Football world pays tribute to Arthur Labinjo-Hughes after tragic death of six-year-old

Football world pays tribute to Arthur Labinjo-Hughes as supporters across the country unite after the tragic death of six-year-old Birmingham fan

  • Arthur Labinjo-Hughes died of a head injury in the summer of 2020 at the age of six
  • Killed six-year-old boy was a Birmingham City supporter
  • West Ham and Chelsea fans at London stadium paid tribute to his memory
  • Applause rang out on several other grounds where similar tributes were held


Football supporters across the country paid tribute to the murdered six-year-old boy Arthur Labinjo-Hughes on Saturday.

Applause filled the London Stadium for a sixth minute tribute as West Ham hosted Chelsea and it was a similar scene in Watford where Arthur’s image was projected onto a big screen during their match against Manchester City.

The youngster was a fan of Birmingham City, whose players wore ‘Arthur we love you’ t-shirts and carried a banner with his photo before their game against Millwall.

West Ham and Chelsea fans at London stadium honored Arthur Labinjo-Hughes

Coventry City, who played West Brom, also paid tribute, as did Wolves and Newcastle fans.

Arthur died of a head injury in June 2020.

Emma Tustin was sentenced to 29 years in prison on Friday for murder and child abuse and Arthur’s father, Thomas Hughes, was sentenced to 21 years for his manslaughter.

Coventry and West Bromwich Albion fans also paid tribute at the Championship match

Coventry and West Bromwich Albion fans also paid tribute at the Championship match

Just like supporters in Newcastle, Wolverhampton and several other fields

Just like supporters in Newcastle, Wolverhampton and several other fields

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