Norwich City statement on homophobic abuse complaints
Norwich City have released a statement have issued a statement regarding homophobic abuse at matches played at Carrow Road earlier this season. The statement reads:
The Club can confirm it has taken action following complaints of homophobic abuse made at matches at Carrow Road earlier this season.
Following investigations, three supporters have been issued with a final warning as to their future conduct when attending Norwich City matches.
A fourth case is still under investigation by the Club.
We would like to remind all supporters that the Club has a zero-tolerance policy regarding discrimination, clearly outlined in our Ground Regulations and the terms and conditions of season ticket purchasing. Any supporters found guilty of discriminatory behaviour face the possibility of an indefinite ban from attending our games.
A Club spokesman commented: “Although it is extremely disappointing to hear of any discriminatory behaviour at our games, what is pleasing in these cases is that they were brought to our attention by Norwich City supporters.
“This self-policing by fans is a huge help as we all join together to eradicate discrimination from our inclusive, community club and from football in general.”
• If you experience any form of discrimination, help us to eliminate it from football by reporting it. Text us on 07931235513 or e-mail us via email@example.com. We will treat your correspondence in the strictest confidence. Your co-operation in helping to make Carrow Road a safe and enjoyable environment for everyone is greatly appreciated.
• Fans can also report discriminatory behaviour to Kick It Out, by e-mailing info@kickitout or by calling 0800 169 9414.
From Norwich City