Could The FA do more to discourage racism? A review of the Bernardo Silva decision

Football
Published: Friday, 20 December 2019. Written by Thomas Horton No Comments

This article analyses The FA Regulatory Commission’s decision in the case of Bernardo Silva and considers the impact of the episode on combatting racism in football.

  • The facts of the case;
  • Decision and written reasons of the FA Regulatory Commission;
  • Sanctions available and comparable cases;
  • Comment – are we doing enough to kick racism out of football?

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Thomas Horton

Thomas Horton

Barrister, 3 Hare Court Chambers
 
Thomas is a barrister at 3 Hare Court Chambers whose practice currently focuses on personal injury,  property litigation (commercial and residential), contractual disputes, commercial law, insolvency law (personal and corporate), and employment law. Thomas regularly appears in the County Court for interlocutory hearings and trials in various practice areas and also in the High Court for insolvency law matters in the Winding Up List and in fully contested hearings. Thomas has also undertaken a range of pleading and advisory work in the above-stated practice areas.

Thomas is currently using his experience in those practice areas to develop a practice in Sports Law.
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