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Manchester United fans ‘ejected’ for singing homophobic chants, says Chelsea

The club released a statement Tuesday saying a number of away supporters were prevented from entering the stadium while others were ejected from the ground. "This behavior will not be tolerated at Chelsea Football Club," the club said. "Those supporters will be banned from attending matches at Stamford Bridge in future, and in cooperation with Manchester United we have passed the details of those supporters to them so they can take appropriate action."Chelsea Football Club is a diverse and inclusive club and will always take firm action against all forms of discriminatory behaviour."READ: Thousands across social media react angrily to Premier League LGBT campaignREAD: Fan says she was told to remove rainbow flag during Israel Folau's debut matchManchester United, which won the tie 2-0, responded with a statement saying the club held a "long-standing commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.""We were the first club to sign up to the TeamPride coalition and continue to collaborate with Stonewall and other anti-discriminatory organizations in this area," the club said. "Our fans were vocal as always in their support for the team last night anRead More – Source

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