Bulgarian football chief quits in racism row

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Bulgarian football chief quits in racism row
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The president of the Bulgarian Football Union (BFU) stepped down on Tuesday after the prime minister urged him to quit following racist abuse from Bulgarian fans towards black English players during their Euro 2020 qualifier.

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov called for former goalkeeper Borislav Mihaylov to step down after Monday’s match was temporarily halted by the referee to tackle abuse from the crowd.

“Today, the president of the Bulgarian Football Union Borislav Mihailov submitted his resignation, which will be presented to the...


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Bulgarian football chief quits in racism row


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