Brentford investigating reports of fans involved in discriminatory chanting on train after Liverpool game | Soccer News

Brentford is investigating reports that a group of supporters were involved in discriminatory chanting on a train returning to London after their match at Liverpool on Sunday.

Mas Patel, a Labor councilor in the London Borough of Newham, flagged the offensive chants on his Twitter page.

Mr Patel said: “So I call the racist and homophobic chants and they ask me to leave the car. OK, it’s for my safety, I know. They picked up my tweets and faced me.

“Anyway, they all saw how upset I was and thanks to the fan who stood up for me. Total respect.”

A statement from Brentford on Monday read: “We condemn any abusive or discriminatory behavior that has taken place. We will investigate and act on these horrific reports.

“We are a club for everyone. Discrimination has no place at Brentford FC.”

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Brentford have lost four of their last five league games and sit 14th, 10 points above the relegation zone.

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