Police investigating Burnley 'homophobic' chanting

Police investigating Burnley 'homophobic' chanting

Police investigating Burnley 'homophobic' chanting

First published in News

POLICE in Sussex are looking into footage shown on Channel 4’s Dispatches programme of Burnley fans apparently chanting homophobic abuse.

Undercover footage showed some Clarets fans chanting the abuse in Burnley’s away game against Brighton and Hove Albion last August.

Brighton and Hove Chief Inspector Katy Woolford said: “Sussex Police is working in partnership with Brighton and Hove Albion to challenge any form of hate crime at matches at the Amex.

“We are proud of our reputation across the country and this is echoed by supporters both home and away.

“When officers become aware that homophobic or racist abuse is taking place, there is an expectation that they will take action, using their professional judgement as to what the appropriate course of action should be.

“We are not complacent and accept there is more to be done. We will consider the footage shown on Dispatches and will continue to work with Brighton and Hove Albion to challenge unacceptable behaviour.”

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2:59pm Thu 6 Mar 14

LordLindley says...

When will these meddlesome Stazi stop? When all have neen sanitised of all thoughts? Why not 'educate' some sense in to us all and just lobotomise everyone in the world. The few would be happy with a compliant brainwashed zombie population.
When will these meddlesome Stazi stop? When all have neen sanitised of all thoughts? Why not 'educate' some sense in to us all and just lobotomise everyone in the world. The few would be happy with a compliant brainwashed zombie population. LordLindley
  • Score: 1

6:05pm Thu 6 Mar 14

Stone Island: says...

More disgusting behaviour from Burnley's moronic followers. Just wait until Monday's publication of the LT, for more proof of the degenerates that follow this football club.
More disgusting behaviour from Burnley's moronic followers. Just wait until Monday's publication of the LT, for more proof of the degenerates that follow this football club. Stone Island:
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8:10am Sat 8 Mar 14

DaveBurnley says...

Stone Island: wrote:
More disgusting behaviour from Burnley's moronic followers. Just wait until Monday's publication of the LT, for more proof of the degenerates that follow this football club.
Yet another predictable post from a Retard Rovers clown.
[quote][p][bold]Stone Island:[/bold] wrote: More disgusting behaviour from Burnley's moronic followers. Just wait until Monday's publication of the LT, for more proof of the degenerates that follow this football club.[/p][/quote]Yet another predictable post from a Retard Rovers clown. DaveBurnley
  • Score: 0

11:22pm Sun 9 Mar 14

Ken dodds cousin says...

Stone Island: wrote:
More disgusting behaviour from Burnley's moronic followers. Just wait until Monday's publication of the LT, for more proof of the degenerates that follow this football club.
stone island in Blackburn??doubt it,Clone island more like of Market..............
.....!!!!absolute scruffs over there...
[quote][p][bold]Stone Island:[/bold] wrote: More disgusting behaviour from Burnley's moronic followers. Just wait until Monday's publication of the LT, for more proof of the degenerates that follow this football club.[/p][/quote]stone island in Blackburn??doubt it,Clone island more like of Market.............. .....!!!!absolute scruffs over there... Ken dodds cousin
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