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Plastic ‘racist’ Chelsea fans banned from football by anti-football bigots

by | 22nd, July 2015

racist chelsea fans Five Chelsea fans (all white) who shoved Frenchman Souleymane Sylla (black) off a train on the Paris Metro have been punished. The four chanted “We’re racist, we’re racist, and that’s the way we like it” on their way to watch Chelsea’s Champions League match against Paris St Germain on February 17th.

The judgement:

Richard Barklie, 50,  of Victoria Street, Carrickfergus, Co Antrim; Joshua Parsons, 20, of Woodhouse Place , Dorking;  Dean Callis, 32, of Islington, London; and William Simpson, 26, have been issued with football banning orders for five years.

Jordan Munday, 20, was banned from football matches for three years.

District Judge Gareth Branston told London’s Stratford Magistrates Court:

“This was an abhorrent, nasty, offensive, arrogant and utterly unacceptable behaviour and cannot be allowed in modern, civilised society. It must be stamped out.”

Branston said Barklie joined in the racist chanting of “John Terry is a racist and that’s the way we like it”.

Parsons shouted “where were you in World War Two? and “F*** the IRA” , the court heard.

None of those chants are especially racist, are they? Stupid? Yes. Arcane? Yes. Hackneyed? Yes. The only hint of creativity is the one about John Terry, the Chelsea captain infamous embroiled in a racially-fulled row with QPR’s Anton Ferdinand. Terry was cleared by the courts and banned  by the FA.

Aside from the pushing and intimidation on the Metro , you wonder if the boorish Chelsea fans have been found guilty to thought

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