Man Utd urged to ban ‘racist’ Lukaku chant

first_imgPremier League Man Utd urged to ban ‘racist’ Lukaku chant by Kick It Out Harry Sherlock Last updated 2 years ago 08:05 19/9/2017 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Romelu Lukaku Manchester United Getty Images Premier League Manchester United Manchester United v Everton Romelu Lukaku A section of supporters were recorded singing the terrace song during last week’s win over Basel, and the anti-racism organisation have intervened Manchester United have been asked to ban a terrace chant about Romelu Lukaku by anti-racism organisation Kick It Out.The song, which goes to the tune of the Stone Roses song ‘Made of Stone’ and makes two references to the size of the Belgian’s manhood, was sung by a small section of supporters during the Champions League match against FC Basel and is believed to have been repeated in Sunday’s 4-0 win over Everton, during which the striker scored.  Utd 11/2 to win League Cup Editors’ Picks ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Kick It Out have subsequently written to the club, after deeming the song “offensive and discriminatory”.The Times quote a Kick It Out spokesman as saying: “Kick It Out is aware of the footage of the alleged racist chanting by supporters of Manchester United that emerged on Wednesday evening [13 September].“The lyrics used in the chant are offensive and discriminatory. Racist stereotypes are never acceptable in football or wider society, irrespective of showing support for a player.“We have contacted Manchester United and will be working closely with them and the FA to ensure that the issue is addressed swiftly. The perpetrators can expect to face punishment.” Check out Goal’s Premier League 2019-20 fantasy football podcast for game tips, debate and rivalries.last_img read more

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