Millwall fined for discriminatory singing in the FA Cup match against Everton
Millwall on the side of the championship has been fined 10,000 pounds ($ 12,091) for the discriminatory singing of some of his fans during the 3-2 of last season. FA Cup victory over Everton in January, the Football Association (FA) said Thursday.
The FA said they were informed of a video on social networks the next day that allegedly showed supporters of the second level club making racist comments and that the country's governing body of football had promised to investigate.
An independent Regulatory Commission ordered Millwall FC to implement an action plan and fined the club with 10,000 pounds, the FA said in a statement.
The Commission found that the club had not used all due diligence to ensure that its responsibility was fulfilled under FA Rule E21 with respect to the charge against it for breach of FA Rule E20.
Rule E20 of the FA deals with the clubs responsible for the conduct of their players, officials and supporters during matches to prevent incidents such as violence, threatening behavior and racist songs.
The AF subsequently claimed that the club did not ensure that its spectators ... behaved in an orderly manner and refrained from using abusive and/or insulting words that included a reference to race and/or ethnicity and/or color, during the accessory, he added.
Fans of both clubs were also involved in a massive fight before the game and the Metropolitan Police had arrested a 27-year-old man on suspicion of intentionally hurting, attempting serious bodily harm and violent disorder.