FA to investigate allegations of racist chanting by Millwall fans

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• Chants said to have occurred during FA Cup win over Everton
• Comes after man suffers slash wound during pre-game clashes

The Football Association has launched an investigation into reports of racist chanting during Millwall’s dramatic FA Cup fourth-round victory over Everton, a contest that had already been somewhat overshadowed by violent clashes that occurred prior to kick-off at the New Den and resulted in a man suffering a slash wound to the face.

Videos posted on social media appear to show Millwall fans using highly offensive words during their team’s 3-2 win on Saturday evening. That has led to action on the part of the FA, which in turn could result in Millwall being fined and/or forced to play a number of games, including their fifth-round tie, behind closed doors.

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Written by Sachin Nakrani
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/jan/26/man-slashed-in-face-rawl-millwall-fa-cup-everton under the title “FA to investigate allegations of racist chanting by Millwall fans”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.