Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Chelsea permanently bans fan for racially abusing Raheem Sterling

Chelsea have permanently banned a fan for racially abusing Raheem Sterling during their home match at Stamford Bridge vs Manchester City on 8 December 2018.

The club announced the conclusion of their own investigation after after allowing the police investigation to conclude in order to avoid prejudice.

Six people have been sanctioned, the club have confirmed, with one banned permanently, despite no criminal offence caused, as the club operated under the civil standard of proof, determining with the help of two lip readers that he had used racially abusive words and broken the ticketing terms and conditions.

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