There are two interesting reports doing the rounds today. One is that the FA have put out a statement about chanting by Nottm Forest fans against Dave Jones who is manager of Cardiff City. It says, “We strongly condemn any chanting which contains foul and abusive language or is of a homophobic or discriminatory nature.” They say they are gathering information.
Then there is the story that the Scottish FA has warned Rangers that points will be docked if there is more inappropriate chanting by their supporters. By this they mean the Famine Song which is about the Irish potato famine of the 1840s and includes the line “The famine is over, why don’t you go home?”
George Peat, the SFA’s president, is talking with the SPL and the police.
Uefa have already punished Rangers for the supporters’ “poor conduct” at Villarreal.
Now let us turn to the action by the police, UEFA, the EPL, Portsmouth FC, and the FA in relation to the appalling behaviour by Tottenham supporters at Portsmouth. Here it is…
(Quiet isn’t it).
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