Sport FA to investigate Morata chant

01:50  11 september  2017
01:50  11 september  2017 Source:   skysports.com

Morata urges Chelsea fans to scrap controversial new chant

  Morata urges Chelsea fans to scrap controversial new chant Sections of the Chelsea fans at Leicester City used anti-Semitic language in a song about Alvaro Morata and were urged not to repeat it.Alvaro Morata does not want to be associated with a controversial new chant about him that Chelsea have urged supporters to stop singing.

Football association to investigate alvaro morata chant Last Updated 100917 1042pm The FA has confirmed it will open an investigation into the Alvaro Morata .

September 11, 2017 pauldoski 0 Comments Alvaro Morata , Chelsea FC, England FA . The Football Association has confirmed it intends to open an investigation into the Alvaro Morata chant sung by Chelsea supporters during the recent win over Leicester City.

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The Football Association has confirmed it intends to open an investigation into the Alvaro Morata chant sung by Chelsea supporters during the recent win over Leicester City.

Morata opened the scoring as Antonio Conte's side won 2-1 at the King Power Stadium on Saturday, although the match was marred by the offensive chant which contains an anti-Semitic reference to Chelsea's cross-city rivals Tottenham.

Chelsea director of communications Steve Atkins condemned the chant in a statement on Saturday evening, while Kick It Out urged the Blues to ban any supporters found guilty of singing the song.

Chelsea: Morata chant abhorrent

  Chelsea: Morata chant abhorrent Chelsea have labelled a chant used by supporters for Alvaro Morata as "abhorrent", "totally unacceptable" and confirmed police are investigating. Atkins, alongside head coach Antonio Conte, made the address at Chelsea's Monday press conference ahead of their Champions League tie with Qarabag FK on Tuesday.Morata opened the scoring for Chelsea in their victory over Leicester on Saturday, but the match was marred by the chant which contains an anti-Semitic reference to Chelsea's cross-city rivals Tottenham.

Chelsea at centre of FA investigation after anti-Semitic chanting involving Alvaro Morata The Football Association will be contacting the Premier League

The FA has confirmed it will open an investigation into the Alvaro Morata chant sung by Chelsea supporters. The Football Association will now "seek observations" from Chelsea as they begin their investigation into the chant .

"The club and the players appreciate the fans passionate support away from home, of course, but the language in that song is not acceptable at all I've spoken to Alvaro about it," said Atkins.

"Alvaro does not want to be connected with that particular song in any way and both the player and club request the supporters stop singing it with immediate effect."

The Football Association will now "seek observations" from Chelsea as they begin their investigation into the chant.

Man Utd urged to ban 'racist' Lukaku chant by Kick It Out .
A section of supporters were recorded signing the terrace song during last week's win over Basel, and the anti-racism organisation have intervenedManchester United have been asked to ban a terrace chant about Romelu Lukaku by anti-racism organisation Kick It Out.

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