Show Racism the Red Card held their 4th Hall of Fame event at the Speaker’s Residence, Houses of Parliament, at the invitation of Rt. Hon. John Bercow MP, Speaker of the House of Commons.
‘Football Clubs & Managers’ were honoured at the event with Liverpool FC, Rotherham United FC, Southend United FC & Arsenal FC manager Arsene Wenger OBE receiving awards.
‘Current & former professional footballers’ including Brighton & Hove Albion’s Liam Rosenior, former England & Rangers striker Mark Hateley, former Wales & Swansea City midfielder Steve Jenkins, former Wimbledon FC winger Lionel Morgan, former Reading FC defender Francis Duku & former Wimbledon FC winger and current Sunderland Ladies manager Carlton Fairweather also had their contributions to the anti-racism campaign recognised.
For their ‘Commitment to Education’, SRtRC honoured the Vale of Glamorgan Council, Herts for:
- Learning’s Noah Kaindama,
- Buckinghamshire County Council’s Yvette Thomas
- and Show Racism the Red Card Education Worker Manisha Tailor.
The immense contribution of Trade Unions was also recognised by the ‘Trade Union Supporters’ category with Dave Anderson MP, Unite the Union figurehead Len McCluskey, UNISON’s Northern Region Secretary Clare Williams and North West TUC Regional Secretary Lynn Collins all receiving awards. SRtRC also lauded the contributions of a number of key individuals, with Jenine Abdo, Ali Abdi, Stephen Cavalier, and Norma Stephenson OBE all receiving awards in the ‘Campaign Supporters’ category.
Guest presenters at the event included former England & Manchester City winger Trevor Sinclair, former England & West Ham United striker Bobby Zamora and former West Ham United & Charlton manager Alan Curbishley.
All images courtesy of Mark Thomas