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Blatter rejects deducting points for racism

Sepp Blatter has rejected the notion of deducting points from clubs who have vocally racist fans at matches as a way of tackling discrimination in football.

The 77-year-old has suggested such sanctions in the past but, after considering what effects this decision might have, he has now backed down from the suggested solution.

Speaking at a conference in Zurich, the Fifa president said such action could provoke further crowd disturbances.

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