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Ferdinands' FA criticism

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand and his brother Anton have issued a statment expressing their disappointment with the Football Association and PFA over their "actions" regarding racism in the game.

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Players' union announces six-point plan to tackle racism in football

Jason Roberts (left) was one of a number of players to boycott the 'Kick It Out' t-shirts.

Players' chief Gordon Taylor has announced a six-point action plan to deal with racism in football after criticism from some members.

The PFA chief executive says the union wants tougher penalties for racist abuse including making it potentially a sackable offence, culprits ordered to attend awareness programmes and a form of the NFL's 'Rooney rule' to boost the number of black coaches and managers.

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