Race Discrimination in Women’s Soccer Leads to “Hush-Money” Deal by Naz Smyth

Race Discrimination in Women’s Soccer Leads to “Hush-Money” Deal Investigation by the Football Association finds no wrong-doing The midfielders for the England female soccer team gather with their team manager. In the meeting, the manager makes a comparison to pressing hard on the field (putting pressure on your opponent that has the ball) and getting a caution (getting a yellow or red card). The manager compares the caution to a police caution, to which he turns to one of the players. To which the manger asked the mixed-race player, “Haven’t you been arrested before? Four times isn’t it?” This remark catalyzed Eniola Aluko to write an eight-page complaint against the manager. A racial remark like this was not the first. Anti-discrimination group have called for [...]