Tag Archive | homophobic chants

UK: Two arrested for homophobic abuse in Brighton v Wolves draw

UK: Two arrested for homophobic abuse in Brighton v Wolves draw

(Reuters) – Two supporters from the away end at Brighton & Hove Albion’s Amex Stadium were ejected, and later arrested by the Sussex Police, for homophobic abuse during Sunday’s 2-2 draw against Wolverhampton Wanderers, the two clubs said on Monday. The homophobic abuse came at a time when Premier League clubs were celebrating the Rainbow […]

France: Criticism For FFF President Le Graet’s Homophobia Comment

France: Criticism For FFF President Le Graet’s Homophobia Comment

(Reuters) – French Football Federation President Noel Le Graet told a radio station that he supported referees stopping matches in the event of racist chants – but not homophobic ones, in comments that drew criticism on Tuesday. The FFF introduced new rules this season enabling referees to interrupt play in the event of any such […]