INEWSBC | A West Ham enthusiast has been banned from attending matches for three years and fined £400 after he pleaded guilty to racially abusing Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah.
Bradley Thumwood aged 48, was handed a ban ordering after appearing at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday following an incident during West Ham’s 2-0 defeat by Liverpool at London Stadium on January 29.
“Thumwood was issued with a three-year Football Banning Order and Fined £400. He was also ordered to pay a victim surcharge and costs amounting to £125,” the Metropolitan Police said in a statement.
West Ham vowed to take a ‘Zero-tolerance approach‘ to any future incidents of a similar nature but also said they will educate Thumwood to reform his views.
By Tomas Gabriel