Chelsea fan banned for three years for homophobic abuse


Chelsea fan banned for three years for homophobic abuse
Chelsea players celebrate with the trophy after their victory in the English FA Cup final football match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Wembley stadium in London on May 19, 2018. Chelsea won the game 1-0. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK / NOT FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING USE / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE

In Summary

  • George Bradley pleaded guilty at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on Thursday to the offence of using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour to cause harassment, alarm or distress.
  • The 20-year-old was also fined 965 pounds .

A Chelsea supporter has been banned from attending games for three years after being found guilty of homophobic chants during the club’s Premier League game against Brighton and Hove Albion at the Amex Stadium last month.

George Bradley pleaded guilty at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on Thursday to the offence of using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour to cause harassment, alarm or distress.

The 20-year-old was also fined 965 pounds .

“We’d like to thank Sussex Police for their assistance in dealing with this unsavoury incident and we are very pleased with the outcome,” a Brighton spokesperson said in a statement.

“It underlines both their and our commitment to a zero tolerance policy on any form of abuse from those attending matches at the Amex.”

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