Cheltenham Town to investigate alleged 'homophobic comments' by fans

Swindon's County Ground
The match was taking place away at Cheltenham's West Country rivals Swindon Town

Cheltenham Town have launched a "full investigation" after alleged "homophobic comments" by some fans during Saturday's win at Swindon Town.

The Gloucestershire club won 3-0 in the League Two game at the County Ground.

A Cheltenham statement said: "[The club] is very disappointed to learn of alleged homophobic comments by a small number of individuals during the match.

"We take such matters very seriously and have launched a full investigation to establish all details."

The statement continued: "We always promote equality and condemn any discrimination of any type whether by reason of ability or disability; age; gender; gender reassignment; marital status or civil partnership; pregnancy and maternity; race, nationality or ethnicity; religion or belief; or sexual orientation.

"The club will take a zero tolerance approach to anyone who is discovered to have made homophobic comments and will act accordingly against any offenders identified."

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