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Three Liverpool followers arrested for ‘alleged homophobic chanting’

There was a widespread effort from many inside the membership to ask all Liverpool followers to cease singing a sure chant every time we play Chelsea and, on the entire, this has definitely had a optimistic affect.

Nevertheless, it seems clear that not everybody has acquired the message as reported by BBC Sport: ‘Merseyside Police arrested three males for alleged homophobic chanting throughout Liverpool’s draw with Chelsea. One was arrested inside Anfield and two outdoors the bottom for 3 separate incidents’.

The 2 incidents earlier than and throughout the sport present that this situation hasn’t been completely eradicated as of but however robust motion like this from the police and the membership, ought to imply that it stops occurring sooner or later.

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There will probably be lots of our followers that may level to the abhorrent abuse that we acquired from the away followers that day relating to occasions at Hillsborough in 1989, as these inside Anfield expertise when most travelling supporters come to go to.

This could by no means be a sport of tit for tat as there is no such thing as a excuse for homophobic chanting from anybody, at any time.

Nonetheless, we as Liverpool followers must be pushing for a similar punishment to be given to those that sing about our followers who died so a few years in the past – with many matchgoers right now having first-hand expertise of that tragic day in Sheffield.

Listening to what the membership, and specifically Kop Outs, are campaigning for in regard to LGBT+ followers in our fanbase, is one thing that we as supporters ought to all be listening to.

On the similar time although, we also needs to be asking when the identical punishments will probably be handed out to those that sing a few footballing tragedy – each single week.

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