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CITY SHOWING RACISM RED CARD

26 October 2012

Cardiff City is backing the 'Show Racism the Red Card' campaign


t-shirts ahead of tomorrow's kick-off against Burnley. Kick Racism Out of Football and Show Racism the Red CardCardiff City continue the fortnight of action this weekend, with the squad wearing dual branded



CLICK HEREMatch programme CF11 will also be carrying a squad poster supporting the campaign for equality, a cause we are fully behind and hoping to see develop in the years to come. To download that poster,

 

for the first time are holding a join action this weekend and are calling for a collective effort to make racist abuse as unacceptable in Welsh society as it has become in professional football. While racism has reduced in the professional game it is still occurring on a daily basis in society and within grass roots football.Kick it Out and Show Racism the Red Card

 

. In addition, the first-team squad backed the campaign as one by sitting for the SRtRC squad photo.Nicky Maynard and Jason Webber, Christian Roberts, Tommy SmithShow Racism the Red Card held a workshop at Cardiff City Stadium recently, hosted by Campaign Worker


Speaking at the event, Jason Webber said:
“Cardiff City has been leading the way - not just in Wales, but in the UK as a whole.



"The Club has been working with Show Racism the Red Card to highlight our key message - that there is no place for racism in football, nor society at large.


"Our sixth successive event with the club was another fantastic occasion with 150 young people leaving with smiles on their faces after hearing some important messages from their heroes Tommy and Nicky. SRtRC would like to thank Cardiff City for their continued support towards an issue that is still prevalent in society.”

 

For more information on the fantastic work done by Show Racism the Red Card and Kick it Out, visit their websites -www.theredcardwales.organdwww.kickitout.org. SRtRC are hosting a comedy evening at Cardiff’s Marriott hotel on November 10 – emailJessica@theredcardwales.orgfor further information.


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