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Spurs celebrate Emmanuel Adebayor’s goal scores

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Tottenham defender William Gallas believes his team-mates would be within their rights to walk off the pitch, if they find themselves on the end of racial abuse again.

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Inter Milan v Tottenham: Spurs expect action from Uefa on racism

Last night's match at the San Siro was overshadowed by abuse

A view of the Lazio crowd during the match with Tottenham

Lazio face stadium ban from UEFA amid allegations of racism

Supporters charged for the fourth time this season

Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe picks up an injury in the Premier League match against West Brom

Jermain Defoe some way from return for Tottenham

England striker out for longer than expected

Roberto Mancini watches Roma in action against Sampdoria

Roma 'prepare £4.5m offer' to tempt Roberto Mancini back to Serie A

Italian side looking to take advantage of uncertainty at Manchester City

Mario Balotelli of AC Milan celebrates his goal scored from the penalty spot during the Serie A match between Cagliari Calcio and AC Milan at Stadio Is Arenas

Inter Milan fined over racist chanting aimed at Mario Balotelli

AC Milan forward was the subject of abuse

Paul Gascoigne pictured in November last year at a Lazio match

Paul Gascoigne continues to receive hospital treatment in the United States

The former England midfielder travelled to a clinic in Arizona last week

Demba Ba hurt his nose against Newcastle

Demba Ba to have face mask fitted in bid for quick return for Chelsea

Striker hurt his nose in the match against Newcastle

Paul Gascoigne has suffered a long battle with alcoholism

Ex-England footballer Paul Gascoigne admitted to US treatment centre

Former Tottenham and Newcastle player has been battling alcoholism

A view of the Lazio crowd during the match with Tottenham

Lazio and Tottenham charged by Uefa in relation to racism marred match

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Matt Jarvis poses on the cover of ‘Attitude’ magazine

After Matt Jarvis rallies against homophobia, here are five other footballers who've got involved politically

Rarely do professional footballers make public statements that zigzag anywhere near political engagement - so the appearance of West Ham's Matt Jarvis on the cover of Britain's best-selling gay magazine, Attitude, and his attempt to address homophobia, one of the beautiful game's last remaining stigmas (in 21 years of the Premier League not one footballer has come out), is to be welcomed. Here we select five other pros who have used their profile to political effect.

Zenit striker Hulk

Liverpool and Tottenham handed tough ties in the Europa League

Zenit St Petersburg  and Lyon await Liverpool and Tottenham, while Newcastle play Metalist Kharkiv and Chelsea face Sparta Prague.

Chelsea will be keen to avoid big spending Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala, who have Samuel Eto'o among their ranks

Europa League: New challenges ahead for Chelsea in shadow of Champions League elite

Roman Abramovich in the Europa League. Chelsea on ITV4, not even Channel 5. Today the Champions League exit will hit home hardest. At 10.30am the draw for Europe's elite competition will take place in Nyon. Barcelona, Manchester United, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich will find out who awaits them in the knockout stage of Europe's top competition.

Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris

Hugo Lloris has proved himself as one of the 'world's best' after dislodging Brad Friedel

Hugo Lloris was signed by Tottenham over the summer

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