Haaretz’s reports the PFA President’s threat to petition the Court of Arbitration in Sport if the settlement clubs issue is not settled.  It also reports that the FIFA Council is likely to postpone a decision as a result of Israeli Pressure. The full text of the report is: “The head of the Palestinian Football Association has threatened that …

The Guardian’s Peter Beaumont has reported the following.  It presents unambiguously the legal position that we and others have emphasised. (Photo of the Aroni Ariel football ground is by Jack Guez, AFP/Getty images). “A senior United Nations official has written to Fifa to reiterate that the UN regards Israeli settlements – and by extension Israeli football …

AFP reports Palestinian youths were refused permission to enter the Maale Adumim settlement on Tuesday 11th October.  Boys aged between 11 and 15 from nearby Bedouin communities chanted “Infantino” let us play”.  See http://worldsoccertalk.com/2016/10/11/palestinian-youths-march-on- The full text is as follows:! “Palestinian children marched on an Israeli settlement to play football there on Tuesday, in a …

Several representations have been made to the Israel Palestine Monitoring Committee on the issue of teams from Israeli settlements playing in the Israeli FA’s leagues prior to the Committee’s report at the FIFA Council meeting on 13-14 October.  This campaign felt that prior to the meeting relevant information should also be forwarded to the individual members of the …

This report has been sent from Hebron. Yesterday, the Israeli occupation soldiers broke into the Youth of Hebron Football Club’s building near Bab Az-Zawia to look for specific stone-throwers to arrest them. When they didn’t find any of them, they fired tear gas grenades into the hall to make all the guys who were sitting there …

The following Open Letter was sent to FIFA and UEFA leaders by Ms Bina Ahmad, Sir Geoffrey Bindman QC, Mr John Dugard SC, Mr Richard Falk, Mr Michael Mansfield QC, Mr Tareq Shrourou.  They argue that FIFA should not explicitly or implicitly continue to endorse the current situation which undermines respect for the international rule …

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