FIFA investigate "discriminatory" England fans' chants

FIFA investigation: Some England fans have been accused of singing “possible discriminatory” songs

FIFA are to investigate chants of a “possible discriminatory” nature by England fans on Wednesday night.

The Three Lions lost their World Cup semi-final to Croatia in extra time.

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England fans have been praised for their behaviour in Russia with no arrests reported despite the build-up to the tournament raising concerns.

But the governing body says they are to probe apparent chants of “no surrender” by fans in Moscow and other potentially discriminatory songs.

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A FIFA statement read: “We can confirm that a report has been filed in relation to chants of a possible discriminatory nature by English fans.

“Proceedings have been opened against The Football Association.”

Gareth Southgate’s side were beaten 2-1 by Croatia after extra-time as they attempted to reach a first World Cup final since 1966.