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Leeds United shows racism the red card

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12:01am 24th November 2011

Leeds United is showing racism the red card.

Over a 100 youngster are attending an anti-racism event at Leeds United Football Club on Thursday 24th November betyween 1pm and 3.15pm.

In attendance will be Leed United manager Simon Grayson and other SRtRC patrons, including former Leeds players, Brian Deane, Chris Kamara, Chris Fairclough, John Hendrie and former Newcastle United player Olivier Bernard

Young people from St Patrick's, Hill Top, Ingram Road, Bramhope, Raynville, Strawberry Fields and Kerr Mackie Primary Schools, are at the stadium for the 'Show Racism the Red Card' event.

They're being given the opportunity to take part in an afternoon of enjoyable and educational activities.

During the afternoon they will watch Show Racism the Red Card's latest DVD featuring top footballers and pose questions on racism to the special guests.

Ged Grebby, Chief Executive of Show Racism the Red Card said:

"SRtRC are delighted to receive such great support from our Honorary Patrons for this event. To have a panel answering questions from local school pupils that includes 5 ex-Leeds players, including Simon Grayson, the LUFC manager, is something really special."

"This event should be really memorable for the young people and we are confident that the anti-racist message presented on the day will reinforce the message that there is no room for racism in Leeds; in football or in society."

All of the young people will leave with a goody bag and a signed Leeds United poster.

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