Cape Town - Chelsea have alleged that a "large
group" of Manchester United fans made homophobic chants at Monday's game
between the clubs at Stamford Bridge.
A number of fans were prevented from entering the ground
ahead of the Premier League clash and others were ejected during United's 2-0
win, according to Chelsea.
A statement on the club's website read: "At last
night's match a large group of Manchester United supporters made unacceptable
"A number of these away supporters were prevented from
entering the stadium and others were ejected during the game.
"This behaviour will not be tolerated at Chelsea
"Those supporters will be banned from attending matches
at Stamford Bridge in future, and in cooperation with Manchester United, we
have passed the details of those supporters to them so they can take
"Chelsea Football Club is a diverse and inclusive club
and will always take firm action against all forms of discriminatory
The PA news agency has approached Manchester United for
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