Chelsea have suspended four members from attending the Blue’s matches pending further investigation concerning claims in regards to the conduct of the home fans towards Manchester City‘s winger Raheem Sterling.
The club issued an official statement today in regards to the investigation concerning the evident racial abuse of Raheem Sterling that occurred at Stamford Bridge amid Saturday’s clash with Manchester City.
An official statement on the club’s site read: Chelsea Football Club has suspended four people from attending Chelsea matches pending further investigations into allegations regarding the behaviour of supporters towards Raheem Sterling during our match against Manchester City on Saturday.
“Our investigations into this matter are ongoing. We are fully supporting the police investigation and any information we gather will be passed on to them.
Chelsea Football Club finds all forms of discriminatory behaviour abhorrent and if there is evidence of ticket holders taking part in any racist behaviour, the club will issue severe sanctions, including bans. We will also fully support any criminal prosecutions.”
The awful antiemitism relates to Chelsea’s clash against Manchester City on Saturday, where sets of supporters were obviously caught on tape abusing the Manchester City’s forward.
As indicated by ‘The Telegraph’, one of the of the men suspended allegedly hollered “you f – ing dark c – ” at the 24-year-old on Saturday, which is understood to have given his account of the exchange to Chelsea who have likewise found the alleged Blue’s fans filmed hurling insults at Sterling.
it’s great to see the West-London take reasonably quick action, regardless of whether it ought to be the minimum required reaction for this situation.
The Sterling occurrence, despicable as it was all by itself, has restarted a genuinely necessary discussion about antisemitism in football, discrimination in society, and racism, once in a while inconspicuous, sometimes overt, in media.
Former Liverpool star John Barnes express great dissatisfaction towards the growing racism in football earlier today on BBC.
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