Articles by Geoff

In a major victory for BDS, Adidas has dropped its sponsorship of the Israel Football Association. The following statement has been posted by the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) at https://bdsmovement.net/news/team-justice-scores-adidas-no-longer-sponsoring-israel-football-association: The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel welcomes the news that Adidas is no …

The campaign has written to the UEFA Executive Committee members as follows: Venue for UEFA Women’s Under 19 finals in Israel On the 24th February we wrote to Mr Platini, copied to all members of the Executive Committee, expressing our detailed concerns about the award of the UEFA Women’s Under 19 finals 2015 to Israel. …

The campaign has written to the FAW about the Euro 2016 competition in which Wales has been drawn to play against Israel in March and September 2015. Last May we asked the FAW to┬ácensor the Israeli Football Association (IFA) for its complicity in the repression of Palestinian football. ┬áSince then there has been negligible progress: …

The following EDM was submitted by Sir Bob Russell in October 2012. That this House congratulates the Football Association for its Kick It Out campaign against racism in football; registers with profound disapproval, however, that the FA is prepared to participate in the European Under-21 football tournament to be played in Israel in June 2013, …