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Billy Gilmour: Liverpool condemn alleged homophobic chants aimed at on-loan Norwich midfielder

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Billy Gilmour is on a season-long loan at Norwich

Liverpool have condemned alleged homophobic chanting aimed at Norwich’s on-loan midfielder Billy Gilmour at Carrow Road on Saturday.

The Scotland international and Chelsea loanee, 20, was allegedly targeted by some fans during the Reds’ 3-0 win.

Liverpool saidexternal-link the chant was “offensive and inappropriate”.

“We urge supporters to remember the inclusive values of the club and to refrain from using it in the future,” the club added.

It came after Kop Outs, Liverpool’s LGBT+ fans group, highlighted the chanting aimed at Gilmour.

“Great result today marred by homophobic chanting by some of our fans targeting Chelsea loanee Billy Gilmour,” the group said on social mediaexternal-link.

“If you can’t support without resorting to bigoted nonsense, you don’t understand YNWA [You’ll Never Walk Alone].”

Derby have also condemned their own fans after alleged racist comments were made towards the Rams’ Polish winger Kamil Jozwiak, as well as alleged homophobic slurs towards a Peterborough player, during the Posh’s 2-1 Championship win on Saturday.

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