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‘Racist’ fans strike fear among Asians

By: Eastern Eye Staff

by NADEEM BADSHAH FOOTBALL GROUP’S FAR-RIGHT MESSAGES LEAD TO BAN AT PREMIER LEAGUE GAMES A GROUP of football fans with far-right links is sparking fear among British Asians who at­tend matches with their chil­dren, campaigners said. The Premier League has held meetings with police chiefs and warned clubs about the Football Lads Alliance (FLA), which is us­ing supporters and stadiums to push an anti-Muslim agenda since forming in 2017. Witnesses saw FLA members taking part in threatening behav­iour towards Asians and heard anti-Muslim speeches during a march attended by around 3,000 people in Birmingham in March. Tommy Robinson, the former leader…

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