Register Login Scores

Fan Park

Most Abused EPL Team’s On Social Media

Premier League clubs and players have received more than 130,000 abusive posts on social media this season, according to a study by anti-discrimination group Kick It Out.

The Fan Park Crew decided to reveal which clubs were the most abused in the EPL this season.

Manchester City

Number of Messages: 11 000

During their game vs Arsenal in the Community Shield, Manuel Pellegrini’s side attracted most of the abuse.

Manchester United

Number of Messages: 11 000

Louis van Gaal’s side were targeted during their 3-0 demolition of Liverpool this season.

Arsenal

Number of Messages: 12 000

Former Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck was the target of most of the abuse during the Gunners’ 2-1 FA Cup quarter-final win over the Red Devils. The England forward suffered racist abuse, with 50% of tweets mentioning his race.

Liverpool

Number of Messages: 19 000

Liverpool were sent the most abuse during their games against Manchester United in the Premier League and Chelsea in the League Cup. Italian striker Mario Balotelli was the main target of the abuse and got around 8 000 messages.

Chelsea

Number of Messages: 20 000

The Chelsea game that attracted most abuse was their League Cup tie against Liverpool, where Diego Costa stamped on Emre Can.

Are you surprised by these findings? 

7 comments

Top 5

Baxter Returns, Chiefs Confirm Contract Length

290 Jun 09, 2021 12:30 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Players Who Lied About Their Age

22 Jun 04, 2021 07:26 PM in World News

Zwane Provides Update On Downs Contract Talks

91 Jun 09, 2021 08:48 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

The 10 Highest-Paid Players Over Past Year, African Superstar Features

Jun 02, 2021 09:31 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Agent Provides Crucial Update On Jele’s Pirates Future

45 Jun 09, 2021 11:06 AM in Orlando Pirates

Brighton Make Tau U-Turn, R66 Million Move Loading?

29 Jun 09, 2021 05:11 PM in Players Abroad

Grobler Update! Bad News For Chiefs?

49 Jun 09, 2021 10:04 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Ronaldo Offered To Three Clubs?

3 Jun 10, 2021 09:30 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Latest: Billiat, Zuma In Chiefs' Black Label Line-Up

142 Jun 10, 2021 04:52 PM in Carling Black Label Cup

Transfer Talk: Barca Put 7 Players Up For Sale

1 Jun 09, 2021 09:35 AM in LaLiga

Grobler Update! Bad News For Chiefs?

49 Jun 09, 2021 10:04 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

The Highest-Paid African Stars In The EPL

19 Feb 02, 2021 07:14 PM in English Premier League

Maluleka Addresses Downs Exit Talks

131 Jun 09, 2021 11:46 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

23 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Lekgwathi On Tyson: People Will Expect Miracles

10 Jun 09, 2021 02:35 PM in Orlando Pirates