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Sport Everton investigating reports of homophobic chants during Chelsea match

04:55  09 december  2019
04:55  09 december  2019 Source:   goal.com

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Everton have launched an investigation into reports of homophobic chanting during the club's 3-1 win over Chelsea at Goodison Park on Saturday. A man has since been arrested on suspicion of a "racially aggravated public order" with Manchester City making it clear immediately after the match

Everton are investigating reports of homophobic chanting during Saturday’s Premier League game against Chelsea , the Goodison Park club have The Football Association was also made aware of numerous allegations of homophobic chanting by West Ham fans during the match at Chelsea

Everton's Goodison Park © Getty Images Everton's Goodison Park

Everton have confirmed they are investigating alleged homophobic chants reported during Saturday's 3-1 Premier League win over Chelsea.

Everton say they and equality and inclusion organisation Kick It Out received reports that chants were heard during the match at Goodison Park.

The Toffees confirmed the alleged chants in question were directed at Chelsea supporters by a small group of home fans.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 7: Dominic Calvert-Lewin of Everton celebrates his second goal with Duncan Ferguson and Tom Davies (R) as club ballboys embrace to the left during the Premier League match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park on December 7, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Getty Images) © Getty Images LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 7: Dominic Calvert-Lewin of Everton celebrates his second goal with Duncan Ferguson and Tom Davies (R) as club ballboys embrace to the left during the Premier League match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park on December 7, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Getty Images)

A statement issued by the club on Sunday read: "Everton is working in conjunction with Kick It Out and has commenced an investigation into homophobic chanting reported during Saturday's Premier League game against Chelsea.

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Everton are investigating reports of homophobic chanting during their match against Chelsea AFP. Everton have revealed they are probing reports of homophobic chanting during Saturday's Premier League win against Chelsea . It is alleged the chants were aimed at Chelsea fans by

EVERTON have confirmed they are investigating reports of homophobic chanting during Saturday's victory over Chelsea . The abuse is alleged to have been aimed towards the visiting supporters during the Toffees’ 3-1 Premier League win at Goodison Park.

"Both the club and Kick It Out have received reports of a homophobic chant being aimed at Chelsea's fans by a small section of the home crowd.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 7: Michael Keane (L) of Everton and Tammy Abraham challenge for the ball during the Premier League match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park on December 7, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Getty Images) © Getty Images LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 7: Michael Keane (L) of Everton and Tammy Abraham challenge for the ball during the Premier League match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park on December 7, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Getty Images)

"Homophobia has no place within our stadium, our club, our community or our game. The club strongly condemns such behaviour and is carrying out a thorough investigation which will include liaison with Merseyside Police."

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