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Two Arrested For 'Posting Anti-Semitic Tweets' After Tottenham Vs West Ham

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.12.2013 | UK Sport

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of inciting racial hatred after anti-semitic messages were posted on Twitter following Tottenham Hotspur's def...

I Am a Yid Not a Y** Word

Joe Bishop | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport
Joe Bishop

You can judge for yourselves where the racism and hate speech is coming from. Calling someone a "Yido" is a bit different to singing songs about the holocaust and gas chambers. It is not us who should be getting the finger pointed at it is the other clubs and the evidence is there.

Tottenham Fan Arrested For Chanting 'Yid' Despite Thousands Of Others Singing It

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Sport

A Tottenham supporter has been arrested for allegedly using the word "Yid" in chants at Sunday's match against West Ham, even though thousands AIRED t...

Tottenham And West Ham Fans Face Arrest If They Use 'Y' Word

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.10.2013 | UK Sport

The Metropolitan Police have warned Tottenham and West Ham fans they risk arrest by using the "Y" word at the clubs' Premier League game on Sunday. ...

A Jewish Perspective on the Y-Word Debate

Ally Livingston | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK Sport
Ally Livingston

The Y-word debate is once more encompassing the footballing community. To opponents of its usage, it is an abhorrent term that never should have found its way into match-day vocabulary. Contrastingly, advocates of the term contend that language is understood in context, not just one word. As such, chanting 'yid army' does not equate to condoning anti-Semitism.

You're Wrong Mr Cameron, The Y-Word Is Racist Even Without The Hate

Grant Feller | Posted 17.11.2013 | UK Sport
Grant Feller

From my discussions with Jewish friends who support Tottenham Hotspur, whose fans are known as the 'Yid Army' and Arsenal who probably boast more Jewish supporters than Tottenham do, most of them never shout the word 'Yid'. They don't join in with the chants because the word is still repulsive to many of them. Listening to it is still uncomfortable.

Spurs Fans Should Be Allowed To Say 'Yid' - Cameron

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 17.09.2013 | UK Sport

Tottenham Hotspur fans who use the word "Yid" should not face prosecution, David Cameron has said. The Prime Minister entered the row after the Foo...

Spurs Fans Could Face Criminal Charges Over 'Yid' Chanting, Says FA

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2013 | UK Sport

Tottenham fans could face criminal charges for chanting the word "Yid", the Football Association has warned. The issue of whether the chanting of "...

Sweetly Misguided - Y Word Campaign of Peter Herbert and David Baddiel, Part 2

Andrew Gold | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Sport
Andrew Gold

I'm a Jewish Spurs supporter and have had a season-ticket for two decades. The Tottenham faithful have incessantly chanted Yid Army throughout that time. And while I have witnessed the occasional flurry of anti-Semitic chanting, it has been decidedly rare.

Herbert Pipes Up Against Spurs Fans Again

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK Sport

The Society of Black Lawyers' chairman Peter Herbert has confirmed his organisation will hold talks with the Metropolitan Police about Tottenham suppo...