Tuesday 27 September 2016

Video emerges of Manchester City fans singing vile song about Munich Air Disaster

Published 14/04/2015 | 08:18

Marouane Fellaini celebrates scoring the second goal for Manchester United in the derby at the weekend
Marouane Fellaini celebrates scoring the second goal for Manchester United in the derby at the weekend

Video has emerged of Manchester City fans taunting their United counterparts by singing a sick song about the Munich Air Disaster.

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The footage has been uploaded onto Youtube with the tagline: DISGUSTING! Man City Fans Mock Munich Air Disaster With Chant Outside Old Trafford After Derby.

Twenty-three people, including Manchester United players and staff as well as journalists, died when a plane crashed while attempting to take off in Munich in 1958. The Manchester United team were returning home from Yugoslavia following a European match against Red Star Belgrade.

Dubliner Liam Whelan was among eight of the 'Busby Babes' who dies in the tragedy.

The vile footage from outside Old Trafford on Sunday shows a group of Manchester City fans singing about the disaster while a policeman on horseback attempts to keep them under control.

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Police in Mamchester confirmed that eight arrests were made on Sunday and they praised the overall behavior of the 76,000 fans who attended the 4-2 win for Louis van Gaal's Manchester United.

A Manchester City spokesperson said: We are currently liaising with Greater Manchester Police with regards to the behaviour of a small number of Manchester City fans at yesterday's game.

"We operate zero tolerance policies  with regards to incidents of this kind and the club will work with Greater Manchester Police to assist with their queries and deal appropriately with anyone found to have committed an offence of this nature."

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