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Chelsea suspend three fans over Paris Metro racism incident

Chelsea have suspended three supporters as part of the club’s investigation into a racist incident on the Paris Metro. A black commuter was pushed back by what appeared to be a group of fans travelling to the Parc des Princes for the Champions League match against Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday evening. A chant of “We’re racist and that’s the way …

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Top arrests for racist chanting in Premier League since 2004/05

More West Ham, Chelsea and Spurs fans have been arrested for racist and abusive chanting than any other Premier League club in the last ten years. Figures on the government website show that since the 2004/5 season, there have been 21 arrests made for racist and abusive chanting involving West Ham fans, more than any other club. The problem of …

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Blackburn – Stoke City 14.02.2015, away fans in clashes with police

Stoke City fans were involved in violent clashes with police officers at Blackburn after their side were dumped out of the FA Cup. Fighting erupted in the away supporters’ section of the Ewood Park ground in incidents that flared twice, lasting around 10 minutes in total in the closing stages of the game. It is believed that around 20 Stoke …

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Grimsby Town fan ejected from ground before Forest Green match for ‘playing with inflatable’ 07.02.2015

Stewards at Forest Green ejected a Grimsby Town fan from the ground before kick off – apparently for playing with an inflatable football. Several people – including at least six stewards were seen to physically eject the man from the ground, and one appeared to have him in a headlock. One fan said the move had angered supporters. Stadium manager …

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Memories from 1985: Riots during match in England between Millwall and Luton

In 1985, in the sixth round of the Cup of England, Kenilworth Road was witness to one of the worst incidents of football hooliganism in the history of the English game. Millwall hooligans, who had overwhelmed the stadium, rioted before, during and after a fixture that First Division Luton won 1-0. Police fought running battles with hundreds of hooligans on …

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Bolton Wanderers fans disgust at flare thrown during derby game 26.12.2014

Bolton Wanderers supporters have expressed anger after a flare was thrown into the corporate box by a Blackburn Rovers fan on Boxing Day’s derby game. A supporter appeared to throw a pyrotechnic which landed in a corporate box situated in the area of the ground which accommodated the visiting Bolton fans. Police and stewards were quickly on the scene and …

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