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FIFA is rightly proud of the work it does to support football development in Palestine.  We call on FIFA to condemn the demolitions in Umm Al Khair, and to defend the right of Palestinians throughout the Occupied Territories to live lives free of criminal terror and deprivation.

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The Union of European Football Associations has rejected an Israeli bid to host games during the 2020 European Championships.

September 19, 2014
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UEFA president Michel Platini is facing pressure to exclude the Israeli bid to host UEFA European Championship 2020 games ahead of the September 19 decision on which 12 cities the tournament will be held across.

Palestinian football teams and NGOs have written to Platini arguing that holding the UEFA 2020 games in Jerusalem would be tantamount to “r

September 10, 2014
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Dear Michel Platini and UEFA executive committee members, We, the undersigned Palestinian civil society organizations and national institutions, call upon UEFA to exclude the bid of the Israeli Football Association (IFA) for Jerusalem to host UEFA 2020 tournament games from the selection process.

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Their names are Jawhar Nasser Jawhar, 19, and Adam Abd al-Raouf Halabiya, 17. They were once soccer players in the West Bank. Now they are never going to play sports again. Jawhar and Adam were on their way home from a training session in the Faisal al-Husseini Stadium on January 31 when Israeli forces fired upon them as they approached a checkpoint.

March 7, 2014
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Former French sports minister Marie-George Buffet has asked European football’s governing body to cancel its plan to hold this year’s under-21 championship in Israel.

In a 7 March letter to UEFA president Michel Platini, the member of parliament argued that Israeli restrictions on freedom of movement for Palestinian athletes, and the groundless incarceration of f

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A group of Premier League footballers and players in other major European leagues have condemned plans to hold the Under-21 European championship in Israel next year, saying it will be seen as a "reward" for this month's assault on Gaza in which young people playing football were killed when a sports stadium was bombed.

The signatories, who include Eden Hazard of Chelsea, Abou Diaby of Arsenal and five Newca

November 30, 2012
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Palestinian girls holding pictures of detained footballer Mahmoud al-Sarsak
Midfielder Mahmoud al-Sarsak is one of three Palestinian footballers being held without trial in Israel

The Palestine Football Association (PFA) has asked European football's governing body Uefa to bar Israel from hosting a tournament next year over Palestinian players in detention.

June 15, 2012
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Glasgow, United Kingdom -On the final day of the Scottish football season, one of the biggest crowds in Europe turned up to watch Celtic FC being crowned champions.

Nearly 60,000 fans danced and sang as their heroes demolished Edinburgh club Heart of Midlothian 5-0. Anthems such as "You’ll Never Walk Alone" and "The Celtic Song" mingled with tributes to players past and present.

Then something different happened.

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- Football legend Eric Cantona and world pro footballers association calls for release of Mahmoud Sarsak, detained three years in Israel without charge or trial

- Footballer near death after 80+ days without eating, one of 308 Palestinian “administrative detainees”

- UEFA criticised for awarding Israel right to host 2013 Under-21 tournament

- Cantona, Show Racism the Red Card, Chomsky, Loach and others slam official si

June 12, 2012