Liverpool has condemned the homophobic chants aimed at Chelsea during their game at Anfield in the Premier League. Liverpool head boss had asked supporters to stop with the chants that were aimed at Chelsea loanee Billy Gilmour against Norwich. The club said the chants were “offensive and inappropriate”, similar to their reaction last season. There was a section of the fans that failed to heed the warnings of the manager and the club during their game against Chelsea on the weekend. Liverpool has a Red Together campaign that is against any type of racist or abusive chants.
“Liverpool FC is disappointed by reports that a small section of our supporters was heard singing offensive songs during Saturday’s fixture with Chelsea at Anfield.” Liverpool Football club released a statement after their game against Chelsea. “The club strongly condemns these actions and will be investigating all reported allegations of abusive and/or discriminatory behavior with the relevant authorities to identify perpetrators.”
“LFC is committed to tackling abusive and discriminatory behaviour, which has no place in football or society.” the statement added. “As part of its Red Together campaign, which encompasses all the club’s work on equality, diversity and inclusion, LFC strives to be at the forefront of the fight against all forms of discrimination both online and in-stadium to create an inclusive environment for all. The club would like to remind its fans of its code of conduct, which clearly outlines what it expects from all supporters visiting Anfield.”