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Homophobic incident being investigated by Watford following Southampton game

Watford is currently investigating alleged homophobic chants that took place during a game with Southampton on Saturday.

The incident, which took place at Vicarage Road, is believed to have occurred during Watford’s 0-1 loss to Southampton.


One spectator took to social media to report the homophobic incident, saying that he left the stadium with his brother before full-time, when they heard a section of fans shouting homophobic abuse at an opposition player.

After the incident was brought to the attention of the club, Watford stated, “We have spoken to the supporter who reported this and are working with them to identify the individuals responsible.”

The club added, “We reiterate our zero-tolerance approach to discrimination and how to report it.”


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