Brighton CEO: Government needs to step up fast to support football's fight against racism
12 November 2019
Brighton's chief executive tells offthepitch.com that politicians and authorities are not backing up football clubs to stamp out racism.
Social media is a "lawless environment."
Tougher deterrents required quickly.
Brighton's chief executive, Paul Barber, has warned the government and authorities that should they fail to take tougher action against racism, they risk facing an increase in English football.
Barber has called for swifter, tougher action amid fears that racist behaviour could be on the rise in stadia across the leagues.
England players were abused by fans during a Euro 2020 qualifier against Bulgaria in Sofia on 15th October.
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