Euros racism: Four in 10 Bame sports fans fear racist abuse from other supporters on return to live matches

Euros racism: Four in 10 Bame sports fans fear racist abuse from other supporters on return to live matches

The i says more than four in 10 sports fans from Bame communities fear being racially abused by other supporters when they return to live matches after the pandemic, a survey has found

It comes after black England players Marcus Rashford, Bukayo Saka and Jadon Sancho were targeted with racist abuse on social media after the team lost Sunday’s Euro 2020 final against Italy on penalties.

i can reveal that 41 per cent of black, Asian, and minority ethnic (Bame) fans in the UK are hesitant to attend live events over fears of racial abuse. Younger fans are less worried, with 29 per cent of 18 to 24-year-olds expressing concerns.

https://inews.co.uk/news/uk/euros-racism-bame-sports-fans-racist-abuse-live-matches-1101969

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