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Spurs boss backs PM over chant

Andre Villas-Boas has backed David Cameron after the Prime Minister said fans who chant 'Yid' should not be prosecuted. The Spurs boss said: "I think it was what the Spurs fans want to hear."

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Cameron: Fans who chant 'Yid' should not be prosecuted

David Cameron says Tottenham Hotspur fans who use the word "Yid" in chants should not face prosecution.

The FA warned supporters that use of such words could result in either a banning order Credit: Press Association

Speaking to the Jewish Chronicle the Prime Minister said: "There's a difference between Spurs fans self-describing themselves as Yids and someone calling someone a Yid as an insult.

"You have to be motivated by hate. Hate speech should be prosecuted - but only when it's motivated by hate."

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