London police arrest spectator in premier league racism rowDecember 24, 2019
- The latest racism row engulfing English football took a fresh turn Monday amid reports Tottenham Hotspur’s Son Heung-
minas 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.