Man given five-year football banning order after video of England fans singing antisemitic song at World Cup
A man has been handed a five-year football banning order after a video appearing to show England fans singing an antisemitic song at the World Cup was shared online.
Police investigating the clip served three men with notices under the 1989 Football Spectators Act.
Michael Herbert, 57, appeared at Leicester Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, where he was handed a five-year football banning order, the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) said.
Two other men, aged 52 and 58, appeared at Leeds Magistrates’ Court, where the case was adjourned until Tuesday.