Goal to kick out racism

5th December 1997 at 00:00
The Prime Minister and the England football coach, Glenn Hoddle, invited the nation's children to kick racism out of the sport when they launched a competition for schools this week.

Tony Blair kicked a ball through a banner bearing the message: "Let's kick racism out of football" in a school near the Football Association's headquarters in London. He said: "Racism is not just wrong, it is illogical, it has no place in a decent society."

Schools were invited last month to produce work linked to the theme - more than 2,000 have responded.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now