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Wasim Haq resigns from FA Council over post that said ‘Hitler would be proud of Netanyahu’

An FA Council member who wrote on social media that “Adolf Hitler would be proud of Benjamin Netanyahu” has resigned. Wasim Haq was suspended by the FA last week for the post on X, which was subsequently deleted. The post about the Israeli president was made in reference to Israel’s ongoing war with Hamas. “I […]

Apple and Disney Halt Ads on X After Musk Endorses Antisemitic Post

The blowback over Elon Musk’s endorsement of an antisemitic conspiracy theory on X gathered steam on Friday, as several major advertisers on his social media platform cut off their spending after his comments. Disney said it was pausing spending on X, as did Lionsgate, the entertainment and film distribution company, and Paramount Global, the media […]

X Races to Contain Damage After Elon Musk Endorses Antisemitic Post

Less than 24 hours after Elon Musk endorsed an antisemitic post on X as “the actual truth” of what Jewish people were doing, IBM paused its advertising on the social media platform as X’s chief executive, Linda Yaccarino, and others at the company scrambled on Thursday to contain the fallout. X employees said on Thursday […]

Manchester City: Treble winners post Premier League and club record revenues and profits

Manchester City beat Inter Milan in Istanbul five months ago to end their long quest to win the Champions League Manchester City have posted a Premier League record revenue of £712.8m for the 2022-23 financial year. This exceeds the record £648.4m posted last month by Manchester United and is a £99.8m rise on the previous […]

LTA removes council member over ‘unacceptable’ Israel-Gaza social media post

Haq was appointed by the LTA to improve diversity The Lawn Tennis Association has removed one of its council members for an inappropriate social media post about the Israel-Gaza conflict. Wasim Haq was appointed by the LTA and Football Association (FA) councils to help promote diversity and inclusion. The now-deleted post on X, formerly Twitter, […]

David Healy: Linfield manager dismisses speculation linking him with Grimsby Town post

David Healy has been manager of Linfield for eight years Linfield boss David Healy has dismissed speculation linking him with the vacant managerial position at Grimsby Town. The League Two side are on the lookout for a new manager after sacking former boss Paul Hurst on 28 October following a 1-0 defeat to Doncaster Rovers. […]

Anwar el Ghazi: Dutch winger’s Mainz contract terminated over Israel-Gaza post

Anwar El Ghazi previously played for Aston Villa and Everton before joining PSV Eindhoven in August 2022 Dutch winger Anwar El Ghazi has had his contract terminated by Mainz for a social media post about the Israel-Gaza conflict, the club confirmed on Friday. The 28-year-old was suspended on 17 October by the Bundesliga club after […]

Hamza Choudhury: FA writes to clubs after player’s pro-Palestinian post

Hamza Choudhury used the phrase in a social media post on Monday The Football Association will write to clubs advising players should not use the phrase “from river to the sea” in social media posts as it is “considered offensive to many”. Critics say the phrase implies the destruction of Israel, but some pro-Palestinian protesters […]

Hamza Choudhury: Leicester player ‘sorry for offence’ caused by pro-Palestinian post

Hamza Choudhury has made 64 league appearances for Leicester City during his career Leicester City midfielder Hamza Choudhury says he is “sorry for any offence he has caused” with a social media post often interpreted as supportive of Palestinian nationalism. Choudhury wrote “From river to sea” with an image of a Palestinian flag on X, […]

Anwar El Ghazi: Mainz lift suspension and impose official warning over Israel-Gaza post

Anwar El Ghazi (right) previously played for Aston Villa and Everton before joining PSV Eindhoven in August 2022 Dutch winger Anwar El Ghazi has had his suspension lifted by Mainz and given an official warning after his social media post about the Israel-Gaza conflict. Sources had told BBC Sport the German club would terminate his […]

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