Chelsea fans' Capital One Cup racism probe: Police have names of four fans ejected from train

Names of Chelsea fans embroiled in a new racism probe have been logged by p

olice who may quiz them within the next week. Cops are currently studying mobile phone footag2020第o1期跑狗玄机图 e of alleged racist and offensive chanting as Blues’ supporters travelled back on the train from the Capital One Cup final on Sunday. Two interviews with key witnesses, who were passengers in the carriage journeying from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly, have now been completed. British Transport Police, who intercepted the train at Stoke station in Staffordshire at 10.30pm, obtained the names and addresses of four

Chelsea fans, who were ejected from t

he public transport. Banner: Chelsea fans display anti-racism message (Image: Getty) No arrests were made, or cautions hand

ed out, as detectives build up a dossier of evidence which could lead to formal questioning, and even arrests, later this week, the Mirror understands. Racist songs were ch

anted, it is alleged, with a witness claiming a black man was so disgusted that he moved carriag

es to escape the abuse. An onlooker accused those responsible of mocking two young Asian girls, askin

g them

why they weren’t wearing burkhas, at the weekend. And a witness also told attending British Transport Police officers Chelsea fans were singing offensive chants about Spurs fans and Auschwitz - due to Tottenham’s Jewish connections. Chelsea v TottenhamView gallery A girl was said to be left crying by the hostility of the verbal abuse. Four other men left the train of their own accord, BTP said. The incident happened on a train heading to Manchester Piccadilly from London Euston, hours after Chelsea had beaten Mauricio Pochettino’s men 2-0 at Wembley. The controversy is a further blow for the Premier

League leaders’ public image whose fans were implicated in the racist treatment of commuter Souleymane Sylla, on the Paris Metro, a fortnight ago. The 33-year-old was blocked from boarding a train by Chelsea fans travelling to the Parc des Princes before their Champions League game against Paris St Germain. Video footage showed them singing: “We’re racist, we’re racist and that’s

the way we like it.” Video LoadingVideo UnavailableClick to playTap to playThe video will start in8CancelPlay now Chelsea suspended five supporters following an internal investigation. A spokesman for British Transport Police said: “Rail passengers and staff have the right to travel and work in peace. Abusive behaviour on trains and at stations is unacceptable, and we will not hesitate to investigate any such incidents.” A Chelsea spokesman said: “We are aware of the reports but it is not clear at this time if this incident involves Chelsea supporters. “If it did then we will assist the British Transport Police with their inquiries.” Video LoadingVideo UnavailableClick to playTap to playThe video will start in8CancelPlay now poll loading

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