Sometimes people with different cultural identities fail to understand each other which can lead to discrimination denying someone their rights because of who they are. This can be behaviour such as prejudice, racism, stereotyping or homophobia. People who are discriminated against may suffer from unemployment, lower wages, abuse, or violence because of their gender, race, religion, or sexuality.
Sadly, we have seen this behaviour within football recently and at Liverpool FC on occasion. If we don’t tackle this it can lead to conflict, and feelings of isolation or ill treatment.
At LFC we offer several channels for you to report your concerns:
We will investigate all complaints and take action in accordance with club rules through our sanction process or other applicable policies.
If a crime has been committed, we will refer the matter to the police to investigate and prosecute.
Some people who have discriminated and/or committed a hate crime which has been investigated by LFC have received a ban for a number of games, a lifetime ban for Anfield, education sessions and even custodial sentences.