Kick It Out statement on chanting by Chelsea supporters
Kick It Out has released the following statement after allegations of antisemitic chanting by Chelsea supporters during their fixture at Leicester City:
The statement reads: “Kick It Out is aware of alleged antisemitic chanting by supporters of Chelsea FC in their Premier League fixture at Leicester City.
“Kick It Out condemns the alleged chanting by some of Chelsea’s supporters during the match at the King Power Stadium.
“There is no place for such disgusting chants at football matches and in wider society.
“Kick It Out welcomes the clear statement by Chelsea FC, deploring the chant and asking all supporters to cease repeating the chant.
“The organisation expects Chelsea FC to ban any supporters who are identified as indulging in such abusive conduct and expects the police to take action against any identified perpetrators.”