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Racism a concern for Reds in Russia

February 13, 2013
By Associated Press
LONDON -- The specter of racism hangs over the resumption of the Europa League on Thursday, with Liverpool expressing its "major concern" that the last-32 match against Zenit St. Petersburg will be marred by racist abuse from the Russian team's fans.

Liverpool officials are concerned about the welfare of the club's players in light of a document published by a section of Zenit supporters in December, urging the team not to sign black or gay players.

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