Previous
Wellington Phoenix FC
Melbourne Victory
3
0
FT
Game Details
Internazionale
Bologna
8:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Ghana
Uganda
4:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Mali
Egypt
7:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Burnley
Sunderland
7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Crystal Palace
Bolton Wanderers
8:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Lincoln City
Ipswich Town
8:05 PM UTC
Game Details
Next

Trending: Juventus unveil new badge

Latest
Read

Nsue set for Birmingham - sources

Transfers
Read

Players want Wenger to stay - Giroud

Arsenal
Read

Swansea to sign Spurs' Carroll - sources

Transfers
Read

Transfer Rater: Young to Shandong Luneng

Transfers
Read

Sepp Blatter: Stand tall vs. racist chants

LONDON -- FIFA president Sepp Blatter says players facing racial abuse during games shouldn't walk off the field as AC Milan did last week.

Kevin-Prince Boateng led the Milan players off Thursday during an exhibition against lower division club Pro Patria that was abandoned because of racist chanting by fans.

Blatter was quoted in Abu Dhabi's The National newspaper Sunday as saying: "Walk off? No. I don't think that is the solution. ... I don't think you can run away, because eventually you can run away if you lose a match."

Emphasizing that there should be "zero tolerance of racism in the stadium," Blatter urged local soccer authorities to impose "harsh" sanctions, such as point deductions.

Blatter says the Italian federation has yet to provide FIFA with a report on Thursday's incident.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.