London police arrest spectator in premier league racism row

December 24, 2019

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  • The latest racism row engulfing English football took a fresh turn Monday amid reports Tottenham Hotspur’s Son Heung-min as well as Chelsea’s Antonio Rudiger had been abused by spectators during Sunday’s fractious London derby.
  • Chelsea’s 2-0 Premier League win at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium saw referee Anthony Taylor halt play during the second half when Rudiger complained of hearing monkey noises from spectators.
  • Late Monday a report on the website of Britain’s Guardian newspaper said a Chelsea supporter had been arrested for racially abusing Son on Sunday.
  • Meanwhile Tottenham, having promised a thorough investigation of the Rudiger incident. Club insisted any fan found guilty would receive a lifetime ban.

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