The FA condemns ‘very offensive’ chants after Manchester City apologized for songs related to the Hillsborough disaster heard during their 4-1 win over Liverpool on Saturday.
- The Football Association issued a statement condemning the rising tragic chants
- It comes after Manchester City apologized for songs about Liverpool on Saturday
- City also reported throwing an object and harming the Liverpool manager
The FA condemned the chanting of Manchester City fans during the victory over Liverpool.
A statement from City expressed their disappointment with Song during the first half, adding that they “regret any offense it may have caused”. City also apologized for the damage caused to the Liverpool coach.
“We are deeply concerned about the rise in hateful chanting in stadiums linked to the Hillsborough disaster and other football-related tragedies,” a statement from the FA said.
These chants are deeply offensive and deeply upsetting to the families, friends and communities affected by these devastating events, and we strongly condemn this behaviour. We support the clubs and fans who are trying to eliminate this behavior from our game.
“We also support the excellent work of survivor groups engaging with stakeholders across football to help educate people about the harmful and lasting effects these terrible chants can have.”
The Football Association issued a statement condemning the chants of the “very offensive” tragedy