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Brexit vote ‘sparks rise in Islamophobia’ against Muslim footballers at grassroots level

Brexit vote ‘sparks rise in Islamophobia’ against Muslim footballers at grassroots level

Players and staff say verbal and physical abuse is a regular feature of non-league clubs’ fixtures since the vote for Brexit. By Ashish Joshi, News Correspondent Muslim footballers playing the game at grassroots level are increasingly being targeted with Islamophobic abuse following Brexit, according to the organisation that monitors racism in football. Kick It Out […]