first_imgTHREE Brighton fans are facing lengthy bans and potential criminal charges after two separate incidents of racism during recent matches against Spurs.The first involved two individuals attending the under-23 fixture against Tottenham on September 27.1 Both of the incidents were reported directly to the club by other Brighton supportersCredit: PA:Press AssociationThey were ejected from the Amex and had their details passed on to Sussex Police for further investigation.The second occurred at Saturday’s 3-0 win over Mauricio Pochettino’s side where the culprit was thrown out of the ground by stewards and arrested by cops on his exit.Both incidents – neither of which are understood to be anti-Semitic – were reported directly to the club by fellow Albion fans attending the respective matches.Seagulls chief executive and deputy chairman Paul Barber insisted the South Coast club have a zero-tolerance policy on racism or any kind of discrimination.The former FA supremo said: “It’s very hard to comprehend why some individuals think it’s acceptable to behave in this way, but we are very clear that neither Brighton & Hove Albion, nor the wider football community, will tolerate racism or discrimination at any time, in any form.MOST READ IN SPORT THROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battle’I ACCEPT’McGregor accepts Silva fight at UFC catchweight of 176lbs in huge super-fightTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedA CUT ABOVEMike Tyson shows two-inch cut ‘picked up in training’ ahead of boxing returnExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’NEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticIT’S…NOT TOMMY BOWETommy Bowe discovers someone has been impersonating him on TinderMAC DADDYTriple H wants McGregor v McMahon with winner getting rights to billionaire strut“It is very encouraging that in both incidents our stewards were alerted to this totally unacceptable behaviour by other Albion fans and, working with Sussex Police, our staff were able to take swift action, which hopefully will increase the chances of a conviction.“We do not want people exhibiting any kind of discriminatory or anti-social behaviour inside our stadium, and I would like to thank those Albion fans for reporting the incidents to us as soon as they heard it.“We would urge any fans confronted with similar discriminatory behaviour to report it immediately, either directly to a steward or via our anonymous hotline, and we will take strong action.”Kane and Dunk clash as Brighton star appears to claim Spurs skipper tried to pull his ‘penis off’last_img


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