Apology For Football Chants

Derby County Football Club have apologised to the family of Nigel Doughty, Nottingham Forest Football Club and all supporters in attendance at Pride Park Stadium on Tuesday night for the behaviour of a small group of people at last night's game.

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Tom Glick, Chief Executive at Derby County FC, talking about Nigel Doughty's father who was in the crowd at Pride Park last night.

"Whether Mr Doughty was able to hear what happened- I don't know. I have written to him today to express the club's and my personal regrets as to what's happened. It's just really unfortunate.

"I think this is something that all of at the club need to understand is not acceptable. It's not representative of our fans. We have amazing fan's at Derby County.

"Something like this is highly unusual. We want to make sure that we're clear about that. Those fans that were involved..I certainly hope they're embarrassed and regret what they've done."

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Derby County FC Statement

"Derby County Football Club wishes to formally apologise to the family of Nigel Doughty, Nottingham Forest Football Club and all supporters in attendance at Pride Park Stadium on Tuesday night for the behaviour of a small group of people at last night's game.

Some of the chants directed to opposing supporters were wholly inappropriate and damage the excellent reputation of the Club and its supporters at large."

– Derby County Football Club

“We are very disappointed that a brief moment of insensitive and distasteful chanting by a minority of supporters spoiled what was a great occasion at Pride Park Stadium last night and we do not condone the actions of those individuals in any way, shape or form."

– Chief Executive, Tom Glick
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