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Police investigating post-League Cup racist behavior claims against Chelsea fans

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LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 21: Chelsea fans hold up an Anti Racism banner prior to kickoff during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Burnley at Stamford Bridge on February 21, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

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Chelsea fans on a train from London to Manchester have been accused of more racist behavior following the club’s 2-0 League Cup final win over Tottenham on Sunday.

The incident follows another one in Paris which sparked tremendous fallout, as a man identified as Souleymane Sylla was prohibited from boarding a train in France as Blues supporters chanted at him, “We’re racist and that’s the way we like it.”

[ LEAGUE CUP RECAP: Chelsea 2-0 Tottenham ]

That became a springboard for another tale. And now this, despite the Chelsea community widely protesting the actions of the few.

From the BBC:

A British Transport Police spokesman said: “Shortly after 22:30 GMT, officers were called to meet a London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly train at Stoke, following reports of racist and abusive behaviour by a number of passengers, said to be football fans.

“Colleagues from Staffordshire Police also attended. We have spoken to two witnesses, and investigations continue.”

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