Group Created with Sketch.
Volume 6 No. 212
  • Created with Sketch.
  • Created with Sketch.
  • Created with Sketch.

Football Notes: Rangers Apologize For Offensive Chants At League Match

Scottish Third Division Rangers have apologized and spoken of its dismay after two fans "were arrested amid controversy over sectarian chanting by its supporters during an away match against Berwick Rangers." A number of offensive songs "were heard from the section of Shielfield Park housing travelling supporters" at the Irn-Bru Third Division match, which was broadcast live on ESPN (HERALD SCOTLAND, 2/24). ... FIFA "is investigating Zambian officials over allegations they allowed eight players banned for match-fixing in a notorious case in Finland to return to football without permission" (AP, 2/23)