Tottenham to hold race talks

Tottenham are to hold talks with Kick It Out and the police next week to discuss the issue of anti-Semitism.

Last Updated: 16/11/12 at 06:35

White Hart Lane: Will meet Kick It Out and the police

White Hart Lane: Will meet Kick It Out and the police

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

The Society of Black Lawyers (SBL) have criticised Tottenham for what they see as a lack of action against certain chants among the clubs' supporters.

The SBL say the songs are anti-Semitic, but Tottenham insist their fans use the controversial terms 'as a defence mechanism in order to own the term and thereby deflect anti-Semitic abuse'.

The SBL have said they will escalate their complaint if the chanting does not stop by 20 November.

A Tottenham statement read: "The club has arranged the meeting in order to discuss measures to be taken both inside and outside stadia.

"A key component for this debate is for us to understand the views of the fans in relation to discrimination in sport.

"We are therefore delighted to support Kick It Out as they ask supporters to have their say in the biggest-ever fans' consultation on tackling discrimination in football.

"At a time when discrimination is high on the football agenda, it is easy for fans and players to forget the great strides made over the last 20 years. But, there is still a long way to go."

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

M

eanwhile, England's best U21 players playing with those most likely to be in the senior team from 2020 onwards might increase their chances in those tournaments to a point where they could actually be potential winners. Unlike 2016.

shagwa
Wenger warns Hodgson

I

m not a doctor, but the cause is likely to be crap dancing after scoring. My prognosis is we may need to take that leg off.

GVMUFC
Rodgers reveals Sturridge woe

F

or the time being we just have to focus on the players we do have, Rodgers said. We have to make the best of what is available. Jesus wept!

rodger's gusset
Rodgers reveals Sturridge woe

Footer 365

Premier League: Manuel Pellegrini wants more from Yaya Toure and Fernandinho

Manuel Pellegrini wants Yaya Toure and Fernandinho to remind people how potent they can be for Manchester City.

Premier League: Sam Allardyce not looking to go long as Andy Carroll returns

Sam Allardyce is not planning any major changes to West Ham's style of play as Andy Carroll prepares to return.

Premier League: Danny Welbeck deal right for Manchester United says Louis Van Gaal

Louis van Gaal is confident his decision to let Danny Welbeck leave Manchester United will prove correct.

Mail Box

A Funny Mail About Line Dancing & More

We have some great responses to young Jack's question about how readers first got into football. Plus, finally some intelligent thoughts on Dave Whelan's outburst...

United Fans Would Gladly Take Wilshere

That's the message to any Arsenal fans who don't appreciate the midfielder. Plus, plenty on everyone's current favourite football club chairman and a wee question about fandom...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property