Can the CPS really crack down on football clubs for racist chants by fans? – The Guardian

Posted March 29th, 2012 in Crown Prosecution Service, news, racism, sport by sally

“If the CPS finally cracks down on racist chants at football matches it won’t be for want of prompting. But whether they can do so by threatening clubs with prosecution or loss of points is highly questionable. In his lecture at the University of Portsmouth on Wednesday, Nick Hawkins, the CPS’s lead sports prosecutor asked sports authorities to help stamp out racist chants from the sidelines.”

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The Guardian, 29th March 2012