Anti-racists’ plea to West Ham

The Daily Telegraph - Sport - - Football -

Anti-dis­crim­i­na­tion cam­paign­ers have called on West Ham to act over al­leged links to the Demo­cratic Foot­ball Lads Al­liance after a sup­port­ers’ group of­fi­cial be­came the lat­est fig­ure to be con­nected with the group. Greg Smith, a rep­re­sen­ta­tive on the newly-formed of­fi­cial sup­port­ers’ board, has ex­pressed sup­port for the group con­demned by an­tiracism cam­paign­ers just weeks after it emerged Mark Phillips, an un­der-18s coach, at­tended a march with them. A spokesman for Hope Not Hate, an anti-racism group, said: “We hope the board at West Ham treat this very se­ri­ously.”

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