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Tue Dec 11, 2012, 06:48 PM

EPL blasted for soft stance on racism

Kick It Out chairman Lord Herman Ouseley accused the football authorities, Chelsea and Liverpool of a failure of "morality and leadership" over their handling of alleged racist incidents involving John Terry and Luis Suarez.

Lord Ouseley said Chelsea and Liverpool protected their players because they were "assets," even when they were alleged, and then proven, to have racially abused opponents.

"There is very little morality in football among the top clubs," Ouseley told The Guardian.

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Ouseley blasted English football's authorities for not making disapproving statements after Suarez and Terry were found guilty, but added: "The condemnations have been mealy-mouthed.

http://soccernet.espn.go.com/news/story/_/id/1259704/premier-league-blasted-for-being-soft-on-racism-by-lord-ouseley?cc=5901

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