Tottenham are wanting into allegations made by a season ticket holder and soccer journalist concerning racist remarks directed at Son Heung-min by the house followers throughout Sunday’s 1-Zero loss to Manchester United at Wembley.
James Dickens, a Spurs fan and season ticket holder, in addition to the editor-in-chief at Objective, aired the allegations on his personal twitter account, after listening to abuse aimed on the South Korean from his seats.
I’ve not skilled racism at soccer for about 15 years. However at present at @SpursOfficial was hideous. Reported to stewards, confronted him myself and was known as a c*nt. Whereas I used to be standing subsequent to my son. Hideous.
— James Dickens (@JamesWDickens) January 13, 2019
His tweet learn: “I’ve not skilled racism at soccer for about 15 years. However at present at @SpursOfficial was hideous. Reported to stewards, confronted him myself and was known as a c*nt. Whereas I used to be standing subsequent to my son. Hideous.”
He continued: “Stand-up to racism and it will not survive, let it go and it’ll simply worsen. Spurs are wanting into this now, and have been nice.”
He additionally retweeted a reply from a fellow Spurs fan, which claimed: “I hear abuse geared toward Son at each dwelling sport from our followers, and in some cases I’ve been stood subsequent to Korean followers who communicate higher English than the abusers. It’s embarrassing after they flip round to look and it’s the house finish not the away followers.”
This incident involving Son wouldn’t be the primary time Spurs have confronted racism probes this time period, following the banana that was thrown at Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang throughout December’s north London derby towards Arsenal on the Emirates.
After that incident, Mauricio Pochettino proclaimed a need to “kill racism”, although the cases appear to be multiplying if something, following the incident involving Raheem Sterling at Stamford Bridge, in addition to the three Chelsea supporters who have been investigated for racially aggravated public order offences through the Carabao Cup semi ultimate conflict with Spurs.