Extract from drama 'Offside' in which a series of incidents, initiated by racial tensions, culminate in a serious assault. Here, promising Asian footballer Shoaib is in a pub with his white team-mates when friends from the Asian community start to give him a hard time about hanging around with white friends. An Asian friend confronts Shoaib directly, and the situation escalates outside the pub. The Asian friend is beaten up by the group of footballers, though Shoaib does not physically take part in the assault. During the melee, one of the group shouts racial insults.

Warning: This clip contains some violence and some language that might offend.

This clip is from:
Scene, Offside
First broadcast:
21 June 2002

Use this clip to introduce the issues and tensions in 'Offside' and to provide a platform for discussion about responsibility for the assault. What is the best and most mature way to resolve a conflict such as the one seen in the clip?