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'Significant' racism in football

Racism remains a 'significant problem' in British football and more must be done to tackle racism and discrimination in the game, MPs on the Culture, Media and Sport committee have said.

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Terry and Suarez race rows 'prompted report'

The report on racism comes off the back of high-profile incidents involving John Terry and Luis Suarez last season, MPs have said.

John Terry was cleared of racially abusing Anton Ferdinand in court Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Terry was cleared of racially abusing Ferdinand in court but the case is still under FA investigation.

The Chelsea captain could face a lengthy ban if found guilty at the FA hearing next week.

Luis Suarez (left) refuses to shake Patrice Evra's hand Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Archive

Liverpool will order Luis Suarez to shake hands with Manchester United rival Patrice Evra as the two clubs bid to defuse tensions before Sunday’s potentially explosive clash.

The teams meet at Anfield with memories of last season’s racism controversy between Suarez and Evra still fresh.

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