with players drawn from children who have taken part in FAI grassroots programmes throughout 2008; represent the richness of cultural and ethnic diversity in Ireland. At the National league level, eircom League Clubs will run activities at home matches; grassroots clubs and community organisations are being encourage to organise local initiatives.The FAI’s Intercultural Football Programme has made a stock of material available to clubs, leagues and organisations to run activities in support of FARE week.For further information please do not hesitate to contact Des Tomlinson, National Coordinator for Intercultural Football at, phone 018999571 or Claire Redmond at, phone 018999566.

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