Chelsea FC condemned the inappropriate chants heard from some home fans during this evening’s game.
Chelsea condemned offensive chanting from sections of the home support around Stamford Bridge during the team’s Premier League against Liverpool.
Chelsea hosted Liverpool in the midweek clash of the Premier League and match ended in a goalless draw.
Part of the crowd near the dugout could be heard during the second half directing taunts against visiting supporters, relating to the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, that the club said “have no place in football”.
Chelsea issued a statement: “Chelsea FC condemns the inappropriate chants heard from some home fans during this evening’s game.
“Hateful chanting has no place in football and we apologise to anyone who has been offended by them.”
A Premier League statement added: “The Premier League condemns the tragedy chanting heard at tonight’s match between Chelsea and Liverpool.
“We continue to treat this as an unacceptable issue and are seeking to address it as a priority.”
There were also chants directed at former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher, in attendance as part of Sky Sports’ broadcast team, relating to an incident in 2018 where was filmed spitting at a passing car.
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