Stonewall’s director of sport tells Sky Sports News there needs to be greater awareness around what the term ‘rent boy’ actually means
Last Updated: 18/02/20 4:58pm
The Football Association will not investigate alleged ‘homophobic’ chanting by Manchester United supporters during the Premier League match at Chelsea on Monday.
The FA say they take the allegations extremely seriously and remain in regular, ongoing discussions with the Police, Kick It Out and Crown Prosecution Service on what language is deemed discriminatory.
Kick It Out released a statement following reports of homophobic chanting by West Ham fans during their victory against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in December.
A statement from Kick It Out after that game read: “We have informed the FA, and reiterate our message: the ‘Rent Boy’ chant is homophobic and must be treated as such.”
0:51 Stonewall’s director of sport Robbie de Santos says more action needs to be taken against homophobic chanting.
Stonewall’s director of sport Robbie de Santos says more action needs to be taken against homophobic chanting.
Speaking to Sky Sports News Stonewall’s director of sport Robbie de Santos stressed there needs to be greater awareness around what…