Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard has warned the club’s supporters towards singing offensive songs and chants towards their city rivals.
Lampard gave the warning after the club’s followers used derogatory chants towards Tottenham and West Ham followers after their pre-season pleasant with Reading.
Tottenham and West Ham followers have been the targets of ugly chants from a piece of Chelsea’s travelling help at Studying on Sunday.
One tune particularly, which celebrates Lampard’s 200th objective for Chelsea towards West Ham at Stamford Bridge again in 2013, describes the Hammers as ‘pikeys’ – a derogatory time period used as a slur towards English Gypsies and travellers of Irish heritage.
In the same vein, songs referring to Tottenham’s Jewish connections is also heard in Berkshire.
Talking after the sport, which Chelsea received 4-3 thanks to goals from Ross Barkley, Kenedy and a double from Mason Mount, Lampard – himself a former West Ham participant – mentioned the club has labored laborious over current seasons to stamp out disparaging chants.
The 41-year-old former midfielder mentioned he didn’t need to hear such songs.
“The help for the followers was unimaginable,” the ex-international instructed submit match press conference.
“I didn’t hear the tune in query, and naturally if there’s a tune within the modern-day or any day that has offensive phrases I don’t need to hear that.
“That’s me saying that as a big Chelsea man who actually appreciates the help and had it over time.
“We don’t need songs with offensive words. If the followers might sing different songs then I’ll again that.
“We don’t need to hear that. The club are very clear with the work we do off the pitch about something that’s offensive or prejudiced and we’ve made an enormous mark on that in fashionable years. We don’t need that.”