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The Y-Word debate: should the chanting of Yid continue at Tottenham Hotspur F.C matches?

The Y-Word debate: should the chanting of Yid continue at Tottenham Hotspur F.C matches?

Edited by Mark Walters Tottenham Hotspur supporters have long chanted ‘Yid’, a “derogatory epithet” for a Jewish person, as a self-designator and battle-cry for their team. Simmering controversy on whether they should do this recently boiled over when the Football Association (FA) stated Yid was “offensive”, banned the chanting of it and emphasised it can result…

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