Quarter of fans witnessed racism last season with Chelsea the worst offenders

A new study has revealed shocking rise of racism and violence with Chelsea having come out on top in three of the four main offenses, survey says.

New study of racism in English football shows Chelsea fans the worst offenders

A new study has revealed the shocking rise of racism and violence across Premier League grounds this season.

Chelsea come out on top in three of the four offenses in a survey conducted by Free Super Tips on the eve of the release of next season's Premier League fixtures.


More than a quarter (28 per cent) of people who attended matches claimed to have witnessed racism, with Chelsea fans engaging in most incidents.

Nearly half (41 per cent) of Blues supporters witnessed their own fans being racist at Stamford Bridge.

More than a quarter of Manchester United fans (28 per cent) say they witnessed racism, followed by Liverpool (25 per cent), Arsenal (19 per cent) and Tottenham (18 per cent).


Also, a third of supporters have seen acts of violence across the UK, with 56 per cent of Stoke fans seeing their own involved in violent acts towards them and rivals.

Thirty nine per cent of Crystal Palace fans have seen violence, followed by Burnley, Derby, Huddersfield, Millwall and Cardiff.

Fourteen per cent of British fans insists Chelsea are the second worst offenders, after Millwall who are slammed a whooping thirty per cent.

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