Britain / 08-02-2018

Chelsea to ban any fans found 'shaming' club at Watford

Source: bbc


Chelsea will ban any supporters found to have used antisemitic language or behaviour during the defeat at Watford on Monday, saying it "shames the club".

 

A report on a Jewish website said one fan was left "disgusted" by chanting from fellow Blues supporters, reporting the incident to stewards at the ground.

 

"Antisemitism has no place in our club, football or wider society," said a Chelsea statement.

 

The club have launched an investigation in co-operation with Watford and the police.

 

The statement added: "Anyone found guilty of antisemitic language or behaviour will face action from the club, including bans, and will be asked to attend equality education courses.

 

"We welcome the fact that Chelsea fans have reported this behaviour, which shames our club."