Arsenal v Liverpool: Gunners fans banned for tragedy chanting during FA Cup tie

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Three Arsenal supporters have been given three-year football banning orders after pleading guilty to tragedy chanting during an FA Cup tie against Liverpool.

The fans were charged with a public order offence after being heard in the match at Emirates Stadium on 7 January.

Arsenal said it has a "zero-tolerance approach" to tragedy chanting.

"We strongly condemn this abhorrent behaviour," the club said in a statement on its website.

"We will always ensure strong action is taken against those found guilty of such behaviour," added Arsenal's statement.

On Wednesday, a Manchester United fan was charged in connection with tragedy chanting towards Liverpool fans at last weekend's FA Cup quarter-final match.

It followed an investigation by Greater Manchester Police (GMP) after a video was shared of a man in the home section of the Old Trafford crowd.

A video of an alleged offence in the Liverpool end is also being investigated.

Greater Manchester Police said the incidents "crossed the line of what is acceptable".

The Football Association has also "strongly" condemned "offensive, abusive and discriminatory chants in football stadiums".

It added: "We are determined to stamp this behaviour out."