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Football Fans Filmed Hurling Abuse At Protesters

Wednesday 13th August 2014

Fans of Leeds football club have been filmed hurling racist abuse at people on a Pro-Palestine march in London.

A YouTube video, viewed more than 36,000 times at time of writing, shows the confrontation outside a pub on Euston Road.

The incident took place on Saturday (9th August), when Leeds were away to Millwall.

On the same day a demonstration, organised by Stop The War over the situation in Gaza, was taking place in the capital.

In the video, posted by someone going by the name FootballHooligans6, the men can be heard swearing at the protestors, telling the group to "go back to their own country" and loudly chanting the work 'Leeds'.

The Stop The War Coalition claims that 150,000 people attended the march in support and solidaroty with the people of Gaza.