Get your club involved – Football Against Racism in Europe

IMG_8987It is FARE fortnight from 6th – 20th October.  FARE is Football Against Racism in Europe. From the grassroots and schools levels to national league, international and Champions League, across UEFA affiliates, action will be taken against racism.What you can do during FARE fortnight:

  • designate one of your home games as FARE action
  • host a champions league style handshake and wristband exchange (we will send you wristbands)
  • host a photoshoot using our Red Cards
  • Take photo’s and send to

What we will provide:

  • 50 SRTRC wristbands for underage teams
  • 11 SRTRC A4 size Red Cards
  • Education workshop, if you wish, on the FAI Anti Racism Rule

13 October 2013; The FAI and anti-racism education charity 'Show Racism the Red Card' announced details today of the upcoming FARE activities taking place in Ireland, which runs from the 15th to the 29th of October. Highlights of the fortnight will include a multicultural procession of children accompanying players onto the pitch for the forthcoming Ireland v Kazakhstan game, as well as the unfurling of giant anti-racism banners during various international and Airtricity League games by football supporters. In addition, FAI Development Officers will deliver 'Show Racism the Red Card' workshops to children in over 100 schools, reaching an anticipated 6,000 young people over the course of the two weeks. Pictured at the launch is Republic of Ireland's Sean St.Ledger, left, David Forde and Ciaran Clark, right. Portmarnock Golf Links Hotel, Portmarnock, Co. Dublin. Picture credit: David Maher / SPORTSFILE *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***

Pictured backing FARE fortnight previously is Republic of Ireland’s Sean St.Ledger, left, David Forde and Ciaran Clark

How to get involved:Express an interest using the form on the attachment below and return to or email us with details about your proposed action including the following information-Name of clubcontact name, email and numberYour plan of action: which team involved and what you will doHow you will promote awarenessEstimated number of participantsAge groupBuncrana-Hearts-FC-1This a link to the Call for Participation letter sent out through the Football Association of Ireland.  Call for participation Football Against Racism Clubs 2016Respond to call for participation by 20th September, so we can send resources for the week prior to 6th October.Migrant Volunteering in SportSeparately, here is a a link to a new publication “Handbook on Volunteering ofMigrants in Sports Clubs and Organisation”.  This publication is in 2parts. The first part gives information to people interested involunteering, while the second part gives information to clubs interestedin attracting/recruiting volunteers from diverse backgrounds.The handbook came about as a result of roundtable discussions, focus groupmeetings with clubs and partner meetings with people from a migrantbackground and NGOs involved in sport across seven EU countries.

This entry was posted in FAI. Bookmark the permalink.