Ban for Blades fan who called steward a ‘n*****’

A racist football fan who called a steward a ‘f******g n****r’ for asking him to leave a match has been given a three-year football ban. Michael Darwent, 46, mumbled the insult after steward Mamadou Sakho (corr) asked him to leave Stamford Bridge during the Chelsea clash against Sheffield United on 31 August. Darwent then tried to kick a police officer in the groin but missed and hit his leg, Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard. Prosecutor Rose Edwin said: ‘On 31 August…

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