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Nh: Beitar Jerusalem

this afternoon (friday 20th), 1.20-1.25pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated 2.20pm and 9.20pm, and repeated 10.26pm on the world tonight on bbc radio 4)

newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

One of the more unpleasant football matches I’ve ever attend was fifteen years ago in Jerusalem where the top club, Beitar, had a truly terrible reputation for a hardcore of racist fans, and so they proved to be, screaming Death to Arabs, waving blood-curdling banners, you get the ugly picture. But when the hich-tech business mogul Moshe Hogeg became the new owner, he decided to take the numskulls on, and his at-time confrontational style seems to be working.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter alex capstick 

• owner moshe hogeg

gal karpel of kick it out

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