Rovers condemn chants mocking Queen Elizabeth’s death
SHAMROCK Rovers FC has condemned chanting by a section of their support that mocked the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
In a statement issued today, the club described the chanting at last night’s Europa Conference League group match against Djurgardens at Tallaght Stadium as ‘insensitive and callous’.
“Shamrock Rovers F.C. has been made aware of chants by a group of individuals at last night’s game” the statement read.
“Such highly insensitive and callous chanting is not acceptable at our club and is against the values that Shamrock Rovers F.C. stands for.
“Our ground regulations issued on match tickets and on signage at entry strictly prohibit such activity.
“The following is also announced over the PA system before all of our games in Tallaght Stadium
“Shamrock Rovers Football Club welcomes all supporters to its grounds and condemns any form of bigotry and discrimination in soccer.
“Shamrock Rovers Football Club does not condone hostile abuse of individual players, spectators, or officials based on ethnic or cultural background, nationality, or religious affiliation.
“Those found to be involved in any such behaviour will face ejection from the ground and will be reported to the Gardaí.“