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Britain Struggle against Antisemitism

Footballer gets five-match ban over antisemitic abuse of Hemel Hempstead’s Scott Shulton

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Source: TheJC

A footballer has received a five-match ban after the Football Association found him guilty of shouting “fucking Jew” at Hemel Hempstead Town midfielder Scott Shulton during a match earlier this year.

Following a FA hearing, Braintree Town player Billy Crook was suspended for five games from all domestic first team football, fined, and ordered to complete an education course after the Regulatory Commission decided to uphold the charge against him.

The FA’s ruling against Mr Crook, who was a teammate of Mr Shulton’s when both played for Braintree Town, said: “On the balance of probability, the Commission unanimously decided that [he] had used the words ‘fucking Jew’ towards Mr Shulton.