Spurs won’t change policy on ‘Y** Army’ chants ahead of Chelsea clash

first_img Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City 1 Spurs will make the short trip west to Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night in the Premier League, raising concerns from some sectors of the Jewish community.The north London side have traditionally garnered the support of a large Jewish fanbase, with some supporters historically claiming to be part of the ‘Y** Army’.And fans of rival clubs, including Chelsea, have used the term against Spurs in a series of derogatory chants.A Tottenham spokesperson said: “We have always been clear that our fans (both Jewish and gentile) have never used the term with any offence. REPLY “A re-assessment of its use can only occur effectively within the context of a total clampdown on unacceptable anti-Semitism.”The World Jewish Congress (WJC) insisted last month the ‘Y’ word has “anti-Semitic connotations”, citing Chelsea as a club that has taken steps to stop fans from using similar terms.Chelsea fans were reminded in a statement on New Year’s Day fans that racism of any kind is ‘unacceptable’ and ‘unwelcome’ following allegations of anti-Semitic chanting during their Premier League 1-0 win at Crystal Palace. Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT tense Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury latest Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? MOST READ IN FOOTBALLcenter_img Tottenham have confirmed they will not change their policy with regards to fans using the ‘Y’ word huge blow Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ revealed Tottenham Hotspur say only ‘a total clampdown on unacceptable anti-Semitism’ would make them reassess club standards on their fans chanting a term for Jewish people.The statement follows reported comments from Chelsea chairman, Bruce Buck, who claimed ‘the use of the Y-word by Spurs supporters or by anybody is wrong’. gameday cracker SORRY The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 whoops last_img

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