Aug 20, 2022
Chelsea have banned a season-ticket holder after Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heung-Min was subjected to racist abuse during the sides' game at Stamford Bridge last weekend.
The west London team launched an investigation after footage on social media showed a fan in the stadium's Shed End directing a racist gesture at Son during the 2-2 draw Sunday, promising the "strongest action from the club" if the supporter was identified.
And on Saturday, Chelsea made an official statement confirming they had "identified and banned a season ticket holder indefinitely" after their initial statement on the incident.
"Chelsea Football Club finds any form of discriminatory behaviour totally abhorrent," the first statement from the club read. "It has no place at Chelsea or in any of our communities.