Historically Millwall fans have had the worst reputation in London. But now it seems Londoners have an almost equally bad impression of Chelsea fans.
A YouGov poll asked Londoners for their views on fans of the capital’s 11 Premiership, Championship and League One teams. It revealed how recent reports of racist behaviour by some Chelsea fans had affected their reputation.
In most cases the volume of opinion on the right side of the chart is mirrored in the percentage of Londoners who have encountered them, on the left side. Millwall is the exception, however: although only 12% of Londoners have encountered their fans, 52% have an impression of them, suggesting that their reputation precedes them.