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Kick It Out chairman slams Chelsea fans over racism

Lord Ouseley has spoken out against the fans. Credit: PA

Kick It Out chairman Lord Ouseley has condemned a group of Chelsea fans who racially abused a fellow passenger on the Paris Metro.

Chelsea supporters pushed a black man off an underground train, before being heard to sing 'We're racist, we're racist, and that's the way we like it'.

We know that prejudice is on the increase and that in itself leads to hateful attitudes and this sort of conduct.

I was shocked that Chelsea fans were still behaving like this. I thought the club had made it quite clear and taken action about stopping any repetition, knowing Chelsea, how hard they've worked on these matters, with fans as well as players, that it was unlikely to occur.

The fact it involved an assault as well, of the individual that they pushed off the train, was even more shocking.

– Lord Ouseley