West Brom really sense FA research into Gaetan Bong chants is unwarranted


West Brom don't really sense there's a necessity for an research into the habits in their supporters across Wednesday's FA Cup defeat to Brighton, regardless of Chris Hughton's calls for the FA to intervene.

Hughton was angered by means of means of abusive chanting on the Hawthorns which was geared toward Brighton defender Gaetan Bong.

However, Sky Sports News is aware West Brom are adamant there was no racist aspect to these chants and the Football Association trust neither set of followers took facet in discriminatory chanting in relation to this matter.

Bong got here on as an alternative in extra-time and was met with loud boos from West Brom fans, and chants of "there is simply 1 pungent.

That adopted Bong's accusation final season, that West Brom striker Jay Rodriguez had made racist feedback to him on the pitch.

Rodriguez strenuously denied the price and insisted he was mockingly referencing Bong's "bad breath".

An FA inquiry later cleared Rodriguez of a price of racism, because the case was now not proven.

Brighton's travelling aid on the Hawthorns booed Rodriguez across the game, mixed with chants of: "You recognize what you are."

"It is down to the gurus and governors of our game, and what we see and hear, for of us to deal with. It isn't nice, however the recreation has finished very nicely in fresh years in selecting up on something they want to."
Brighton supervisor Chris Hughton

Hughton stated after the game: "It is down to the gurus and governors of our game, and what we see and hear, for of us to deal with.

"It isn't nice, however the recreation has finished very nicely in fresh years in selecting up on something they want to."

Sky Sports News is aware these feedback have upset West Brom's hierarchy, who really sense there was abusive chanting from equally units of supporters, but none of it was racist.