Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur have issued the following joint statement expressing their “disappointment” at some of the chants by fans during yesterday’s North London derby:

“Both clubs were extremely disappointed to hear the chants from supporters at yesterday's game. Neither club tolerates foul language, racist chanting, homophobic chanting or any anti-social behaviour from its supporters.

"We shall be working closely with each other to identify the individuals involved.”
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We do not tolerate discrimination of any sort at the Club, on the pitch or in the stands. If you experience any form of discrimination at Emirates Stadium, please report this by texting 67777 or contact a Matchday Steward.

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3 Oct 2011