Luton Town CEO urges fans to stop chants in support of Tommy Robinson

16 August 2018 09:59
• Section of Luton support chanted far-right activist’s name• Gary Sweet says Hatters’ trip to West Brom was ‘blemished’Luton Town’s CEO has called on the club’s fans to stop chants in support of Tommy Robinson, after a section of their support was heard to back the founder of the English Defence League.In a statement released on the club’s website, Gary Sweet said the club’s Carabao Cup tie against West Brom was “blemished” after the name of “a political figurehead” was sung by the visiting fans. Far-right activist Robinson – real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon – was jailed for contempt of court after he filmed outside Leeds crown court during a trial, but was released on bail earlier this month after an appeal court ruled that he should face a retrial. Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian